SLOCal Hike, Kayak, & Paddle Board Adventure

Oct 07, 2023

$60 students / $75 non-students

Venture to a local beach destination where you’ll start the day with a scenic hike before propelling through cool waters, observing marine life, and enjoying a nature-filled day adventure atop a kayak or stand-up paddleboard. A great way to get outside and explore the Central Coast!


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Skill Level: Moderate

Activity Level: Beginner

Trip Highlights

  • Beginner paddle instruction
  • Central Coast beach location experience
  • Leave No Trace education (marine focus)
Potential teachable moments:
    • Ocean Safety
    • Marine Life
    • Paddle Technique
    • Natural and Cultural History.


A pre-trip meeting will be held in the weeks prior to the trip. Participants will receive confirmation of a pre-trip date and time after registering. The group will take off early in the morning and hike a local peal in Montana de Oro. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The group will then embark on a paddle/kayak adventure locally in Morro Bay, and return the same day.

What's Included

  • Transportation
  • Life-vests
  • Paddles
  • Kayaks and/or standup paddleboards
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Group gear: First aid kits, dry bags for storing personal items

What to Bring

  • Sturdy hiking shoes
  • Long athletic pants
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Lots of Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket or warmer clothes
  • Layers/jacket to protect from wind

A more comprehensive list will be distributed at the pre-trip meeting.

Need Rental Equipment?

The Poly Escapes Rental Center at the Cal Poly Recreation Center has the gear you need for your next adventure! Explore our selection online, then visit the Rental Center to equip your trip.

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