A FULL DAY AT PEARL HARBOR
This tour is a full day experience of Oahu’s most popular attraction - the memorials and museums of Pearl Harbor. Guests will become fully immersed in the events - before, during and after - of that infamous day the Japanese attacked on December 7th, 1941. You’ll spend the day learning and seeing many different perspectives of WWII in the Pacific.
From the multitude of displays and memorials at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to boarding the USS Bowfin Submarine and the WWII battleship USS Missouri to seeing up close nearly 100 vintage aircraft at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, this tour is THE gateway to experiencing all Pearl Harbor has to offer!
These historic locations throughout Pearl Harbor and Ford Island represent a time in history that changed the world. Learn how submarine warfare became the savior of the Pacific Fleet during WWII. Stand on the deck of the battleship where the Japanese surrendered to U.S. forces in 1945. Explore 120,000 sq feet of military aircraft in hangers who’s windows still bare the bullet holes from the Japanese attack of 1941. Learn how these planes turned the tide of war in the Pacific during WWII, including aircraft used in both the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
Passport Ticket Featured Features
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
The visitor center is part of the Pearl Harbor National Monument. The buildings and grounds are filled with museums and informative displays of Pearl Harbor’s history and events during WWII. Our tours to Pearl Harbor include a narrated audio headset or headphones to use with an official Pearl Harbor phone app. Approximately two hours of narration in 9 languages (English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Italian, German and Spanish) is included.
Memorials to the fallen service members can be found along the water’s edge where visitors can spend some time learning about the events that launched America into WWII. Learn how the United States mobilized 130 million Americans and every major industry into a massive war effort that included 16 million service members enlisting, many of whom had never fired a weapon or traveled outside of their hometowns.
USS Arizona Memorial
Arizona Memorial tickets are not included in this tour but can be reserved here. A trip out to the memorial is a popular attraction for anyone visiting Pearl Harbor so you need to get those tickets. Upgrade to the Complete Pearl Harbor Experience and transportation from Waikiki hotels is included along with USS Arizona Memorial tickets. Guests will watch a short documentary of the Japanese attack and the events that led up to it before boarding a Navy shuttle boat for a short trip out to the Arizona Memorial along Battleship Row.
USS Missouri Battleship
This massive battleship was commissioned in 1944 and would be the last battleship built by the U.S. Navy. It saw action In the final year of the war including support during the invasion of Iwo Jima, Okinawa and airstrikes on Tokyo. It was aboard the USS Missouri that the Japanese surrendered to allied forces in Tokyo Bay in September of 1945, officially ending WWII. The ship went on to fight in the Korean war and in support of Desert Storm operations in the early 1990’s. It has been a floating museum at Pearl Harbor since 1999. Guests can explore both above and below decks while learning about life aboard during WWII.
USS Bowfin Submarine
Guests can explore, inside and out, one of WII’s most decorated fleet submarines – the USS Bowfin. After December 7th 1941 nearly every ship and military aircraft on the island of Oahu had been damaged or destroyed. This left the defense of Hawaii to the few ships not damaged during the Japanese attack, two aircraft carriers and the submarine fleet. Known as the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service”, the U.S. Pacific submarine fleet sank thousands of tons of Japan’s merchant and naval ships, crippling the enemies supply lines and preventing them from mounting more attacks against Hawaii while the Navy and American industries rebuilt and added to the Pacific Naval Fleet.
Learn how they did it with National Park narrated headsets while strolling the deck, interior compartments and living quarters of the submarine. Continue this experience at the nearby submariner’s museum and memorial to the WWII submariners on “eternal patrol”.
Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum
Located on Ford Island in the historic hangers bombed during the Japanese attack, this expansive aviation museum still bears the scars of December 7th, 1941. Vintage WWII aircraft abound throughout some 120,000 sq ft of displays. The museum houses military aircraft from the last 80 years of combat including jets, seaplanes and helicopters used in the Korean and Vietnam wars. Browse the displays and murals depicting decisive WWII battles fought in the air throughout the Pacific. Guests can even fly these vintage aircraft in the Flight Simulators for an additional fee. It’s an immense array of aircraft and interactive displays for the whole family!
Passport to Pearl Harbor Ticket Information
- Activity & Event Itinerary
- Price & Availability
- Attire & Bag Policy
- Cancellation Policy
Tickets are delivered by QR code to your phone. All Pearl Harbor passport sales are final.
Upgrade to a tour that includes transportation and a guide.
