Battleships of World War ll - Depart: 6:00 am / Return: 2:00 pm

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Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to your
tour departure. within 48 hours, please call us at (808) 371-0432


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Child (2-12)

Lap Child (0-1 Free)

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Tour 8AD
Subtotal:
$87.99
Description

Tour #8AD: Battleship of World War ll - Depart: 6:00am / Return: 2:00pm

( Includes Round-trip Waikiki Hotel Transportation  )

Per Person Charges Special Online Price
Adult $87.99 USD
Child (2-12) $77.99 USD
Child (0-1 Free) $0

 

About Your Tour

Operates: Daily, Tour Departs: 6:00am | Return: 2:00pm

Tour location: Oahu,  Duration: 8 hours, Departs from:  Major Waikiki Hotel

The Professional tour guide will recount the events of WWII in the Pacific, from the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan, on December 7th 1941 to the surrender of the Japanese on the deck of the Battleship U.S.S. Missouri. This full tour features all of the historic museums and memorials of Pearl Harbor and visits the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, U.S.S. Missouri and U.S.S. Bowfin Submarine

The local guides will take you back in history, as they recount the events leading up to the United States’ entry into WWII, giving amazing insight as you travel back in time to the “Day that Will Live in Infamy.”

Before returning to your hotel, a driving tour of downtown Honolulu’s historic sites including, the Royal Iolani Palace, the civic center and world famous King Kamehameha Statue.

The fleet of luxury and well-equipped vehicles provide room to stretch out with plenty of legroom and huge windows that let you see all the sights. Our anti-glare windows make for perfect photographs!

Tour Highlights

  • Round-trip Waikiki Hotel Transportation               
  • Visit Oahu's Pacific Historic Park                           
  • Historic World War II Narration
  • Attack Footage of December 7, 1941                    
  • USS Arizona Memorial
  • World War II Museums & Exhibits                        
  • Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
  • USS Missouri Battleship (Adm. Incl.)                    
  • Guided Deck tour of the ‘Mighty Mo'
  • USS Oklahoma Memorial
  • Punchbowl National Cemetery                                 
  • Ford Island Transportation
  • Historic Downtown Honolulu City Tour                  
  • Iolani Palace
  • Kawaiahao Church
  • Ali'Iolani Hal                     
  • Hawaiian State Government Buildings
  • King Kamehameha the Great Statue                    

 Tours Tips & Details 

  • Round-trip Waikiki Hotel Transportation
  • Pick-up Location will be at consolidated location no more than 3 minutes from your hotel. Exact pick-up location will be printed on your confirmation letter.
  • No bags allowed at Pearl Harbor
  • Government Issued ID required for Ford Island entry
  • No camera lenses longer than 6 inches at Pearl Harbor
  • Bring sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Leave your swimsuit at home
  • Don’t forget your camera!
  • Bring Bottled Water
  • No-Host lunch, available for purchase at Visitor Center and USS Missouri
  • Due to ceremonies honoring the attacks of December 7, 1941, we will not operate tours to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial on December 7, 2015.
  • Punchbowl National Cemetery closed on all Federal Holidays, except Memorial Day; tours are unable to enter cemetery on those days.

WHAT YOU’LL GET

DISCOVER THE U.S.S. ARIZONA MEMORIAL

  • Ride aboard a Naval vessel to the Arizona Memorial on Battleship Row!

  • See the “black tears of the Arizona” (Iridescent oil, still trickling to the top of the harbor surface from the U.S.S. Arizona after 70 years!)

  • Visit the gift shop for books, souvenirs and WWII memorabilia.

  • Walk the grounds of the National Monument with informative displays

  • View battleship row, the U.S.S. Bowfin Submarine

  • See the Headquarters of the U.S.S. Pacific Fleet

  • Discover many Navy vessels that might include destroyers and carriers

What you’ll do

This tour begins when we pick you up at your hotel or cruise ship departure point. While traveling to Pearl Harbor our expert guides will take you back in time with a historical recounting of the events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Upon arrival at the Valor in the Pacific National Monument you’ll have a chance to explore the museum filled with historical artifacts and documents that further set the stage of the attack on Pearl Harbor. You’ll also see a historic film featuring archive footage of the actual attack! Then, you’ll board an official United States Navy vessel for a ride across the bay to the site of the Arizona Memorial–suspended above the sunken battleship where 1,177 sailors gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. You’ll see Pearl Harbor from the same vantage as the sailors did that fateful morning and bear witness to the names of the fallen. Insightful and Unforgettable, this tour is a must for any trip to the islands

  • Location: WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument

  • Difficulty Level: Easy

  • Time Spent at Memorial: 2 hours approx.

