Choosing a full day of Whitewater Rafting on the Lower Kern River is the best way to experience the robust rapids and awesome scenery. Any nerves you may have will slip away as the guides teach you the skills needed to thrive in this fast-paced environment. 13 miles, 8 Class IV rapids, dozens of class III, endless pools to swim in, the perfect jump rock, and a fully catered lunch; is there a better way to spend a warm California day? We don’t think so! Any section that is a favorite of the guides is guaranteed to be a fun day for everyone.

Trip Overview


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6-8 Hours

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Months of Operation:
May-September

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Trip ARRIVAL Time*: 8:00am
(What time you need to be here)

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Trip DEPARTURE Time: 8:30am
(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 12 years old
High Water Protocol: Must be at least 14 years old

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Must weigh between 90-280 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