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River's End Rafting

15701 Highway 178, Bakersfield, CA 93306-9500
+1 661-326-7003
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Exhilarating in so many levels

My family & I have never gone white water rafting before except for my husband who went white water... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
AnneSuNdaY
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La Palma, California
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B O R I N G with a capital F

Rivers End Rafting is a good trip for small children on their first rafting trips but for anybody... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2014
samantha s
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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15701 Highway 178, Bakersfield, CA 93306-9500
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My family & I have never gone white water rafting before except for my husband who went white water rafting in Switzerland. So we all decided to try it, what a fun way to spend our Friday. I don't know what we were thinking going...More

Thank AnneSuNdaY
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Rivers End Rafting is a good trip for small children on their first rafting trips but for anybody over the age of 10 the trip is slow and boring. To get to decent rapids that are worth the drive you would have to go further...More

Thank samantha s
Reviewed 24 July 2014

What an awesome 4th of July experience. Although water levels were a bit low, the enthusiastic staff made up for it. We swam, played games, and had a great time!!! Will definitely go back when the water raises again :)

Thank blueagave67
Reviewed 5 July 2013

My husband and I had a great time last weekend. There were lots of rafters and the company was very organized. The tour guide, Tony, was great. We got to swim in the river at two different locations. This is a great trip if you...More

2  Thank 1Marietta
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Never done this before...Took my family of 4 for a river rafting trip on the lower Kern river and had a great time. They run a great operation, they fit you with a very snug life jacket, take you by bus to the river drop...More

3  Thank Kamaaina22
Reviewed 22 November 2012

What a blast! Loved our guide, the info, the people and the rapids...CAN'T wait for next summer! We were able to visit some great swimming holes, lunch was prepared by the guides and was awesome as well.

2  Thank Julie J
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We went rafting on August the 17th, and it was not what I expected. Don’t get me wrong, we had fun and the staff was a load of fun and full of energy. We loved our guide, Tommy, very nice outgoing guy. Nevertheless, the river...More

Thank lilimor22
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We all have fun during this water rafting, the staff is extremely friendly and full of energy. My 3 kids love this experience. One thing is the pictures they sell are pretty pricy. (there is someone would take pictures for you by the riverside)They don't...More

2  Thank KawingM
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The raft guide was friendly, energetic, and fun. The experience was more than I was expecting. I would do this again. Get there early, more than the 15 minutes recommended, there are only three changing rooms, there will be a line. Be prepared for Porta...More

1  Thank Eileen H
Reviewed 9 July 2012

This was my first rafting trip. My son is 15 and has been wanting to go rafting for a few years. I saw the 2 hour trip on Groupon and we decided to make a one night trip to Bakersfield. We booked the 530 pm...More

1  Thank kiminyl
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