This trip can only be booked by Camp Whitsett participants. The world-famous Lickety Split is our most popular and most affordable Class II-III whitewater rafting trip on the Kern River.
Kern River Whitewater Rafting with Sierra South
The Lickety Split is great trip for beginners or first-timers! This trip is full of enough excitement to challenge just about everyone, from young tikes to grandmas and grandpas.
Before your rafting trip, a Sierra South professional river guide will provide you with a trip overview, paddling gear, and a paddle talk. Then it’s anchors aweigh for three miles of jam-packed rafting action on Kern River rapids such as Big Daddy, Sidewinder, Freight Train, and Ewings.
Schedule & Duration
Months of operation: March – September
Available Monday – Friday, 3x daily
Must be at least 6 years old
Must weigh between 50 and 300 lbs.
Please wear shoes that will stay on your feet in the water, such as tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals that have a heel strap. No flip-flops or bare-feet!
We suggest you arrive at the store 30 minutes prior to your trip. If you have a group over 20 or are getting wetsuits, please arrive 45 minutes to 1 hour prior.
All classes require a minimum number of guests. If participant numbers are not met we will notify you and provide various options for your class to go
All of our trips may be adjusted based on water levels and/or other conditions
Sierra South operates under permits issued by: Sequoia National Forest, Klamath National Forest, and the National Park Service/Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Sierra South is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.