Hike to the summit of Diamond Head Crater for unbeatable views overlooking Oahu’s shoreline. Perfect for all hikers, this self-guided audio tour with a four-color souvenir map will enrich your Diamond Head hiking experience. Dive into the rich history, culture, and wildlife on the trail to the 300,000-year-old volcanic crater tuff known to Hawaiians as Le’ahi.
Unfortunately, no the Diamond Head hiking narrated tour does not include the park admission fee; it will be an additional $5 fee per person.
Yes, there is limited parking onsite for an added fee of $10. Parking fees for commercial vehicles are $25 for 1–7 people, $50 for 8–25 people, and $90 for 26 or more people.
Diamond Head Visitor Center is open 7AM–3:30PM daily and closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. The last tour is at 2PM. Audio devices must be returned to the Visitor Center no later than 3:30PM.
Hikers should have a moderate physical fitness level to be able to successfully finish the hike.
The tour includes a narrated audio guide of Diamond Head, available in English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Hawaiian, a four-color souvenir map guide, and an "I Hiked Diamond Head" certificate.
Best to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, a hat and suntan lotion.
Please bring bottled water, so you won’t get dehydrated during the hot hike.