Class IV Premium

Every Class IV rapid on the Lower Kern

for the thrill seekers

Class IV all-day-long on Lower Kern

Typically done as our Two Day Lower Kern, the Class IV Premium packs every single Class IV rapid on the Lower Kern into a single day. This trip covers over 11 miles from Miracle to Democrat takeout.

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Photos of this river rafting experience.

Quick Facts

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

Trip meeting time: 8:00 AM

Minimum Age: 12 years old.


Trip Cost

All launches: $299

Does not include a 6% government and service fee

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At a Glance

Just over 11 miles of rafting.

Rapids are Class II, III, and IV.

Lunch is included.

This trip is exciting for beginners and experienced rafters.


2023 Kern River Rafting

With 21 named rapids this rafting trip focuses on the bulk of the Lower Kern whitewater

River Rafting Itinerary

The Class IV Premium is a busy day with plenty of Class IV rapids in the morning and afternoon of the trip. The day will be split with a quick portage around a Class VI rapid and then a hearty lunch, right after it’s back to the whitewater.

Class IV Premium FAQs

There are 21 named rapids on this trip and plenty of unnamed rapids too. Of those 21, there are 3 Class IIs, 11 Class IIIs, and 7 Class IV rapids.

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 Class IV Premium has a minimum age of 12 years old.

While the trip starts and ends at our Rafting Center, the raft put-in is at Miracle and the takeout is at Democrat.

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