At only 1.5 miles long Koko Head Crater offers the perfect trial for hikers. With a Medium to Difficult level of intensity it is not a hike for leisure. The top of Koko Head Crater offers spectacular views in every direction and makes the steep road to the top worth it. MSH will lead you on a guided tour by an experienced guide. Ensuring your safety with precautions and instructions.
On a clear day you can see all three islands from the top of Koko Head, it is an amazing experience and should be one of your " Things to Do" when you are visiting Hawaii. It is not recommended as a family activity with little children, the hike itself is short but with over 1,000 steps/railroad ties it should be attempted by those who are in good health and have preparation The trail it'self does not offer alot of shade so proper clothing, such as a hat should be considered.
Hawaii known as one of the most beautiful places in the world, and the views from the top of Koko Head Crater give validation as to why!
Tips: - Wear hiking shoes or Vibrams that grip and take your time going up and down. The trail is steep and can be treacherous if you're not paying attention.
-There is a part of the trail where the tracks turn into a bridge. It can be a bit scary and dangerous. There is a way around the bridge if you head to the right (shady section).
-Watch out for concrete parts of the trail. They get covered in dirt and becomes more slippery.
-Wear a hat.
Difficulty: Medium- Difficult
Length: 0.7 miles / 1.1 km
Duration: 3 hours
Availability: all week
Pick up Service: from Hotel