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Kona History Tour, Place of Refuge, Coffee Plantation & Painted Church

Kona History Tour, Place of Refuge, Coffee Plantation & Painted Church

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Kailua-Kona is the capital of Hawaii’s Big Island and home to many historic and cultural sites. Take in some of the highlights on this tour, visiting three popular attractions. Enjoy a guided tour of the Greenwell Coffee Plantation including coffee tasting, visit the magnificent St Benedict’s Painted Church, and admire the scenery at the Place of Refuge (Pu'uhonua O Honaunau) National park.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$95.99
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$95.99

Opaeka'a falls, Tree Tunnel, Poipu Coast, Spouting Horn, Historic Koloa Town

Opaeka'a falls, Tree Tunnel, Poipu Coast, Spouting Horn, Historic Koloa Town

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See some of the most stunning natural features of Kaui on this tour. You'll start at the Opaeka'a Waterfall and Wailua River Overlook, followed by a trip through a tea tunnel straight to the powerful Spouting Horn, a seafront geyser that shoots tall streams of water through the air. Your final stop is Koloa, a charming town founded at the beginning of the state's sugar cane industry.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Oahu Small Group Shore Excursion: WWII The Full History

Oahu Small Group Shore Excursion: WWII The Full History

This unique tour allows you to see the full history in a small group of all the world war history from Pearl Harbor Tour, Battleship Row, USS Bowfin submarine, The USS Missouri, downtown Honolulu and view notable attractions such as the Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha Statue, and Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific. This is a popular tour fro cruise guests and really adds to the experience by travelling in a smaller group than the cruise lines.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$154.46
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Private Kona Coast to Hilo & Volcanoes National Park Mercedes Sprinter Van

Private Kona Coast to Hilo & Volcanoes National Park Mercedes Sprinter Van

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This private 9-hour adventure from the Kona Coast to Volcanoes National Park is just the way to spend your time on the Big Island of Hawaii. With transportation taken care of for you, you can stop and see spots that strike an interest with you. See Rainbow Falls, Liliuokalani Park and Gardens, Richardson Ocean Park, Onomea Bay, Thurston Lava Tube, and the Volcanoes National Park. When booking, it’s easy to switch up this tour’s itinerary with a quick note to the tour operator, so you can have a day trip you’ve always dreamed of.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$1,544.98
per group
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$1,544.98
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Hawaii Volcanoes 4 HR Private Cruise Excursion Mercedes 11 Passenger Van

Hawaii Volcanoes 4 HR Private Cruise Excursion Mercedes 11 Passenger Van

The ultimate value in a private small group experience, this 4 Hour Shore Excursion gives you all 11 seats in the Mercedes Sprinter van and will take you to the #1 MUST see: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This tour is ONLY for cruise ship passengers. This new Tour was created for Hilo Cruise ship passengers to allow the ability to see HVNP but still have time to explore Hilo, go shopping or enjoy the beach. You can be dropped off in downtown Hilo to taxi or Uber back. Maybe you would rather be dropped off at the cruise ship, Richardson State Park or Carlsmith beach. The Ultimate small group experience, narrated private tour, Air Conditioned, DVD Media Player, photos and more. Tour includes the following: Volcanoes National Park Visitor center Volcano House, Caldera Overlook of Halema'uma'u Crater Steam Vents, Kilauea Iki Crater Optional stops can include ONE of the following: Orchid Farm, Big Island Candies, Mauna Loa Macadamia Guaranteed to get you back to the Port on time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$665.65
per group
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$665.65
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Private Dlx Tour of the Volcano and Free Help for the Best Big Island Vacation

Private Dlx Tour of the Volcano and Free Help for the Best Big Island Vacation

This Private tour is budget friendly because you meet us in the Park, the price is per group, so up to 11 passengers, all 11 seats are yours. This tour is brand new September 2019, it has been created from questions asked over the years on what people want to experience on the Big Island of Hawaii. We have lived all over the Big Island from Kona, Waikoloa and Hilo and now our home across from the Park in Volcano. We recommend taking this tour on the first days on the Big Island. As we tell our first time visitors it is called the BIG ISLAND for a reason. At over 4,000 sq miles, and 10 of the planets 14 climate zones it's a very diverse place with many different rain fall patterns. Much time and money can be saved on a well planned vacation to the Big Island of Hawaii. One of the most common mistakes we see tourists make on the Big Island is trying to do too much in one day. With this consultation we will endeavor to give you a playbook to a fabulous vacation on the Big Island.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$741.34
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$741.34
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Private Tour: Kona Adventure to Black Sand beach Mercedes 11 PSGR Van

