Lower Kern Full Day Class II-III

Class II-III. Ages 8 & up

Adult (Sunday - Friday)
$159
Adult (Saturday)
$199

The Lower Kern Full Day Class II-III river trip is a mellow, easy going trip, through a variety of terrain. The perfect choice for those seeking a lot of fun with a reduced “fear” factor. 

Lower Kern Full Day Class II-III

The Lower Kern Full Day Class II-III river trip is a mellow, easy-going trip through a variety of terrain ranging from granite boulder slabs to thick sections of overhanging trees. This is the perfect choice for families and those seeking a lot of fun with a reduced “fear” factor. Learn how to paddle as a team, swim in the calm pools, challenge yourself to a cliff jump! Break away from the norms and enjoy this full day of whitewater rafting! The guides will prepare you a fully catered lunch partway through the day which will keep you energized for the second half of the trip. This section of the Kern River is 8 miles long.


Schedule & Duration

  • 6-8 hours
  • Months of operation: May – September
  • Trip Arrival Time: 9:00 am.
  • Trip Departure Time: 9:30 am daily.
  • We suggest you arrive at the store 30-45 minutes prior to the trip departure time. This will allow sufficient time to check-in and change into wetsuits if needed or required. Our trips must leave on schedule. Don’t miss the boat!

Requirements:

  • Minimums: Age: 8 Weight: 50lbs (We may weigh small children)
  • High Water Protocol Minimum: Age: 12
  • Maximum Weight: 300lbs
  • All trips require a minimum number of 6 guests. If participant numbers are not met we will notify you and provide various options for your trip to go.
  • Please wear shoes that will stay on your feet in the water. No flip-flops or bare feet. You must wear tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals that have a heel strap.

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


Additional Information

  • Hearty Deli-style lunch provided.
  • Price does not include gratuity, so if you like the ride…it’s ok to tip your guide!

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Lower Kern Half Day Class II-III

Class II-III. Ages 8 & up

The Lower Kern Half Day Class II-III includes fun, splashy rapids, beautiful scenery, wildlife, jump rocks and plenty of opportunities to cool off with a dip in the water. No experience necessary!

Lower Kern Half Day Class II-III

The Lower Kern Half Day Class II-III includes fun, splashy rapids, beautiful scenery, wildlife, jump rocks and plenty of opportunities to cool off with a dip in the water. No experience necessary!

Combo Full Day Class II-III

Class II-III | Ages 11 & up

Want a full day of whitewater fun? Come rafting and inflatable kayaking all in one day. Whitewater Merit Badges available for scouts who qualify.

Combo Full Day Class II-III

Want a full day of whitewater fun? Come rafting and inflatable kayaking all in one day. Whitewater Merit Badges available for scouts who qualify.

Sierra South
Mountain Sports
760-376-3745

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:

Closed Until Further Notice

Reservations:

Monday-Friday 9 am-4 pm

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