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Oahu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, and City Tour

1. Oahu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, and City Tour

Spend the day visiting the most important historical sites and landmarks of Honolulu, Hawaii. Visit Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, Iolani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, the Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu City Hall, and more. Begin your tour with a visit to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Enjoy the exhibits, galleries, and displays before boarding a Navy boat shuttle for a tour of the harbor along “Battleship Row.” Step off the boat to explore the USS Arizona Memorial, then continue to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater. See the historical landmark against a backdrop of rolling hills and lush foliage. Wrap up your experience with a narrated tour of downtown Honolulu. Spot the impressive state buildings and learn about the Iolani Palace, the official residence of Hawaii’s last reigning monarch and the only royal palace in the United States. Make your way to the Hawaii State Capitol grounds. See the Eternal Flame, Korean and Vietnam War Memorials, Liberty Bell, the majestic statue of King Kamehameha, and Kawaiahao Church.

Pearl Harbor: USS Arizona Memorial & Battleship Missouri

2. Pearl Harbor: USS Arizona Memorial & Battleship Missouri

Visit Pearl Harbor and discover what really happened on that fateful day in 1941. Benefit from guaranteed access to the USS Arizona Memorial and board the Battleship Missouri on Ford Island. Start with a convenient pickup from Waikiki and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle to reach Pearl Harbor. Once there, your guide will escort you into the Pearl Harbor Visitor's Center and give you specific instructions on how to make the best of your visit. Explore the visitor center and the accompanying “Road to War” and “Attack” exhibit galleries that display pictures and recovered items from the events which transpired at Pearl Harbor and WWII. Then, watch a short film explaining the fateful day and its significance. Followed by a boat ride to the USS Arizona Memorial, the final resting place of the ship's 1,177 crewmen. Take a short break for lunch and grab some refreshments from the snack shop or food truck, then set out to discover the USS Battleship Missouri. Visit the battleship lovingly known as "Mighty Mo". After fighting in the last year of the war with Japan, Mighty Mo served as the location where Japan would sign the official surrender documents. It also offers a glimpse into what life at sea was like aboard a battleship. On the way back to Waikiki, enjoy a quick drive through the city to check out the National Cemetery of the Pacific and Historic Honolulu City.

Oahu: Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial & Honolulu City Tour

3. Oahu: Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial & Honolulu City Tour

Hear fascinating stories on this tour of Pearl Harbor and downtown Honolulu. Witness the key sites and memorials to the 1941 attack, and experience the island's wartime history. Begin this tour with pickup in Waikiki. Travel first to Pearl Harbor and ride the navy launch to the USS Arizona Memorial. Visit the sombre monument above a sunken battleship from the day of the attack. Explore the memorials to the many groups who lost their lives, and pause to reflect at the wall of remembrance. Return to your waiting van for a historic tour of downtown Honolulu. Your expert guide will explain what it was like to live on the island during wartime. See sights including Iolani Palace, the State Capitol, King Kamehameha Statue and Aloha Tower as you learn about the fascinating history of this historic place.

From Waikiki: Pearl Harbor USS Arizona Memorial Program

4. From Waikiki: Pearl Harbor USS Arizona Memorial Program

Get to Pearl Harbor with a convenient roundtrip transfer from Waikiki. Watch the Pearl Harbor Documentary, visit the Road to War Museum, see the Attack Gallery, and use your reserved ticket to enter the USS Arizona Memorial Program. Drive by important landmarks along the way. Your day begins with a convenient pickup from a Waikiki hotel. Ride in an air conditioned vehicle and listen to your driver as they tell you stories about Hawaii on the way to the Pearl Harbor. Once you arrive at Pearl Harbor, be personally escorted into the Visitor's Center where you will be given detailed instructions on how to enjoy the grounds. During your time there see the Pearl Harbor Documentary, browse the Road to War Museum, and see the Attack Gallery. Skip the hassle of arranging your own entry by using your reserved ticket to the USS Arizona Memorial Program. Take the boat shuttle and spend time at the memorial. On the way back to Waikiki, enjoy a quick drive through the city to check out the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Historic Honolulu City.

Oahu: Official USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Audio Tour

5. Oahu: Official USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Audio Tour

Experience the powerful sensations of the largest visitor destination in Hawaii on a fully-narrated audio tour to the USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Follow in the footsteps of the millions of people who come to see for themselves where World War II began for the United States on December 7, 1941. Approved by the National Park Service, the USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour is an award-winning, 2.5-hour audio tour that will take you through 2 world-class museums at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, including the amazing "Attack" and "Road to War" chronicling events leading up to the attack on Oahu and its aftermath. Imagine you have your own Park Ranger to guide you as you look at dramatic photographs, personal memorabilia and much more.   Listen to an informative commentary (available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin) as you journey through the facility. It will translate the National Park Services' 23-minute movie documentary into your chosen language. 

