Oahu – Day at Pearl Harbor Tour

Tour Overview (*denotes stops made)

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park*

Enjoy a narrated audio tour of the submarine (designated a national historic landmark) and learn about her wartime service.  Explore the world of submarines in the museum and on the waterfront. Exhibits include weapon systems, photographs, paintings, battle flags, original recruiting posters, detailed submarine models, and a Poseidon C-3 missile that allows visitors to examine its inner workings. It is the only one of its kind on public display.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

This beautifully maintained cemetery is a memorial to honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces, and those who gave up their lives in the line of duty. This is also the final resting place of Ellison Onizuka, the first astronaut from Hawaii who was in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

Iolani Palace

This majestic structure was the official residence of Hawaii’s last reigning monarch and is the only royal palace in the United States. It features American Florentine architecture seen nowhere else in the world.

Kawaiahao Church

One of the oldest standing Christian places of worship in Hawaii, this church is often described as the Westminster Abbey of the Pacific. It was constructed from slabs of coral rock hand-chiseled by Hawaiian divers almost 200 years ago.

Hawaii State Capitol Grounds

Includes the Father Damien Statue, a tribute to the Roman Catholic priest who died after 16 years of serving leprosy patients, the Eternal Flame, the Korean Vietnam War Memorial and the Liberty Bell.

Honolulu City Hall

Known as Honolulu Hale (“building”), the city hall is on the National Register of Historic Places. The site of the chambers of the Mayor of the City & County of Honolulu and the Honolulu City Council.

Narrated Audio Tour at USS Arizona

Features the voices of Pearl Harbor survivors and noted National Park Service Pearl Harbor historian Daniel Martinez. Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, daughter of actor and WWII War in the Pacific veteran Tony Curtis.

“Road to War” and “Attack” Exhibit Galleries

These galleries located at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Centre display personal memorabilia, dramatic photographs, artifacts of the battle and so much more.

Ford Island (drive through)

Once used by ancient Hawaiians for a fertility ritual, this islet was the center of the attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7,1941. The island is host to many national memorials and continues to operate as the center of civilian military interactions. 

Downtown Honolulu

Keep an eye out for the beautiful golden statue of King Kamehameha the Great;  Iolani Palace -  the only royal palace in the United States, Kawaiahao Church, Hawaii State Capital, and Honolulu City Hall.

Pearl Harbor Visitor Center*

Welcome to Pearl Harbor, your gateway to American wartime history. Here you will visit monuments and museums; see exhibit galleries and displays; and learn from Pearl Harbor survivors.

USS Arizona Memorial*

The USS Arizona Memorial is the final resting place for many of the ship's 1,177 crewmen who lost their lives on December 7, 1941. Accessible only by boat, it is a place of contemplation, inspiration and reflection.

USS Battleship Missouri*

Meet the Mighty Mo, the last battleship commissioned by the U.S. and the site of Japan’s WWII surrender. You’ll walk in the footsteps of General Douglas MacArthur as you envision the battleship’s most famous, historic mission.

Pacific Aviation Museum*

View historical warplanes, fighter jets and bombers, including the remains of a Japanese A6M2 Zero that was part of the attack on Pearl Harbor. If you look closely, you can still see the battle scars on the hangar from the December 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor.

Relive the dramatic series of events that unfolded on Dec. 7, 1941, during this daylong tour of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Battleship Missouri, Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Bowfin Museum. A key turning point of World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor remains one of the most significant events in US history.

Along with viewing film footage captured that fateful day, you will walk in the footsteps of Gen. Douglas MacArthur on the USS Battleship Missouri (the Mighty Mo) and see remains of a Japanese A6M2 Zero that was part of the Pearl Harbor attack. Accessible only by boat, the USS Arizona Memorial serves as a place of reflection as the final resting place for the more than 1,000 crewmen who lost their lives during the attack. The tour culminates in a narrated drive through the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, Iolani Palace, Kawaihao Church, Hawaii State Capitol Grounds and Honolulu City Hall.

 
Important Information
  • Skip the line with reserved movie and shuttle tickets at Pearl Harbor
  • Moderate walking, please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately
  • Due to security requirements at the USS Arizona Memorial, bags and purses are not allowed. 
  • Cameras are permitted but not camera bags. Strollers are not allowed in movie theater, on Navy shuttle boat to the USS Arizona Memorial, or on the USS Arizona Memorial.
  • You may wish to bring light jacket in case of rain
  • All admissions are included in ticket price
  • Locations/Routes and times may be modified or restricted due to national and state park advisories
ADA Requests
  • If you require any special accommodations due to disability, please include them under the comment section at the time of booking.
  • If you require a wheelchair accessible vehicle, the type of wheelchair must be included in the comments section when booking online or by directly calling Roberts Hawaii. Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service.
  • We will make all reasonable attempts to accommodate the needs of disabled travelers.
Cancellation Terms
  • No shows will not be refunded
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the tour will not be refunded
  • Cancellations made more than 24 hours before the tour will be refunded with a 10% credit card service fee withheld (if applicable)

Tour Overview

“Road to War” and “Attack” Exhibit Galleries

These galleries located at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Centre display personal memorabilia, dramatic photographs, artifacts of the battle and so much more.

