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Short River Rafting Trips

Our half-day trips are ideal for those tight on time and looking for a fun adventure. These trips feature some of the best whitewater on the Upper and Lower Kern, from class III to IV, and normally cover six miles of rafting. These trips are not regularly scheduled so if you have a large group and are looking for more information, then please call or email us.

Half Day Upper Kern

Our Half-day Upper Kern tackles fun class II-IV whitewater and is perfect for those tight on time and looking for an adventure.

Starts at: $119 / person
Meet time: 2 PM
Return time: Between 6 PM and 7 PM
Trip begins and ends at our Rafting Center

Class: II, III, & IV
Minimum age: 12
Good for beginners: Yes
Lunch included: No

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Half Day Lower Kern

Our half-day trip originates below Lake Isabella and ends at Miracle Hot Springs. This trip features Class III rapids and is ideal for people who want to see the river but aren’t enthusiastic about tackling the rivers biggest rapids. It is a wonderful introduction to the Lower Kern.

Starts at: $119 / person
Meet time: 1 PM
Return time: Between 3 PM and 5 PM
Trip begins and ends at our Rafting Center

Class: II & III
Minimum age: 12
Good for beginners: Yes
Lunch included: No

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Kernville Rapid Run

Great for young families, the Kernville Rapid Run has a minimum age of 8 years old during normal water. Fun rapids, nice floats and slated around 2.5 hours makes it ideal for groups, friends, and families on a time schedule.

Starts at: $60 / person
Meet time: 10:30 AM
Return time: Around 1PM
Trip begins and ends at our Rafting Center

Class: II & III
Minimum age: 8
Good for beginners: Yes
Lunch included: No

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