PearlHarbor

Pearl Harbor Tours


Visit the Arizona Memorial at Pearl harbor

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Description: Private guided tour to visit the The USS Arizona Memorial and BB-39 USS Arizona Battleship. learn more

Total: $471.21

Up to: 7 passengers

Pick up Location: Waikiki or Koolina

Pick up Times: 0800 or 1300

Duration: 3-4 hours


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Visit the Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin, and USS Missouri in a small group setting. Lunch and Admission included.

$189.00 per person

Up to: 14 passengers

Pick up Location: Waikiki

Pick up time: 0830-0900

Duration: 6-7 hours


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The most popular combination tour of Pearl Harbor is the private guided tour to the Arizona Memorial and the USS Missouri.

Total: $997.87

Up to: 7 Passengers

Pick up Location: Waikiki or Koolina

Pick up times: 0900

Duration: 6 hours

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Private Pearl Harbor Deluxe
(8 hours)

An exclusive, VIP tour of all four Pearl Harbor sites.

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small group Pearl Harbor and Circle Island Tour

A full day tour featuring Pearl Harbor and the highlights of Oahu. Lunch and Admission included.

Priced per person.

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Custom Pearl Harbor Experience

Customize your tour experience to see all of the sites you are interested in. Build your experience today!


About Pearl Harbor


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The USS Arizona and Memorial

The Arizona Memorial is the final resting place of 1,177 Sailors and Marines killed during the attack at Pearl Harbor.  The surprise attack by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941 secured the United States involvement in World War II.  The memorial is a stark reminder of the sacrifices made by the men and women of our armed forces to protect our freedom and our way of life. - Learn More

The Arizona Memorial program consist of a 23-minute video followed by a visit to the Arizona Memorial. The total program is 75 minutes in duration. Upon completion of your tour, you will meet your guide at a pre-designated rally point.  Guides will not be with clients during this portion of the tour.  


USS Bowfin submarine

USS Bowfin Submarine

Short History USS Bowfin Submarine

The USS Bowfin Submarine, the Submarine Memorial and the Submarine Museum are located adjacent to the Pearl Harbor visitors center.  

The USS Bowfin Submarine was commissioned in 1942 and served 9 patrols in the Pacific before being decommissioned, transferred and transformed into a museum in 1979.   The USS Bowfin is known as the "Pearl Harbor Avenger," and is one of only 15 remaining submarines from WWII.   The Bowfin sunk 44 enemy ships during WWII including a bus. Visitors can walk through the submarine and see what life was like for 80 crew members and their officers.  

The Submarine Memorial is located a stone throw away from the USS Bowfin.   The memorial honors 52 Submarines and 3500 Officers and Crewmen lost during WWII in the Pacific.  Take a moment to read one of the placards to find out what happened on their final patrol.   A total of 48 submarines of the 52 were lost due to hostile fire.  

Age Restrictions: Children under 4 are not allowed on the USS Bowfin.

VIP Captain's Tour

This is a unique opportunity to explore the Bowfin Submarine with a former Commanding Officer of a U.S. Navy Submarine.  This will give you an opportunity to learn the inner workings of the submarine, and gain a sense of Submarine life in our active Navy.  There is an additional charge for these tours.  This tour is $600.00 plus tax in addition to our hourly charges.  Maximum number of 6 individuals.


USS Missouri Battleship

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The USS Missouri Battleship a Short History

The "Mighty Mo" was the last Iowa-class battleship but by the United States, launched in 1944.  She was named in honor of the state of Missouri and was the site of the Japanese empire's surrender in Tokyo Bay on September 2nd, 1945.  The Missouri also served in both the Korean War in 1950- 1955 and the Gulf War in 1991. 

On the tour, our guide will familiarize you with the ship's history, massive capabilities, and weaponry while walking around through this living museum.  We will venture below deck to see what life was like at sea.  See if you have what it takes to hold command of the ship on the bridge! 

Age Restrictions: Children under 4 are not allowed on the USS Missouri.

VIP Private Heart of the Missouri Tour

A unique, 90 minute tour of the USS Missouri gives you special access to sites within the famous battleship. Explore the engineering spaces, the 16 in guns, the Damage Control Central Station, the Broadway, the Fire Room #4, and the Aft Battery Plot Room.   

