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How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

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How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

Is there a way to determine what the best day of my trip might be to visit.....?

What time should I plan on arriving in parking lot to get tickets for day???

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1. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

Everyday is about the same.People start lining up be fore 7 am. If you arrive about 7 you will probably get on the first or second tour. Other wise you might have to wait an hour or two if you arrive any later.

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2. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

In December once we got there at 10:30 am, and tickets were for 1:15--second time we got there at 9 am and tickets were for 2pm. Didn't get out to the USS Arizona either time, but that is two other stories! Oh well, the new museums are wonderful, as are all the memorials to crews lost on other battleships, etc.

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3. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

In October we arrived shortly after 8am and got tix for 10:30. There's plenty to see in the meantime. The Bowfin sub is worth doing, and there are museums to browse.

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4. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

We like to get there early as we usually go up to the North Shore after.

Last visit in march we got there about 7am got two tickets that they had extra for the 8am launch with a tour group.

We just did the memorial as hubby goes back one day by himself and does the whole shooting match. We do this every trip as he was in the navy and is into WWII history.

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5. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

Everything depends on what time of the year, what's in town (pro bowl, convention, boat day, school vacation &etc) to determine most of the time, the best time to be at PH.

Regardless, the basic rule is to start standing in line at 7:00 am for your first come first ticket to the USS Arizona Memorial. Early bird will get you on the first or second shuttle. Other than that, timing when to go will be the pull of luck.

Good luck,

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6. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

Someone just post here saying that after 2/16 you could reserve you tickets online. Check it out.

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7. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

We were there last sunday and we didnt get there until 7:35 and there were no lines and no wait. we got in on the boat by 8:00. parking lot was almost empty. probably sheer luck but as i mentioned in another post, everywhere we went was not busy. we had no waiting, beaches were not full except at north shore, attractions not busy. we didnt have to wait anywhere and would not have needed to book anything in advance. even the surf school only had one lesson for the day.

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8. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

Is that true about the online reserving? I couldn't find any mention of it.

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9. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

Yes, its true. Starting Feb. 16th. www.recreation.gov you can reserve up to 3 months in advance. It's been on at least one thread here on TA.

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10. Re: How early to get to Pearl Harbour for boat, movie,

We went on thursday, arrived at 8.45 got a park fine and tickets

for 10.30, this gave us time to look around before hand and decide what to do afterwrds. a great experience.