Blue Wave Tours - Nature & Culture tours / shuttles at Oahu island

Diamond Head Sunrise Self-Guided Hiking and Café Kaila



Ko’olau Range

Diamond Head Crater

Diamond Head Trail

crater’s summit

best attractions of Oahu

Sightseeing tours

Hawaii State Parks

Begin your morning with a Diamond Head hike! The ticket booths for the very popular Diamond Head tours always have huge lines. Rest assured that you don't have to wait in line for our tours, as tickets are provided in advance. At the summit of Diamond Head, a 360-degree panoramic view of Waikiki and the vast ocean. The wonderful scenery that shines in the morning sun will surely be one of the best memories of Hawaii ! The hiking trail is 1.6 miles roundtrip and will take about 30-40 minutes each way for beginners and is open to people of all ages. This is a self-guided tour to experience the Diamond Head Summit Trail and includes park entrance fee and round-trip transportation. You can enjoy the popular pancakes without lining up! Diamond Head hike in the refreshing air of the morning. After bathing in the morning sun to recharge your power and enjoy the spectacular view of Waikiki from the top of the mountain, you will be selected as the "Hawaii's Best Breakfast Shop" (2014-2019 Hale Aina Award Best Breakfast Category, Gold Award). Have a popular pancake breakfast at Cafe Kaila! Pancakes at a popular cafe that has expanded into Japan as a store where you can line up are fluffy buttermilk pancakes topped with plenty of fresh fruits! Enjoy the rumored pancakes with your eyes and tongue.

  • Adult (ages 12+)

    USD 105.00

  • Child (ages 3-11)

    USD 105.00

  • Infant (ages 2 & under)

    USD 0.00

  • Days of Week


  • Duration

    2.5 hours


  • 5:00 - 5:15

    Pick up at a hotel designated in the Waikiki area


    Arrival at Diamond Head

    self-guided hiking

    7:30 - 8:20

    Arrival at Cafe Kaila

    Enjoy eating famous Pancake

    8:20 - 8:30

    Arrival at Waikiki

Add-ons / Transportation


  • Transfer to a designated hotel in the Waikiki area

Plan Information

  • What's Included
    • BWT Original Diamond Head Certificate.
    • Diamond Head Park Admission Fee
    • Round Trip Transportation
    • Breakfast: pancakes (fruit toppings (strawberry, blueberry, banana)) coffee or tea
  • What's Not Included
    • Driver's Tip no included
  • Restrictions
    • Participation in wheelchairs is not possible.
    • Pregnant people can participate, but we ask you take full responsibility.
    • Please note that we ask you to sign the disclaimer agreement before participating in the tour.
  • What to Bring
    • Bring your own water and other hydration supplies. Water can be purchased locally at the kiosk.
    • There are many places with poor footing, and it may still be dark depending on the season during sunrise hiking, so it is recommended to climb with familiar shoes.
    • Early morning hikes can be chilly depending on the weather. Especially from November to March, please bring something to wear
  • Additional Info
    • Diamond Head opens at 6am, so the time when you can see the sunrise at the summit is limited. Also, depending on the weather and congestion, you may not be able to watch the sunrise at the summit.
    • Infants are not provided with a seat, so please hold them on your lap while riding.
    • Tour schedule is subject to change due to weather and traffic conditions on the day of the tour.
    • Please take care of your valuables and belongings by yourself.
  • Minimum Participants
    • 2
  • Cancellation Policies


    15 days before to 14:30


    2 days before to 14:30

    After 14:30, 2 days before


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  • Adult (ages 12+)

    USD 105.00

  • Child (ages 3-11)

    USD 105.00

  • Infant (ages 2 & under)

    USD 0.00