Visit the Arizona Memorial and relive the moment in history that thrust the U.S. into World War II.
Your visit to the Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor will transport you to the morning of December 7, 1941 as you re-live the moment that thrust America into World War II. At the Arizona Memorial Visitor Center, Hawaii's number one visitor attraction, you will view the film of the attack and browse through the historic artifacts on display. You will ride the Navy launch across Pearl Harbor to board the Arizona Memorial.
Your journey continues with a visit to Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific and Courts of the Missing (drive through). The conclusion of your tour is an overview of Honolulu's historic district which includes 'Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil, Kawaiahao Church, the State Library and Archives, the statue of King Kamehameha, Honolulu Hale and the Mission Houses Museum.
Arizona Memorial Visitor Center
Film of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack
Ride the Navy launch to the Arizona Memorial
Drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific
Pick-up and drop-off will be at the Tapa Tower on Rainbow Drive.
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Pearle Harbor, the Punchbowl - Pacific memorial cemetery and Honolulu! Ti was a great tour guide. We didn't want a whole day tour and this was perfect.
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Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels
USS Arizona Memorial & Visitor's Center (3 hrs)
Drive through Downtown Honolulu (1 hr)
You will see the Kawaiahao Church, Iolani Palace, Kamehameha Statue and more.
Drive through the Punchbowl National Cemetary (15 min)
Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
Price & Options
The WWII Valor of the Pacific has implemented a "No Bags Allowed" Policy. No purses, handbags, fanny packs, backpacks, camera bags, luggage, diaper bags and other items that offer concealment are not allowed in the Visitor Center or the Memorial. Strollers with pockets and compartments must be empty before being allowed in. Personal cameras area allowed.
Wheel Chair Accessibility: Please book early to secure arrangements. A transfer vehicle equipped with a lift is available upon request with prior booking and notification of at least 48 hours, please indicate during booking.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
A valid government-issued photo ID
Tickets will be reserved in advance for the USS Arizona Memorial program. This program includes a 23-minute documentary film about the attack on Pearl Harbor and the boat trip to the USS Arizona Memorial.
The WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument is closed on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (January 1).
Due to the limited number of tickets available, tours may be postponed to later in the afternoon. Though the tour is scheduled to end at 14:30, you may return to Waikiki as late as 17:00.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I bring with me?
Visitors may bring small items like cameras, cell phones, and wallets. Since no bags are allowed, you are encouraged to pack lightly.
Will there be a lot of walking on this tour?
Once at Pearl Harbor, you will be doing a moderate amount of walking.
What types of items are we allowed to bring inside Pearl Harbor?
Under Pearl Harbor's bag policy, the following items are allowed:
What types of items are we not allowed to bring inside Pearl Harbor?
Under Pearl Harbor's bag policy, the following items are prohibited:
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Pearle Harbor, the Punchbowl - Pacific memorial cemetery and Honolulu! Ti was a great tour guide.... We didn't want a whole day tour and this was perfect. more
This is one activity NEVER come to Wakiki and DO NOT GO TO. Even though we could not board the USS Arizona due to construction We ...got to go out in Nave vessels close as we could and being a veteran of Vietnam era I find it extremely touching each time I encounter this attraction. In 6 trips I have 6 visits. more
My family and I went to this tour for the very first and we had fun with our experience. We were able to visit one of this histori...cal sites in Hawaii but also our tour guide named Cody was a very jolly person and entertained us while we are on the bus. I would recommend this tour to my other families and friends as well. :) more
This was a well organized tour. Bus driver talked about the island the entire trip there and back. She took us through different... parts of the island and explained things about the different trees, island history and even some museum stops we could make our selves on the island. We knew exactly what to do when we arrived at Peral harbor. The experience there was a somber one. As expected. Great tour. I will recommend this one to others for sure. more
We took this tour to honor fallen military as we were all veterans. Also it was my brothers 40th wedding anniversary. It was very ...moving at Pearl Harbor and the drive up to the Punchbowl Cemetary was the icing on the cake. So much history on such a small island!! more
This was amazing to see! Highly recommended. It was touching to see and learn about.
Our tour guide was awesome - very informative and entertaining tour. Pearl harbor was amazing, our only disappointment was that t...he navy wouldn't let us onto the Arizona memorial due to "high winds".
Highly recommended tour! more
Knowledgable and friendly Guide. He had it well organized.
We got to see a lot more of the city, picking up and dr...opping guests from various hotels. more
Our Veltra tour was a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. A luxury bus picked m...y husband and I up on time and drove us to the Arizona Memorial. The seats were quite comfortable and the bus also had a restroom. Unfortunately, I can't remember our tour guide's name but I can tell you that he was very respectable, helpful and informative. As we approached the Arizona Memorial we were given pertinent information as to when the bus would depart, tips for getting the most out of our visit, where we could find food and beverages, restrooms, etc. We found the USS Arizona Memorial visit to be a very moving experience. It was interesting to see how chatty people were as we entered the theatre to view a short video of live footage of the Pearl Harbor attack. Once the video started there was complete silence. It was a solemn experience for all and we continued on a shuttle boat to witness the sunken battleship still leaking oil to this day and the occasional air bubbles that surfaced. We would highly recommend it for all, young and old. On the down side, neither of us thought the city tour was very exciting. more
We went on a hot day on our honeymoon. It was very interesting to hear about the history
This was my first time there and it was great and very informative. The tour guide was very impressive with all the history of Ha...waii and very proud of it. more
This tour was filled with lots of information about the history of the island and the people. Pearl Harbour is a must see.
Pearl harbor is amazing, the tour around the city was good as well.Our tour guide was great and had lots of information to share a...bout each site.
City tour was very good. But no boat ride to the Arizona Memorial (hitide !!!!)
I was disappointed that we did not get to go on the USS Arizona memorial. That was supposed to be the highlight of the tour. Howev...er our tour guide Jay was very knowledgeable of the tour and made the Honolulu city tour very nice. more
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 18:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.