WWII Pearl Harbor Heroes Adventure
See Battleship Missouri, USS Arizona Memorial, & Pacific Aviation Museum. This is a great tour for history buffs!
Visit the historic USS Arizona Memorial & Visitor Center. Explore the USS Missouri, a historic monument marking the end of World War II, where Japan signed the surrender treaty. The tour ends at the Pacific Aviation Museum (self guided) where you will see an authentic Japanese Zero Fighter Plane and visit the seaplane hangar that survived the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Lunch at the Pacific Aviation Museum's Lani Akea Cafe. (Meal purchase on your own)Highlights: WWII Pearl Harbor Heroes Adventure
- Historical narration by an expert state certified tour guide
- View the Arizona Memorial Visitor Center dramatic attack film
- See actual artifacts
- Board the Navy launch for a ride across Pearl Harbor to the Arizona Memorial
- See the “Black Tears” of oil that still bubbles to the surface today from the USS Arizona
- Take a tour of the U.S. Pacific Submarine Memorial and USS Bowfin “Pearl Harbor Avenger” (Admission & Tour Included)
- Tour the Pacific Aviation Museum; (Admission Included, this portion is self guided)
- Tour the USS Missouri affectionately known as the Mighty MO (Admission & Tour Included)
- Walk in the exact footsteps of General Douglas MacArthur and stand on the Surrender Deck
- Look into the Massive 16" Guns that hurl 2,900 pound projections over 20 miles with pin point accuracy
- Hear the famous Story where the USS Missouri sustained a serious attack off the coast of Okinawa in 1945
Gold Option Includes
- Lunch at the Pacific Aviation Museum Restaurant - Laniakea Café
- Audio tours for the Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri and USS Bowfin
1. Deli Sub Sandwich - cold cuts on a delicious stadium roll
2. Spring Salad - can be made vegetarian or vegan (no dressing)
Please note: Due to a scheduled dry dock
maintenance, the USS Bowfin Submarine will be unavailable to tour
through November 1st. The Bowfin campus is OPEN and has recently
undergone a complete redesign. A state-of-the-art museum features three
galleries documenting the pivotal role of submarines in World War II.
Guests on the Heroes Adventure will visit the Bowfin campus and in lieu
of touring the Bowfin Submarine, can take Pearl Harbor's virtual reality
and audio tours (time permitting). Admission to both is included in the
Black Tears of the Arizona
Pearl Harbor Museum
USS Arizona Memorial
View from USS Missouri
USS Arizona Memorial
- Where and When:
- Complimentary hotel pick-up and return provided from most Waikiki hotels.
Pick-ups begin in Waikiki at approximately 6:45 am. Return to Waikiki at approximately 5:00 pm.
- PUT FIRST AND LAST NAMES WHEN ORDERING PLEASE. THIS IS A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS ACTIVITY. PUT NAMES AS THEY SHOW UP ON YOUR ID PLEASE.
- The U.S. Department of the Interior has declared a "no bags" policy at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and Arizona Memorial.
Visitors may not carry any concealing items. This includes purses, handbags, backpacks, diaper bags, etc.
Small cameras are permitted. Allowable vital items may be placed in your pockets.
There is a storage facility for bags at Pearl Harbor National Park available for a nominal fee.
Do not leave any valuables on the bus.
Navy shuttle boat operations to the Arizona Memorial are subject to the Memorial's maintenance, repair schedules and to weather.
Effective Saturday, May 21, 2022, Pearl Harbor National Memorial has instituted a mandatory mask requirement for all indoor type spaces, including restrooms, gift shops, the USS Arizona Memorial, museum and theater.
This policy is enforced while COVID transmission level is high.
- Special Notes:
- The documentary film previously shown in the theater prior to the boat launch is playing on loop in the open-air area by the ticket booth at the Visitor Center and can be viewed at any time.
- Operation Days:
- Approx. 9.5 hours
- Polynesian Adventure Tours
- Air-conditioned tour bus with Polynesian Adventure Tours.