Experience history at Pearl Harbor! The Arizona Memorial sits atop the sunken hull of the battleship USS Arizona and commemorates the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. All tours include narrated transportation and visits to the National Park Visitor Center Film & Museum and USS Arizona Memorial. No large camera bags, purses, backpacks or swimsuits allowed at the visitors center.
Pearl Harbor Excursion - This four hour tour includes narrated transportation from Waikiki and visits to the National Park Visitor Center and USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. Hotel pickup is 5:45am-6:25am
(4.5 hours) or 8:30am-9:10am (4.5 hours).
Arizona Memorial/City Tour - Pearl Harbor is followed by a highlight tour of Honolulu, including a drive by the Iolani Palace, drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery, Kamehameha Statue, Mission Houses and Kawaiahao Church. Hotel pickup is 5:45am-6:25am. (4.5 hours) or 8:30am-9:10am (4.5 hours). Deluxe tour is 5.5 hours.
STRICT SECURITY MEASURES: As a reminder, security measures are
being enforced at the visitor center. No purses, handbags, fanny packs,
backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, luggage or other items that offer
concealment are allowed in the visitor center or on the memorial. Strollers
with pockets and compartments must be empty before being allowed in the
The USS Arizona Memorial (USAR) is built over the remains of the sunken
battleship USS Arizona, the final resting place for many of the 1,177
crewmen killed on December 7, 1941 when their ship was bombed by the Japanese
Naval Forces. This loss of life represents over half of Americans killed
on this "Day of Infamy", the worst naval disaster in American
The Memorial is located about 2 miles west of the Honolulu Airport in
Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu. The Memorial is managed by the National
Park Service (NPS) and consists of a shore side visitor center (VC), where
the tours begin, and the Memorial located in Pearl Harbor. The Memorial
is accessible only by the NPs tour from the visitor center.
The tour program consists of a brief introduction by a park ranger, Pearl
Harbor survivor or volunteer. A 23 minute film on the history of the Pearl
Harbor attack follows. After viewing the film, visitors board a Navy operated
launch for the trip to the Memorial. The entire program takes one hour and
fifteen minutes. While waiting for your tour to begin, you may view the
museum exhibits and displays along the shoreline or visit the bookstore
where a wide range of materials on the Pearl Harbor attack may be purchased.