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Address: 11113 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9774
Phone Number:
+1 760-376-6553
10:00 - 15:00
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Mon 10:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00

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These Guys and Galls Really Work Hard to Make SUre that YOU Enjoy Your Vacation

To start, John (the owner) makes sure that his River Guides are all trained in how to read the ever changing waters, so that YOU stay Safe and Have Fun. Then, each guide likes to... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Phillip S
Kernville, California
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Kernville, California
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

To start, John (the owner) makes sure that his River Guides are all trained in how to read the ever changing waters, so that YOU stay Safe and Have Fun. Then, each guide likes to have fun with you. Make sure you tip them by the way. Like your favorite waitress, these Guides have influence over your trip. I have... More 

1 Thank Phillip S
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great campsites, next to water/river, hospitable camp hostess, clean restrooms with warm water. No bear boxes. The mountain biking shuttle they provide for an additional charge was great! If you ride or raft John and the gang will take excellent care of you and your friends or family.

1 Thank Simon S
Long Beach, California
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93 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great campground, right on the river, hot showers, sandy campsites with BBQ grated fire rings. Only a couple of miles from town, lots more trees than other campgrounds.

3 Thank LBGrandBanks
Santa Clarita, California
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208 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My family and I have rafted the kern on numerous occasions, and we have always used Mountain and River Adventures. The guides are experienced and fun and always have a little surprise for you during your adventure.

Thank thibbs1955
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I went with my 15 and 12 grandchildren for a two day rafting trip down Kern river. Everything was great, staff was very professional and safety thoughtful, food and set up of camping ground was very friendly and good.... a great experience, and they care about every details over these two days, Highly recommended.

Thank Jean Francois G
Fresno, California
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My 8 year old took a rafting trip down the river with other girls her age. They LOVED it. They taught them safety and what to do if they fell out of the boat. Their boat guide was friendly and entertaining.

Thank favonia123
Orange County, California
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We did the 1 hour raft ride. I like that they explain safety thoroughly. The guides and staff behind the counters were all really nice.

1 Thank KimberlyJam
Encinitas, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Our group of 6 did the 2 day lower Kern rafting trip. It was amazing!!!! Very organized outfit! They split our group up onto 2 rafts which we loved for several reasons. We got to watch each others faces as we tackled the class IV rapids, and it also allowed for each boat to become the others rescue boat in... More 

1 Thank Love-2-Travel-98765
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

There was disorganization with booking and check-in process but MRA was able to reconcile their errors at arrival. We booked the full day rafting tour on the Upper Kern which consisted of a small starter run by the power plant followed by 3 trips on an upper run with a few sections of class 4 rapids. Our guide, Amelia, was... More 

Thank Jay R
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Had fun on the Rapid Blitz with 8 year old twins along on their first trip. I would recommend this as a family experience for anyone. We felt safe and had a great time.

Thank Sherry W

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