Relics Of World War II


Visit a Japanese jail, which held the surviving crew from two Japanese patrol boats that sank in 1942 and Euart’s Memorial, constructed in honour of the US Army captain who drowned while heroically saving men from the sinking SS President Coolidge. Other places of interest include Bomber 1 (overgrown) and Bomber 2 2 (now an international airport); BP Wharf, built by the US in 1942 to support their troops; Million Dollar Point, where US military dumped tonnes of equipment into the ocean after the war; the Quonset huts and buildings used between 1942 and 1945. Also visit the site of one of the many American hospitals located on the island and view many artefacts left behind
  • Tour Code

    LU1035

  • Location

    Santo

  • Activity Types

    Special Interest

  • Experience Types

    Culture & History

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Low

  • Price

    Adult from $85.99
    Children (12 & under) from $69.99


Photography

Take your camera for great views and a number of World War II relics.

Refreshments

Special Notes

Stop off at Beachfront Resort for a complimentary soft drink. The resort is the site of a World War II American small boat base. To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, SPF30+ or higher factor sunscreen and bottled water.

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