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San Juan Bautista State Historic Park offers guided walking tours for groups of up to 25 people with advance reservations. Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to the date. If a group has more then 25 people they must make a second reservation.

Tours are 1 to 1.5 hours and can be customized to meet the interests and needs of your group.  Tours can include Mission San Juan Bautista for an additional fee.

Price of Tours

$70.00 for groups of 1 to 10 people (add an additional $4 per person to have the mission included in the tour)
$7 per person for groups with 11-25 people
For tours that include the mission:
There is an additional $3 per person fee payable to the Mission. Please call the park for details.  


Tours are primarily outdoors, giving visitors an appreciation of the many cultures that crossed paths in early San Juan Bautista and California. Participants may learn about the Native Americans that inhabited and managed the land, the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods, and the arrival of the early Americans, leading to the twentieth century.

Tours can include:
- Mutsun culture pre and post mission era
-Spanish colonization
-Mexican General José Castro
-American "surveyor" John Charles Fremont
-Italian immigrant and Hotel owner Angoelo Zanetta
-Early San Juan Bautista: the crossroads of travelers
-The filming of Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock
-Historical gardens
-and more!


**Tours only include Mission San Juan Bautista with an additional fee and advance notice**


Tours are ideal for families, business groups, clubs, organizations and history lovers of all ages.
Advanced reservations may be made for any day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Day.

For more information or reservations, please call: (831)-623-2753



NEW! Cell Phone Tours!

You can use your cell phone to learn more about the history of San Juan Bautista and the Plaza Hotel.  The tour is free, but your normal cell phone charges apply.
Click here for brochure.