Guided Kern River Rafting & Kayaking on the "Lickety Split", Kernville Rapids Run - For Groups of 30 or More

What You Get

Professional certified river guides who will lead your group Kern River trip.

Raft & kayak paddling skills overview & safety lessons.

Personal flotation devices, helmets, paddles & Kern river maps.

Shuttle service from your vehicles to the river & back.

Kern River games, contests & prizes.

Group photo packages.

Pricing & Pay

Purchase Online 24/7 & an Event Specialist will contact you to plan your event.

Reserve & secure your entire group's trip online with a deposit & then pay the balance later.

Price discount for groups of 30 or more guests.

Payment plans & split payments available.

We can beat any outfitter's group Kern River Guided River Trip prices -- Just ask us!

Quick Facts

Run is a little over 3 river miles & duration is 2-4 hours depending on number of runs & group size.

Features Class II & Class III rapids like Big Daddy, Little Las Vegas & Ewings.

Choice of rafts the fit 4-16 people, one-person & two-person inflatable kayaks.

Age Minimum: 5 years old & up. Small children must have continuous adult supervision.

Full-service catered picnics & BBQ packages & picnic delivery & drop-off packages available.

Fully Guided Kern River Rafting & Kayaking Trips for Large Groups





Because the "Lickety Split" section of the Kern River is a super-fun Class II-III float trip with five mega-thrilling rapids, it is a fantastic venue for parties, special occasions, celebrations & company team-building events. This stretch of the Kern River is perfect for guests of all abilities.


With several beautiful and shady riverside parks and public meeting places located throughout the town of Kernville, California to choose from, rafting & kayaking trips with a picnic or BBQ make a unique and exceptionally fun day for guests of all ages.


Let us do the WORK while you have the FUN!


If you have a group of 30 or more, we offer discounted group pricing.


Guided Kern River Rafting & Kayaking trips are perfect for:

• Birthday Parties

• Graduation Parties

• Anniversaries

• Family Reunions

• Engagement Parties

• Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

• Wedding & Baby Showers

• Youth Group Events

• Non-Profit Charitable Organization Fundraisers

• Church Group Events

• Seniors' Events

• School Field Trips

• High School Events (Prom & Homecoming Events)

• Corporate Off-Site Team-Building

• Company Picnics

• Your Party, Celebration & Special Event


We guide trips with children as young a 5 years old (we provide personal flotation devices for small children 30 lbs and less.) We also take adults of all ages and abilities.


Our professional river guides and drivers are state registered, first aid & CPR certified or have further wilderness medical certifications and they are safe, patient, kind, informative and ready to STOKE UP THE FUN!


Rafting & kayaking are a great social activities. Your group will have a BLAST working as a team navigating the Kern River "Lickety Split" section while our river guides tell you all about the river and the area.


Big Daddy Rapid awaits!


Located in Kernville & Kern Valley, the Kern River is a 1-hour drive from Bakersfield and 3-hours from Los Angeles and Orange County.


Kernville has fantastic lodging and overnight camping for guests wanting to make a special overnight trip out of your large group event or party. We can recommend great places to stay in the Kern Valley, please ask us. Kernville has ample parking for large groups.

Before or after your river party, enjoy many things to do in Kern Valley. We recommend spending a night or a day or two. Enjoy things like: Walking around Kernville, enjoying fine shops and restaurants, the Trail of 100 Giants, the Whiskey Flat Trail, the Forks of the Kern, Lake Isabella, the Sequoia National Forest with numerous wilderness hiking, backpacking and camping options.

DIRECTIONS TO YOUR KERN RIVER TRIP: Meet Us at Riverside Park, located on Kern River Drive in Kernville, CA. We are located 1-hour from Bakersfield and 3-hours from Los Angeles, Orange County and Riverside, CA.

KERN RIVER TRIP PHONE: Call or Text Us at: (801)404-8297