USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial & Pearl Harbor Tour in Honolulu, HI

Polynesian Adventures2880 Kilihau StreetHonolulu, HI 96819
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Offered by Polynesian Adventures, the USS Missouri Tour, Arizona Memorial & Pearl Harbor tour starts at the visitor center—where guests can watch a film about the attack in 1941—and continues to the beautiful USS Arizona Memorial for paying respects to fallen heroes. Guests can also enjoy the USS Missouri Tour, which is a one-hour guided experience through the massive historic ship, USS Missouri.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu Travel Experts
  • Bags are not permitted in Pearl Harbor. Lockers are available for $3.00.
  • Round trip Waikiki area hotel transportation included.
  • Total time at Pearl Harbor: approx. 4.5 hours.
  • Remember to bring your camera.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.


from USS Missouri Tour, Arizona Memorial & Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona Memorial
Travel aboard a US Navy Launch for the quick ride across the harbor to the Arizona Memorial, which is built over the sunken remains of the ship itself. You can browse the names of the Sailors and Marines who gave the ultimate sacrifice that day and pay your respects to all of the fallen heroes. This beautiful memorial honors those who perished that day and overwhelms you with a sense of loss and then lets the serenity of the ocean soothe you as the beauty is taken in.

USS Missouri Tour
The next destination is a 1-hour guided tour of the battleship known as the Mighty Mo. The last battleship built by the US Navy, as well as the site of the Japanese surrender of WWII. Walk the decks and admire the massive size of this historic ship, and stand on the spot of the signing of the treaty that ended World War II.

This informative and historic tour will allow you to spend approximately 4.5 hours at Pearl Harbor.

Honolulu City tour and Punchbowl National Cemetery
Continuing on your tour, you will experience a fact-filled expertly narrated drive through the Punchbowl National Cemetery. Enjoy the expertly maintained grounds and see the Court of the Missing which includes the names of every American missing in WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War. See the beautiful chapel and the mosaic map of the pacific theater of operations during WWII.

Historic Sites
As you continue your tour through historic downtown Honolulu, you also get to view the 18ft tall Statue of King Kamehameha located right across the street from the ‘Iolani Palace. Kawaiahao Church, the church of the monarchs, the first Christian church in Hawaii is also one the attractions as well as the Mission Houses Museum. Also included is the State Library and Archives as well as Honolulu Hale (City Hall), enjoy these sites as your driver recounts the rich history of these Hawaiian Landmarks.

Gold Package: Includes a choice of sandwich or soup lunch with bottled water and dessert and audio tours for the Arizona Memorial.

Pick Up/Drop Off Time & Location:
Waikiki Hotel Pick-ups begin at 6:30 am
Waikiki return at 2:30 pm