Please note that this tour is physically strenuous and it is not recommended for those with mobility constraints.   You must be able to climb ten sets of steep, narrow stairs, step over more that 12 two foot high obstacles and navigate through tight doorways and low overheads.   Guest must be at least 10 years of age to participate.  

Groups are limited to 10 guest per slot time.  Times slots are at  0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400.

If you are not interested in buying out the entire Heart Tour, then we can join others signed up for during that time slot.   These tours will have to be coordinated well in advanced.   The cost of a VIP Private Heart of the Missouri Tour is $500.00 plus tax.

Age Restrictions: Children must be at least 10 years old to participate in the VIP Private Heart of the Missouri Tour.

VIP Deck Tour

All guest are required to go on the 35-minute docent tour. Each group consist of 10 to 25 individuals. This 35-min tour allows the USS Missouri staff to control the flow of individuals walking onto the ship. Our guides also participate in the docent lead 35-min presentation. Followed by the presentation, we will explore the ship together.

Individuals wanting to make this first 35-minute presentation private, then the USS Missouri requires a buy out of 25 adult admission or $759 plus processing. The difference is a one-on-one experience with the docent for the first 35-minutes.


Pearl Harbor aviation museum

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What is at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum?

The Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum sits on the historic Ford Island.  These World War II hangars still bear the scars of our nation's first aviation battlefield and rank as the #8 aviation attraction in the nation.  There are two hangers with planes as well as the helicopters that were used in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Panama, Afghanistan, and Iraq.  

Math Alive, a traveling educational center sponsored by Raytheon, will be on site until November 2019.

Private Aviators Tour

Hear the untold stories from experience pilots and aviation crew on with a Pacific Aviation Museum docent.  All the history and thrilling aviation feats explained in detail.


pearl harbor-Visit the arizona memorial

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a Private tour of the USS Arizona Memorial

Price: $471.21 per Group (up to 7 individuals)

Duration: 3 Hours

8:00AM or 1:00PM Start Times

Roundtrip Transportation from Waikiki, Ko Olina, Airpot or Ports

Includes Arizona Program

An exclusive, private tour of the Arizona Memorial in 3 hours. This private tour accommodates individual groups of up to 7 persons. Transportation and admission to sites are included. Morning and afternoon tours available (8AM and 1PM start times). This is the most efficient way to visit the Arizona Memorial and USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor. We offer two pick-up times: morning pick-ups at 0800 and afternoon pick-ups at 1300. You also have the option to meet the guide in the front of the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center under the American Flag.

The Arizona Memorial is symbol of The United States involvement in WWII. It is the final resting place where we honor the sacrifice of 1,177 men, as well as honor those who continue to protect the constitution against all enemies both foreign and domestic.

What sets this tour apart from the others? Our guides! We take pride in training program and certify each guide. We are confident in the knowledge and professionalism of each of our guides, and we hold our guides to the highest standards in the industry. Upon pick-up our guide will paint the picture of the events that lead up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, and answer the ultimate question-Why did Japan attack America? Our guides will secure your ticket times for the Arizona Memorial, familiarize you to Pearl Harbor, and keep the tour flowing. They will be able to answer most of the questions relevant to the attack, and share provide personal experiences of sacrifice and duty to country (military veteran guides). The majority of guides we hire are military combat veterans. They are the 1% of Americans that signed up to protect the constitution of the United States. Safeguarding the freedoms we enjoy. They have sacrificed, and they are able to provide a unique prospective of War and of Service to Country.

At Pearl Harbor, our guide will secure ticket times for the Arizona Memorial program. The guide will orientate you with what you see at Pearl Harbor, and explain the events that happened on 7 December 1941. You will watch a 23-minute video, followed by a harbor cruise of the Arizona Memorial. Upon completion of the program you will meet your guide at the designated rally point, and head back to the hotel. You may have time to visit other sites or be dropped off at another location-time permitting. This tour is roughly 3 hours in duration.

The architect of the Arizona Memorial, Alfred Preis, fled Vienna, Austria in 1939 in the face of the German annexation of his homeland and emigrated to the U.S. with the help of the Catholic Refugee Association. He settled in Honolulu, and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor he was detained for three months at the Sand Island Detainment Camp. The Memorial was dedicated by John F. Kennedy in 1962.

