Royal Legacy Tour

This unique tour includes a personal greeting from the ʻIolani Palace Director of Guest Services, a private tour of the Palace, and behind the scenes experience. This exclusive opportunity brings to life the time of Hawaiʻi’s monarchy and the Palace as a marvel of opulence, innovation, and political intrigue. This National Historic Landmark in downtown Honolulu tells of a time when their Majesties, King Kalākaua, who built it in 1882, and his sister and successor, Queen Liliʻuokalani, walked its celebrated halls.

Guests will experience an extraordinary tour of ʻIolani Palace going beyond the stanchions throughout the Palace for an up-close look at precious objects. During this private and intimate tour, visitors will hear stories of the monarchs and learn of their distinguished place in Hawaiʻi’s history, as well as their impact on the world.

The tour concludes at the Palace Galleries, where guests can view beautiful jewels and other treasures from the Royal Collection, and visit the exhibit describing the meticulous restoration of the Palace and the continuing efforts to protect and preserve it for future generations.

Inclusive package:

  • An intimate group of 1 to 4 guests
  • A complimentary parking space on the Palace grounds
  • A private, tour of ʻIolani Palace and Palace Galleries
  • A gift bag with palace souvenir
  • A 10% discount in the Palace Shop
  • Ability to view the video presentation of "A King's Noble Vision"
  • This tour experience lasting approximately 90 minutes

Cost: $650. Tour arranged by appointment only. Please call (808) 522-0832 to make a reservation. This tour is recommended for children ages 5+.