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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...more
2712 Mayfair Rd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240-9643
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

This company deserves a MINIMUM of 5 stars with how organized, friendly, and accommodating they were on our trip yesterday. We brought a crew of 12 people for the Picto run and our guides Chris and Matt could not have been better! They were super...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible good time on the kern river. We booked last minute, after our planning changed due to the Yosemite park closure. It is not cheap (we paid over $600 for a family of 5), but it is worth every penny. Really nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

So glad we went with these guys. Highly recommended, we were always looked after. The whole family loved their day out, youngest is 8 years old. Our guide Kyle was a true gent, made the whole day a fun and safe experience. Just go!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Darren B
Reviewed June 26, 2018

My husband and I booked KRT for a full day Gusto run recently. We also invited 2 of our friends. We all had a great time. Scooter was our guide and he was extremely knowledgeable with over 17 years of experience on the Kern River....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank randichappell
Reviewed June 12, 2018

KRT is great ! We took on multiple class V and many class IV's and always felt our guide (Dillon) and the rest of the KRT crew were keeping safety top priority while maximizing the fun. Enjoyable and interesting conversations with the whole crew too....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Our groud of 30-somethings had enough to almost fill 2 boats (1 boat had 2 people not from our group, who said they had fun with us). The course was well picked for our varied skill group, which ranged from complete beginners to rafters on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed September 8, 2017

A top notch rafting company. Our family of four got to enjoy the beautiful Kern river for two days. It was blazing warm, >100 degrees in Bakersfield, but it was pleasant on the river, with the cool water splashing you and the ability to jump...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David L
Reviewed August 31, 2017

We were a group of four girls of assorted ages, 50 year old mom with 24 and 19 year old daughters and 15 year old niece, and we had the best time! Our raft guide was Carl Naylor and the trip leader was Jimmy. First,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RosarioS1415
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Had a blast on the river with our knowledgeable guide Mark and the family of 4 that rounded out our boat. The Picto was pretty easy going, but there were enough rapids here and there to keep it interesting. Got to see 300 year-old pictographs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 02kkarls
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I can't stop talking about this trip with my friends. It was amazing my Son 14, and my Daughter 16 Loved it so much. Our rafting guide Carl was soooo great funny and made us feel so safe. The camp site and the food they...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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