Waikiki: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, & Honolulu Tour

6. Waikiki: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, & Honolulu Tour

A trip to Hawaii isn’t complete without a visit to the Pearl Harbor National Memorial Center and the USS Arizona Memorial, let us take you there! With us you’ll: - Get picked up in Waikiki between 7:00am-7:30am - Get a briefing of the facilities prior to entrance - Watch a 23-minute documentary on the Attack at Pearl Harbor - View the exhibits galleries “Road to War” and “Attack” - Shop at the National Park Gift Shop. - Skip long wait lines for the USS Arizona Memorial* - Take an informative tour of Downtown Honolulu and Hawaii's political hub - See the following sites: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, the State Capital, Washington Palace, Iolani Palace, and the King Kamehameha Statue. - Have a delicious lunch, don't forget to add it on! *Tickets to the USS Arizona are guaranteed for our tour. Boats however, are controlled by the US Navy and may be canceled due to poor weather or other safety concerns. Tour operator has no control of boat departures, no refunds will be offered for cancelled boats.

Oahu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, and City Highlights Tour

7. Oahu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, and City Highlights Tour

Visit the Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, and Honolulu's historic district. This tour will transport you to the morning of December 7, 1941, giving you insight into the moment that thrust America into World War II. Start with a pickup from your hotel and travel by bus to the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites Visitor Center. Afterward, browse through the historic artifacts on display. Ride the Navy launch across Pearl Harbor to board the Arizona Memorial, which marks the resting place of soldiers killed in the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Your journey continues with a visit to the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific. You will also drive through the Courts of the Missing, a memorial that commemorates those missing in action from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The conclusion of your tour provides a relaxing drive through Honolulu's historic district including Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil, Kawaiahao Church, the State Library and Archives, the statue of King Kamehameha, Honolulu Hale, and the Mission Houses Museum. This wonderful Oahu tour to Pearl Harbor is an exciting and dynamic immersion into World War II history. See important landmarks and memorials, as well as other historically significant sites on land and sea excursions.

Honolulu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial and City Tour

8. Honolulu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial and City Tour

Quick Facts Tickets Included: USS Arizona Tickets Included (Please Call Daniels Hawaii to confirm) Group Size: Small Group Tour 4 - 14 Duration: ~5-6 Hours Time at Pearl Harbor: 3 Hours Start: Coordinated Start Time ~630am-1030am (DanielsHawaii will contact you with your exact Start Time) End: Depend on Start Time Stops: ~ 5 Spots: more than 10 Pick up & Drop Off: Free at Waikiki Hotel, $50 Surcharge for Airport & Harbor Tour Overview (*denotes stops) Pearl Harbor Visitors Center* - Guided Tour to/from the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center USS Arizona Memorial* - Resting place of 1,177 crewmen who lost their lives during the attack Honolulu Harbor - Hawaii's lifeline Aloha Tower* - The Statue of Liberty of Hawaii I'olani Palace* - Only Royal Palace in the US with a rich history Queen Liliuokalani Statue* - Last Queen of all of Hawaii before the overthrow by the Americans Hawaii State Capitol* - Official statehouse of Hawaii Eternal Flame* - Always remember the fallen soldiers of Pearl Harbor King Kamehameha Statue* - First King of all of Hawaii and famous spot of Hawaii Five-0 TV Show Downtown Honolulu - Drive through the most important business district of Hawaii Kaka'ako - Where a one bedroom apt. starts at $800,000 Ala Moana Shopping Mall - Biggest Outdoor Shopping Mall in the USA Waikiki Drop Off* - Back at your Hotel in Waikiki Explore Pearl Harbor National Park, visit the USS Arizona Memorial, learn about Hawaiian history, and stroll through downtown Honolulu on this guided tour. Discover the only palace in the United States. See the headquarters for the TV show, Hawaii Five-0, and the famous King Kamehameha Statue. After pickup from your hotel, head to the Pearl Harbor Historic Site. Watch a short video about the attack on Pearl Harbor, explaining what happened prior to and during the attack in December 1941. Walk through the Hawaiian capital, learn about Father Damian, and spot the Eternal Flame. After three hours at Pearl Harbor, drive into downtown Honolulu. See Hawaii's business district and the Iolani Palace. Stop at the Ali'iolani Hale, also known as the headquarters for the Hawaii Five-0 TV show. Learn about the Hawaiian kings and queens and how Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. See the Hawaii Supreme Court Building, famous for its statue of King Kamehameha I and for being featured in Hawaii Five-0, before being dropped off back at your hotel in Waikiki.

