Honolulu, Hawaii, US
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Meals not included
The sights and sounds of December 7th, 1941, come alive on this this visit to Pearl Harbor, where you can explore at your leisure. You’ll also enjoy a fully-narrated tour by a top-rated, fully credentialed tour guide en route to Pearl Harbor and throughout your tour of downtown Honolulu with a photo stop.
During the drive to Pearl Harbor, your tour guide sets the stage on the history of this historical attraction and points out significant places along the way.
Once you’re at Pearl Harbor, your tour guide will escort you into the Pearl Harbor Visitor’s Center and brief you on all the activities in the park, including the center's many exhibits, multimedia re-enactments and replicas, the Road to War Museum, the Attack Gallery and free time on the park grounds. There you will have three hours to explore on your own and you may try to get a walk-up ticket to the Arizona Memorial (at no extra charge) or visit the USS Missouri (at your own expense). Don't miss the gift shop for one-of-a-kind mementos, books, flags flown on the Pearl Harbor National Memorial and other interesting items.
The experience continues as you visit downtown Honolulu. Your tour guide will craft a story rooted in history as you tour the city, sharing anecdotes that paint a picture of living in Honolulu during World War II. Watch for Iolani Palace, the State Capitol, the King Kamehameha Statue, the Aloha Tower and various other points of interest on your way back to the pier with a photo stop in the heart of the city.
This tour does not include the visit to the Arizona Memorial. Guests may try to obtain a walk-up ticket to the Arizona Memorial, which are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Arizona Memorial experience is 75-minutes long, and your time at Pearl Harbor is three hours (all free time). If you can secure tickets, it will have to work within the allotted time, as the bus must leave at the designated departure time, and guests who miss the bus must find their own transportation back to the ship. Security measures prohibit items such as backpacks, fanny packs, camera bags, and purses in the memorial. Limited storage is available at the memorial for a small fee, and no personal items may remain on the bus. Strollers are not allowed in the movie theater, on the Navy shuttle boat or at the USS Arizona Memorial. Modest attire is required for the cruise around the USS Arizona memorial; sandals are permitted, but short shorts, tank tops, swimsuits, clothing with inappropriate slogans, etc., are not allowed.