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Kern River Tours

2712 Mayfair Rd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240-9643
800-844-RAFT
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Hi Ho Hi Ho

Breathtaking as the river changes. At the water level we were at it couldn't have been more... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steven G
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Lake Isabella
Fun times

Had a great time. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Close to many campsites. The price is great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lyanne M
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In 1974, Kern River Tours became the first commercial rafting company on the Kern River, and our experience shows in our total operation. Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality, most memorable experience possible. We are permitted to run all commercially run sections of the Kern River and have trips for all experience levels.
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2712 Mayfair Rd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240-9643
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800-844-RAFT
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Reviewed yesterday

Breathtaking as the river changes. At the water level we were at it couldn't have been more exciting. As a 70 year old it's a fantastic journey with thrills at every turn in the river. It is proactive!

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Close to many campsites. The price is great. Only downfall is the pricey pictures. $80 for the action shots

Thank Lyanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time ! Excellent serves and food was good ! Guys on your was great with everything making us all feel welcome and have a good ! We stayed over night and I Recommend that ! Best trip ever !..

Thank rayne1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally I stay away from guided tours but if you don't know the river this is essential. Our group did the Sampler half day and was an incredible experience. We were grinning and laughing almost the entire way and our guides were all super cool....More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a crazy thrill ride, the guides were knowledgeable and made us feel safe, the overnight camp was amazing the food was great !! I would highly recommend Kern River tours !!!!

Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 11, which consisted of 8 Adults & 3 kids, all first time rafters, booked for the 11:30 am run on Lickety Split. Because it was a Monday, it seemed like our 2 rafts and 1 other raft, full of kids...More

Thank Shannon N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a one day outing on the lower Kern with this outfit, it was great! Our group had concerns about going since the L.A. Times article saying that the water was extremely fast and wild due to the drought busting rain. We...More

Thank frank j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only 4-5 companies that are authorized to take groups rafting on the Kern. This is my second time with Kern River Tours, so this past week wasn't an anomaly. Check-In is quick, easy, the safety instructions are clear and easy to understand since...More

2  Thank tmazza2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very satisfied. Great prep, short but effective training, high quality/quantity lunch, perfect amount of excitement for 10/14 year old kids (on advice from KRT). We had a rookie guide who did a great job, but I liked that KRT paired him up with a more...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 friends and I took the KRT Gusto Run on June 9, 2017. The river was flowing at 5400 cubic feet per second. It was a raging river. The trip was outstanding. The river was a challenge during every second of the trip. The class...More

1  Thank joeciriello77
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