Hawaii: Oahu Attraction Pass - 40+ Activities Including Luau

9. Hawaii: Oahu Attraction Pass - 40+ Activities Including Luau

The Oahu All-Inclusive Pass gets you free admission to the island's top activities, attractions, and tours, offering the ultimate in convenience, savings, and flexibility. Choose between a 2- to 7-day pass at a low, pre-paid price and pay nothing at the gate. The more you do, the more you save. Simply check your digital guide on the Go City app for any instructions, including how to make advanced reservations for selected activities, then show your pass on your mobile device (or in printed format) at each attraction for admission. You can save up to 50%* compared to full retail admission prices. Included activities, attractions, and tours with the Oahu All-Inclusive Pass: Cultural and Historic Sights • Ka Moana Luau at Aloha Tower OR Aloha Kai Luau at Sea Life Park (choose 1) • Polynesian Cultural Center • Battleship Missouri Memorial • Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum • USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour • Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum • Bishop Museum Honolulu • Iolani Palace • Queen Emma Summer Palace Tours and Cruises • Makani Catamaran Sail • Secret Island Beach Activities at Kualoa Ranch (choice of 1 Kualoa Ranch activity per day) • Circle Island Tour: Hidden Gems, Byodo-In Temple & Turtle Spotting • Ocean Voyage Adventure at Kualoa Ranch • Kualoa Ranch: Fruit & Farm Tour • Pearl Harbor & Honolulu City tour • Guided Hike on the North Shore • North Shore Soap Factory Tour Outdoors • Diamond Head Hike: Shuttle & Self-guided Hike • Rainforest, Waterfalls, and Movie Sites: Shuttle & Self-guided Hike • Makapuu Lighthouse & Halona Blowhole Tour • Waimea Valley • Waterpark: Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii • Sea Life Park Hawaii • Stand-Up Paddleboard Nature and Turtle Tour • 3-Hour Kayak or SUP Rental (choice of 1) • Waikiki: Sunset Beach Yoga • Shoreline Fishing Experience on the North Shore • Hawaiian Style Rentals: Bike Rentals • Coconut Palm Basket Weaving on Sunset Beach • Hawaiian Lei Making on Sunset Beach • Waikiki Surfboard Rental • Lyon Arboretum Please note attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the free app or included digital guide for an up-to-date attraction line-up including instructions before you go. *Savings based on sample itineraries on Go City website.

Oahu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, Might Mo, & Honolulu Tour

10. Oahu: Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, Might Mo, & Honolulu Tour

Experience the legacy of Pearl Harbor with a guided tour in Honolulu. Enter Pearl Harbor to explore the Battleship Missouri and listen to an audio-guided tour of the USS Arizona Memorial. Pass by iconic sites in Honolulu including the King Kamehameha Statue and City Hall. Be picked up from a select number of locations in Honolulu and spend the day exploring a part of US history in Honolulu. See Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona, Battleship Missouri, and Honolulu. Arrive at Pearl Harbor and be transported back in time with an audio guide tour of the USS Arizona Memorial. See footage and memorabilia from the attack on Pearl Harbor as you admire the final resting place of the sunken ship. See Mighty Mo, the Battleship Missouri, up close, and walk the decks while you listen to its storied history from your guide. Visit the Battleship Missouri, also known as Mighty Mo, and walk the decks of the battleship. Learn about the history of the ship and its role in ending WWII. From Pearl Harbor, head to Honolulu. Pass Hawaii icons like the King Kamehameha Statue, the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Punchbowl, the Hawaii State Capitol, City Hall, and Kawaiahao Church.

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My Pearl Harbor trip was nothing short of amazing! It was worth every penny. Our driver, who humorously referred to himself as ‘handsome,’ was not only entertaining but also incredibly knowledgeable about history and the local area. Thank you for such a memorable experience.

We had a wonderful experience. Guide was punctual, very knowledgeable and went out of her way to make everyone comfortable. At the end of the tour she felt like family.

Bus was very clean and our guide John did an excellent job keeping us entertained and informed on the ride there and back.

Enjoyed the tour very much. Well organised. RJ was an excellent guide with so much knowledge.

Should have been advised prior to trip the lunch details had xhanged