USS Arizona and City Highlights Tour

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This tour is fulfilled by Polynesian Adventure Tours. Their name for this tour is "Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor and Honolulu City Highlights Tour ."

INCLUSIONS

  • Tour the USS Arizona Memorial and visitor center (Admission to the Arizona included)
  • See a film of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack
  • View beautiful and historic buildings in Downtown Honolulu
  • Drive through and experience the serenity of Punchbowl National Cemetery
  • Roundtrip Waikiki Beach hotel transportation included
  • Tour time from pick-up to drop-off is approximately 6 hours

OFFICIAL PEARL HARBOR WEBSITE

All revenue generated through sales on this website go directly to support the missions of the Pacific Historic Parks (non-profit arm of the USS Arizona Memorial), USS Missouri Memorial Association, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum.

BASIC TOUR INFORMATION

These tours will be fulfilled by some of our most trusted partner companies that we have been working with for many years. When you make your reservation, you’ll be informed who will be providing the tour. They will also send you a confirmation email so that you’ll know who to contact should you have any concerns about your reservation.

Pickup Locations – There are many pickup points throughout Waikiki. When you make your reservation you’ll be informed of the pickup point closest to your hotel. Pickups at the Ko'olina resort area or the Kahala Hotel and Resort are offered for an additional fee for some, but not all of our tours. If needed, please contact the tour provider to see if they offer this option.

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS

No bags allowed in any of the sites. Bags may be checked into baggage storage at the Visitor Center.


USS Arizona and City Highlights Tour

This tour begins with a bus pick-up at your hotel in Waikiki (or a hotel close by) and includes the full Arizona experience. The Arizona was sunk as part of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7th, 1941. This tour includes tickets for the National Park Service movie and boat ride out to the Memorial, a graceful structure that spans the sunken battleship. You will also have time to visit the two National Park Service exhibit galleries, “Road to War” and “Attack”.

Your tour also includes a stop at the National Cemetery of the Pacific located in Punchbowl Crater, where over 38,000 men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces have been buried.

Downtown Honolulu – As you drive through downtown Honolulu, your guide will point out and tell the stories about the 18 foot tall Statue of King Kamehameha located right across the street from the Iolani Palace. Kawaiahao Church, the church of the monarchs, the first Christian church in Hawaii is also one of the attractions as well as the Mission Houses Museum. Also included is the State Library and Archives as well as Honolulu Hale (City Hall). Enjoy these sites as your driver recounts the rich history of these Hawaiian Landmarks.

Important Tour Tips

Security Restrictions at Pearl Harbor – Bags that offer concealment, such as purses, handbags, backpacks, fanny packs, camera bags, diaper bags, luggage, etc. that exceed the measurements of 1.5" X 2.25" X 5.5," are not allowed at the monument. The USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park has a baggage storage facility near the entrance to the visitor center. There is a fee of $5 per bag for all sizes, including luggage. Storage is available daily from 6:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Visitors may use the same bag storage and parking stall for visits to all Pearl Harbor Historic Sites. Security measures are strictly enforced at all visitor destinations on Pearl Harbor.

Appropriate Attire – You will be doing a lot of walking, much of it outside. Closed toed, comfortable shoes are recommended, consider wearing a hat, and be sure to wear sunscreen, as the sun is more intense in Hawaii than many parts of the world. Swim wear is not appropriate for visiting the Arizona Memorial.