1-6 person(s)

Private Tour 10 – The USS Bowfin Submarine’s Captain’s Tour

Available Daily -Approximately 4 Hour Tour
Vehicle- Chauffeur driven style, newer model, all black, airconditioned, and fully insured, Mercedes-Benz 6 passenger Metris or similar Royal Hawaiian Limousine luxury vehicle.
1- The highest level, private chauffeur service will be provided throughout the tour
2- Narrated tour to Pearl Harbor
3- Complimentary juice and cold bottle of water
4- Admission to USS Bowfin Submarine
5- The exclusive Captain’s Tour allows their guests to even visit the control tower of the USS Bowfin which is off limited to the public.
6- Narrated tour of the World War II Submarine Waterfront Memorial.
7- Shopping time at USS Bowfin’s Retail Store
Tour Description
In conjunction of the 75 th anniversary of the end of WWII, the management of the USS Bowfin Submarine and Royal Hawaiian Limousine have teamed up to offer an exceptional tour. Hosted by a retired US Submarine Captain, this incredible tour takes you and your family on an exclusive tour of the USS Bowfin Submarine and of the WWII Submarine Waterfront Memorial. USS Bowfin Submarine: The USS Bowfin Submarine was launched December 7, 1942, exactly one year after the attack on Pearl Harbor and was nick named the “Pearl Harbor Avenger”. Credited for sinking 44 major ships on nine war patrols, the USS Bowfin fulfilled its nick name and became one of the most decorated submarines of World War II.

The USS Bowfin (SS-287) provides visitors with a rare glimpse at life on a submarine during World War II and has such incredible stories to share. It is considered the best preserved and most visited submarine that served in WWII. This Balao-Class Submarine was relatively intact when the Navy turned her over to the Pacific Submarine Museum Association in 1979, unlike many of her sister ships which were scrapped or used for target practice by other naval vessels. That means the USS Bowfin still bears most of her original equipment.

WWII Submarine Waterfront Memorial: This Memorial is located shoreside, along-side the USS Bowfin and features 52 markers with the names of 3,600 U.S. submariners who gave their lives in service to their country during WWII. Each plaque tells the story of a different WWII submarine, its war missions and the crew that was lost. Although the submarine service was the smallest military unit, they made the greatest sacrifice in terms of loss of life — one in five of the nearly 18,000 crewmembers who
went into battle never returned to port. This is a chance in a lifetime to spend time with an actual retired captain of a US nuclear submarine and hear the stories of WWII, and how the current and future submarines will conduct undersea warfare.

Additional Information

Pearl Harbor Visitor Center- Please be advised that the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center has a strict no bag policy. Visitors are allowed to bring their wallet, phone, camera (no camera bag) and bottled water.

USS Bowfin Submarine- Tour is not wheelchair accessible and may not be conducive for slow walkers since the stairway into and out of the Submarine are very steep. For safety reasons, children under 4 are not allowed on the USS Bowfin. This program is based on availability and is available Monday – Friday. The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year Days.

Royal Hawaiian Limousine- Rates are subject to tax. Rates are valid to 12/31/20 and are subject to change without notice, all confirmed reservations will be honored. Full refunds are available if reservations are cancelled at least 7 days before the date of service. Royal Hawaiian Limousine shall not be liable for any injury, loss, damage or accident to persons or property of any individual on the tour from any cause beyond its control.

Staff & Chauffeur gratuities
Special Note
We are not responsible and do not extend financial reimbursement for delays caused by factors such as traffic, weather, mechanical issues, or problems concerning Navy-operated shuttle boats. The U.S Navy have right to shut down the boat for public safety. This is beyond our control and power we cannot be hold responsible for their action.
For the convenience of our clients for the first time in years we will hold your belongings and bags on all of our private tours without extra charge. If we do so, please be advised that we are not liable for lost or stolen items as our staff parks the vehicle.

Tour Price

  • 1-6 People $1450.00
  • Foreign Speaking Escort $299.00
Cancellation Policy
Refund Policy
Privacy Policy
Frequently Asked Questions
Cancellation Policy

Clients may cancel their tour reservations at least minimum of 7 days before the scheduled date. All approved cancellations are covered by our 100% money-back guarantee. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the date of service will not be accepted, thus, payments are not refundable. “No shows” will be considered service rendered. Hence, payments made are also non-refundable.

Refund Policy
  • All refunds will be credited to your account within 2 to 4 weeks after cancellation date.
  • If you need to change your tour date because of a change in schedule, there will be no extra charge for you; however, all changes are subject to availability.
Privacy Policy

Pearl Harbor Website is owned by Royal Hawaiian Tour and Limousine LLC. We respect the privacy of its users. We sometimes collect information during your visits to understand what differentiates you from each of our thousands of other users.

In order to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing the privacy practices for the entire Pearl Harbor Website site. Additional terms and conditions, if any, regarding the collection and use of your information may also be provided to you before you sign up for a particular service.

Here, you will learn what personal identifiable information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies on the information.

Visit our Privacy Policy page for more information about the data we collect.

Frequently Asked Questions

For immediate answers to your questions, please call us at 808-927-0921 or drop us an e-mail message at reservations@pearlharborwebsite.com.

1-6 person(s)