Upcoming Eco Trips

Theme: Tidepool Exploration

Destination: San Pedro

When: Sunday, March 31, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari on Sunday, March 31, at 11:00am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 12:00 pm
- Return to Shop 4:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 70-75 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

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Theme: Edible Spring Flowers (Part 1)

Destination: Monrovia Canyon Park

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike in Monrovia Canyon Park
- Meeting time 4:00 pm
- Finish time: 7:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Sunset/Night Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme:Edible Spring Blooms (Part 1)

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy and short. There is about 400ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 2.5 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme.
- Parts of the trail are paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the 50s - 60s. It might be chilly. Please dress accordingly with layers.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

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Theme: Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour

Destination: Huntington Harbour

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari
- Meeting time: 11:00 AM
- Return time 4:00 PM
- Please bring items listed under "Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email.

Trip Theme: Identifying water birds

Trip Cost: $58

What to Expect:
- You may fall into the water.
- No previous experience necessary.
- We provide all paddleboard equipments.
- We will provide a light picnic meal together after the tour.

Theme Details

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Theme: Edible Spring Blooms (Part 2)

Destination: Mt. Islip

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Mt. Islip in back range of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 6:00 am (so we can leave right at 6am)
- Return to Shop 1:30 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group.
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

 

Trip Theme: Edible Spring Blooms (Part 2)

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail may be narrow single-track in some places, but will be predominantly shaded on the north slopes of the backranges of the San Gabriel Mountains.
- We will be hiking at elevation of 7000-8000ft, so you may feel a bit more tired than usual, but the trail is moderate.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- There is about 1000 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be 65-78°F. May feel cooler in the shaded parts and hotter in the sunny parts. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination.
- There may not be cell phone service up in the mountains, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

Theme Details

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Theme: Tidepool Exploration (Mother's Day Special)

Destination: San Pedro

When: Sunday, May 12, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We've got a special Mother's Day planned for you!
- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals in the morning, then be back in time for Mother's day lunch!
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 8:00am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 9:00 am (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 1:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Theme: Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour

Destination: Huntington Harbour

When: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari
- Meeting time: 11:00 AM
- Return time 4:00 PM
- Please bring items listed under "Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email.

Trip Theme: Identifying water birds

Trip Cost: $58

What to Expect:
- You may fall into the water.
- No previous experience necessary.
- We provide all paddleboard equipments.
- We will provide a light picnic meal together after the tour.

Theme Details

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Theme: Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer

Destination: East Fork San Gabriel River

When: Sunday, June 2, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking along the East Fork of the San Gabriel River
- Meet at Ocean Safari 6:00 am
- Return to Shop 12:30 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme:Observing Nature’s Patterns

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail is on dirt paths and some rocky terrain
- There will be some stream crossings - bring sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting wet, and be ready to get your legs wet (wear quick drying pants)
- There is less than 200ft net elevation gain/loss so it is very easy, and we will be hiking about 3.5 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme
- Temperature is expected to be in the 50-60°F and may be wind chill. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Theme: Tidepool Exploration

Destination: San Pedro

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari at 8:00am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 9:00 am (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 1:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Theme: Father's Day Full Moon Night Hike

Destination: Monrovia Hillside Preserve

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike to a lookout in the Hillside Wilderness Preserve in Monrovia
- Time: 7pm - 9:30pm - Meet in Monrovia at 7pm
- Meeting location will be emailed to you in the confirmation email. - Please bring items listed under “Sunset/Night Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme: Father's Day Full Moon Hike

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy. There is about 400ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 2.5 miles round trip.
- Part of the hike is paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme
- Temperatures are expected to be in the 60s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Tidepool Exploration
San Pedro

When: Sunday, March 31, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari on Sunday, March 31, at 11:00am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 12:00 pm
- Return to Shop 4:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 70-75 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Edible Spring Flowers (Part 1)
Monrovia Canyon Park

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike in Monrovia Canyon Park
- Meeting time 4:00 pm
- Finish time: 7:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Sunset/Night Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme:Edible Spring Blooms (Part 1)

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy and short. There is about 400ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 2.5 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme.
- Parts of the trail are paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the 50s - 60s. It might be chilly. Please dress accordingly with layers.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour
Huntington Harbour

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari
- Meeting time: 11:00 AM
- Return time 4:00 PM
- Please bring items listed under "Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email.

