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.
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.
With your rental, included are paddles, personal flotation devices, helmets, pump(s), tie-straps & safety gear.
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.
Guests are responsible to cover costs for any lost or damaged river gear that has been rented.
Make it convenient to get on a Kern River Trip. Our kayaks are 7 lbs. & 22 lbs.
Not Sure What Trip You Want?
We offer fully guided rafting & kayaking river trips and Do-It-Yourself raft & kayak rentals. Call us & we will help you decide what trip is best for you and your group. Call us for special rates for large groups.
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