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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.

Highlights

  • 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

Sharon F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Five star, but bus top needs shade, at least half of it. Limited space downstairs.

ramon c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour of Pearl.

Frank S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The best way to see the Memorial, open air bus and great tour leader.

Roy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Everything was great pick up time, tour guide very good tour fully recommend.

Richard P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

What a wonderful tour - visiting Pearl Harbour and the Arizona Memorial was a very moving experience, as was the visit/drive through of National Cemetary. Seeing the iconic King Kamehameha Statue for those '5-O' fans was fun. Our driver sorry young lady, but I forget your name, and Cousin Jay were fantastic 'hosts' for the day, and their knowledge for the day's trip was superb. Easy to understand for a couple of Brits. Thanks you for a wonderful tour.

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.

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