Short Kern River Trips 2018-08-06T19:20:28+00:00

Short River Rafting Trips

Our short river 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 II to IV. 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.

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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 5 PM and 6 PM
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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Class IV Half Day

Our regular Half Day Lower Kern trip ends right above the Class IV section of the canyon. With this new offering we are jumping into the heart of some of the best Class IV on the Lower Kern including White Maidens, Sundown Falls and Powerful Possum rapid.

Starts at: $119 / person
Meet time: 12:30 PM
Return time: 5 – 6 PM
Trip begins and ends at our Rafting Center

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

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