Battleships of World War II Tour in Oahu, HI

Hawaii Tours & Transportation955 Waimanu StreetHonolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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One of Oahu’s most famous attractions, the Battleships of World War II Tour lets guests explore famous Pearl Harbor memorials, monuments, and museums. Tours include a visit to Oahu’s Pacific Historic Park, the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, USS Arizona Memorial, Ali’iolani Hale (as seen on Hawaii 5-0), downtown Honolulu (with narrated tour), USS Oklahoma Memorial, and other top attractions.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu, Oahu Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approx. 8 hours.
  • Roundtrip Waikiki hotel transportation available.
  • No bags allowed at Pearl Harbor. Lockers are available for purchase.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Guests must bring a government issued ID.
  • Driving tour of Honolulu included on return trip.


from World War II Beginning to End Tour
Explore famous wartime monuments, memorials, and museums throughout Pearl Harbor, including the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri, and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Complete your trip to Pearl Harbor with a comprehensive tour of these sites, plus take an exciting driving tour through historic downtown Honolulu!

Board the USS Arizona Memorial and feel the emotions of the solemn reminder of the attacks that struck Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Peer into the hull of the sunken battleship and view the names of those lost on the Remembrance Wall.

All museum admissions are included with this tour, including a guided deck tour aboard the USS Missouri! Explore the famous battleship, which served in more than 50 years of war and conflicts and is the most celebrated war vessel in United States history.

Experience the emotions and memories of Pearl Harbor that remain strong to this very day. Join us on a Pearl Harbor tour that will move you beyond words.

Tour Highlights:
• Expert World War II Narration
• Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
• Film Footage of Attack
• USS Arizona Memorial
• Battleship Missouri Deck Tour
• USS Oklahoma Memorial
• Historic Honolulu City Tour
• Punchbowl National Cemetery
I’olani Palace Kawaiahao Church
• King Kamehameha Statue at Ali’iolani Hale

Tour Times:
A: Pick up: 6:00am Return: 2:00pm
B: Pick up: 9:00am Return: 4:30pm
C: Pick up: 11:00am Return: 6:30pm

What to Bring:
• Government Issued ID (Passport for guests from outside the US)
• Wear Covered Shoes
• Comfortable clothes (Shirts Are Required)
• No Swim Suits No Bags (all bags must be stored for a fee of 3.00 per bag)

- Water & snacks are available to purchase at Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, USS Bowfin submarine and USS Missouri

Pearl Harbor is an active military base, therefore a "no bag" policy exists on location, prohibiting purses, handbags, fanny packs, backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, luggage and/or other items that offer concealment. Bags can be stored in a secure storage facility for a $4.00 fee. The facility is located outside the front entrance near the Pearl Harbor Shuttle Stop.

Guests will confirm Waikiki Hotel pick-up after activity is reserved.

Waikiki Pick-up from Most Hotels:
• Waikiki Hotel pick-up; please note, due to hotel driveway restrictions, your pick-up location may be at a consolidated location within walking distance of your hotel. (Select hotel at check-out.)
• Professional Tour Guide
• Transportation in clean, air-conditioned Mini Coach

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Irmo, South Carolina
"Pearl Harbor"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 15, 2018 NEW
Wow! That is really all the wife an I can say. The memorial itself was amazing! Our guide Keahole (I apologize if that is not spelled correctly) was more than you could possibly ask for. We stepped on this bus at 8:00 am as promised, from that moment the tour began. Our guide was a local and one of the most knowledgeable persons I have met. He floored us with his stories and facts about Pearl Harbor and native Hawaii! I sure hope I spelled his name correctly because I really want him to know his level of excellence!
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"A Day At Pearl Harbour - Not What Was Promised"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed February 11, 2018 NEW
We knew we were in store for a long day with this tour from Maui but were prepared and excited. Unfortunately the day did not meet our expectations beginning with poor instructions regarding where to meet our Tour at the Airport, a grumpy driver to Pearl Harbour and finding out when we arrived that no boats were going to the Arizona. This was a very expensive tour especially taking into consideration the currency exchange for us and we weren't able to get to the Arizona. No apology - no partial refund - nothing. The Bowfin, Missouri and Aviation Centre were interesting with very informative tour guides. The timing for the day was off - not enough time on the Missouri - too much time waiting for pick up to the airport from downtown Honolulu (1.5 hours) as well as waiting for our flight home (3 hours). We were handed off to three drivers during the day - no light breakfast or lunch included as stated on the brochure and barely time to purchase and eat a meal during the day. Unfortunately the most expensive and least enjoyable excursion during our stay.
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Vancouver, Washington
"Road to Hana was great."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 09, 2018 NEW
I had been told that this was the trip to take on Maui. We booked this a few days before we left. Our driver, Stan, arrived in a very comfortable Mercedes touring van. He was a super driver and was very helpful as we drove around the island. He had a personal touch that was really special. He showed great love and pride for his home. He told many stories of history and legend that makes a tour like that special. He told us where to go at stops and things that would make the tour more interesting. We had a blown tire at the fall on the dirt road and Stan hooked us up with another van in minutes. Much love for Discover Hawaii Tours.
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Wendy K
Stevenson, Washington
"Island Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 07, 2018 NEW
Our tour guide was Nancy and she was excellent. She was very informative and full of island knowledge and history. I was with my brother who is developmentally delayed, so he's a little hard to deal with at times. However, Nancy was excellent with him and never seemed bothered by his multiple questions. She did her best to keep us on schedule even when a few travelers tended to stray off.
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Atlanta, Georgia
"Island tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 05, 2018 NEW
Another trip work taking in Oahu, the tour guide was nice friendly and very informative. Very detailed history of the island, the natives and some insight into the culture. Kids loved it.
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Frequently Asked Questions about World War II Beginning to End Tour

What is included in the ticket price?
Tickets include admission to all museums, a professional tour guide, transportation to and from the tour, and lunch. Breakfast of guava juice and granola bars is also included.

When are tours available?
There are three pick-up tour times:

6:00 am pickup, 2:00 pm drop-off
9:00 am pickup, 4:30 pm drop-off
11:00 am pickup, 6:30 pm drop-off

Will I be picked up at my hotel?
Yes. Transportation is available to and from most Waikiki hotels. Due to traffic patterns and driveway accessibility, you may be asked to meet your tour at a nearby hotel.

What do I need to bring?
All tour guests must bring a government issued ID such as a driver’s license or passport and money for beverages and snacks, if desired. Bags are not allowed within the museums and storage is available for $3.00.

What should I wear for the tour?
All tour guests must wear covered shoes and comfortable clothing. No swimsuits are allowed.

What is the cancellation policy?

Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.