Skip the line on a historic tour of some of Hawaii’s top attractions, the USS Missouri and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. This guided motor coach tour also takes you through downtown Honolulu and on a drive through Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery; all while not waiting in any long lines! Roundtrip Waikiki hotel transportation and expert narration is included.
| Tour Highlights:
| Skip the line and uncover the rich history of Pearl Harbor!
| Tour the USS Arizona Memorial and visitor center!
| Spend about 4.5 hours at Pearl Harbor, and learn the impact the area had on history.
| Take a guided tour of the USS Missouri, the last battleship built by the US Navy!
| Look for the plaque on the wooden deck marking the spot where Japan surrendered.
| View beautiful and historic buildings in downtown Honolulu.
| Discover Kawaiahao Church, the first Christian church in Hawaii.
| Drive through and experience the serenity of Punchbowl National Cemetery.
| Roundtrip Waikiki Beach hotel transportation included.
Make the most of your Hawaii vacation and skip all the lines on this Pearl
Harbor tour! Visit Pearl Harbor, one of Hawaii’s top attractions, on a motor
coach tour that includes the USS Arizona Memorial, the USS Missouri, a Honolulu
city tour and a drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery. This memorable,
informative tour will leave you with a deeper insight into these pieces of
The USS Arizona Memorial experience starts at the visitor center. Watch an excellent film documenting the attack on Pearl Harbor, spend time browsing through informative displays and learn more about the events that took place here so many decades ago. There are snack areas and food vendors where you can grab a bite.
USS Arizona Memorial
Board a US Navy launch ship for the short ride to the memorial itself, which is part of the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Enter the USS Arizona Memorial and spend time exploring the remains of the ship below you! Admission is included. You can read the names of all 1,177 sailors and marines who were killed on December 7, 1941.
Your next stop is a one-hour guided tour of the USS Missouri, the last battleship built by the US Navy, in 1944, and affectionately referred to as "Mighty Mo." Walk the decks and stand on the spot where on September 2, 1945, Japan surrendered, effectively ending World War II.
In all, you’ll spend approximately 4.5 hours at Pearl Harbor.
City tour and Punchbowl National Cemetery
Then, experience a fact-filled, narrated driving tour of downtown Honolulu, including a drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery, also known as National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Discover the cemetery’s meticulously landscaped acres, and see the Courts of the Missing, the chapel and the finely detailed mosaic maps of the Pacific theaters of action in World War II.
Other amazing Hawaiian sites on this tour include the impressive Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil. You’ll also see Kawaiahao Church (the church of Hawaiian monarchs), the State Library and Archives, the statue of King Kamehameha, City Hall and the quaint Mission Houses, while your driver recounts the rich history of these historic Honolulu landmarks.
Pick up Information
Complimentary hotel pick up and return provided from most Waikiki hotels. Enter the name of your hotel at time of reservation. Please call our Reservations Department at 808-833-3000, 24 hours prior to tour to re-confirm your pick up time and place.
The US Department of the Interior has declared a, "no bags" policy at the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center. Passengers may not carry any concealing items. This includes purses, handbags, backpacks, diaper bags, etc. Small cameras are permitted. Allowable vital items may be placed in your pockets. Do not leave any valuables on the bus. This tour does not operate on Christmas, New Year's Day or Thanksgiving. This tour does not operate Christmas, New Year's Day or Thanksgiving.
“Due to ceremonies on December 7th each year, the park is closed to commercial vehicles and we do not operate our normal tours to the USS Arizona Memorial on that date. Also, on rare occasions, and due to external factors outside of our control (including inclement weather and/or shortages of boat launch tickets), there is the possibility of not being able to visit the Arizona Memorial during your visit. You will still be able to visit the many Arizona exhibits and visitor’s center, the USS Bowfin and other monuments at the park.”