Pearl Harbor + Oahu Circle Island Tour Departing Waikiki, Oahu Hotels.
About Your Tour
Get set for a day of drama, history, and scenic beauty on Oahu that begins the moment we pick you at up at your Waikiki hotel. First, we set off for Pearl Harbor where you’ll experience first-hand the earth-shattering events that catapulted the U.S. into World War II. Learn about the December 7, 1941 attack by Japanese forces on Pearl Harbor that sank the USS Arizona and resulted in a devastating loss of life as you watch the poignant documentary film featuring archival footage. You’ll take a Navy boat out to the Memorial, the famous white structure suspended over the remains of the sunken battleship. Step inside the Memorial and note the atmosphere of quiet contemplation and honor. Witness the names of the 1,177 seamen who perished that fateful day in the Shrine Room. Look into the harbor and watch the oil drops – “The Black Tears of the Arizona” – that continue to escape the sunken hull today.
While at Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, there will be time for The Road to War and Attack galleries at the museum at Pearl Harbor Visitor Center featuring dramatic images, artifacts, and memorabilia. Visit the bookstore with an extensive collection of historic WWII memorabilia, books, and souvenirs.
Next, our tour reveals many of Oahu’s most beautiful sites and secret locations as we circle the island. We head to the legendary North Shore, home to the planet’s most epic surfing beaches where world champions compete every November and December at Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. The tour passes through charming Haleiwa Town, with its many galleries, shops, and cafes. Enroute, we stop at famous Dole Plantation where you can learn all about Hawaii’s legendary pineapple crop. Our breathtaking voyage continues as we take in the valleys and cliffs of the emerald green Koolau Mountains and the rocky shoreline of South Oahu. You’ll be amazed by the incredible panoramic views from Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Makapuu Point, and Hanauma Bay. Along the way, we’ll stop for lunch at a secret oceanfront location that you’ll love.
Throughout the tour, our friendly and knowledgeable guide will share the fascinating history, heritage, and culture of Oahu and Hawaii, revealing insider secrets only a local would know. Travel in comfort and luxury in our well maintained mini bus and enjoy the intimate personal experience of our small group tours.
Experience the best of Oahu in one unforgettable day. Book now.