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Best of Pearl Harbor Guided Tour & Oahu Island Helicopter Flight
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You can see USS Arizona from land, sea and sky!

Two popular Oahu activities in one tour! Take a boat to the Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri at the famous Historical Landmark, Pearl Harbor. After reliving history, you'll hop on a helicopter and glide over beautiful East Oahu.

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Book 3 days early and save up to 10% (until 2019/08/31)

Visiting Pearl Harbor is one of the best things to do in Oahu to experience the powerful, moving history of WWII. On this tour, you'll get to know Pearl Harbor from land, sea and sky. Walk around Pearl Harbor, an official site on the National Register of Historic Places, and take a boat to check out its historical monuments. Then, go on a helicopter tour to see Pearl Harbor's historic sites from the sky. Your helicopter will fly over the vivid blue ocean and lush green valleys to see famous sites in East Oahu, including Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Waimanalo, Chinaman's Hat and Kaneohe Bay. Looking down, you'll see the remains of the USS Arizona and the rainbow colored oil on the surface that slowly leaks from the sunken ship.

Helicopter Tour Highlights:

  • Sweeping views of Waikiki
  • Diamond Head State Monument and Diamond Head Crater
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Waimanalo Beach
  • Chinaman’s Hat (Mokoii Island)
  • Kaneohe Bay and coral reef formation
  • Nuuanu Valley and Koolau mountain
  • Pearl Harbor

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Due to repairs on the visitor loading ramp, the USS Arizona Memorial is closed until further notice. Guests will ride a ferry around the Memorial, then see a documentary followed by a harbor tour of Battleship Row.
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You can book a maximum of 25.
Adult (260 lbs & over)
USD 570.15
USD 570.15
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 434.55
USD 434.55
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 424.08
USD 424.08
Infant (Age 0-1)
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Adult (260 lbs & over)
USD 570.15
USD 570.15
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 434.55
USD 434.55
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 424.08
USD 424.08
Infant (Age 0-1)
GE Tax included

Book 3 days early and save up to 10% (until 2019/08/31)

Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 391.09
USD 391.09
USD 434.55 10%off
USD 434.55 10%off
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 381.67
USD 381.67
USD 424.08 10%off
USD 424.08 10%off
Participation period: 2019/01/14 - 2019/08/31
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 10 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Admission tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri / 45-minute Helicopter Ride
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 06:00-06:20 Pick-up from Waikiki
  • Heading to Pearl Harbor Historic sites
    Your guide will tell you of the history of Oahu on the way to the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor.
  • World War II Valor in the Pacific Memorial
    Oahu_PearlHarbour_Submarine_shutterstock_398758687 Your guide takes you around the inside of Pearl Harbor and narrates the history of the surprise attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor in Oahu, which remains to this day an active military base, national landmark and historical museum.
  • USS Arizona Memorial and Boat Ride (75 mins.)
    PearlHarbor_VELTRA You'll watch a 23-minute documentary in a theater and then take a boat to USS Arizona Memorial from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. See the sunken Battleship Arizona (BB-39) and Shrine Room, a record of the names of people who died in the Attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
  • USS Missouri Tour on Ford Island
    shutterstock_126770009 Take a tour on the Battleship Missouri, where World War II ended on September 2, 1945. See a copy of the signed Japanese surrender document and learn the wartime history of "Mighty Mo."
  • Blue Skies of Oahu Helicopter Tour (45 mins.)
    IMG_1020 Blue Hawaiian’s American Eurocopter Eco-Star will take you to the skies above Oahu. Fly over Waikiki to Diamond Head and see the inside of the Diamond Head Crater, the coral formations along the coast, the cliffs of Koolau mountains and Pearl Harbor.
  • 16:00-16:20 Drop-off at Waikiki
    • Wheelchair Accessibility: A vehicle equipped with a lift is available with at least 48 hours advanced notice. If required, please indicate during booking. Facilities visited at the Arizona Memorial are ADA compliant, but only the main deck of the USS Missouri is accessible.
      The base for Helicopter ride is alsso wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant that has a custom built chair lift safely to assist passengers into the helicopter comfortably.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Hats and other loose articles of clothing are not permitted near the aircraft, as they may get pulled up into the rotor, causing damage.
    • The cabin of the aircraft is air conditioned. Consider bringing a long-sleeve shirt or light sweater.
    • Security restrictions at Pearl Harbor will be enforced. Please do not
      bring large bags or anything that could offer concealment. Storage is available at Pearl Harbor for $5.00 per bag.
    • Pearl Harbor and The WWII Valor of the Pacific has implemented a "No Bags Allowed" Policy. No purses, handbags, fanny packs, backpacks, camera bags, luggage, diaper bags and other items that offer concealment are not allowed in the Pearl Harbor, the Visitor Center or the Memorial.
    • Dress comfortably. However, shirts and shoes are required on the USS Arizona Memorial, swimsuits are not permitted. High heels, dresses and skirts are not recommended for helicopter ride.
    • If you are planning to take pictures during your helicopter experience, wearing dark clothes reduces glare from window reflections.
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
Requirement(s) - Others
    • In accordance with FAA regulations, each guest will be weighed upon check-in to ensure proper balance of the aircraft. Misrepresentation of body weight prior to check-in could result in denial of service without refund.
    • The additional cost for guests weighing 260 lbs (118 kg) and over is to secure an adjacent seat that will remain empty for the duration of the flight. This is to help properly balance the aircraft and ensure the safety and comfort of all passengers.
    • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Navy may suspend boat and shuttle operations to the USS Arizona Memorial at ANY TIME. In such case, there will be no refunds. However, you will still be able to visit the many Arizona Memorial exhibits, visitor’s center and park monuments.
    • The WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
    • The USS Arizona Memorial will be closed in the morning (and possibly all day) on December 7th to commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor. Other sites will remain open (but may deviate from their normal schedule) and public events will be held throughout the day.
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
    • Lunch is not included in this tour. However, food, snacks and drinks are available to purchase at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and the USS Missouri gift shop. There are also restaurants there.
    • Guide reserves right to adjust route for maximum visitor enjoyment and safety.
    • Due to enhanced security measures, the Navy requires all adult guests to have a legal form of identification to enter the USS Battleship Missouri.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 25.
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How many people are there per flight?
  • Helicopters can hold up to six (6) passengers plus the pilot.
What types of items are we allowed to bring inside Pearl Harbor?
  • Under Pearl Harbor's bag policy, the following items are allowed:

