Oahu

Diamond Head Bike to Hike and Local Lunch

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Diamond Head Bike to Hike
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Learn about Hawaiian history and experience the beauty of Oahu on a half-day bike tour from Waikiki. Ride to Diamond Head Crater, hike to the top of the dormant volcano, get great photo ops, and have lunch at the base of Diamond Head. You'll see local landmarks like Doris Duke's mansion, hidden beaches, panoramic ocean vistas, and more. Includes bike rental, helmet, lunch, water/sports drink, and Hawaiian snacks.
  • Take in the scenery and landmarks while riding from Waikiki to Diamond Head
  • Switch from bike to hike to reach the top of Diamond Head
  • Get tips from the local guide for great places that you can visit on your own
  • Includes lunch, snacks, bike equipment, and entrance fees

What's Included

  • Use of helmet
  • Use of bicycle (7 Speed City bicycle)
  • Local guide
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • We provide quality photos for each of our guests without additional charges *****
  • Gratuities
  • Please purchase State Park entry fee $5 each @ https://gostateparks.hawaii.gov/diamondhead

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • Kūhiō Beach Hula Show
    Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

    We meet at the bicycle rack area at Kuhio beach next to the Hula Mound and large banyan tree. 2451 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96815

Start time

07:00 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Meet your guide in the morning at the designated location in Waikiki Beach. Start with a safety briefing and get outfitted with your bike and helmet, then set out on your ride.

Follow your guide to Kapiolani Park and the WWI Natatorium Memorial, where native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku and others trained for the Olympics. Then visit a hidden green-sand beach near Diamond Head and pedal past hulking mansions.

From there, a short ascent takes you to the Diamond Head Light House Lookout. Continue to Doris Duke’s Shangri-La in the exclusive Black Point neighborhood, and pass the Hawaii Five-O TV studios.

Next, head into the Diamond Head Crater for a hike. Get great photo ops of Oahu’s south and east facing shores, and hear about the island's World War II history. After your hike, it's time to relax over a healthy lunch. Your tour ends in Waikiki.

This tour is recommended for people with a good level of fitness and biking experience. Expect a bike ride that covers a total of 9-12 miles (14-19 km) with some hilly terrain. You'll also hike on foot to the top of Diamond Head.

Please note: Between June 15th, 2019 and August 31st, 2019. this tour operates Monday through Friday due to the huge crowds that visit Diamond Head volcano on the weekends.

Honolulu Zoo

3 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Kapiolani Park (Pass By)

Makalei Beach Park

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Shangri La

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Diamond Head State Monument

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Diamond Head Crater Hike

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Near public transportation
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide with translation technology.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Important UPDATE: May 12th 2022. All guests must register with the Hawaii State Parks, Payment is $5 for each person. Register for 9:00 am to 10:00 am to visit the park. https://gostateparks.hawaii.gov/diamondhead/about
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Jennifer_L
Kelly our guide was phenomenal; personable, easy going, informative, patient and fun! We had a large group of 8 with a younger rider and he took such great care of him. This was an amazing experience and perfect way to learn more about the island. Would highly recommend!

