Fully Guided Kern River Rafting on the "Lickety Split", Kernville Rapids Run

What You Get

Professional certified guide who will lead your Kern River trip.

Rafting paddling skills overview & safety lesson.

Personal flotation device, helmet, raft paddle & river map.

Shuttle service from your vehicle to the river & back.

Zero liability for any lost river gear if you are floating with a Pro Rafting Tours River Guide.

Pricing & Pay

Purchase Online 24/7.

Reserve & secure your entire group's trip online simply by paying for your spot, then tell your friends to pay for their spots later.

Tiered pricing available with discounts for groups of 15 or more.

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

Quick Facs

Run is a little over 3 miles & 1.5-2 hours (from check-in to finish.)

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

Rafts fit 4-16 people.

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

Fully Guided Kern River Rafting Trips



The Upper Kern River's "Lickety Split" section is one of the most popular sections of whitewater in the world. Its five Class II-III rapids provide the perfect amount of excitement for everyone from the beginner to the seasoned whitewater junkie.


If you want to bond with your family, friends, spouse, or significant other, then a guided rafting trip is designed to do just that.


If you enjoy being outside, enjoying unique and incredible scenery from a different perspective, then a guided rafting trip is just for you.


If you are the person who loves getting to places only accessible through certain activities, then guided rafting is what you need.


If you are the person who would rather have the water take you through an experience without you having to walk, run, or keep everyone together so no one gets lost, then guided rafting is your ideal activity.


If you don't know the area, a guided rafting trip is your ticket to learn about Kernville and the surrounding area.


Located near Kernville, near the Sequoia National Forest, the Kern River is a 1-hour drive from Bakersfield and 3-hour drive from Los Angeles.

Before or after your river trip, enjoy many things to do in Kern Valley and the Sequoia National Forest including: The Trail of 100 Giants, the Whiskey Flat Trail, great camping, Lake Isabella, Forks of the Kern, Pack Saddle Cave and the many fine shops and restaurants in Kernville.

Men whitewater rafting in a yellow raft on the Kern River in Kernville California.
••• A fun and splashy guided whitewater raft trip on the upper Kern River with Donny Hazard •••
Men whitewater rafting in a red raft on the Kern River in Kernville California.
••• Taking a rest after going through Ewings rapid on the "Lickety Split" section of the Kern River. This group had a fun and wet day taking a few guided river trips •••
Men whitewater rafting in a red raft on the Kern River in Kernville California.
••• A group making their way to Big Daddy rapid on a guided whitewater rafting trip on the Kern •••

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

EMAIL: info@proraftingtours.com