The arrival of the cliff swallows to the Mission every March 19th is world renowned. Swallows migrate 6,000 miles from Goya, Argentina to San Juan Capistrano in large groups. Some cliff swallow colonies number more than 3,500 nests.
Join us daily for the Swallows Walk & Talk tour to learn the facts about cliff swallows, view the swallows vocalization experiment and hear the legend of the Swallows of Capistrano as told by Father St. John O’Sullivan, pastor of the Mission from 1910-33.
Swallows Walk & Talk Tour is offered daily at 1:00 p.m.
Tour durations are 45 minutes and do not require advanced reservations.
Swallows Walk & Talk Tour Adult Admission:
$3 per adult in addition to admission
Swallows Walk & Talk Tour Child Admission
$2 per child in addition to admission
Read the swallows story
Come find out why this "Jewel of the Missions" is one of the most popular attractions
in Orange County-affordable fun for all ages!
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Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy: If you need to cancel or reschedule your tour you must provide
10 business days notice prior to the date of your scheduled tour or you will be billed. (Exceptions
may be made due to weather conditions.) Please contact Group Sales Department, Monday thru Friday,
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. by phone at (949) 234-1306. When canceling a tour, please
keep for your records the date you canceled, the name of the person you spoke with, and your
cancellation number. No shows will be billed.