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“1st time down the Lower Kern River!!! Thanks Joey!!!”

Mountain & River Adventures
Ranked #4 of 11 things to do in Kernville
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We know how to create valuable memories for you on Kern River white water! Mountain & River Adventures (MRA) offers guided rafting tours of the Kern River that provide awesome vacation experiences for the whole family. We offer rafting tours that challenge, excite, and bond family members, while maintaining the highest standards of safety. Explore your passion for pure fun and commitment to environmental stewardship with us on an unforgettable Kern River rafting vacation. Just give us a call to chat!
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Thanks to our fabuous guide, Joey Walker, he made the entire adventure down the 15 miles of the Lower Kern River an amazingly unforgetable experience! My fiance and I are first timers and even though I got myself psyched for the Class IV white water rafting, I admit feeling nervous when we boarded our raft. However, with the confidence of our team leader, Joey, he aimlessly pulled us through various currents and made us feel safe, in control and secure! He shared history of the river and gave us excellent instruction on how to manuever the raft as a team! Thanks Joey! He is an asset to the Mountain & River Adventures! We highly recommended you ask for him!!!

1  Thank Poodlemom V
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

We attended a class III / class IV trip on the lower kern that lasted 2 days. The staff was safe and professional and all times, although they will cater to the personality of the trip. Speaking of catering, the food is incredible as well. I plan on going again!

3  Thank JayApple
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Reviewed 28 September 2011

These guys run a good shop. It was with a little trepedation that I would be getting dropped off on top of a mountain with my mountain bike, left to my own devices to find my way down the trail. MRA was great in providing information while we planned for the trip then followed it up with more assistance when we got to town then even more help the morning of our ride. They gave us a map, written directions and a verbal description of what we were in for. Our shuttle driver was personable and has a long history in Kernville. We were definately well taken care of!

I can only imagine that they run all of their operations (river rafting, rock climbing, etc.) the same way.

1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 28 August 2011

My boyfriend and I went on a 1 day Lower Kern Class IV trip for my birthday. It was fantastic! Mike was the best guide I have ever had white water rafting. He has been guiding the Kern River for 30+ years! We felt really safe the entire day and had tons of fun. Mike was very informative and would describe the rapids to us before we went through and tell us their names and history, so the trip was also somewhat educational. The MRA equipment was in great condition. Lunch by the river was plentiful and diverse (hummus and carrots, fresh apples, oranges and strawberries, chips and all the fixins to make sandwiches). We would absolutly recommend this trip and company to anyone. The rest of the people in our boat were a British family on holiday and their kids (girl 13, boy 15) they had a great time as well. You can buy a photo CD at the end of the trip, rather expenisive $68, but it is a fun momento.

4  Thank JandK2003
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