Fly from Maui to Oahu on a privately chartered small plane for a full-day tour. Start with an aerial tour of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Oahu, followed by a guided land tour on Oahu, visiting Pearl Harbor’s historic sites with an expert guide ... More info ›
Fly from Maui to Oahu on a privately chartered small plane for a full-day tour. Start with an aerial tour of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Oahu, followed by a guided land tour on Oahu, visiting Pearl Harbor’s historic sites with an expert guide. Step on board the USS Arizona Memorial, take a guided tour of the Battleship Missouri and USS Oklahoma Memorial, then see downtown Honolulu by coach before flying back to Maui.
In the morning, make your way to Kapalua Airport to meet your private charter plane for your flight to Maui.
As you fly over the islands of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Oahu, enjoy great views of the varied terrain and volcanic peaks on the islands. Your expert pilot describes the sights that you see below you as you take in the four islands.
After this breathtaking vista of Hawaii from the air, your plane lands on Oahu. Your guide meets you at the airport and takes you on a short ride by comfortable, air-conditioned minivan to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, the gateway for various historic sites in the Pearl Harbor area. You have the day to spend at Pearl Harbor with your expert local guide who shares informative facts about the history of Pearl Harbor as you visit different highlights.
Visit the USS Arizona Memorial, a must-see part of Pearl Harbor. A short boat ride brings you to a long building that spans part of the submerged battleship USS Arizona, which sits under water and is clearly visible below. A 25-minute documentary film about the Pearl Harbor attacks is included in this part of the tour.
Then head to nearby Ford Island, where the USS Missouri and the USS Oklahoma Memorial are located. Take a 30-minute guided tour of the Battleship Missouri, aka ‘Mighty Mo,’ then look around the ship on your own. Afterward, your guide leads you to the USS Oklahoma Memorial, which stands on land near the USS Missouri. The memorial remembers the 429 people who died when the USS Oklahoma sank.
In the late afternoon, leave Pearl Harbor by coach and drive through downtown Honolulu to take in highlights such as the Iolani Palace, Ali'iolani Hale, King Kamehameha the Great’s statue and Kawaiahao Church. Then pass by Ala Moana Beach Park en route to National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, aka Punchbowl National Cemetery.
Your tour includes guava juice and a granola bar for a snack, with a provided sandwich option for lunch; hot dogs and additional food can be purchased at the visitor center.
At the end of a fascinating day, return to Honolulu Airport to catch your private plane back to Maui.