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Awesome adventure
hafiz_k, Mar 2024
Kelly was an excellent tour guide. He gave us the history behind much of the area. He was friendly and funny and made the trip enjoyable. He took us at our own pace so we could enjoy the experience. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Love the view, like the...
Carter_L, Mar 2024
Love the view, like the touring information. Kelly is cheering and love his pick tire taken technique
Don’t miss this one!
Vittoria_M, Feb 2024
The tour was amazing!!! We all totally loved it and it was the best part of our adventure! We can’t wait to cone back and do this tour again!
Once in a lifetime experience
Tom_P, Feb 2024
Had a wonderful time! Our guide made our trip an excellent experience.. Can’t wait to do it again. I’m
Legendary Guide & Awesome Time
Tara_E, Feb 2024
From start to finish, this was a great time! I haven’t ridden a bike since college, but Kelly was encouraging and helpful all the way. He’s fun-loving and full of interesting information about the area. The views were beautiful, and Kelly took many awesome pictures for me too. He’s been in the area over 40 years and one local even yelled out as we rode past, “Kelly’s a legend!”
Immersed in the island
Esther_T, Jan 2024
Kelly was an amazing guide. He knew so much about the island and its history. Riding a bicycle around, as opposed to a car, was a fantastic idea. I really got to feel like I was immersed in the experience. Reaching the top of Diamond Head felt amazing and the view was stunning. The climb itself wasn’t bad at all but definitely good for a first timer, like me. We stopped at a coffee & bagel shop for lunch, because we were a bit ahead of schedule and the regular lunch place wasn’t open. We had a bagel with lox (everything bagel, cream cheese, smoked salmon). It was probably one of the best bagels/sandwiches I’ve ever had. It was so delicious!! If you are a person who is relatively active, I would highly recommend doing a biking tour with Kelly!!
FUN must do trip!
mariatripp, Dec 2023
Tour guide Kelly does awesome job of safely navigating roads to Diamond Head with lots of interesting history too. Hike up DH is a nice challenge and great way to buildup an appetite for delicious tacos afterwards!!!
The best way to see Waikiki and Diamond Head.
Dianne_R, Oct 2023
Excellent tour. Communication top notch. We knew where we were supposed to be and when. Kelly made sure that we were kept informed about what was expected of us. Kelly was a fountain of knowledge and what he didn't know about an iphone and its camera isn't worth knowing. I am looking forward to receiving the many photos that he took. I would totally recommend this tour to anyone who enjoys biking. The bike wasn't too hard, the climb to the top pf Diamond Head a little more challenging but Kelly was there the whole way looking out for us and making sure we were ok.
Ride and hike in paradise
Gary_S, Oct 2023
Kelly gave us a great narrative about the island and was very informative. The pace of the ride and hike was great
Great Time
Lorena_R, Jul 2023
Had a great experience, riding the bikes to Diamondhead, would do it again. A great work out and had a great fun time..
Kelly our guide was...
Jennifer_L, Jun 2023
Kelly our guide was phenomenal; personable, easy going, informative, patient and fun! We had a large group of 8 with a younger rider and he took such great care of him. This was an amazing experience and perfect way to learn more about the island. Would highly recommend!
Great tour for exercise and seeing Hawaii’s beauty!
Wendy_H, Jun 2023
We enjoyed this tour very much. Our guide Kelly was a plethora of information on the bike tour and hike. It was a great day of exercise and natures beauty.
Bike and Hike 🤙🏼
Natasa_C, Jun 2023
Kelly’s tour was fun and informative. He really went above and beyond. I highly recommend! It was one of the highlight’s of my trip.
A Day of Adventure in the Clouds
Debra_M, Apr 2023
We had a great time on our cycling hiking and lunch tour with Kelly! The day brought about unsuspecting rain throughout the tour with breaks of sunshine in between and we even had the joy of experiencing cloud cover at the top of Diamond head-which cleared before long giving us breathtaking views of the islands and beaches below. The day was full of adventure and Kelly was a very professional, friendly, and excellent tour guide!!!
Great tour!
Janele_R, Apr 2023
Fun tour with our guide, Kelly. Great insight into and around Honolulu. We’ll worth the bike/hike to get to the top!
Wonderful tour!
Kris_W, Apr 2023
This was a great experience for my son and I. The bike ride was easy and lots of stops for pictures and rests. Hike had beautiful views!
Tour totally recommend
Manfred_H, Mar 2023
Get your sneakers on and tackle your workout by going to this awesome adventure. We had a great time in this tour. Kelly was very knowledgeable. Great day for sure
Awesome!
Allison_S, Mar 2023
We had an excellent experience biking and hiking with Kelly! Finishing the tour with fish tacos was perfect! Great way to see Diamondhead!
Great experience, thank you!
Katelyn_P, Feb 2023
Kelly is a wonderful guide and this tour was a great experience! Highly recommend for anyone staying in Waikiki interested an active way to see local sights and learn all about the area. The route and stops are chosen with care and deep local knowledge. Most importantly, Kelly didn't cancel even though no one else signed up AND did a great job keeping up the energy & fun on my accidentally-private tour! Also he took lots of photos for me (extra appreciated when traveling solo!) and had no issues with my dietary restrictions, even called ahead to the lunch place to verify options. Here's hoping I'll make it back to Oahu soon to try one of his other tours :)
Great ride
Bryan_G, Jan 2023
Enjoy the ride and hike views were great. Guide was knowledgeable and very safely aware. Why does it need to be so long.
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