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Following pickup at your Waikiki hotel in the early morning, board your coach and head for the first stop on your ten-hour tour, the USSArizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

Follow your guide on a tour through the museum and memorial, beginning with a 25-minute film about the history of Pearl Harbor. Then, board a boat for the brief trip out to the memorial itself, a building built over the submerged ship. Through the clear floor of the structure, you can see the battleship on the ocean floor below. Walk around the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, perusing the World War II artifacts and educational displays.

Return to your comfortable coach and set out on your sightseeing tour of Oahu. Drive to the North Shore to see famous surfing beaches like Pipeline, Waimea Bay and Sunset. Stop at the Dole Plantation for a frozen pineapple treat and a stroll through the gift shop.

Stop at Nuʻuanu Pali lookout, where King Kamehameha I won a fierce battle for control of Oahu in 1795. Enjoy panoramic views of Kailua Bay and Kanehoe Bay. Visit the beautiful and peaceful Byodo-In Temple, which is home to wild peacocks and hundreds of Japanese koi carp, as well as scenic mountain views. as your guide offers information about all the sites, ask questions, and be sure to have your camera ready.

Your 9.5-hour tour finishes with drop-off at your Waikiki hotel.

Locations visited
Dole Plantation
USS Arizona Memorial
Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
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Overview
Visit the USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor to learn some WWII history, then circle the island of Oahu on this full-day sightseeing tour. Peruse the Arizona Memorial Visitor Center to watch footage of the history-altering attacks on Pearl Harbor. With your knowledgeable guide, set out on a circle tour of the island, enjoying scenic vistas at Nu’uanu Pali Lookout and visiting the famous surfing beaches on the North Shore. Make a stop at the Dole Plantation to learn about the island's history with the pineapple industry. Round-trip transportation from Waikiki hotels is included.
Highlights
  • Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona and Circle Island Day Trip
  • Live and fascinating historical narration by an expert state- certified guide
  • See the actual artifacts of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack
  • Board the Navy launch for a ride across Pearl Harbor to the Arizona Memorial
  • Take in breathtaking views at Byodo-In Temple and Windward Oahu
  • See some of the world's most beautiful beaches at North Shore
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in deluxe touring vehicles
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great.

Our driver Tommy Chong was excellent. Very knowledgeable. He seemed to enjoy what he does very much. Great for first day trip to get your bearings of the island.

Thank gacktusa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ok tour if you have one day

Not everything on the tour was interesting and it was a long day to see to see Ohau. The guide could not stop talking and at the end of the tour we got off early in Honolulu, walking back to our hotel to save ourselves...More

Thank Mazal33180
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
must book with Ernie

this tour was worth every penny and more. Our tour guide was Ernie and he has a degree in Polynesian studies. We got to see everything on the island and learned so much. Ernie made my Mom and Dad feel so special (it was their...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Humbling Experience

Our mini bus was very late picking us up and I called a couple of times. There was a lot of traffic and construction going on. But once we finally got on the bus it was smooth sailing. We were able to get in right...More

Thank kacee1980
Reviewed 25 May 2018
Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona and Circle Island Day Trip

This was a great way to see so much of the island in one day. Our tour guide Ernie was excellent. He knew so much about the island, had a fun sense of humor, and kept us entertained the whole day. We rode in a...More

Thank AZtraveler499
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