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Address: 15701 Highway 178, Bakersfield, CA 93306-9500
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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 rafting in Switzerland. So we all decided to try it, what a fun way to spend... read more

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La Palma, California
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La Palma, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 at the beginning of May when it's still freezing cold but we went anyway. I... More 

Thank AnneSuNdaY
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 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 up the Kern river. the staff at Rivers End Rafting were polite but had an... More 

Thank samantha s
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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
Long Beach, California
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 want to get your toes wet, as it's not a very difficult course. Very enjoyable.... More 

1 Thank 1Marietta
Thousand Oaks, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 in spot. Give you a quick safety briefing, like what to do if you fall... More 

3 Thank Kamaaina22
Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 was very low… like knee high… and we were more concerned about hitting a rock... More 

Thank lilimor22
La Verne, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 sell single picture, you have to buy them all, it is about 8 pictures per... More 

2 Thank KawingM
Diamond Bar
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 potties for the bathroom facilities, they are kept very clean.

1 Thank Eileen H
Salt Lake City, Utah
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56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2012 via mobile

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 rafting excursion. Since it was 4th of July weekend it was pretty busy. Three boats... More 

1 Thank kiminyl

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