Is Diamond Head worth visiting?
Why is Diamond Head considered a must do activity? The short answer is that there’s a pretty impressive view on a nice day (and let’s face it, Hawaii has a lot of those). People, tourists especially, will do anything for a nice view.
How much does it cost to climb Diamond Head?
Diamond Head State Monument
|Hours||OPEN: Mon., Tue., Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun. 6:00 am to 4:00 pm Gates Close = 6:00 pm CLOSED: Wednesday CLOSED: Christmas & New Years|
|Entrance Fee||*CREDIT CARD ONLY* Hawaii Residents = Free w/Hawaii ID or DL Non-Hawaii Residents = $5.00 Children 3 and under = Free|
Is the Diamond Head Trail free?
Diamond Head offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Honolulu that you can hike to via a trail that takes you to the edge of the 300,000-year old crater. An entry fee of $1 per walk-in visitor and $5 per vehicle applies.
Can you walk around Diamond Head?
Walking to Diamond Head If you’re staying in Waikiki on the side closer to Diamond Head, it might be about 30-40 minutes. You can always walk there, do the hike, and then take the bus back. Or take the bus there, do the hike, and then walk back depending on how you’re feeling.
Is Diamond Head a hard hike?
The hike isn’t necessarily difficult, but most of the trail is windy, rocky, uneven and narrow – which you’d expect climbing to the top of a crater. If you’re able-bodied and have about 2 hours for the round-trip hike, I strongly recommend visiting the top of Diamond Head.
How many stairs are in Diamond Head?
This is the first staircase you’ll encounter: 74 steps culminating in a tunnel. Everyone has to go through this tunnel to reach the summit. It’s 225 feet long—it only appears as if it has no end because the final few yards are around a bend.
What is the rainiest month in Oahu?
The driest month in Honolulu is June with 0.43 inches of precipitation, and with 2.85 inches December is the wettest month.