Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor & USS Missouri Airfare 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 American history.
This historic Oahu tour from Maui will take you on a patriotic journey from the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to the signing of the armistice on the USS Missouri. You will board the Navy launch for a trip into history across Pearl Harbor to the Arizona Memorial. and explore the USS Missouri, the last battleship built by the US Navy, which served from World War II through Desert Storm. The Missouri was the site of the 1945 Japanese surrender to the Allies. Your historic journey will continue with historic attractions of downtown Honolulu including Kawaiahao Church, Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil, State Library and Archives, the famous statue of King Kamehameha, Honolulu Hale and the Mission Houses Museum. Before we take you back to Maui you will experience the serenity of Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific and Courts of the Missing.
Pearl Harbor Tour Highlights from Maui:
- Airfare from Maui to Oahu Included!
- 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
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
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.
USS Battleship Missouri
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.
Honolulu Historic Sites
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.
Departure Point: Kahului airport – if you need transportation from Maui hotel call us directly at 808/661 8284
Duration: 12 Hours
Inclusions: Round trip air transportation, USS Missouri admission and guided tour included
Restrictions: If this tour is canceled with more than 48 hours’ notice, the total amount less 10% is refunded. If the tour is canceled without 48 hours’ notice, full charges apply. No shows incur full charges. Claims for refunds must be made within thirty days of the date of service.Government issued identification required. All passengers traveling on 1 Day tours must present government issued photo I.D.’s for airline check-in. No refund given to passengers denied boarding due to lack of proper identification.
USS Arizona Memorial “No Bags Allowed” Policy Due to the terrorist attacks on the United States and the location of the USS Arizona Memorial on an active military base, strict security measures are currently being enforced. No purses, handbags, fanny packs, backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, luggage or other items that offer concealment are allowed in the visitor center or on the memorial. Strollers with pockets and compartments must be empty before being allowed in the visitor center. Personal cameras are allowed. Baggage storage is available for a fee.