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Pacific Historic Parks

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Pacific Historic Parks operates the official USS Arizona Memorial Tours, Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Tours and the Arizona Memorial Museum Store. Our firm also operates the Diamond Head Visitor Center, its store & tours. Visit PacificHistoricParks.org or e-mail [email protected]

94-1187 Ka Uka Blvd
Waipahu, HI 96797
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Pacific Historic Parks Pacific Historic Parks is a nonprofit 501 © (3) organization. Please help us with our mission for Preservations, interpretation, and education for the Parks we service for supporting our tours and stores. Official Pearl Harbor Tours At Pearl Harbor, Pacific Historic Parks operates the official National Park Service Tours for the USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Center, Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and participates in the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites’ Passport to Pearl Harbor Tours. Listed below are the official tours we offer at the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. 1. Official Narrated Tour There is a reason why the USS Arizona Memorial is the number one visited destination in Hawaii. Millions of visitors from all over the world come to this majestic setting to see for themselves where World War II began for the United States on December 7th, 1941. This incredible 2-hour self-guided, National Park Service USS Arizona Narrated Tour is highly recommended to all visitors that desire a more engaging and enriching Pearl Harbor experience. Hosted by the famous actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Pearl Harbor Survivors, and the National Park Service historians, this fascinating Narrated Tour has 29 stops and will bring to life the events that changed the Pacific forever. Jamie Lee Curtis will guide and narrate for you through the Visitor Center’s two world-class museums, with narration aboard the USS Arizona Memorial and then along the shoreline for the incredible "Path of Attack Tour”. Hear firsthand from actual USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor Survivors, as they retell their stories and retrace the events of Dec 7, 1941. Only $7.99 per person 2. Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Center Completely immerse yourself in WWII History at the National Park Services’ new Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Center, where “History Comes Alive”. Travel back in time with never-seen-before 360 degree perspectives and retrace the events of December 7, 1941. These incredible and historically accurate Pearl Harbor VR Tours are best shared with our new virtual reality technology. The various VR tours include; AIR RAID PEARL HARBOR This experience provides the timeline of the attack and places you on the deck of the USS Utah, one of the battleships destroyed on that Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. Three minutes after the first wave of Japanese war planes arrived at Pearl Harbor, a message was sent that would resonate through history: “Air Raid Pearl Harbor, This is No Drill.” Within two hours, 2,390 Americans were killed and 1,178 wounded. Only $7.99 per person per VR SKIES OVER PEARL Witness December 7, 1941 as never before. This experience puts you in the cockpit of a Japanese fighter plane as it departs the carrier Akagi 230 miles north of Oahu and heads for the military airfields and Pearl Harbor. It also provides lesser-known known details of the attack, such as the different types of aircraft utilized and how the pilots maintained radio silence while using a Honolulu radio signal to guide their way to Oahu. Only $7.99 per person per VR WALK THE DECK OF THE USS Arizona Imagine being able to walk the deck of the Battleship USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941, the day it was sunk by an armor-piercing bomb. This historically accurate virtual reality experience transports you onto the main deck of the USS Arizona. This tour will give you a 360-degree perspective enabling you to view the entire Battleship. Only $5.99 per person per VR Explore the USS Arizona Today. This is an opportunity to see the 608-foot-long USS Arizona as she rests on the floor of Pearl Harbor. Diving is strictly controlled in one of America’s most revered war graves. Below the waterline you will see the mammoth Arizona guns that were never fired in battle. Explore the gun emplacements called barbettes. In Barbette #4 view the entrance to the well that USS Arizona survivors have their remains interred to join their fellow shipmates in eternity. Only $5.99 per person per VR Don’t miss this opportunity to experience these Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Tours created by the National Park Service and Pacific Historic Parks. Allow yourself to step back in time and let history come alive as we honor the past to inspire a better future. 