After you’ve Seen Pearl Harbor: 3 Tour Options for the Best of Oahu
Tours of Pearl Harbor are not to be missed when you’re visiting the Hawaiian Islands. The area is full of such amazing history and you can learn more Pearl Harbor facts than you ever thought possible. With Discover Hawaii Tours’ offerings you can book transportation, Pearl Harbor tickets, and receive expert guidance and historical insight from a trained tour expert. In addition, there are a number of tours which will take you to Pearl Harbor, and then beyond Pearl Harbor to learn more about the culture of the islands. With Discover Hawaii Tours, there is so much more to do and see on the island of Oahu after you’ve seen Pearl Harbor! Here are a few tour options.
On the Pearl Harbor and South Shore Oahu Sightseeing Tour, after visiting the Visitor Center and Memorial at Pearl Harbor, you’ll be taken to Oahu’s lesser-known coast, the South Shore. On your drive along the South Shore, you’ll see some of Hawaii’s most picturesque beaches. The warm white sands and sparkling blue waters will take your breath away. When you stop at the Makapu’u Point Lighthouse for a few pictures, you can look straight over the rumbling sea to Rabbit Island, an island that got its name from the colony of rabbits that lived there for nearly 100 years. You’ll also be treated to the Halona Blowhole, a unique landmark created by volcanic activity thousands of years ago.
Another option available to you is the Pearl Harbor and Polynesian Cultural Center with Luau Show Tour. After visiting Pearl Harbor, your tour guides will whisk you away to the Polynesian Cultural Center where you’ll learn about the history and cultural of Polynesian people from many different places. The Center tours include information about people not only from Hawaii, but also from Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, and more. Later in the evening, you’ll take part in a traditional Hawaiian luau, eating roasted pig from the underground oven called an imu. Then you can sit back and enjoy the show as you’re presented Ha: Breath of Life.
On the Pearl Harbor and Historic Honolulu Tour, you’ll go on a grand tour of downtown Honolulu, where history and culture awaits you. Settlers first came to the area now known as Honolulu in the 11th century. Today, it is a tropical metropolis. On your tour, your knowledgeable tour guides will take you downtown and to the edges of the city, and along the way you’ll learn about the diverse peoples that lives in Honolulu. Also included on this tour are stops at a number of incredible historical sites such as the Punchbowl National Cemetery, where soldiers from the Pearl Harbor attacks are laid to rest. You see Kawaiahao Church, a building made entirely of coral slabs from the ocean. In addition, you’ll visit Iolani Palace, the only royal palace in the entire United States of America. It was previously the home of Hawaiian royalty, and is now a public museum.
If you’re eager to see Pearl Harbor, there are so many ways to take care of that itch. In addition, consider a tour with Discover Hawaii Tours that will take you beyond Pearl Harbor to explore other beauties on the island of Oahu. But book quickly! These tours are popular and fill up fast! Don’t miss your chance to see the island of Oahu in a brand new way. Book online or call us at 808-670-3743.
Written By: Leo Malagon