Adult / Senior Trips
New and exciting trips have been planned. Join us and explore the Bay Area - and beyond! Become a tourist in your own backyard, visit the man treasures nestled in the greater Bay Area, and meet other adventurers like yourself. Participants are responsible for their own transportation unless noted. Pre-registration is required so please call 925-254-2445 for registration assistance. Meet at the Hacienda de las Flores, 2100 Donald Drive., in Moraga.
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.
Bouquets to the Arts: De Young Museum
Wednesday, March 14, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Don't miss out on this exhibit that will be in the museum for one week only! Bouquets to Art is the de Young Museum's annual floral takeover, now in its 34th year. After your docent-led tour, you will have time to view other parts of the museum and visit the de Young Cafe for lunch. Fees do not include lunch.
Fee $78, Activity Level 3
Hakone Garden Tour and Tea Ceremony
Wednesday, April 11, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. One of the National Trust Historic Preservation's premier site and over 100 years old, Hakone is one of the oldest Asian and Japanese estates in the Western Hemisphere. Your docent-led tour of the Hakone Gardens will also include a tea ceremony, and kimono wearing demonstration. The tea ceremony may be served on Tatami mats, so comfortable clothing is suggested. A boxed lunch will be provided and served in the picnic area of the gardens.
Fee $97, Activity Level 3
Winchester Mystery House Tour/Santana Row Shopping and Lunch
Thursday, May 10, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Sarah Winchester was a grieving widow who continuously built onto her initially small, two-story farmhouse to appease the spirits of those killed by the guns manufactured by her husband's firearms company. Tour the house and then visit the Victorian Gardens, Museum, and Specialty Gifts shop. Following the tour, we will stop at Santana Row where you will have time to shop and have lunch on your own. Fee includes
Fee $79, Activity Level 3
Lavender Bee Farm
Thursday, June 7, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Amid the rolling hills of Sonoma County, this family honey farm plays host to over 5,000 lavender plants and multiple hives. The tour includes lavender honey tasting and lemonade samples, and time to shop for items in the store. After the tour, we will visit the
Fee $73, Activity Level 2
- 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.
Here are the trips coming up in 2018 (click the link to download the flyer):
April 22, 2018
Paris in the Spring, Burgundy & Provence River Cruise
April 30, 2018
September 16, 2018
French Riviera Explorer
October 30, 2018