3. Official Deluxe Tour Since there are no escort tours available at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, we encourage visitors to take the National Park Service’s USS Arizona Deluxe Tour. This incredible package includes the use of smartphone/headsets upon check-in. Let Jamie Lee Curtis guide you through the Visitor Center’s two world-class museums, with narration aboard the Memorial and throughout the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Hear firsthand from actual USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor Survivors as they retell their stories and retrace the events of Dec 7, 1941. Only this Deluxe Tour allows visitors exclusive access, via smartphone, to the National Park Service World War II archives and videos on the attack at Pearl Harbor. Package includes admission to the new Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Center. a. This is the National Park Service newest and most comprehensive tour for the USS Arizona Memorial and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center b. The self-guided two-hour tour begins upon check-in c. This great package tour also includes admission to the National Park Service new Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Center. • Air Raid Pearl Harbor This provides the timeline of the attack and places you on the deck of the USS Utah, one of the battleships destroyed on that Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. Three minutes after the first wave of Japanese war planes arrived at Pearl Harbor, a message was sent that would resonate through history: “Air Raid Pearl Harbor, This is no Drill.” Within two hours, 2,390 Americans were killed and 1,177 wounded. Only $17.98 per person 4. USS Arizona Memorial Narrated & Virtual Reality Combo This incredible 2-hour self-guided, National Park Service USS Arizona Narrated Tour is highly recommended to all visitors that desire a more engaging and enriching Pearl Harbor experience. Hosted by the famous actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Pearl Harbor Survivors, and the National Park Service historians, this fascinating Narrated Tour has 29 stops and will bring to life the events that changed the Pacific forever. Jamie Lee Curtis will guide and narrate for you through the Visitor Center’s two world-class museums, with narration aboard the USS Arizona Memorial and then along the shoreline for the incredible "Path of Attack Tour”. Hear firsthand from actual USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor Survivors, as they retell their stories and retrace the events of Dec 7, 1941. • Virtual Reality Admission INCLUDED! Only $15.98 per person Cards Accepted: AMEX, DISCOVER, JCB, MC, VISA 5. The Official Diamond Head Narrated Hiking Tour The new State of Hawaii’s Diamond Head Hiking Audio Tour is recommended to all visitors planning to hike to the Diamond Head summit. This incredible self-guided audio tour will provide you an enriching Diamond Head experience! Retail just $4.00 and the tour includes the official State of Hawaii “I Hiked Diamond Head” certificate, a $2.50 value! Over 1,000,000 visitors have hiked Diamond Head annually in recent years making it Oahu’s 3rd largest visitor attraction. Diamond Head Visitor Center does not offer escorted tours of the hike; this hiking audio tour is the official Diamond Head tour offered by the State of Hawaii & Pacific Historic Parks. Diamond Head State Monument is one of Hawaii’s most recognized landmarks and for decades, visitors have hiked to the summit of Diamond Head to enjoy the breathtaking views of Oahu. Diamond Head State Monument is maintained by Hawaii’s State Parks and is a popular historic trail that offers a memorable Hawaiian adventure for the entire family. Diamond Head crater is just minutes from Waikiki. This incredible self–guided audio tour comes with a four color souvenir map guide and focuses on the history, legends, culture, geography, plant & animal life, music and scenery of the Diamond Head State Monument. Learn how the ancient Hawaii’s considered Diamond Head a sacred location and how the US Military used Diamond Head for their first line of defense on protecting Oahu southern shores during World War II. This great tour is like having your own State Park Ranger provide a great narrated tour on your hike that is both fun and informative! • Tours are available in English and Japanese • Tours will also be available in Mandarin, Korean, French, German, French, Spanish and Hawaiian by June 2018 • A four color map and guide for your hike to the Diamond Head summit • Allot approximately two hours for the hike • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, shorts, hats and sun tan lotion • Option - Add $1.50 for disposable ear buds Please check in at the Diamond Head Visitor Center, located in the Diamond Head crater. Things to Know: DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT - As of May 12th, 2022 all out-of-state visitors must have an advanced reservation to enter Diamond Head State Monument. The reservation system will activate on April 28th, 2022 allowing for reservations to be made 14 days in advance. Hawaiʻi residents continue to enjoy free access without reservations, but entry may depend on parking availability. Commercial tour and trolley patrons must have a reservation. for advanced park reservations https://gostateparks.hawaii.gov/ • Diamond Head Visitor Center is 365 days a year from 7am to 3:30pm, last tour at 2 pm • Check in at the Diamond Head Visitor Center, the only location in Hawaii that offers the State of Hawaii’s exclusive Diamond Head logo merchandise. • This is considered a “moderate 1.6 mile hike” be sure to dress casually; with comfortable shoes, shorts, hats and sun tan lotion. • We do not recommend that you start your hike from Waikiki. Please take “The Bus”, taxi, a Diamond Head shuttle or a rental car to the Diamond Head crater. • There are limited parking spaces within the Diamond Head crater; we recommend you come early from 7am -8am or from 11am on, for the slow