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See the best of Honolulu with a 5-hour double-decker bus tour from Waikiki. Begin with a trip to Pearl Harbor and USS Arizona Memorial to learn more about the attack that brought the United States into World War II. As you go, an expert guide will provide rich historical context for the sites around you. Then, head through the heart of Honolulu to see the National Cemetery of the Pacific, the King Kamehameha Statue and the Iolani Palace, the only royal residence on American soil.


  • Sightseeing tour of Honolulu
  • Visit Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial to learn about the infamous 1941 Pearl Harbor attack
  • Ride through the city's historic center to see 'Iolani Palace, the State Capitol, the King Kamehameha Statue and more
  • Drive through National Cemetery of the Pacific and view the Honolulu Memorial
  • Enjoy unobstructed views aboard your open-air, double-decker bus
  • Learn about the city's history from your onboard guide

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What You Can Expect

Honolulu Sightseeing Tour Including Pearl Harbor and USS Arizona Memorial

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Begin your tour with pickup either at your Waikiki hotel or a nearby location. Take seat on the double-decker bus and enjoy open-air views from the upper deck or the large viewing windows of the indoor lower level. Your guide will bring you first to Pearl Harbor, providing informative commentary as you travel. Watch original film footage from the 1941 attack at the Visitor Center, and examine the exhibited artifacts. You’ll then glide across the harbor on the Navy launch to board the USS Arizona Memorial, accessible only by boat. The memorial straddles the sunken battleship and now marks the resting place of all the sailors and marines whose lives were lost that day.

Hop back on your bus to continue through the Punchbowl Crater to the National Cemetery of the Pacific, a historic place also commemorating those who died in the Pearl Harbor attack.

Then, enjoy a drive through vibrant downtown Honolulu. Pass the State Capitol, the Kawaiahao Church, the statue of King Kamehameha, the State Library and Archives, the Mission Houses Museum and Honolulu Hale. You’ll also pass the only royal residence in the country, Hawaii’s Iolani Palace.

After your 5-hour Honolulu tour has concluded, you will be returned to your original departure point.

Customer Reviews

Marilyn R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great driver and exceptionally good narrator and guide.

Jennifer Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We totally enjoyed our tour. Jay was the bomb as our host! Very informative and cool. We had never been to Hawaii before and he totally made us feel like a part of the family!

Kate F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Good overview of Honolulu. We didn't want to spend a whole day at Pearl Harbour so this was just the right amount of time. Cousin Jay was full of information.

Mary L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Visiting Pearl Harbor and the Arizona has long been a dream of my husband and myself. We recently spent several days on the island with our 3 daughters and their husbands. Everyone was so thoroughly touched by the emotions of the day. One of our favorite pieces was meeting with the survivors. We got pictures taken with them and were able to get signed copies of their books. Time spent on the Arizona memorial was a highly emotional experience! One never to be forgotten!

Alan W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Super tour, timed nicely, tour guide was informative, we lost sight of her once in Pearl Harbour and she went out of her way to find us as she had our tickets for the boat trip over to the memorial. Very interesting place and a must see if your in Hawaii. Would recommend this tour.

Peter K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Tour guide was fantastic and explained the history of the island. He was very informative and a joy to listen to.

Richard A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent tour. Guy Hamilton , our driver/guide, explains the facts of the city in a clear and concise manner, and is well versed in the history of the area. The bus arrived in a timely manner and the tour was as described on line.

Judith M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Loved the tour, the guide and all the info. Highly recommend this aaa the way to see USS Arizona.

Jeanie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great tour.Our guide was great, he was very informative and entertaining. We were given plenty of time at Pearl Harbor and given a tour through town.

Patricia F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

The tour and tour guide, Cousin Jay, were great. Wish we'd had more time for the museums at Pearl Harbor.

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