Once the water gets low enough, you can tube down the Kern River! 3-Hour Tube Rental includes a premium-grade tube, a life jacket, a single shuttle, and an optional helmet.

We’ll take you upriver about 3.5 miles, drop you off, and you ride the river back down to our store. The trip usually takes about 2-2.5 hours depending on water levels and how many waves you find in which to play. There are two departure times available to pre-book, 9 AM and 1 PM. Walk-ins will be first come, first serve and shuttles will leave every half hour from 9 AM to 2 PM. Have your own tube? We do offer a shuttle only service. The last shuttle leaves 4 P.M.

Trip Overview


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3 hour rental

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Months of operation: August- October; depending on water levels

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Pre-booked Rental Times: 9 AM & 1 PM only (Other times available for walk-ins)

Requirements


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Must be at least 8 years old

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Must weigh between 50 and 275lbs.

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Must wear a life jacket (PFD)

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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!

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Customers assume all risk & liability, this is an un-guided adventure.

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We do not recommend anyone tubing who may be unfit or unable to get in and out of a tube multiple times. The river can get a little rowdy.

  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your desired or scheduled departure time.
  • Shuttles leave on schedule. Don’t miss the bus! If you arrive late your trip will leave without you.
  • No Alcohol is permitted on our shuttles or our tubes.
  • All of our tube trips may be adjusted based on water levels and/or other conditions

What to Bring


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Sunscreen

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Water bottle – hydration is essential

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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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Transportation