Private Tour: Kona Adventure to Black Sand beach Mercedes 11 PSGR Van

The price listed is for a private tour, all 11 seats in a Mercedes Sprinter van, customized to you. Make the most of your time in Kona by spending it at the sites that you want to see. First stop is your choice of two coffee farms, Greenwell or Royal Kona Coffee, both give you ample samples. Next step in your custom day is deciding on South Point or Kahuku. At the Kahuku unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park or the Southern most point in the United States, Green Sand Beach/South Point. Visit the Southernmost Bakery in the United States where you can have a malasada or any number of bakes goods. Next is Punalu’u Black sand beach which was formed from black volcanic glass and is often a napping place for Hawaii’s Green Sea turtles. Our last stop is the very famous and iconic Painted Church with the very special fresco’s. Built in 1899 this colorful church is legendary, and your specially trained guides are decipher the hidden messages Father John painted in the church.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,065.60
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$1,065.60
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Hawaiian Sailing Adventure to Na Mokulua (Twin Islands) in Kailua, Oahu

Hawaiian Sailing Adventure to Na Mokulua (Twin Islands) in Kailua, Oahu

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Get out on the waters of Oahu on a sailing tour to Na Mokulua (Mokulua Islands), the "twin islands" off Kailua on the island's east coast. As you head toward the islands on a "wa'a" (canoe), you'll go snorkeling to look for native marine life and hear stories about the history of sailing in Polynesian cultures. Then land on one of the islands for a hike and a snack on the beach.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.98
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$161.98

Pearl Harbor & Oaho Island Excursion from Lihue, Kauai

Pearl Harbor & Oaho Island Excursion from Lihue, Kauai

Combine the top destinations and attractions on Oahu into one fun-filled day of sightseeing, history; ever-changing landscapes and the very best that Oahu has to offer! Your full-day tour begins with a stop at Pearl Harbor, highlighted by the USS Arizona Memorial and the museums of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Learn the history of Pearl Harbor from your expert tour guide and take in the peaceful harbor that was tragically attacked on December 7, 1941. Circle the island with your guide, taking in the beauty of Oahu throughout your tour. Travel from the perfect beaches of Oahu’s North Shore to the lush rainforests of the Ko`olauMountains and visit the rocky South Shore of the island. The diverse scenery is just part of what makes Oahu so special, and you will see it all! Your Circle Island Tour with Pearl Harbor is the perfect way to get to know Oahu. Join us on this fun-filled sightseeing excursion today!
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  • 14 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$459.99
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$459.99

Tour 11H – Pearl Harbor, Mini Circle & Polynesian Cultural Center from Kona

Tour 11H – Pearl Harbor, Mini Circle & Polynesian Cultural Center from Kona

Take in the top attractions on Oahu with Aloha Sunshine Tours in one incredible day. Historical Pearl Harbor and the fascinating music, dance and people of the Pacific featured at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Begin with a stop at Pearl Harbor and the opportunity to board the USS Arizona Memorial, take in film footage of the attacks and explore the museums and memorials at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Celebrate the colorful, unique and diverse cultures of Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Enter a world of Pacific traditions, featuring interactive exhibits at the islands of ancient Polynesia. Meet real-life Polynesians at Island Villages throughout the Center, each revealing unique cultural traditions, authentic demonstrations, stories, songs and dances, and much more. Enjoy a Barbecue (BBQ) lunch buffet included with your tour. Discover the ideal tour for everyone and witness Pearl Harbor and the Polynesian Cultural Center.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$511.99
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$511.99

Tour 3K - Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial & City From Lihue, Kauai

Tour 3K - Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial & City From Lihue, Kauai