Trip Theme: Identifying water birds

Trip Cost: $58

What to Expect:
- You may fall into the water.
- No previous experience necessary.
- We provide all paddleboard equipments.
- We will provide a light picnic meal together after the tour.

Theme Details

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Edible Spring Blooms (Part 2)
Mt. Islip

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Mt. Islip in back range of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 6:00 am (so we can leave right at 6am)
- Return to Shop 1:30 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group.
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

 

Trip Theme: Edible Spring Blooms (Part 2)

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail may be narrow single-track in some places, but will be predominantly shaded on the north slopes of the backranges of the San Gabriel Mountains.
- We will be hiking at elevation of 7000-8000ft, so you may feel a bit more tired than usual, but the trail is moderate.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- There is about 1000 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be 65-78°F. May feel cooler in the shaded parts and hotter in the sunny parts. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination.
- There may not be cell phone service up in the mountains, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

Theme Details

Book Now

Tidepool Exploration (Mother's Day Special)
San Pedro

When: Sunday, May 12, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We've got a special Mother's Day planned for you!
- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals in the morning, then be back in time for Mother's day lunch!
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 8:00am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 9:00 am (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 1:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour
Huntington Harbour

When: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari
- Meeting time: 11:00 AM
- Return time 4:00 PM
- Please bring items listed under "Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email.

Trip Theme: Identifying water birds

Trip Cost: $58

What to Expect:
- You may fall into the water.
- No previous experience necessary.
- We provide all paddleboard equipments.
- We will provide a light picnic meal together after the tour.

Theme Details

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Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer
East Fork San Gabriel River

When: Sunday, June 2, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking along the East Fork of the San Gabriel River
- Meet at Ocean Safari 6:00 am
- Return to Shop 12:30 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme:Observing Nature’s Patterns

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail is on dirt paths and some rocky terrain
- There will be some stream crossings - bring sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting wet, and be ready to get your legs wet (wear quick drying pants)
- There is less than 200ft net elevation gain/loss so it is very easy, and we will be hiking about 3.5 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme
- Temperature is expected to be in the 50-60°F and may be wind chill. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

Book Now

Tidepool Exploration
San Pedro

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Meet at Ocean Safari at 8:00am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 9:00 am (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 1:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Father's Day Full Moon Night Hike
Monrovia Hillside Preserve

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike to a lookout in the Hillside Wilderness Preserve in Monrovia
- Time: 7pm - 9:30pm - Meet in Monrovia at 7pm
- Meeting location will be emailed to you in the confirmation email. - Please bring items listed under “Sunset/Night Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme: Father's Day Full Moon Hike

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy. There is about 400ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 2.5 miles round trip.
- Part of the hike is paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme
- Temperatures are expected to be in the 60s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Date        
 
3/31 (Sun)
Tidepool Exploration San Pedro
 
4/6 (Sat)
Edible Spring Flowers (Part 1) Monrovia Canyon Park
 
4/13 (Sat)
Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour Huntington Harbour
 
5/4 (Sat)
Edible Spring Blooms (Part 2) Mt. Islip
 
5/12 (Sun)
Tidepool Exploration (Mother's Day Special) San Pedro
 
5/19 (Sun)
Stand Up Paddleboard Nature Tour Huntington Harbour
 
6/2 (Sun)
Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer East Fork San Gabriel River
 
6/8 (Sat)
Tidepool Exploration San Pedro
 
6/16 (Sun)
Father's Day Full Moon Night Hike Monrovia Hillside Preserve

Cancellation Policy:
One-Day Dive Trip: 10 Days before the trip, FULL refund. Otherwise no refund (unless a replacement can be found).
Two-Day Dive Trip: 20 Days before the trip, FULL refund. Otherwise no refund (unless a replacement can be found).
Eco Trip: 3 Days before the trip, FULL refund. Otherwise no refund.

 
• All trips come with OSDT professional and family oriented service
• Destinations are subject to change without notice due to weather conditions and/or military exercise.
• Free divers, snorkelers, and non-divers are welcome to join dive trips at a discounted price
• As a courtesy, please bring full tank on board for all local dive trips
• Reservations are secured with payment and based on first come first serve.
 

OSDT Membership: $168
• Valid for 12 months from the day you sign up
• Free OSDT shirt
• Free air fills on all local trips
• 50% off on Nitrox fills
• 10% off on all classes & seminars
• 10% off on all one-day local dive and eco trips
• 5% off on multi-day dive trips
• More fun with the OSDT family

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2019 Trip Schedule