Tea and Tranquility: A Wellness Day-Hike

Mar 09, 2024

$15 students / $40 non-students

Embark on a coastal day-hike, where the soothing rhythm of ocean waves meets the mindfulness of hiking. Discover serene trails along the coast, indulging in refreshing tea breaks amidst breathtaking natural vistas. Immerse yourself in nature’s embrace and experience the perfect blend of tranquility and taste on this rejuvenating journey.


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Skill Level: Beginner

Activity Level: Beginner

Trip Highlights

  • Beginner hiking instruction
  • Group tea party
  • Hiking with ocean views
  • Tidepool exploration opportunities
  • Ability to explore the local area


  • Depart from campus.
  • Hike a local Montaña de Oro bluff trail—an easy stroll alongside the ocean.
  • Tea-party, complete with tidepool exploration.
  • Return to campus that same evening.

What's Included

  • Transportation
  • Basic instruction
  • Group gear: first aid kits, GPS
  • Meals: Lunch and warm drinks

What to Bring

  • Backpack for day hiking; 25L minimum
  • At least 2L of water carrying capacity.
  • Personal snacks and resuable mug
  • Active clothes for hiking
  • Rain jacket
  • Sturdy hiking shoes, and water shoes with substantial sole
  • Hat and sunglasses
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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