Tours are an ideal way for anyone to learn more about a new city without resorting to drastic measures such as running for mayor. Get acquainted with Honolulu the easy way with today's Groupon for guided tours from VIP Transportation. Children under 5 years old are always free, and pickup locations can be arranged. Choose between the following options:
• For $20, you get the Pearl Harbor and Honolulu city tour (a $49.50 value).
• For $32, you get the Grand Circle island tour (a $79.50 value).
VIP Transportation ushers lei-laden travelers around Oahu with shuttle services and guided tours to the island’s natural and supernatural attractions. The five-hour Pearl Harbor and Honolulu city tour starts by hauling adventurers directly to the historic waters of the 1941 Japanese attack, where they can board the U.S.S. Arizona memorial. From there, the journey proceeds to downtown Honolulu and Chinatown, illustrating the story of Hawaii’s transition from a monarchy into a U.S. state as it weaves through sites such as the state capitol and Iolani Palace—a royal palace on U.S. soil and backup storeroom for Hawaii Five-O film reels. The tour departs between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and returns between noon and 1:00 p.m.
Departing at 7:50 a.m. and returning by 5:30 p.m., the eight-hour Grand Circle island tour circumnavigates Oahu while driver-guides wax informative about the island’s history, culture, legends, and tan lines. The tour visits a plethora of locales, including numerous beaches, rain forest areas, and Moli’i Gardens, the filming location for Jurassic Park and a popular t-rex nude beach.