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What To Expect
This Oahu tour will take you on a historic journey from the site of the attack on Pearl Harbor to the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri. You will see artifacts of the attack at the Visitor Center then board the Navy launch to cross Pearl Harbor to the Arizona Memorial.
You will 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.
You will view 'Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil and see the historic attractions of downtown Honolulu including Kawaiahao Church, State Library and Archives, the famous statue of King Kamehameha, Honolulu Hale and the Mission Houses Museum.
Experience the serenity of Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific and Court of the Missing.
To enhance your Pearl Harbor visit, you can upgrade to a Gold Tour to get the following additional features:
Five fresh lunch options at the Pacific Aviation Museum's Laniakea Cafe and dine in a reserved seating area
Audio tours for the Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri and USS Bowfin
A commemorative Pearl Harbor postcard set
You will be given a Pearl Harbor Gold sticker and a Pearl Harbor Gold Passbook which will include the voucher for you to redeem your light lunch at the food vendor, an audio voucher to pick up the audio device and vouchers for your postcard set and newsprint from the gift shop.
Arizona Memorial Visitor Center
See artifacts of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack
Take the Navy launch to Arizona Memorial
Tour USS Missouri (admission included)
Drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (View list and chedule)*
Pearl Harbor ticketing fee
Lunch at Laniakea Cafe (Gold Upgrade only)
Meals and drinks (unless specified)
Optional activity costs
Tips and gratuities
The US Department of the Interior has instituted a, "no bags" policy at the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center. Passengers may not carry any item that offers concealment. This includes purses, handbags, backpacks, diaper bags, etc. A small camera is permitted. Please bring vital items in a manner that they can be placed in your pockets. Do not leave valuables on the bus.
Please be advised that the Navy will be conducting mandatory ID checks for passengers on board commercial vehicles going over the Ford Island Bridge. US citizens must have a government issued photo ID while international visitors should have their valid passport. Adult customers who do not have the proper ID will not be allowed to cross over to Ford Island. Children (under 18 yrs) do not require an ID.
Due to construction on a new tower at Hilton Hawaiian Village, the Tapa Tower Bus Depot will be closed effective Wednesday, April 16, 2014 until 2017 when the new tower is completed. Pick-up and drop-off will be at the Tapa Tower on Rainbow Drive.
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