Explore The Gathering Isle
Join us for a full-day journey that will take you through both the pages of history and the beauty of Oahu. This tour includes a visit to Pearl Harbor, where you'll have the opportunity to explore the USS Arizona Memorial and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, delving into the historical events of December 7, 1941. As we circle the island, we'll discover the grandeur of Oahu, making stops at iconic spots such as Dole Pineapple Plantation, the Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm, and Nuuanu Pali Lookout. For lunch, we'll take a break at the Kahuku Sugar Mill, which offers a variety of the North Shore’s best food trucks. Engage, relax, and immerse yourself in this captivating adventure!
Pearl Harbor and Oahu Circle Island Tour From Maui, Kauai, Or Big Island Features
Pearl Harbor is more than just a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii; it is a significant historical site that pays tribute to a pivotal moment in U.S. history. The surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States on the morning of December 7, 1941, led to the country's direct involvement in World War II. Today, the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and the USS Arizona Memorial serve as solemn reminders of the lives lost during the attack. Visitors can delve into the historical narrative through numerous exhibits, interpretive programs, and historical artifacts on display. The emotional resonance of Pearl Harbor provides a profound understanding of the past, reinforcing the importance of peace and international accord.
The Historic Kahuku Sugar Mill
The Historic Kahuku Sugar Mill is a testament to Hawaii's rich agricultural history. Once a buzzing hub for sugar production, the mill today stands as a significant landmark on the North Shore of Oahu. Now repurposed as a food court, it offers visitors a delightful array of food trucks serving delectable local cuisine, making it an essential stop in your tour of Oahu. The mill's rustic charm, combined with the vibrant ambiance of the food court, makes for an immersive experience, as you dine amidst the echoes of Hawaii's past.
Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm
Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm is a true gem nestled on Oahu's scenic windward coast. Established over 30 years ago, it is a family-run business that has wonderfully preserved Hawaii's rich agricultural heritage. The farm lets you experience the process of growing and harvesting macadamia nuts, one of Hawaii's most favored products. Apart from the delight of tasting the farm's wide variety of flavored macadamia nuts, you can also crack your own nuts right from the shell. Tropical Farms also offers an assortment of other locally-made products, including coffee and honey. A visit here is not just about the delicious macadamia nuts, but also about understanding and appreciating Hawaii's deep-rooted farming traditions.
Pearl Harbor and Oahu Circle Island Tour From Maui, Kauai, Or Big Island Details
- Price & Availability
- Activity & Event Itinerary
- Attire & Bag Policy
- Meal Options
- Cancellation Policy
Roundtrip Airfare From Maui, Kauai, Or The Big Island Included
Visit The Iconic Pearl Harbor
Watch A Short Documentary & Boat To The USS Arizona Memorial
Savor a Dole Whip At The Dole Pineapple Plantation
Stop At The Kahuku Sugar Mill Food Trucks
Try Some Samples At Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm
Enjoy The View From Countless Scenic Lookouts
Explore Oahu’s Legendary North Shore
Throughout this immersive full-day tour, you'll have the chance to experience the multifaceted beauty and history of Oahu. Starting with a poignant visit to Pearl Harbor, you'll step back in time at the USS Arizona Memorial and delve into the events of December 7, 1941, at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
As our journey continues, we'll circle the island to explore the breathtaking landscapes of Oahu. We'll visit the Dole Pineapple Plantation, where you can indulge in a sweet pineapple whip and discover the process of growing these tropical fruits. A trip to the Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm offers a chance to enjoy the rich flavor of local macadamia nuts amidst beautiful scenery.
Our route through the North Shore will lead us past renowned surfing spots and stunning beaches. A stop at the Historic Kahuku Sugar Mill will allow you to taste the local cuisine from North Shore's best food trucks during your lunch break.
The tour will also lead us along the windward coast of Oahu where you will be treated to unbelievable coastal views. From there we will head to the Kualoa Regional Park, which will give you the perfect backdrop for photos. Our visit to the Nuuanu Pali Lookout will offer panoramic views of the coastline, and your guide will also be able to offer details about the significant battle that took place here during the unification of the Hawaiian islands.
We'll wrap up the day with a tour of Waikiki and Historic Downtown Honolulu, including a stop at the Kamehameha Statue. As the day draws to a close, we'll return you to the airport for your flight, leaving you with a camera full of memories and a heart full of aloha.
*Parking: Beginning April 15, 2023, Pearl Harbor National Memorial will charge a parking fee to all those arriving in personal or rented vehicles. The parking fee will be paid via a virtual pay system through visitors’ mobile devices or though an onsite kiosk located within the Visitor Center complex.
*Note: Due to unforeseeable circumstances, the Navy may need to suspend boat operations to the USS Arizona Memorial at any time, or they may impose a capacity restriction on the boat. As a result, you may be placed in a standby line. Unfortunately, in these cases, there will be no refunds. You are still free to enjoy the Visitor’s Center, exhibits, and park monuments. Please accept our apologies in advance.
