When it comes to iconic Hawaii locations, Diamond Head Crater is hands down one of the top names in the list. It is clearly visible from Waikiki beach and is a majestic natural attraction that fascinates tourists from everywhere around the world. The 760-foot volcanic crater was discovered by sailors in the 19th Century. They named it ‘Diamond Head’ because they mistakenly believed that the sparkling calcite crystals present in it were diamonds.
Diamond Head is a popular destination for those who love hiking. The whole crater more than 475 acres of exploring and adventure. The landscape provides both easy to hike areas and captivating views, from the summit to Waikiki and Oahu south shore. If you’re on the area during humpback whale season, you have a great chance to spot them!
If you’re looking for something more relaxing, you can chill at the wonderful beaches below Diamond Head lookout, like Kaimana Beach. You can also enjoy of the activities at Kapiolani Park. At this massive location you can enjoy of the jogging trails, the Diamond Head Tennis Center or the archery range. The Coconut Grove is also a spot worth visiting, as well as the Waikiki Aquarium or the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium.
Are you ready to visit Diamond Head Crater? Then book your tour online at Go Hawaii Shuttle for $60 a person! For additional information, call us at (808) 797-7950.