So Cal Rafting


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In a Nutshell

Ride along three miles of rapids in a one-person tube; Zorb experience lets you hop into a 12-foot inflatable ball to run across the water

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 4, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 50lb. weight min. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather and river conditions. Zorb Adventure valid only on Saturday or Sunday. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Whitewater rapids are nature's roller coaster and should always be followed up with a bite of nature's cotton candy—wadded-up moss. Go wild with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $35 for paddle tubing rental with shuttle service for two people (a $70 value)

Organizers outfit guests with a life vest, helmet, and river tube, before shuttling them to Kern River for a three-mile float through snowmelt-engorged rapids.

  • $59 for all-day tubing rental and Zorb River Experience for two, valid on Saturday and Sunday (a $118 value)

In addition to riding the rapids as many times as you like, you can hop into a Zorb ball, a 12-foot inflatable sphere you step inside to run across the water, hamster-style.

So Cal Rafting

In the warmer months, the runoff from the snowmelt on Mount Whitney combines with the flow of Kern River, creating a series of rapids that eventually give way to a placid lake. Kern River Rafting was created to give residents and visitors a chance to capitalize on the river's potential for fun and adventure.

A convenient shuttle service brings you to the river from the company's home base after you've been outfitted with helmets, life vests, and paddles. Tube-mounted excursions set out from the northerly reaches of the river and go barreling through rapids. 12-foot blow-up Zorb globes are like giant hamster balls that allow those inside to run across water, performing amphibious feats that hamsters can only dream about.

Customer Reviews

We had a great time. It was a lot of fun!
Claudine M. · August 20, 2013
Very friendly staff:)
Shalini · August 5, 2013
Our family, young and old, had a great tube adventure !
Carla P. · August 5, 2015

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