Learn how to paddle as a team, swim in the calm pools, challenge yourself to a cliff jump! Breakaway 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.

Trip Overview


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6-8 Hours

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Months of Operation:
March-September

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Trip ARRIVAL Time*: 9:00am
(What time you need to be here)

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Trip DEPARTURE Time: 9:30am
(What time the trip will take off)

*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. If you have a group over 20 or are getting wetsuits, please arrive 45 minutes to one hour prior. Don’t miss the boat!

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

*6% USFS/Land Use Fee

Requirements


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Must be at least 6 years old
High Water Protocol: Must be at least 12 years old

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Must weigh between 50-300 lbs.

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Appropriate footwear: Tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals with heel strap. NO FLIP-FLOPS OR BARE FEET!

What to Bring


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Water bottle – hydration is essential

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Hat – a baseball hat, visor

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Sunblock 

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A smile and a good attitude 

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NO CELL PHONES OR ANY VALUABLES

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NO CAR KEYS – You can leave your keys with our store staff in the retail shop

We Will Provide


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Personal Flotation Device

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Helmet

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Paddle

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Deli Style Lunch

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Wetsuits rentals are available for early season trips

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Professional Guides