traffic times. • For reservations, please visit www.PacificHistoricParks.com • Group and military discounts are available, please email [email protected] Important information This Diamond Head Tour does not include the admission/parking fees to get into the Diamond Head crater. Walk in fee is $1.00 and rental cars are just $5.00. DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT PACKAGE - Retail Price-$19.95 / You Pay- $9.95. Save $10.00 each package The Diamond Head State Monument Package is the most popular tour purchased at the Diamond Head Visitor Center. This affordable package includes: • The State of Hawaii- Diamond Head Hiking Narrated Tour • Tours are available in English and Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, French, German, French, Spanish and Hawaiian • An official State of Hawaii “I Hiked Diamond Head” certificate • Official State of Hawaii “Diamond Head Tote Bag” • An official “I Hiked Diamond Head” Souvenir Tag • A four color map and guide of the hike to the Diamond Head summit. Diamond Head crater is just minutes from Waikiki; please check in with your tour confirmation at the Diamond Head Visitor Center. Open daily from 7am to 3:30pm. Things to Know • Diamond Head Visitor Center is 365 days a year from 7am to 3:30pm; last tour is available at 2 pm. • Please check in at the Diamond Head Visitor Center, the only location in Hawaii that offers the State of Hawaii exclusive Diamond Head logo merchandise. • This is considered a “moderate 1.6 mile hike” be sure to dress casually; with comfortable shoes, shorts, hats and sun tan lotion. • We do not recommend that you start your hike from Waikiki. Please take “The Bus”, taxi, a Diamond Head shuttle or a rental car to the Diamond Head crater. • There are limited parking spaces within the Diamond Head crater; we recommend you come early from 7am -8am or from 11am on for the slow traffic periods. • For reservations, please visit www.PacificHistoricParks.com • Group discounts are available, please email [email protected] Important Information • This Diamond Head Tour does not include the admission/parking fees to get into the Diamond Head crater. Walk in fee is just $1.00 per person and rental car parking is just $5.00. DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT DELUXE TOURS - Retail price- $34.95 / You pay-$19.95, saves $15.00 each tour. This deluxe package includes: • Tours available in English and Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, French, German, French, Spanish and Hawaiian • The State of Hawaii- Diamond Head Hiking Narrated Tour • An official State of Hawaii “I Hiked Diamond Head” certificate • Official State of Hawaii “Diamond Head Tote Bag” • An official “I Hiked Diamond Head” T-Shirt (Available in Small, Medium, Large and XL only) • An official “I Hiked Diamond Head” Souvenir Tag • A four color map and guide of the hike to the Diamond Head summit. Diamond Head crater is just minutes from Waikiki; please check in with your voucher at the Diamond Head Visitor Center. Things to Know • Diamond Head Visitor Center is 365 days a year from 7am to 3:30pm, last tour at 2 pm. • Please check in at the Diamond Head Visitor Center, the only location in Hawaii that offers the State of Hawaii exclusive Diamond Head logo merchandise. • This is considered a “moderate 1.6 mile hike” be sure to dress casually; with comfortable shoes, shorts, hats and sun tan lotion. • We do not recommend that you start your hike from Waikiki. Please take “The Bus”, taxi, a Diamond Head shuttle or a rental car to the Diamond Head crater. • There are limited parking spaces within the Diamond Head crater; we recommend you come early from 7am -8am or from 11am on for the slow traffic periods. • For reservations, please visit www.PacificHistoricParks.com • Group discounts are available, please email [email protected] Important Information • This Diamond Head Tour does not include the admission/parking fees to get into the Diamond Head crater. Walk in fee is just $1.00 per person and rental car parking is just $5.00. The Diamond Head Visitor Center The Diamond Head Visitor Center is a partnership between the Division of State Parks and Pacific Historic Parks and is located within Diamond Head crater; at the beginning of the hiking trail. Open 365 days a year from 7am to 3:30pm. Our Diamond Head Visitor Center Store is the only location in Hawaii that visitors can purchase the official State of Hawaii Diamond Head State Monument logo merchandise. . All merchandise is authentically approved by the Department of Land and Natural Resources and comes with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. Sales generated from our Visitor Center supports the interpretative and educational activities of this Park. For more information, please visit www.phpstore.org or call toll free at 1-888-485-1941. (Bulk discounts and gift vouchers programs are available for groups and incentive programs) Pacific Historic Parks’ Tour Reservations Department • Open-Monday-Friday 8am to 4pm Hawaii Standard Time • Tel: 808.954.8759 • Toll-free (U.S. & Canada) 1.866.332.1941 • For group available, please email [email protected] Pacific Historic Parks’ Sales Department • Open-Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm- Hawaii Standard Time • Tel: 808.357-8359 • Toll-free (U.S. & Canada) 1.866.332.1941 • For assistance, please email Lee Collins at [email protected]
Cards Accepted:
  • AmericanExpress
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
Location
94-1187 Ka Uka Blvd
Waipahu, HI 96797