Spend a morning at the Pearl Harbor Visitor's Center and remember the sailors who lost their lives during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Visit the site of the attacks with our expert tour guides, whose historic narration sets the stage for your tour. Experience the USS Arizona Memorial, one of Pearl Harbor’s most emotional, memorable sites. At the Visitor Center, you’ll have the opportunity to see authentic wartime artifacts, compelling museum displays, and contemplative open spaces designed with the country’s fallen soldiers in mind. Before returning to Waikiki, we’ll take you on a driving tour of historic Honolulu. See the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific, I’olani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, the Honolulu State Capitol Building, the statue of King Kamehameha the Great. Enjoy a convenient Pearl Harbor tour with free time for Waikiki Shopping and Dining!
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$382.94
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$382.94

3B 9:00 AM Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial & Historic Downtown Honolulu City Tour

3B 9:00 AM Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial & Historic Downtown Honolulu City Tour

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Spend a morning at the Pearl Harbor Visitor's Center and remember the sailors who lost their lives during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Visit the site of the attacks with our expert tour guides, whose historic narration sets the stage for your tour. Experience the USS Arizona Memorial, one of Pearl Harbor’s most emotional, memorable sites. At the Visitor Center, you’ll have the opportunity to see authentic wartime artifacts, compelling museum displays, and contemplative open spaces designed with the country’s fallen soldiers in mind. Before returning to Waikiki, we’ll take you on a driving tour of historic Honolulu. See the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific, I’olani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, the Honolulu State Capitol Building, the statue of King Kamehameha the Great.
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  • 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.32
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$53.32

3A 6:00 AM Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial & Historic Downtown Honolulu City Tour

3A 6:00 AM Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial & Historic Downtown Honolulu City Tour

Take this tour to visit the USS Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center at Pearl Harbor. After you spent a morning at Pearl Harbor, we will take on a drive to downtown Honolulu’s historic sites which give you a chance to know the history of Pearl Harbor and Hawaii throughout your day. A visit to the Pearl Harbor Visitor’s Center will remind you about the sailors who lost their lives during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. A visit to one of Pearl Harbor’s most emotional, memorable sites – the USS Arizona Memorial is a must. At the Visitor Center, you get to see authentic wartime artifacts, compelling museum displays, and contemplative open spaces designed with the country’s fallen soldiers in mind. We offer you a driving tour of historic Honolulu before returning to Waikiki. You can visit the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific, I’olani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, the Honolulu State Capitol Building, the statue of King Kamehameha the Great.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.32
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$53.32

Skip the Line: Chief's Luau Ticket

Skip the Line: Chief's Luau Ticket

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Enjoy a traditional lei greeting and experience a luau on Oahu. Hosted by Chief Sielu, Original World Fire Knife Dance Champion, this event provides the ideal opportunity to immerse yourself in island culture. Watch a Polynesian show, learn headband weaving, or take a hula lesson, before indulging in a Hawaiian feast, including pineapple glazed chicken and kalua pork. Upgrade to include priority access and convenient pickup, for a hassle-free experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

All Inclusive Tour: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Peking Duck Cuisine

All Inclusive Tour: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Peking Duck Cuisine

Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Check off three of Beijing’s biggest attractions—Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City—and stroll through historic hutong alleys. A comprehensive package with private driver, entrance fees, and Peking Duck Cuisine at Dadong.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$270.00
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$270.00
Price varies by group size

Big Island Photo Tour: Hawaiian Sunset and Astrophotography

Big Island Photo Tour: Hawaiian Sunset and Astrophotography

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Capture astonishing landscapes through your camera lens on this photography tour of the Big Island. Depart in the afternoon for the Kohala Coast, with scenic photo stops at Lapakahi State Historical Park and Pololu Valley Lookout, to name a few. This guided adventure includes use of a tripod so you can focus on the enchanting sunset and twinkling stars of the night sky.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.39
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$197.39
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Kona Tour: Coffee Plantation, Kealakekua Bay, Kaloko-Honokohau Park, and Bee Farm

Kona Tour: Coffee Plantation, Kealakekua Bay, Kaloko-Honokohau Park, and Bee Farm

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There’s much more to the Big Island of Hawaii than volcanoes, waterfalls and luaus, and on this informative tour of the South Kona region, you’ll learn the sacred history of this shoreline and sample the local honey and famous Kona coffee. With the help of a knowledgeable guide, you’ll visit petroglyphs, look for green sea turtles and visit sacred Hawaiian temples. Even better: you'll hear the legends, mythology and lore of ancient Hawaii through today. This tour is capped at 15 people, so you’re ensured a personalized experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.17
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$145.17
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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

