The Pearl Harbor Heroes Tour offers a remarkable, comprehensive, and educational experience, deep diving into pivotal World War II events. Journey through time, visiting historic WWII landmarks in Pearl Harbor, such as the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri Battleship, USS Bowfin Submarine, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum and more with knowledgeable guides.
The tour lasts approximately 9 to 9.5 hours. It begins at 6:45 AM and returns around 2:45 PM to the pick-up location.
Please wear comfortable weather-appropriate attire and closed-toe shoes. Keep in mind that the USS Arizona Memorial is the final resting place for hundreds of people and a space for remembrance and reflection, so visitors are advised to dress appropriately.
Passengers may not carry any concealing items at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, Arizona Memorial, and USS Missouri. Include purses, handbags, backpacks and more. See-through bags holding medical devices/ may be allowed onsite at the discretion of the National Park Service. You are not allowed to leave your bag in the tour vehicle; there's a storage facility near the visitor center entrance for a fee.
Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible, including the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, Aviation Museum, USS Arizona Memorial, and USS Missouri Memorial, except the USS Bowfin Submarine. Polynesian Adventure offers ADA-compliant vehicles with lifts with at least 7 days advance notice. If you or any member of your party requires this assistance, please make a note in the "Have Special Needs?" section above when booking your reservation.
The tour includes a lunch at the Aviation Museum’s Hangar Cafe. Food and drinks are allowed and also available at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. You can only bring bottled water to the Arizona Memorial.
Yes. Passengers can be picked up and dropped off at designated Waikiki hotels.
On rare occasions, and due to external factors such as inclement weather and/or shortages of boat launch tickets, there is the possibility of not being able to visit the USS Arizona Memorial during your visit. You'll still be able to go to the Visitor's Center, USS Missouri, USS Bowfin, and Aviation Museum.