Price & Availability
Pearl Harbor Circle Island Group Tour With Flights From Kahului, Maui
|AdultAges 12 yrs+||$499.99|
|ChildAges 2-11 yrs||$489.99|
Pearl Harbor Circle Island Group Tour With Flights From Kona, Big Island
|AdultAges 12 yrs+||$499.99|
|ChildAges 2-11 yrs||$489.99|
Pearl Harbor Circle Island Group Tour With Flights From Hilo, Big Island
|AdultAges 12 yrs+||$529.99|
|ChildAges 2-11 yrs||$519.99|
Pearl Harbor Circle Island Group Tour With Flights From Lihue, Kauai
|AdultAges 12 yrs+||$549.99|
|ChildAges 2-11 yrs||$539.99|
Monday to Saturday. From 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Pearl Harbor is closed to tours on Dec. 7th, every year.
Tour stops may change due to weather, construction or other unavoidable circumstances for the safety of our guests.
Activity & Event Itinerary
(Subject to change depending on Pearl Harbor Ticket Time)
|7:00 AM||Fly from Maui, Kauai or Big Island|
|7:45 AM||Pick up at curbside of Honolulu where you meet your guide who will also be your driver for the day.|
|8:00 AM||Arrive At Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Explore The Museums|
|8:30 AM||Start the USS Arizona Memorial Program. Board Navy Launch to USS Arizona Memorial|
|10:00 AM||Depart to North Shore with stop at Dole Pineapple Plantation|
|10:45 AM||Enjoy the shops, pineapple whip and other attractions at the Dole Pavilion|
|11:30 AM||Arrive in North Shore area. Slow drive through Haleiwa town.|
|12:00 PM||Pass by some of the famous surfing spots and North Shore beaches. (stops may be permitted if space allows)|
|1:00 PM||Lunch on your own, your guide will recommend a few options for lunch in the Kahuku Sugar Mill. (Food Trucks)|
|2:00 PM||Tour the windward coast of Oahu. (Road runs right along the coastline so best views are from an elevated tour vehicle.)|
|2:40 PM||Stop at Kualoa Regional Park. Great spot for pictures and to see a iconic mountain range and island.|
|3:20 PM||Have an afternoon treat at the Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm. Tasty samples of mac nuts available.|
|4:00 PM||Drive up to the Nuuanu Pali Lookout for incredible views of the coastline. Historic area and site of a major historic battle.|
|5:00 PM||Tour Waikiki & Historic Downtown Honolulu - Stop At Kamehameha Statue.|
|6:00 PM||Return to airport in Honolulu for flight to Lihue, Hilo, Kahului or Kona.|
Attire & Bag Policy
Dress comfortably but please remember that shirts and shoes are required on the USS Arizona Memorial; swimsuits not permitted. Bags are not allowed in Pearl Harbor Visitor Center but if needed may be checked and stored for $7.00 per small bag or $10.00 per large bag. It is recommended only essential items such as phones, wallets, and a water bottle or any needed medicines be brought on tour.
While there is no official dress code to visit the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, we ask visitors to dress appropriately and respectfully. Swimsuits are not acceptable. High heels, skirts, and dresses are also not recommended. Flip-flops and sandals are permitted; however, we encourage you to wear closed-toe shoes as there is a lot of walking when visiting the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites.
For security reasons, no bags are allowed. Additionally, no iPad cases or clutch wallets are permitted. A wallet must be no larger than a regular-sized cell phone.
Bags are not allowed in Pearl Harbor Visitor Center but if needed may be checked and stored for $7.00 per small bag or $10.00 per large bag. It is recommended only essential items such as phones, wallets, and a water bottle or any needed medicines be brought on tour.
Bags that are allowed must be a clear bag approved by the US Navy, like the ones pictured below:
During this tour, you'll have numerous food options to choose from. The highlight will be our stop at the Historic Kahuku Sugar Mill, where you can enjoy a delectable lunch on your own. Your guide will have some suggestions based on your group, and your preferences.
In the event of cancellation or request change to your reservation, please note the following if you purchase trip insurance there is no charge for date change or tour change based on tour availability but must be made 72 hours prior to the original tour day. No refunds issued for any tours within the 72-hour period, prior to the start of your flights.
Pearl Harbor Tours that include airline flights from Maui, Big Island of Hawaii, or Kauai can qualify for a refund if guests add the $20 per person insurance during checkout. If you do not purchase insurance, there are no refunds for cancellations or no-shows. Rescheduling fees will be applied to change your dates. Tickets are non-transferrable.
No stop is guaranteed to be operating on the day of your tour. We have no control of Navy and Army operations which may result in the closure of Ford Island or the boats going to the Arizona Memorial without notice. In the event of this occurring, our guides will make up for it in a variety of ways so your experience is always worthwhile.
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