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“Weekend with the Guys”

Mountain & River Adventures
Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Kernville
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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 15 August 2017

Four city boys looking for a little nature and adventure. We rented a campsite for Friday and Saturday nights and did the full-day, lower Kern rafting adventure (class 3-4). Our guides, Brett and Harry were fun and very nice (driver, Chris was helpful and cheery). They made us feel comfortable and confident, never condescending to us (this is a tough needle to thread). Equipment was it great condition, photography provided, full spread lunch...a total pro setup.
Our campsite was comfortable and the campgrounds were boisterous. Book in advance for peak season weekends!
Cap it all off with a meteor shower beyond belief and you've got a weekend you'll never forget.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John-Michael C
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is our 2nd time using MRA. Taking smaller children and my wife makes it a bit uneasy for me in the event someone goes out of boat or boat flips, but both times we got guides who were trained and experienced and the leader of that trip. The water was much more furious this time than last but our guide Travis did a great job getting my family onboard and down the river. Thanks again and we will not hesitate to use this rafting company a 3rd time!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank rzrking
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Reviewed 17 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 made several trips over the years with Only This Company. They are centrally located in Kernville, right next to the water. Awesome location and a Great Team equals Fun Fun Fun! Check out their campground too. This team loves to have fun with their guests. ENJOY!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Phillip S
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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.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Simon S
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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.

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank LBGrandBanks
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