Get an early start to your day with a pre-dawn departure from Waikiki. Our 12-passenger van will transport you inside Diamond Head Crater to hike an ungraded ridge overlooking Waikiki and Oahu’s southern coastline. Relax and watch the morning sun light up the landscape. After your hike reward yourself with 1hr of sunbathing, swimming, or boogie boarding at one of Oahu’s nicest beaches. The drive to this beach passes some of Oahu’s most beautiful coastline. We will stop enroute for scenic views of a Blow hole, Eternity beach and Makapu’u light house. End the day with our last stop at Byodo-In temple located in a peaceful and picturesque valley. Our guides will document the day through photo’s which will be made available after your tour.
Pick up Time 6 : 00 AM Duration : 6 Hours
Your Diamond Head Half Day Tour Includes the following
Our two favorite beaches on the island. Enjoy the warm and calm shallow waters on the Island’s northeast coast. Boogie boards are provided for those that want them. If our stop is Kailua Beach you will be a short walk from Buzz’s Original Steak House where you may opt to enjoy an appetizer along with the island’s strongest rum drink.
Diamond head Hike
A 30-minute hike up a 600ft ungraded ridge provides excellent photo opportunities during sunrise. Suitable for most abilities your effort will be rewarded with one of the best sunrise views on the island. To the east the sun will rise above the ocean line. To the the majestic Waikiki city view which turns fiery red in the morning sun. Entrance fee is included.
Nestled in the Balley of the Temples Memorial Park under the shadow of the impressive Ko’olau Mountains the Byodo-In temple is described by visitors as beautiful and tranquil. The Byodo-In Temple is a smaller-scale replica of the a 950 year old temple located in Uji Japan. The temple grounds are home to wild peacocks, hundreds of colorful Koi, and 2 black swans. Entrance fee is included.
Blow Hole and Eternity Beach
A quick stop at a famous blow hole lookout and Eternity beach. Perfect for picture opportunities and sightseeing, the sea cliffs surrounding this secluded beach give viewers a glimpse of what Hawaii looked like in it’s infancy. We may catch a glimpse of green sea turtles and Hawaiian monk seals that call this beach home.