Our premiere, Lower Kern Half-Day class II-III rafting trip includes splashy rapids with beautiful scenery, wildlife, jump rocks and hot springs at the takeout. Cool off in the many pools in-between rapids and challenge yourself to an exciting cliff jump! This trip is the perfect introduction to rafting for both adults and children. No experience necessary! The trip is approximately 4 continuous river miles. We offer two departure times for this trip at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Trip Overview


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3-4 Hours

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Months of Operation:
March-September

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Trip ARRIVAL Times*: 10:30am and 2:00pm
(What time you need to be here)

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Trip DEPARTURE Times: 11:00am and 2:30pm
(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.

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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Water and Snacks

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Wetsuit rentals are available for early season trips

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Professional Guides