Historic WWII narration handset in multiple languages
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center museums and memorial walkways
Reserve Tickets To Visit Arizona Memorial (buy tickets here)
Board the USS Bowfin Submarine floating museum
Transportation to Ford Island and Battleship Row
Board the USS Missouri Battleship and explore on and below her decks
Transportation to nearby Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum
Meals Not Included at Laniakea Cafe - Stops for Food Purchase
This tour includes a set of tickets for each of the major attractions at Pearl Harbor which includes the USS Bowfin Submarine, the USS Missouri Battleship and the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum on Ford Island.
NOT INCLUDED: USS Arizona Memorial tickets must be reserved separately, ahead of time and at a specific time. You can do that here.
An upgrade of this tour is available with transportation to and from Waikiki that includes exclusive USS Arizona Memorial tickets.
*Parking: Beginning April 15, 2023, Pearl Harbor National Memorial will charge a parking fee to all those arriving in personal or rented vehicles. The parking fee will be paid via a virtual pay system through visitors’ mobile devices or though an onsite kiosk located within the Visitor Center complex.
*Note: Infrequently, due to circumstances beyond our control, the Navy may suspend boat operations to the USS Arizona Memorial, or they may need to restrict boat capacity. In these cases, we may place you in a standby line. We cannot offer refunds in this situation and apologize in advance should this occur. You would still be able to visit the exhibits, the Visitors’ Center, and other park monuments.
Activity & Event Itinerary
- Arrive When You Want
- Have your tickets on your phone.
- Make sure you have booked your tickets and time for the Arizona Memorial (Purchase those separately.)
- View a brief Documentary film in the theatre
- After the film Board Navy shuttle boat to visit to the USS Arizona Memorial
- Explore the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center
- Visit museums and exhibits
- Explore inside and out
- Visit museums and exhibits
- Visit the USS Bowfin Submarine, known as the Pearl Harbor Avenger
- Continue on to Battleship Row
- Board shuttle bus to Ford Island
- After a 10-minute shuttle ride
- Arrive at the Battleship USS Missouri.
- About 1-2 hours Explore Mighty Mo inside and out, enjoy a short guided walk around the ship by a veteran volunteer
- Return to shuttle transport
- Arrive at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum.
- Browse aircraft exhibits and interpretive displays, even grab some food here.
- Later in the day
- Board Ford Island shuttle back to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
Price & Availability
Passport To Pearl Harbor National Memorial (excludes Arizona) At Pearl Harbor
|AdultsAges 12 yrs+||$90.00|
|ChildAges 3-11 yrs||$45.00|
Complete Pearl Harbor From Waikiki Hotels
|AdultsAges 12 yrs+||$180.00|
|ChildAges 3-11 yrs||$135.00|
Pearl Harbor is our #1 visitor destination and can sell out on certain days. We recommend that guests book this tour in advance. We also recommend that you book your tour for the 1st or 2nd full day after your arrival. You will likely be up early on those days because of Hawaii’s time difference, making for an early start to a full day of exploring the attractions at Pearl Harbor.
Your safety is our first priority. Sites and features of the Passport to Pearl Harbor may change due to unforeseen circumstances or adverse weather conditions.
Tours & tickets are not available on Dec. 7th. each year.
Meals are not included in your ticket price. Lunch and snacks are available for purchase at the Visitor Center, at the USS Missouri Battleship and at Laniakea Cafe inside the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum.
Attire & Bag Policy
Please bring your government-issued ID for entry.
We ask that visitors to the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites dress appropriately and respectfully by avoiding swimsuits. While sandals and flip-flops are permitted, we encourage you to wear closed-toe shoes as there is a lot of walking when visiting the sites. In addition, we recommend visitors avoid skirts and dresses as well as high heels.
Dress comfortably for the weather but keep in mind that shoes and shirts are required on the USS Arizona Memorial.
No bags are allowed for security reasons, and iPad cases or clutch wallets are not permitted either — a wallet must be no larger than a regular-sized cell phone. The bag storage facility can store your belongings for a fee of $6.00 per bag or $7.50 per bag for more oversized luggage.
Thank you for helping us maintain a respectful and secure environment for all visitors.
It must be a clear bag approved by the US Navy, like the ones pictured below.
All sales are final and the dates are locked into place.
If you need flexibility, upgrade to the Complete Pearl Harbor tour that includes transportation, Arizona Memorial tickets and more.
There are no refunds or date changes for the Passport To Pearl Harbor. Once you purchase the tickets for the dates on the reservation, you are locked into that. There are no refunds for no-shows. If you would like more flexibility in your options, please choose the Complete Pearl Harbor Experience, which has a 72-hour cancellation policy.
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