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The Big Island of Hawaii has a diverse ecosystem unlike anywhere else on the planet, and on this day-long nature tour, experience the beauty of its black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you’re lucky, find Hawaiian green sea turtles basking on the coast. Since the tour only requires a moderate amount of walking, it's an educational adventure for travelers of all ages, with snacks and refreshments included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$193.21
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$193.21
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Your Private Mix Plate (Combination) Tours

Your Private Mix Plate (Combination) Tours

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This private tour of Oahu lets you completely customize your sightseeing experience to include hiking, swimming, shopping, and more. From Pearl Harbor to off-the-beaten-track vista points to family favorites like Dole Plantation, let your guide know what you want to see, and then arrive with the comfort and efficiency of private transportation.
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  • 6 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$449.00
per group
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$449.00
per group
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Your Private Pearl Harbor Tours

Your Private Pearl Harbor Tours

Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of Pearl Harbor in Honolulu. With a guide leading you through a carefully curated itinerary, you'll be sure not to miss a thing on this tour that includes tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial (if booking for early morning pickup times). Other activities and entrance fees are to be purchased by guests separately.
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  • 6 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$449.00
per group
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$449.00
per group
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Historical Honolulu & Chinatown Segway Tour

Historical Honolulu & Chinatown Segway Tour

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Your two-wheeled tour guide to the History of Honolulu! After learning the basics of operating our fun-to-use Segways, follow our knowledgeable and entertaining tour guides to explore the Historical Chinatown and Downtown Honolulu! After departing the Waikiki Segway office, enjoy panoramic ocean and beach views along the Hilton Hawaiian Lagoon, Magic Island and Ala Moana Beach Park. Continuing on our way to Chinatown, we make our first rest stop at the Aloha Tower. Cruise along the vibrant and artistic streets of Chinatown and Downtown Honolulu as our guide shares some local history of the area. The tour continues to the Hawaii State Capitol Building, Iolani Palace, the King Kamehameha Statue and the Hawaiian Mission Houses for plenty of amazing photo and learning opportunities!
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  • 3 hours 3 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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$190.00

Step Back Into History Pearl Harbor Private Tour

Step Back Into History Pearl Harbor Private Tour

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Your Certified Hawai`i Professional Tour Guide will suggest places to stop but YOU will decide where to do so, according to your preferences. We look forward to hosting you with all the Ho'okipa (customer service) you deserve, and the Aloha of Hawai`i!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.19
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$180.19
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Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu Private Tour

Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu Private Tour

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Make a date with history by visiting the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, one of the most historic places in the world. Learn from the excellent displays in the visitor center, view a film on the day "which will live in infamy", and visit the USS Arizona Memorial by crossing the harbor aboard a Navy vessel. You can then either visit southeast Oahu or the North Shore. Southeast Oahu features miles of beautiful coastline and scenery, including Hanauma Bay, the Halona Blowhole, and Kailua Beach. The North Shore features the cliffs of the magnificent Ko'olau Mountains, famous surfing beaches, a delicious lunch of garlic shrimp purchased at one of the area’s famous shrimp trucks, and much more. Your Certified Hawaii Professional Tour Guide will suggest places to stop but YOU will decide where to do so, according to your preferences. We look forward to hosting you with all the Hookipa (customer service) you deserve, and the Aloha of Hawaii!
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  • 4 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.19
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$180.19
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Premium All-Inclusive Pearl Harbor Private Tour

Premium All-Inclusive Pearl Harbor Private Tour

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Millions of people from all over the world visit Pearl Harbor, where World War II began for the US on the day “which will live in infamy,” December 7, 1941. This premium tour allows you to experience all the famous Pearl Harbor historic sites in a single day. We make this possible by purchasing for you a “Passport to Pearl Harbor” package in advance that includes tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial, the USS Missouri, the USS Bowfin submarine, and the Pacific Aviation Museum (so you don’t have to wait in line to purchase tickets individually). We also will provide you with exclusive private transportation to all attractions on Ford Island (so you don’t have to wait for the next available bus to take you there).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$239.90
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$239.90
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