DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT - HONOLULU, HI



State of Hawaii's Diamond Head Hiking Narrated Tour

Diamond Head audio tour sign

The new State of Hawaii’s Diamond Head Hiking Narrated Tour is recommended to all visitors planning to hike to the Diamond Head summit. This incredible self-guided narrated audio tour will provide you an enriching Diamond Head experience. Don’t just hike; get an insider's Diamond Head Tour you will never forget!

Retail just $4.00 and the tour includes the official State of Hawaii “I Hiked Diamond Head” certificate, a $2.50 value!

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Last year over 1 million visitors hiked Diamond Head, making it Oahu’s third largest visitor attraction. Diamond Head Visitor Center does not offer escorted tours of the hike; this hiking audio tour is the official Diamond Head tour offered by the State of Hawaii & Pacific Historic Parks.

Diamond Head State Monument is one of Hawaii’s most recognized landmarks, and for decades, visitors have hiked to the summit of Diamond Head to enjoy the breathtaking views of Oahu. Diamond Head State Monument is maintained by Hawaii’s State Parks and is a popular historic trail that offers a memorable Hawaiian adventure for the entire family.

Diamond Head crater is just minutes from Waikiki. This incredible self–guided audio tour comes with a four color souvenir map guide and focuses on the history, legends, culture, geography, plant and animal life, music and scenery of the Diamond Head State Monument. Learn why ancient Hawaiians considered Lē‘ahi an important destination on Oahu and how the U.S. military used Diamond Head for its first line of defense on protecting the island’s southern shores during World War II.

This great tour is like having your own state park ranger provide a great narrated tour on your hike that is both fun and informative!

  • Available in English and Japanese, just $4.00 each, no tax applies
  • Narrated tours are available from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Visitor Center closes at 3:30 p.m.
  • Self-guided narrated audio tour; tour begins upon check-in
  • Includes a four-color map and guide for your hike to the Diamond Head summit
  • Tour includes an official “I Hiked Diamond Head” certificate (available in English, Japanese Korean and Chinese).
  • Allot approximately two hours for the hike.
  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, shorts, hats and sunscreen.
  • Optional: Add $1.50 for disposable ear buds

Note: Tour price does not include the $1 admission fee / $5 parking fee to get into Diamond Head crater.

Tour Reservations Department

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time
Tel: 808-954-8759
Toll-free (U.S. & Canada) 1-866-332-1941
Email: tours@pacifichistoricparks.org