This is the only private Pearl Harbor tour, owned and operated by United States Marine Corps Veteran, Hawaiian and Naval Academy Graduate. We appreciate your time and we appreciate the opportunity to share our home and a significant piece of history.

Airport pick-ups: Please see map on homepage for all airport pick-ups.


Private Arizona and USS Missouri

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A private tour of the arizona memorial and uss missouri battleship

Price: $997.37 per Group (up to 7 individuals)

Duration: 6 Hours

9:-00AM Start Time

Roundtrip Transportation from Waikiki or Ko Olina

Includes Admission

An exclusive, VIP tour of the Arizona Memorial and USS Missouri Battleship. This 6-hour private tour accommodates individual groups of up to 7 persons. Transportation and admission to sites are included. The tour begins with hotel pick-up at 9:00AM.

At Pearl Harbor, our expert guide will orientate you with your surroundings and give a detailed history of the world events leading up to the attack on December 7th, 1941.

First, you will visit the Arizona Memorial, the final resting place of 1,177 men who bravely lost their lives during the attack. At the Arizona Memorial, you will watch a 23-minute video, followed by a harbor cruise around the memorial for viewing. Guides will not be with groups during this portion of the program.

Afterwards, you will drive onto Ford Island. Our guides have exclusive access. At the USS Missouri, our guide will familiarize you with the ship's history, massive capabilities, and weaponry while walking around through this living museum.  We will venture below deck to see what life was like at sea.  See if you have what it takes to hold command of the ship on the bridge! 


Private Pearl Harbor Deluxe

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an exclusive look at the arizona memorial, uss bowfin submarine, uss missouri, and pearl harbor aviation museum

Starting at $2,055.44 per Group (up to 7 Individuals)

Duration: 8 Hours

Roundtrip Transportation from Waikiki or Ko Olina

Includes Admission

Join us on an exclusive, VIP tour of Pearl Harbor featuring the Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine, USS Missouri, and the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. Combat Veteran owned and operated, Keawe Adventures will introduce you to Pearl Harbor with unmatched caliber and camaraderie.

All tours are lead by knowledgeable and professional military veterans and local historians, who will enhance your visit with their experience and perspective.

This is an 8 hour tour designed for private groups of up to 7 individuals. Roundtrip transportation in a private SUV will be provided from Waikiki or Koolina Hotels. Tour groups will not be combined. The listed price includes admission to the Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine, USS Missouri, and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum.

We will guide you throughout the park with the exception of the Arizona Memorial. At the Arizona Memorial, you will watch a 23-min video followed by a Navy Harbor Cruise around the Memorial. The approximate time is 60 minutes. Our guide will then meet you at a pre-determined point to continue the tour.

Age Restrictions: Children under 4 are not allowed on the USS Bowfin.

Upgrade this tour with VIP add-ons for an experience you will never forget.

Choose from: USS Bowfin Private Captain’s Tour, Private USS Missouri Tour, Private Aviator’s Tour, or VIP Guide Service by Makani Christensen (Owner of Keawe Adventures).

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Ultimate Pearl Harbor Experience

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a small group tour of the arizona memorial, uss bowfin submarine, and uss missouri

Price: $186.00 per Person

Duration: 7 Hours

Roundtrip Transportation from Waikiki or Ko Olina

Includes Admission and Lunch at Slider’s Grill

Visit the Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine, and USS Missouri with an expert, veteran guide in a small group setting. Tours are 6 – 7 hours long and accommodate groups of up to 7 individuals. Transportation, admission, and hot lunch included. Hotel pick-up between 8:30AM and 9:00AM.

The Arizona Memorial is symbol of The United States involvement in World War II. It is the final resting place where we honor the sacrifice of 1,177 men, as well as honor those who continue to protect the constitution against all enemies both foreign and domestic.

The USS Bowfin Submarine was a WWII instrument of war, launched on December 7, 1942. it is now known as the Pearl Harbor Adventure. Find our what it was like to live and fight on a submarine during World War II.