Conditions

  • The 23 min. documentary of the attack might be emotional to some visitors

  • There is a 10-15 minute Navy boat ride over to the Memorial

  • Subject to close for stormy weather

  • Should be able to walk 4 city blocks

NOTE:The memorials are places of honor, inspiration, reflection, and quiet contemplation commemorating those who died during the attack of December 7, 1941. Visitors are asked to assist in maintaining an atmosphere of decorum and respect.

EXPLORE THE U.S.S. MISSOURI BATTLESHIP

  • Admire the massive guns of the “Mighty Mo”

  • Stand on the Surrender Deck where WWII ended

  • Learn of the Kamikaze dent.

  • Enjoy the many exhibits

  • Witness the U.S.S. Oklahoma Memorial

What you’ll do

Board the shuttle to Ford Island, and explore the world’s most famous battleship–the “Mighty Mo.” Walk the deck of this famous battleship and stand beneath the main turrets–huge cannons capable of firing a shell over 20 miles. Then “go below” and explore where crews lived and worked. You’ll marvel at the dent caused by a crashing Kamikaze plane and even see the exact spot where WWII in the Pacific Ended. This amazing tour of the USS Missouri includes an expert historical tour guide narration

  • Location:Ford Island

  • Difficulty Level: Easy

  • Time Spent at Memorial: 2 hours approx.

Conditions

  • The 23 min. documentary of the attack might be emotional to some visitors

  • 2-story flight of stairs onto the deck. There are also two elevators on the entry Bro.

  • Ladders are steep & handholds can be difficult.

  • Should be able to walk 4 city blocks

EXPERIENCE THE HONOLULU CITY TOUR

  • 5 minute walk through Honolulu

  • Punchbowl – National Cemetery of the Pacific

  • Royal Iolani Palace

  • Civic Center & State Capitol

  • Kamehameha Statue

What you’ll do

Enjoy a tour of historic Honolulu, featuring buildings from the last Hawaiian Monarchy. Connect with Hawai‘i’s rich royal past. Stop and observe the city’s most historical sites including the ‘Iolani Royal Palace (the only place in the U.S. where a non-U.S. flag is allowed to fly by itself). The Aliiolani Hale, where the original “Hawai‘i 5-0” was filmed in the 1970’s. The Missionary Houses Museum, which have been restored to give you a glimpse of the architecture from the mid-1800’s. And the world famous statue of King Kamehameha the Great among many other historical sites and buildings.

  • Location: Downtown Honolulu

  • Difficulty Level: Easy

  • Time Spent at Memorial: 45 min approx.

Conditions

  • Should be able to walk 2 city blocks

WHAT TO BRING

Government Issued I.D.* Shirts & Footwear Required*, No Swim Wear*

No Purses or Bags* allowed in the park. Baggage storage is available for a nominal fee of $3 per bag at National Park entrance. Please do not leave valuables in the vehicles.

* Required by National Park

HOTEL & CONDO PICK-UP LOCATIONS:

Waikiki pick-up at all Waikiki Hotels (Due to some hotel driveway restrictions, your pick-up location may be at a consolidated location within walking distance of your hotel) Note: Hotel/Condo pick-ups at Ko‘Olina, Ihilani & the North Shore have an additional charge per person pick-up/drop off fee

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the day of service and will result in a 10% credit card service charge. Cancellations made in a shorter period of time (less than 48 hours prior to the day of service) will result in a 100% charge being incurred/No refund. No shows will incur full charges/NO REFUND.

Tours and activity prices, departure times, departure locations, descriptions and other information on Hawaii Tour Adventures website are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Disclaimer

Hawaii Tour Adventures (HTA) and Discover Hawaii Tours (DHT) cannot be held responsible for and cannot extend financial reimbursement for delays caused by factors such as traffic, weather, mechanical issues, or problems concerning Navy-operated shuttle boats. Ticketed access to the Arizona Memorial is first-come first-served, HTA and DHT cannot guarantee admission and cannot issue refunds if access to any tour stop is denied for any reason.
Due to ceremonies honoring the attacks of December 7, 1941, we will not operate tours to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial on December 7, 2014.
Punchbowl National Cemetery closed on all Federal Holidays, except Memorial Day; tours are unable to enter cemetery on those days.
As of May 2, 2011, all passengers traveling to Ford Island (including Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Missouri) must present valid photo identification. This does not affect the Pearl Harbor Visitor’s Center.

Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to tour departure. For reservations within 48 hours please call: (808) 371-0432

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