Rafting on the Upper Kern

With big waves and dramatic drops, the Upper Kern River, just outside the historic town of Kernville, is the ultimate one-day river trip in California. The Upper Kern is an ideal trip for corporate groups looking for a fun employee activity close to the Los Angeles region. By working with other outfitters, we can accommodate large groups of up to 150 guests. Rates are per person, and do not include 6% Government and Service Fee.

Full Day Upper Kern


Rates: Starts at $165

Length: 1 Day

Minimum Age: 9 years old

Season: April – June

Our most popular Upper Kern trip. Great for families, and adventure seekers. The guides pick and choose the best sections to run, giving us rapids that range from mellow class II, upwards of class IV. Lunch is included. Trip meets at 8:30AM.

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Half Day Upper Kern


Rates: $119

Length: 1/2 Day

Minimum Age: 9 years old

Season: April – June

The Half Day Upper Kern is an excellent trip for large groups that don’t have enough time for our full day option. Rapids range from mellow class II, upwards of class IV. No lunch is provided. Trip meets at .

 

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Class-V Full Day

Kern River white water rafting

Rates: $225

Length: 1 Day

Minimum Age: 16 years old

Season: April – June

Appropriately named, “The Thunder Run” is our Class-V, full day whitewater rafting trip. Due to the nature of the trip, participants should have previous whitewater experience or be in good physical condition. Lunch is provided. Trips meet at 8:30AM

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Two-Hour Trip


Rates: $60

Length: ~2 Hours

Minimum Age: 5 years old

Season: April – June

The Kernville Rapid Run is the perfect river getaway for young families and groups that are looking for just a sampling of what the Kern River has to offer. We run this section twice to give you roughly two hours of on river time. No lunch is provided.

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