Kern River Kayak Rentals

Kern River Kayak Rentals

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Kern River Kayaking

ONE OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN KERN VALLEY, KERNVILLE & THE SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST

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The Kern River is Class I through V.

Know Before You Go

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Kern River Kayak Rentals

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With a Kern River kayak rental, you have a choice of one-person or tandem inflatable kayaks.

Our kayaks are made of heavy-duty, durable white water materials.

The weight limit max for single kayaks is 200 lbs. & for a tandem kayaks, max weight is 500 lbs.

You must obtain a Kern River rafting permit with the US Forest Service.

Kayaking the Kern River on your own can be a great social activity that can bond your group. It can be fun for families & friends.

The Kern River can be cold so we recommend cold water clothing to avoid hypothermia. We have cold water clothing & gear available for rent.

Rather rent rafts? We have raft rentals too.

If you rent kayaks & gear for your Kern River trip, there will be no river guide or life guard immediately available for rescues.

Strong paddling & swimming skills required.

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Kern River Kayak Rentals Rates:

Hourly rates & 24-hour rentals available. If you want to run more sections of the Kern River or if you plan to camp & kayak for multiple days, consider our 24-hour rental packages.

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With your rental, included are paddles, personal flotation devices, helmets, pump(s), tie-straps & safety gear.

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

Before or after your river trip, explore Kernville & its many shops & restaurants, the Trail of 100 Giants, the Forks of the Kern, Lake Isabella & numerous wilderness hiking, biking, backpacking & camping options in Sequoia National Forest.

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Guests are responsible to cover costs for any lost or damaged river gear that has been rented.

 If you are not a strong paddler or swimmer, consider reserving our Guided Kern River Rafting and Guided Kern River Kayaking trips.

The Kern River and the Sequoia National Forest near Kernville California.
••• Rent inflatable kayaks and explore the Sequoia National Forest from the Kern River. Create an amazing weekend camping in this awesome area in the Southern Sierra Mountains •••
Two men whitewater kayaking on the Kern River in Kernville California.
••• Rent one-person or two-person kayaks and jump on the splashy fun whitewater rapids of the Kern River. With Class I - Class V whitewater, there's a section of this river that is right for anyone •••
The Kern River and the Sequoia National Forest near Kernville California.
••• If you need to get away from a hectic schedule, visit the Kern Valley. There are plenty of secluded wilderness campgrounds and places to get wet. Rent some lightweight inflatable kayaks and go exploring •••

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