Pearl Harbor is an active military base, therefore a "no bag" policy exists on location, prohibiting purses, handbags, fanny packs, backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, luggage and/or other items that offer concealment. Bags can be stored in a secure storage facility for a $4.00 fee. The facility is located outside the front entrance near the Pearl Harbor Shuttle Stop.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
"Cannot recommend"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed February 15, 2018 NEW
Unfortunately, I cannot recommend this company. I booked two tours a month in advance -- the Big Island circle tour + airfare and the Pearl Harbor tour. When I called a day before the first tour to confirm, they couldn't find my booking, even though I had printed vouchers. I spoke to 3 or 4 people on the day, who told me to call back the next day (after my first tour was supposed to be happening). I called back the next day, and they still insisted that I didn't have a booking. I had to speak to another 4 people before I found someone who finally asked me to email the pdfs of my vouchers, and then suddenly they magically had my booking. But, it was too late and they couldn't give me either tour. So, they requested that I get a refund from Greyline, and they offered the chance to rebook the Pearl Harbor tour. They gave me a 25% discount on this rebooking, but only after I asked for it due to all the inconvenience I had incurred. Then, the day before the rebooked tour, they had the gall to call me on my cell phone, while I was on a tour with another company, to say that I hadn't paid for the rebooked tour! I had done, and I have the credit card statement to prove it. They did let me go on the rebooked tour, but they put a note in my file for the manager to call me the following week to resolve the payment dispute! I don't understand how this company stays in business. The tour itself was ok, but it was kind of a cattle drive, and the driver wasted a lot of time repeating instructions, making us stand in a group and wait, etc. I have been a Grey Line customer for 10-15 years, but I am no longer. I am probably going to be writing a long letter both to the local office and to the corporate headquarters about my negative experiences. The tour we were unable to rebook was the thing my husband most wanted to do in Hawaii, so I am naturally very disappointed.
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Katherine O
"Meaningful visit with fun on the side"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 09, 2018 NEW
We wanted to include Pearl Harbor in our recent trip to Hawaii. We joined Polynesian Adventure tours and were assigned Kaleo for a guide. He is a gifted tour guide, making all our stops either respectful, instructional and/or fun depending on the solemnity of the stop. It’s too easy to minimize the horror of the attack on Pearl Harbor when it was so far away and long ago. Despite his young age, Kaleo impressed the acts of courage, heroism of all the people of many cultures caught up in the fateful day. Finding all these places on our own would have taken twice as long. After touring the military base, we spent some time enjoying familiar landmarks especially if you are a Hawaii 5-0 fan!! And saw the lovely Waikiki area. I learned so much about Hawaiian history, American history and became so much more appreciative of the beauty and culture of Hawaii.
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"3-day tour of Oahu"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 08, 2018 NEW
We cannot overstate our satisfaction with Polynesian Adventures! Our driver/guide's name was Keau. He is a native Hawaiian and if there is anyone on the island who knows more of the history, geography or culture, I'd like to meet him/her. Keau took us to a few places off the beaten path as well as all of the places that were advertised as part of the tour(s). We took the NCL cruise around the islands and this was the pre-cruise package tour. More than once, Keau directed us against the grain of the other tour companies so we avoided longer lines or crowds and even got us to Pearl Harbor early enough so we witnessed the playing of the Star Spangled Banner. Nobody sitting for the Nation Anthem there!!! My wife had a similar package a couple years ago but with another tour company and she says there was no comparison. We would highly recommend Polynesian Adventures and are guessing any of their Oahu tours would be excellent.
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"Pearl Harbour and Island Circle Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 17, 2018
This is a great tour to see all the highlights of Honolulu in one full day. Our driver, Ernel was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his native Hawaii and every stop proved interesting without any hard selling which can be associated with full day tours.
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Diana C
"Oahu from Maui all day trip"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 09, 2018
This was a full day excursion. We flew from Maui to Oahu. Every piece of this trip was well planned and delivered. From the flight out of Maui to the bus drive around Honolulu to the USS Arizona memorial, Everything was excellent. We especially liked our driver and tour guide. She was very friendly and knowledgeable about all of the history of not only things on the tour, but Hawaaii in general. Comfortable bus ride with lots of photo ops and stops along the way. Was a very tiring and long day, but it is the only way to experience all that this tour offers in such a short amount of time. Could not recommend higher !!
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Frequently Asked Questions about USS Missouri Tour, Arizona Memorial & Pearl Harbor

How long is the tour?
Tours begin at 6:30 am and return around 2:30 pm. Guests enjoy 4.5 hours at Pearl Harbor.

What’s included in the tour price?
Each tour ticket includes admission, transportation, a hot dog and soup bowl at the USS Bowfin food vendor, audio tours for all areas of Pearl Harbor, a commemorative postcard set, and a reprinted newspaper from December 7, 1941.

Is hotel pick-up available?
Yes. Passengers can be picked up at most major Waikiki area hotels. Due to traffic patterns, you may be asked to meet your tour at a nearby hotel instead of the hotel you are staying at.

What can we bring on the tour?
Due to the “no bags” policy put in place by the US Department of the Interior, tour guests may not bring bags, purses, backpacks, fanny packs, or similar items into the Pearl Harbor memorial. As a result, we do not recommend bringing anything you cannot fit in your pockets or carry, such as a small camera. We do not allow passengers to keep personal belongings on the bus while on the tours inside Pearl Harbor.

What is the cancellation policy for this tour?
Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.