Ford Island (drive through)

Once used by ancient Hawaiians for a fertility ritual, this islet was the center of the attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7,1941. The island is host to many national memorials and continues to operate as the center of civilian military interactions. 

Downtown Honolulu

Keep an eye out for the beautiful golden statue of King Kamehameha the Great;  Iolani Palace -  the only royal palace in the United States, Kawaiahao Church, Hawaii State Capital, and Honolulu City Hall.

Pearl Harbor Visitor Center*

Welcome to Pearl Harbor, your gateway to American wartime history. Here you will visit monuments and museums; see exhibit galleries and displays; and learn from Pearl Harbor survivors.

USS Arizona Memorial*

The USS Arizona Memorial is the final resting place for many of the ship's 1,177 crewmen who lost their lives on December 7, 1941. Accessible only by boat, it is a place of contemplation, inspiration and reflection.

USS Battleship Missouri*

Meet the Mighty Mo, the last battleship commissioned by the U.S. and the site of Japan’s WWII surrender. You’ll walk in the footsteps of General Douglas MacArthur as you envision the battleship’s most famous, historic mission.

Pacific Aviation Museum*

View historical warplanes, fighter jets and bombers, including the remains of a Japanese A6M2 Zero that was part of the attack on Pearl Harbor. If you look closely, you can still see the battle scars on the hangar from the December 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor.

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park*

Enjoy a narrated audio tour of the submarine (designated a national historic landmark) and learn about her wartime service.  Explore the world of submarines in the museum and on the waterfront. Exhibits include weapon systems, photographs, paintings, battle flags, original recruiting posters, detailed submarine models, and a Poseidon C-3 missile that allows visitors to examine its inner workings. It is the only one of its kind on public display.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

This beautifully maintained cemetery is a memorial to honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces, and those who gave up their lives in the line of duty. This is also the final resting place of Ellison Onizuka, the first astronaut from Hawaii who was in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

Iolani Palace

This majestic structure was the official residence of Hawaii’s last reigning monarch and is the only royal palace in the United States. It features American Florentine architecture seen nowhere else in the world.

Kawaiahao Church

One of the oldest standing Christian places of worship in Hawaii, this church is often described as the Westminster Abbey of the Pacific. It was constructed from slabs of coral rock hand-chiseled by Hawaiian divers almost 200 years ago.

Hawaii State Capitol Grounds

Includes the Father Damien Statue, a tribute to the Roman Catholic priest who died after 16 years of serving leprosy patients, the Eternal Flame, the Korean Vietnam War Memorial and the Liberty Bell.

Honolulu City Hall

Known as Honolulu Hale (“building”), the city hall is on the National Register of Historic Places. The site of the chambers of the Mayor of the City & County of Honolulu and the Honolulu City Council.

Narrated Audio Tour at USS Arizona

Features the voices of Pearl Harbor survivors and noted National Park Service Pearl Harbor historian Daniel Martinez. Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, daughter of actor and WWII War in the Pacific veteran Tony Curtis.

Relive the dramatic series of events that unfolded on Dec. 7, 1941, during this daylong tour of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Battleship Missouri, Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Bowfin Museum. A key turning point of World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor remains one of the most significant events in US history.

Along with viewing film footage captured that fateful day, you will walk in the footsteps of Gen. Douglas MacArthur on the USS Battleship Missouri (the Mighty Mo) and see remains of a Japanese A6M2 Zero that was part of the Pearl Harbor attack. Accessible only by boat, the USS Arizona Memorial serves as a place of reflection as the final resting place for the more than 1,000 crewmen who lost their lives during the attack. The tour culminates in a narrated drive through the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, Iolani Palace, Kawaihao Church, Hawaii State Capitol Grounds and Honolulu City Hall.

 

  • USS Bowfin Sub Marine
  • Flags at the USS Missouri
  • P-40E Warhawk was an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter
  • USS Missouri
  • World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor
Important Information
  • Skip the line with reserved movie and shuttle tickets at Pearl Harbor
  • Moderate walking, please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately
  • Due to security requirements at the USS Arizona Memorial, bags and purses are not allowed. 
  • Cameras are permitted but not camera bags. Strollers are not allowed in movie theater, on Navy shuttle boat to the USS Arizona Memorial, or on the USS Arizona Memorial.
  • You may wish to bring light jacket in case of rain
  • All admissions are included in ticket price
  • Locations/Routes and times may be modified or restricted due to national and state park advisories
ADA Requests
  • If you require any special accommodations due to disability, please include them under the comment section at the time of booking.
  • If you require a wheelchair accessible vehicle, the type of wheelchair must be included in the comments section when booking online or by directly calling Roberts Hawaii. Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service.
  • We will make all reasonable attempts to accommodate the needs of disabled travelers.
Cancellation Terms
  • No shows will not be refunded
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the tour will not be refunded
  • Cancellations made more than 24 hours before the tour will be refunded with a 10% credit card service fee withheld (if applicable)