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Honolulu Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting Honolulu. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit Honolulu. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in Honolulu to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

USS Arizona Memorial and City Tour

These tours take you to the Pearl Harbor Visitor's Center, where you'll view a film about the WWII attack on Pearl Harbor. By Navy Launch, you'll then visit the USS Arizona Memorial, which is situated over this famous ship where so many US servicemen perished. Your tour my also include flying over the Punchbowl National Cemetery located in the Puowaina Crater. The coach tour of Honolulu includes city highlights such as seeing the Aloha Stadium, Chinatown, the Iolani Palace, the State Capitol Building, and the (1842) Kawaiaho Church.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $80 to $180 for tours that are, respectively, 5.5 to 7 hours in length. The longer tour usually includes lunch.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as easy in terms of physical exercise. Cruise line prices, especially for excursions that include aerial tours, appear to be competitive. That said, you ARE in Honolulu and this is a very famous and popular place to visit. Checking out competitive rates via online 3rd party vendors is probably worth while. You may want to look at http://hawaiicruiseexcursions.com/OahuPearlHarbor.htm

Polynesian Cultural Center

These tours to the Polynesian Cultural Center are a way of exploring this culture! Experiencethe pageantry, the drumming, the coconut climbing, and the dances from Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti, the Marquesas, and (of course) Hawaii! The higher priced tour presents you with an Ali'i Luau, a Kahi Award winner, rather than a buffet barbeque.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $160 to $230 for 8.5 or 10.5 hour excursions.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as moderate in terms of physical exercise. Cruise line prices appear to be extremely competitive.

Hanauma Bay/Island Drive

On this tour, you'll visit Diamond Head, so named for its glittery appearance caused by calcite crystals (not real diamonds). You'll see Hanauma Bay, which was formed by a collapsed crater and where there is a wonderful coral reef, and see the famous Blowhole beyond Halona Point. You'll also visit Makapu'u Point Cliff and Ulupo Heiau, and see Pali Overlook on the Ko'olau Mountains.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $60 for a 3.5 hour tour through the cruise lines.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as easy physically. You can find 3rd party online vendors offering 6.5 hour tours of Oahu for about $30 more at http://hawaiicruiseexcursions.com/HonoluluIslandToursHawaii.htm

Scenic Pali Coast Tour

You'll see Hanauma Bay, the famous Blow Hole on the South Shore, then view Waimanlo Bay Recreation Area including Waimanalo Beach and Pali Outlook. Before tour's end, you'll also have a chance to stop and stroll about at Hilo Hatties in Honolulu.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around$50 for this 3.5 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as easy physically. You can find 3rd party online vendors offering 6.5 hour tours of Oahu for about $30 more at http://hawaiicruiseexcursions.com/HonoluluIslandToursHawaii.htm

Diamond Head Crater Hike

Essentially, this is a summit hike which begins with a narrative on your coach tour en route.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay about $60 for this 3 hour adventure.
 
Booking Advice: This excursion is physically arduous. With transportation considered, the cruise line price may be competitive, however 3rd party online vendors offer a similar guided tour minus transportation for around $30. For more information, check out http://www.hawaiiactive.com/activities/oahu-nature-tours1.html

Third Party Shore Excursions in Honolulu

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Honolulu, Hawaii. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

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