Class IV Half Day

With fan-favorite rapids, a jump rock, and calm pools the Class IV Half Day has it all


Experience the BIG FIVE on our Class IV Half Day

Named after the five rapids that make up this section, the Big Five is a popular Class II, III and IV section.

An inside look:

Class IV Half Day Photo Gallery

Photos of this river rafting experience.

Quick Facts

Trip Meeting Place:
6602 Wofford Blvd, Wofford Heights, CA 93285.

Trip meeting time:
2 PM.
AM trips available for charter
Note: Meeting times may change slightly depending on water levels.

Minimum Age: 12 years old.

Trip Cost

Sunday – Friday launch: $150 ($135 Youth under 17)
Saturday launch: $165 ($148.50 Youth under 17)

10% off – Groups of 10+

Private/Charter/Group: We specialize in putting together custom, charter, & private trips.  Please call or email for pricing & info – guests are surprised at how easy it is to put a group together.

Does not include the 6% government and service fee

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At a Glance

Known as the ‘Big 5 Run”

Class II, III, and IV rapids (5 class IV’s) packed in 4 miles of rafting.

Includes an end-of-trip snack.

This trip is perfect for beginners and experienced rafters.

2024 Kern River Rafting

Work together as a team as you paddle through rapids such as Hari Kari and Pinball

River Rafting Itinerary

The Class IV Half Day is located on the Big Five section on the Lower Kern river. This trip is popular as it has everything: Calm pools, thrilling rapids, and a jump rock. Best of all, the road pulls away from the river, allowing you to enjoy the Lower Kern canyon in solitude.

Class IV Half Day FAQs

There are six rapids on this trip and plenty of unnamed Class II. The named rapids are Surprise, Hari Kari, Horseshoe Falls, Sidewinder A, Sidewinder B, & Pinball. These are some of the most exciting rapids on the Lower Kern.

Depending on group size and which rafts we use, we fit between 4 and 6 guests in each paddle raft. As often as we can, we try to keep groups together in the same raft too.

The minimum age is 12 years old.

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