Our guides have exclusive access to Ford Island, where you will visit the USS Missouri- The last battleship ever built and the site of Japan's official surrender at the end of World War II.

We will guide you throughout the park with the exception of the Arizona Memorial. At the Arizona Memorial, you will watch a 23-min video followed by a Navy Harbor Cruise around the Memorial. The approximate time is 60 minutes. Our guide will then meet you at a pre-determined point to continue the tour.

Age Restrictions: While there is no age minimum to book this tour, children under the age of 4 are not allowed on the USS Bowfin.


Pearl Harbor and Circle Island Tour

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a full island tour featuring pearl harbor and the arizona memorial

Price: $186.00 per Person

Duration: 11 Hours

Roundtrip Transportation from Waikiki or Ko Olina

Includes lunch and admission to all featured sites

Visit Pearl Harbor and tour the island of Oahu in a small group setting. Transportation, admission, and lunch are included. The tour will feature historic sites, island history, iconic landmarks, local food, and scenic view-points. Combined tour groups are limited to 8 individuals per vehicle. This tour is 10 – 11 hours long. Pick-up from hotel between 6:30AM and 7:00AM.

All tours are led by expert tour guides, who are military veterans or local historians with close ties to the community and vast knowledge about Hawaiian history and culture.

Take a step back in time and visit sites that changed Oahu's landscape and created a defensive perimeter around Oahu. You will see remnants of shore defenses that protected Honolulu Harbor and Pearl Harbor, and military runways consumed by time.

The tour will continue with a scenic drive through the center of the island where you will see towering volcanic mountains, rolling hills, and open fields. Take a tour of the 7-mile miracle at the North Shore, where we will visit famous beaches and iconic surf spots. Try the world-famous garlic shrimp and fresh fruit from a local tropical fruit stand.

Continue on a scenic-drive down the East Coast, offering picturesque views of the Pacific. Other highlights include a macadamia nut farm, Valley of the Temples, Pali Lookout, and much more.

Schedule Includes:

Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
Arizona Memorial
Dole Plantation
Historic Haleiwa
Puena Point
North Shore Beaches
Waimea Bay
Kahuku Fruit Stand
Kahuku Shrimp Farms
Laie
Kahana Valley
Kualoa Ranch
Macadamia Nut Farm
Byodo Inn Temple
Pali Lookout
and more!*

*Note: Schedule may vary depending on attraction or road closures, time constraints, weather, or other factors.


customize your pearl harbor experience

Important Note: We are currently working on a way to book this tour online. For now, please Contact Us to inquire. We are excited to build your custom adventure!

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Choose your Transportation:

Guide Service and Transportation in VAN: $157.07/Hour

Guide Service and Transportation in SUV: $193.72/Hour

* For larger groups, please call to inquire other options

 

Single tour durations and ticket prices

  1. Arizona Memorial: Admission included + 3 Hours + 1 Hour (Free)

  2. USS Bowfin Submarine: $13/Adult + $5/Child + 3 Hours + tax

  3. USS Missouri Battleship: $29/Adult + $13/Child + 3 Hours + tax

  4. Pacific Aviation Museum: $25/Adult + $15/Child + 3 Hours + tax

Additional Options

  1. USS Bowfin Submarine Captains Tour: $600 + Tax

  2. VIP Hear of the USS Missouri Tour (10 pax max): $500 + Tax

  3. VIP Private Aviators Tour (10 pax max): $875 + Tax

 

Combination TOUR DURATIONS 

Arizona Memorial and USS Missouri (6 Hours) 

Schedule Pick Up Waikiki:

0900  Pick up Hotel

1030  Arizona Memorial

1230  USS Missouri

1500  Return to Hotel

Arizona and USS Bowfin Submarine (4 hours) 

Schedule Pick Up Waikiki:

0900 Pick up Hotel

1030  Arizona Memorial

1145  USS Bowfin Submarine

1300  Return to Hotel

Arizona, Bowfin, USS Missouri, and Pacific Aviation Museum (8 hours)

Schedule Pick Up From Waikiki

0900 Pick Up Hotel

1030  Arizona Memorial

1145  USS Bowfin

1330  USS Missouri

1530  Pacific Aviation Museum

1700  Return to Hotel

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