Lickety Split Rafting

Class II-III | Ages 6 & up

  • Popular Trip!
Adult (Sat)
$44
Adult (Sun - Fri)
$39
Youth (Sat)
$42
Youth (Sun - Fri)
$37

The world-famous Lickety Split is our most popular and most affordable Class II-III whitewater rafting trip on the Kern River.

One-hour Kernville Rafting Trip

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 tykes to grandmas and grandpas. Before your rafting trip, a Sierra South professional river guide provides 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 multiple times daily
  • One hour

Requirements

  • Must be at least six 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!

Additional Information

  • 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 one hour prior.
  • All of our trips may be adjusted based on water levels and/or other conditions

Cancellations:
You may cancel 45 or more days before your Sierra South trip date and receive a full refund less a $25 processing fee per person. Cancellations made 44 days or fewer before trip date are non-refundable. If you must cancel, please try to find a friend to take your space. All trips go rain or shine. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel a trip/class due to high- or low-water conditions, other such uncontrollable situations, or insufficient reservations. Only in the case of cancelled trips are trip fees refundable. Upon approval by our main office, refunds will be sent via mail. Refunds cannot be granted by guides, nor can refunds be given if you leave a trip or class early for any reason. Sierra South is not liable for other costs incurred in association with a cancelled trip. We suggest trip insurance such as Travelguard.com to cover any unexpected situations.

Minimums:
Some of our trips require a minimum number of guests to operate. The Lickety Split requires a minimum number of 4 guests. We will attempt to contact you if the minimums have not been met for the activity that you have chosen prior to trip date. Minimum numbers can be met through one or multiple reservations and can be met up to the day before the trip. You can call 800-457-2082 for up-to-date trip status.


Responsibility & Liability

All Sierra South trips and classes involve physical activity and include certain elements of risk. We make every effort to run trips and classes in the finest, most fun-filled manner as possible. However, we cannot guarantee your safety. It is your responsibility to evaluate your level of fitness and to select a trip or class which is appropriate for you. Seek medical advice before your trip if you question your physical condition. It is your responsibility to follow our instructions.

Everyone will be required to sign a release of liability/assumption of risk form and photography/video waiver form before departure. Minors under 18 not accompanied by their parents must bring a release form signed by their parent or legal guardian.

Sierra South
Mountain Sports
Phone (800) 457-2082
Map Marker

11300 Kernville Road
Kernville, California 93238

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.

Hours of Operation

Store: 10am – 5pm, Mon-Fri

           10am – 4pm, Sat-Sun

Reservations: 10am – 3pm, Mon-Fri

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