    1. Small wallets and clutches (with or without strap) measuring 1.5 X 2.25 X 5.5, that would contain credit cards, money, pictures and no other items, as opposed to purses with the distinction that a clutch is open on 3 sides, have a hinge-like function, or would only accommodate a cell phone or similar sized item.

    2. Clear plastic bags, such as those allowed at football games.*

    3. Lightweight, plastic shopping bags, such as those provided on-site, Pacific Historic Parks bookstore, Battleship Missouri Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and the Pacific Aviation Museum.*

    4. Small bags, canvas and recycled material type shopping bags purchased in the secure zone. Use is allowed on the day of the purchase only.

    5. Small form-fitting, single camera bags that only allow for carriage of the camera and additional small items such as a lens cap or cleaner.

    6. Wheelchairs that have a fixed bag (no ability to remove).

    7. Bags containing medical equipment unsuitable for lightweight, plastic, transparent shopping bags.

    8. Strollers with a fixed pouch (no ability to remove).

    9. Musical instruments and cases related to an NPS-issued Special Use Permit or similar partner document.

    10. Firearms possessed by commissioned law enforcement officers. Must be declared to a law enforcement ranger.

    *Note: Any bag that is determined to be allowed will be inspected and/or tagged as screened.
What types of items are we NOT allowed to bring inside Pearl Harbor?
  • Security measures are strictly enforced at all visitor destinations on Pearl Harbor.

    Under Pearl Harbor's bag policy, the following items are prohibited:

    1. All bags not listed in the section describing items allowed inside Pearl Harbor.

    2. Glass containers other than baby food jars.

    3. Musical instruments and cases not related to a permit.

    4. Recreation or sports equipment such as skateboards, skate shoes, Frisbees and balls.

    5. Flowers in pots, vases or containers.

    6. Aerosol containers.

    7. Knives and other weapons.
Can I bring a stroller to Pearl Harbor?
  • Strollers are allowed in the Visitor Center. However, not allowed inside the theater and the shuttle to the USS Arizona Memorial. You can put the stroller outside of the theater and pick it up after touring the USS Arizona Memorial. There are park rangers, but there is no guarantee for the safety of your stroller.

    You are not allowed to bring a diaper bag, but you can put baby items such as diapers, wipes and baby food in the stroller storage pockets, as long as your stroller is not full of items.
How is seating arranged for the Helicopter?
  • Unless you charter the complete helicopter, you will be sharing the flight with other guests. Blue Hawaiian Helicopters' stuff will try to arrange the seat for families and couples to sit side-by-side as much as possible. However, particular seating is not guaranteed as it is dictated by FAA approved the seating is based on “weight and balance” for safe flight.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 06:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 10 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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