Pearl Harbor Tours & Tickets

 

 

Pearl Harbor Tours

 

You will have the opportunity to visit one or all the historical museums and memorial sites of Pearl Harbor which includes the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine and Park, USS Missouri Battleship, and Pacific Aviation Museum depending on the package you choose. Trips to Pearl Harbor are available from Oahu, Maui, Big Island, and Kauai. 

 

The most popular tour is the "Battleships of World War II Tour” and it includes:

  • Round trip hotel transportation
  • Historical live narration of WWII
  • Tour to the USS Battleship Missouri
  • Visit to the USS Arizona Memorial (consisting of a 23-minute documentary film on the actual attack, and  10 minutes boat ride to and from the Memorial, and 15 minutes at the memorial itself)  
  • Time to explore the museums and the exhibits.    

Another popular tour is "The Complete Pearl Harbor Experience", ideal for the history buff. It includes a visit  to all historic sites:  the USS Arizona Memorial,  Battleship USS Missouri  USS Bowfin Submarine, ( experience life in WWII Sub), the USS Oklahoma Memorial and the Pacific Aviation Museum (experience war planes and many other aviation artifacts that remain in the Aviation Hangar)

 

The above tour also visits the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific, and historical Honolulu and the civic center.  You will have time to take pictures of the famous King Kamehameha Statue and the Iolani Palace.  

 

These are among the best tours in Oahu and are the absolute best way to get a true understanding and respect for the heroes of December 7th, 1941 and the culture and history of Hawaii.

 

The “Battleships of World War II Tour” and the “Complete Pearl Harbor Experience” are also available from the island of Maui, Kauai and Hawaii Big Island.  

 

All our tours include the USS Arizona Memorial Narrated audio Tour that consist of 29 highlighted location of the National Park. This audio tour will complement this historical experience.  It is narrated by Pearl Harbor survivors that where there that infamous morning, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, and the National Park Service’s historians.  The USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour is available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Italian.  

 

Pearl Harbor Program

The USS Arizona Memorial runs a 75 minutes interpretive program, every 15 minutes starting at 7:30 am with the last program ending at 3:00 pm. 

 

The interpretive program consists of:

  • 23-minute documentary film on the actual attack 
  • 20 minutes boat ride to and from the Memorial
  • 15 minutes at the Memorial    
  • Time to explore museum and exhibits

 

Pearl Harbor Tickets & Admissions

The National Park service has 3500 tickets available per day. They are distributed freely at a first come basis, and often by mid morning. Due to the popularity of the monument, visitors should expect large crowds and long lines, especially during summer, winter holidays, and spring break. We recommend you reserve ahead of time. 

 

There is not transportation provided with the free ticket issued by the National park is only for the Arizona Memorial experience (museums & exhibits, film of the attack, and shuttle boat to the memorial).  

 

The other historical attractions withing the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument are: Battleship USS Misouri (Battleship), USS Bowfin Submarine Memorial (Submarine), and Pacific Aviation Museum (Aviation). These attractions are not run by the National Park Service.

 

For those visitors that want to see these other historical sites, you will need to buy tickets. It all depends on what you and your group want to experience It is possible to just experience the Arizona Memorial (Memorial) or all the at the historical sites in one day. We recommend purchasing your tour packages in advance. There are different packages to experience these other historical sites.  

 

You can book organized guided tours with transportation for the following: USS Arizona Memorial (Memorial), Battleship USS Missouri (Battleship), USS Bowfin Submarine Memorial (Submarine), and Pacific Aviation Museum (PAM).

 

We have several guided trips to Pearl Harbor from Oahu, Maui, Big Island, and Kauai. The Pearl Harbor Tours are something you cannot miss when you visit Hawaii. You will have the opportunity to visit all of the historical museums and memorial sites of Pearl Harbor along with visiting the battleships USS Arizona, USS Bowfin, USS Missouri, and more.  

One of our most popular tours is “the Complete Pearl Harbor Experience”.  The Complete Pearl Harbor Experience includes a visit to Oahu's Pacific Historic Park, as well as the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. On this tour you will get to view authentic film footage from that fateful day December 7, 1941, and you will get to see, touch, and feel the USS Arizona, the USS Bowfin Submarine, and the USS Oklahoma Memorial. 

 

If you are particularly interested in the U.S. military history and that of the ships you should check out the “Battleships of World War II” tour. Like “The Complete Pearl Harbor Experience” the Battleships tour gives you round trip pick up and drop off from your Waikiki hotel. Have the opportunity to reflect on the attack that took the lives of 1,177 sailors, thrusting the U.S. into World War II. 

 

Travel into the hearts and minds of those who plunged into the ocean’s depths onboard the USS Bowfin, and see where the oil is still leaking from the USS Arizona. Climb onto the fifth deck of the USS Missouri Battleship, and have the opportunity to look over the guns. You will also visit the USS Oklahoma, which was only second to the USS Arizona in the amount of lives that was lost.  The monument still stands today in the spot right where it went down in 1941. 

 

We also offer the “Battleships of World War II Tour from Maui” and the “Complete Pearl Harbor Experience from Big Island.” On all of these tours, you will get to see not just the Battleships, but also the Pacific Aviation Museum housed with a variety of planes that remain in the Aviation Hangar today. When you get into the cockpits and look out the windows of these fighter planes, you can imagine the experience of being a fighter pilot during World War II. Following this tour, you will really understand the events leading up to the war.  

 

Each tour also incorporates a stop at the Punchbowl National Cemetery, which is the military memorial where you can see the Lady of Columbia waving to onlookers.  Then come through downtown Honolulu and see the historic buildings that have been standing since the mid 1800’s, including the statue of King Kamehameha. The statue of Hawaii’s first king stands in front of one of the oldest buildings in Hawaii, across from the lolani Palace. Our Guided tours of Pearl Harbor are the absolute best way to get a true understanding and respect for the culture and history of Hawaii.

 



Pearl Harbor is located on Oahu.

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