Take a trip through Hawaiian and American military history during this combined visit to Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona Memorial and the Pacific Aviation Museum plus a downtown Honolulu sightseeing tour. Whether you’re a fan of aviation or military history, or simply looking to get a new perspective on Hawaii, this tour offers a little of something for everyone.
Start your trip with pickup from most Waikiki hotels at 6:30am. Your tour operator will confirm exact details at the time of reconfirmation. From there you’ll proceed to the iconic American Naval base at Pearl Harbor, where you’ll have a chance to check out the visitor center before proceeding by boat to pay your respects at the USS Arizona Memorial.
Continue then to the Pacific Aviation Museum a fascinating facility that plays host to a unique collection of vintage American and Japanese aircraft from WWII in the historic 1930s-era airplane hangar on Ford Island. Inside, you can check out the museum’s displays of a Japanese “Zero” airplane, a B-17 bomber and a diorama of the famous Pacific Battle of Midway.
Finish your trip with a chance to explore some of the highlights of the city of Honolulu. Among the sites covered are the King Kamehameha statue and the Kawaiahao Church. Following your Honolulu sightseeing excursion, receive a drop-off back at your Waikiki hotel.