Guided Tours
Guests not in a group now have the option of the guided tours offered Monday through Sunday. Guided tours truly enhance your experience at the mission. Our interpretive guide does a wonderful job of hosting you through the 10 acres of museum rooms, exhibits, gardens, fountains and more.  Guides also provide you with the details of California’s early history and the birthplace of Orange County.

Offered: Monday through Sunday *availability subject to change, call for more information
Duration: 45 minutes
Price: Adult Admission: $3 per adult in addition to admission | Child Admission: $2 per child in addition to admission
Advanced reservations are not required.

Guided Tours are available at the following times:
Monday through Friday:
11:15 a.m.
1:00 p.m. (Swallows Walk & Talk Tour)
Saturday:
11:15 a.m.
1:00 p.m. (Swallows Walk & Talk Tour)
2:15 p.m.
Sunday:
11:15 a.m. (Serra Chapel Tour)
1:00 p.m. (Swallows Walk & Talk Tour)
2:15 p.m.


Docent Guided Tour
Docent guided tours truly enhance your experience at the mission. Our docents do a wonderful job of hosting you through the 10 acres of museum rooms, exhibits, gardens, fountains and more.  They also provide you with the details of California’s early history and the birthplace of Orange County.  Docent guided tours are available on a daily basis for groups of 15 people or more.   Availability is limited, so please call today to book yours and receive a discount on your group admission tickets.

Offered: Monday through Sunday
Duration: Approximately one hour
Size: Groups of 15 people or more.
Price: 
Adult Admission: $8 per adult
Advanced reservations and deposits are required.

Book a docent guided tour today!  Call (949) 234-1306

For teachers, click here for field trip pricing


Self Guided Group Tour
A self-guided tour now includes an audio tour option for all adult tours! You have the freedom to tour the Mission on your own with or without the audio tour. The advantage of booking a self-guided group tour is a discount to adult admission, a cost savings of up to $2 per person.

Offered: Monday through Sunday
Size: Groups of 15 people or more.
Price: Adult Admission: $7 per adult ($2 savings per ticket)
Advanced reservations and deposits are required.

Book a self-guided tour today!  Call (949) 234-1306

For teachers, click here for field trip pricing


Hoffy ToursSenior Tours – 1 Hour
A privately led tour designed for senior groups by our tour partner, Hoffy Tours, features behind the scenes areas of the Mission. $25 per person. For bookings, call Kathleen Witkowski at (949) 234-1306.

Exclusive Tour – 2 Hours
A privately led tour designed for adult groups by our tour partner, Hoffy Tours, features behind the scenes areas of the Mission, including locations such as the bell tower, the sacristy/vestry dome room, and the sacristy of the Serra Chapel*. Also includes close and discerning views of the exhibits. $30 per person. For bookings, call Kathleen Witkowski at (949) 234-1306. *Dependent on availability.