Adult / Senior Trips
Activity Levels for Trips
You must be able to walk four easy steep steps to board the bus or van. Let us know of any physical limitations prior to signing up so staff can try to accommodate your needs ahead of time. If you aren't sure where you fit, call us at 925-253-4216.
Level 1: Easy sitting/little walking. Must be able to stand 10 minutes without assistance or bring your walker or wheelchair.
Level 2: Small amount of walking.
Level 3: Moderate to heavy walking.
Level 4: Heavy amount of walking/standing.
Level 5: Strenuous walking/hiking.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
9:45am – 5:30pm
The Livermore Valley is home to more than 50 wineries and is rich in viticulture history dating back to the 1840’s. Join us for a day trip to three Livermore wineries. Your day will include amazing tastings at 3 Steve’s Winery, Woods Family Winery and Garre Winery with a hosted lunch at the Garre Café. Fees include transportation, tastings and lunch. Activity Level 2; Fee: $95
Mt Herman Red Canopy – Zip Line Tour
Thursday, September 19
9:00am – 5:00pm
Don’t miss out on this exciting trip! The Canopy Tour is a two hour guided eco-adventure that includes six zip lines and two sky bridges at heights of up to 150 feet. Each tour is led by 2 certified guides who share ecological knowledge and bring the forest to life. You must be at least 52” tall and weigh no more than 250 lbs. to fit the harness correctly. We will stop at the Redwood Sandwich Company for lunch on your own prior to zip lining. Dress in comfortable clothing and shoes. Bring sunscreen and water! Activity Level: 4. Fee: $126
Fleet Week on the San Francisco Belle
Saturday, October 12, 2019
11:45am - 6:00pm
Meeting Location: 329 Rheem Blvd., Moraga @ Moraga Town Offices
The Belle is a San Francisco landmark that evokes the city’s turn-of-the-century Barbary Coast energy. The 292-foot sternwheeler features Art Nouveau style on all three enclosed levels, plus a spacious sun deck and three full wrap-around decks. There is no better vantage point to see the Fleet Week Air Show than from directly under the planes – sailing on the iconic S.F. Belle. Indulge in a hosted buffet lunch, as you sip on free-flowing champagne and enjoy background music from the on board D.J. Then step onto one of the outer decks to relax in the sunshine and watch the Jaw-Dropping precision of the famous San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show Pilots: The Blue Angels! Cost includes motor coach transportation, cruise on board the S.F. Belle Paddle Wheeler, hosted buffet luncheon includes: beverage, coffee service, tea, juice and champagne, music entertainment, and viewing of the Blue Angels show (weather permitting). Activity Level: 2 Fee: $177
Harley Farms – Pescadero/Lunch at Sam’s Chowder House
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm
Harley Farms is a restored 1910 dairy farm with 200 alpine goats on nine acres of pasture in Pescadero. The farm grew from six pet goats to today’s herd, featuring their delicious, critically-acclaimed cheese. Our guide will tell you about the goats and the history of the farm, the 100+ year old barns, owners, animals, and milking and cheese making processes. At the conclusion of the tour, we will be taken upstairs into a beautiful hayloft for a tasting session of the farm’s famous cheeses. After the tour a hosted lunch is included at Sam’s Chowder House. Activity Level 3. Fees: $90
Hiller Aviation Museum - San Carlos
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Where Inspiration Takes Flight! The museum chronicles over a century of aviation history and provides a glimpse into air transportation’s future. Vintage and futuristic aircrafts, prototypes, photographic displays and models are on display. Be sure not to miss the Beginnings of Flight, the First Transcontinental Flight and Real Time Air Traffic Exhibits. Wednesday’s local food trucks come to the museum for a lunch of your choosing (food truck lunch not included in fees). Activity Level 3. Fee: $35
Sam’s Castle Tour and tea/Lunch
Thursday, December 12, 2019
9:30am – 4:30pm
The castle, built in 1908, boasts a long colorful history. Come and take a guided room-by-room historical tour 1.5 hour event includes light refreshments and time to revel in the whimsy of this museum-like seaside treasure. With its square towers and walls made of rectangular concrete blocks resembling ancient stonework, this architectural oddity southwest of San Francisco looks like something out of a Shakespeare play. This bluff-top castle overlooking the ocean actually has a uniquely California pedigree. In the aftermath of the 1906, this castle was constructed so that it could stand up to both fire and earthquake. The result was this fortress-like concrete compound in the Pacifica neighborhood of Sharp Park. The Castle does have stairs and wheelchairs and walkers do not fit through some of the doorways. After the tour a hosted lunch is included at a nearby restaurant. Activity level 3; Fee: $85
- The senior discount fee is already incorporated into the fees
- Times listed on the trips are approximate.
- Exact meeting times will be provided one week prior to the trip.
- Refunds for trips can only be issued if a waitlist can be utilized.
Premier World Discovery Tours
Premier World Discovery, a group travel leader and one of the most respected companies in the travel industry, will be offering a host of spectacular trips for 2018. These around-the-world trips are for any Orinda residents ages 18 and older that would like to explore the world.
TRAVEL TO CUBA PRESENTATION
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:30pm – 8pm
Orinda Community Center, Room 7Barcode: 2735
If you have wondered about traveling to Cuba do not miss this informative representative from Premier World Discovery. Kris Adams will provide you with information on traveling in Cuba and explain how Premier World Discovery has been “grandfathered in” for their scheduled trip to Cuba in 2020. Come with all your questions and learn how traveling to Cuba is still possible. Kris will also highlight the other 2020 trips: Philadelphia, Amish Country & the Brandywine Valley; Great Canadian Cities; Fall Colors of Great Lakes; Italy’s Amalfi Coast; and Costa Rica Adventure.
Here are the trips coming up in 2019 (click the link to download the flyer):
Alburquerque Balloon Fiesta
October 4, 2019
New Orleans Holiday
December 8, 2019