9 Oahu Instagram Spots: All the Best Places to Take Pictures in Oahu

Diamond Head

Prepare for a serious climb and breathtaking views at Diamond Head, one of Oahu's most beautiful spots don t miss it!

Lanikai Pillbox Hike

This short but scenic and historic hike features colorful, graffiti-covered military bunkers and stunning panoramic views of Lanikai Beach.

Makapu u Lookout

Enjoy some of Oahu's most Instagrammable views without any hiking effort!

Stairway to Heaven ( Haiku Stairs )

Famous for its narrow, rusty staircase through the mountains, these World War II-era stairs offer epic views but are currently closed for public safety.

Nu uanu Pali Lookout

Get panoramic views of Oahu s windward coast with a short stop here no hiking required, but be prepared for strong winds.

China Walls (aka Koko Kai Mini Beach Park)

This unique spot features lava rock ledges perfect for admiring the turquoise waters or daring jumps into the sea.

Halona Blowhole Lookout

Watch water shoot up to 30 feet into the air from a lava tube, though it may require patience and a keen eye, especially at low tide.

Tantalus Lookout

For one of the best sunset photo spots in Oahu, head to Tantalus Lookout at Puu Ualakaa State Park, just 15 minutes from Waikiki, offering views of Diamond Head and the Waikiki skyline.

Koko Head

Although not personally hiked yet, Koko Head remains a bucket-list Instagram spot, known for its challenging climb and rewarding views.