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USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbour

Take a memorable if somewhat sobering tour of Pearl Harbour tour which includes visits to the USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and much more. Also

This Oahu tour will take you on a journey through history from the site of the attack on Pearl Harbour to the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri.

See artifacts of the attack at the Visitor Center and ride the Navy launch across Pearl Harbour to the Arizona Memorial, sitting atop the sunken remains of the USS Arizona battleship. The USS Arizona houses the remains of over a 1,000 sailors killed in the 1941 attack and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989.

The USS Arizona Memorial experience starts at the visitor center. Watch an excellent film documenting the attack on Pearl Harbour, spend time browsing through informative displays and learn more about the events that took place here so many decades ago. Then board a US Navy launch ship for the short ride to the memorial itself, which is part of the WWII Valour in the Pacific National Monument. Enter the USS Arizona Memorial and spend time exploring the remains of the ship below you. You can read the names of all 1,177 sailors and marines who were killed on December 7, 1941.

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, youll spend approximately 4.5 hours at Pearl Harbour.

Continue with a narrated driving tour of downtown Honolulu, including a drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery, also known as National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Discover the cemeterys 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. Historic Sites.

Other amazing Hawaiian sites on this tour include the impressive Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil. Youll 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.

Experience Includes

  • Guided Pearl Harbour tour including visits to both the USS Arizona Memorial and USS Missouri
  • Entrance fees and skip-the-line-admission at Pearl Harbour
  • Take the Navy launch to view the USS Arizona Memorial
  • View beautiful and historic buildings in downtown Honolulu
  • Drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific
  • Pick-up and drop-off from selected central Waikiki hotels
  • Air-conditioned coach transportation

Experience Excludes

  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities

Departure location

Hotel pick-up is available from most most Waikiki hotels.

Start times

Hotel pick-ups commence 6.30am. Your exact pick-up time will be advised when you reconfirm your tour locally.

Duration

Around 8 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Guests wishing to visit the Arizona Memorial must wear a shirt and shoes - swimsuits are not permitted.
  • The US Department of the Interior has instituted a "no bags" policy at the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center. No purses, handbags, backpacks, camera bags, luggage or other items that offer concealment are allowed in the visitor center or on the memorial. Push chairs 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.
  • Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the supplier 24 hours prior to the tour date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 24 hours of tour date.