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Sit-on-top Kayaks for Safety on the Waves : Recreational Kayaks / Touring Kayaks / Fishing Kayaks / Double Kayaks


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Some people enjoy the feeling of safety offered by the sit on top kayaks, especially if you’re wanting to play on the waves where regular capsize is more likely to occur. We carry a range of in-store sit on top kayaks including basic and affordable entry-level play boats, fishing kayaks, racing kayaks for the enthusiasts, large two and three-seaters designed for the family and some designed specifically for surfing the waves.

Yes, there is a lot to choose from, however every kayak we stock has a specific purpose, that's why we recommend that you pop in to our kayak store where one of our experienced staff can help you find the perfect kayak for you, or alternatively try our How to choose your Kayak Guide.



The kayaks are listed below within each category according to boat length.

Recreational Sit-on-top Kayaks

Riot Escape 9 Sit-on-Top Kayak - See it on YouTube

The Riot Escape 9 (also branded as Azul Solaris ) is our new best seller amongst the small sit-on top kayaks. Suitable for paddlers up to 95kg the Escape is stable and tracks beautifully, thanks to its catamaran hull. With a high-gloss finish, storage compartment and fitted standard with the best sit on top seat around, the Riot Escape is an unbelievable package.

(The riot Escape also stacks perfectly so if you're looking for two or more it's no problem stacking them on your car or storing them at home.

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High back comfy seat included

Riot Escape Kayak quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Polyethylene
Length 2.7m
Width 71 cm
Weight 18 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Excellent
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Good
 

Scorpio Terrapin Sit-on-Top Kayak

Entry level SOT fishing kayak.

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Features:

• Stable
• 2 hatches allows stowage of dry bags, tackle boxes & rods or other gear
• Gear bags inside both hatches
• 4 flush mounted rod holders with caps plus 1 forward mounted adjustable rod holder
• Scupper plugs included
• Comfortable
• Good for fishing, cruising just having fun
• Available in several great colours

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Scorpio Terrapin Kayak budget kayak range
Specifications
Material Polyethylene
Length 2.7m
Width 79 cm
Weight 20 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Scorpio Turtle Sit-on-Top Kayak

Slightly larger and flatter than the Terrapin, the Turtle is suitable for the medium size paddler, or for the adult with small child scenario.

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Features:

• Very stable and efficient through the water for a smaller kayak
• Includes two 6 inch hatches with bag insert
• Brass Inserts are fitted for optional forward mounted adjustable rod holder
• Molded in side carry handles
• Scupper plugs included
• Comfortable
• Great for fishing, cruising just having fun
• Rod holders pictured are optional extras
• Available in several great colours

Scorpio Turtle Kayak budget kayak range
Specifications
Material Polyethylene
Length 2.95m
Width 79 cm
Weight 22 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Cobra - Play Kayak

Cobra is our primary sit-on-top kayak brand, with a wide range of kayaks to suit every paddlers needs. Made of linear polyethylene and boasting the unique sharp edges and distinct keel, the Cobra kayaks are lighter, more stable and track better than any of the competitive brands on the market today.

The Cobra Play is true to its namesake. It is fun and easy to use for small to medium size paddlers and kids.

It is lightweight and compact, is simple to transport, load and unload and can be quickly launched and easily manoeuvred.
Stability is provided by a shallow V-shaped hull that also enhances tracking.

The sharp features, clean deck design, comfortable cockpit area and distinct keel line make the play a fantastic choice for the small to medium paddler looking for a sit-on kayak that is as suitable for flat water as it is in the surf.

Pictured with optional backrest. Cobra Play quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 3.09m
Width 71 cm
Weight 17 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Good
See also NEW Cobra Play Evolution (only 13kg)

 


Touring Sit-on-top Kayaks

Cobra - Explorer Sit-on-top Kayak

Cobra is our primary sit-on-top kayak brand, with a wide range of kayaks to suit every paddlers needs. Made of UV treated linear polyethylene and boasting the unique sharp edges and distinct keel, the Cobra kayaks are lighter, more stable and track better than any of the competitive brands on the market today.

The Cobra Explorer is a perfect all-purpose kayak and one of our best selling sit-on-tops. Stable and fast with superb tracking, it is versatile for all sizes, shapes and varying expertise of the majority of paddlers.

... An oversized external rear tank well holds all types of sports gear or picnic supplies. For fishing and camping there is a flush foredeck with plenty of space for a large storage hatch. The Cobra Explorer is a totally self-bailing kayak, providing for a dry ride. Its stable 78 cm beam makes it a good ride for anybody. Pictured with optional hatch.

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Cobra Explorer quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 3.44m
Width 78 cm
Weight 18 - 20 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good

NOTE Also available in a slightly smaller, lighter version, the Cobra Escape. At only 17kg and 3.2m in length this is Cobra's answer to the smaller paddler looking for the stealth and stability offered by the popular Cobra Explorer.
 

Riot - Escape 12 Sit-on-top Kayak

NEW The Riot Escape 12 (also branded as the L'Attitude Galaxy 12) is the latest sit-on top coming from Riot. Due to the massive popularity of the smaller Riot Escape 9 they now produce a larger model for the larger paddler, also incorporating a couple of fishing rod holders for the keen fisherman and a large front hatch.

A very stable craft boasting also a large rear storage "well", paddle keeper and drink bottle holder. All in all the Riot Escape 12 presents exceptional value for money for the larger paddler.

Comes standard with deluxe seat (pictured)

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Riot Escape 12 Kayak quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Polyethylene
Length 3.7m
Width 79 cm
Weight 22 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Cobra - Navigator Sit-on-top Kayak

Nothing tracks better than a Cobra

The Cobra Navigator incorporates many of the same features as the time tested and performance proven Cobra Explorer, but is faster, sleeker and longer.

The Cobra Navigator’s increased cockpit length accommodates the taller paddler comfortably and it is stable, fast and tracks well...a great combination for all around fun.

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Backrest and square hatch pictured are optional extras - comes standard with 6 inch round hatch

Cobra Navigator quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 3.82m
Width 78 cm
Weight 21 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good
 

Cobra - Fish n Dive Sit-on-top Kayak

The Cobra Fish n Dive is the ultimate fishing/diving kayak appropriately enough called the Cobra Fish N’ Dive. There is one centrally located seat and a smaller reversed companion jump seat near the bow for another passenger or additional gear. There is no other kayak on the market this size that offers as much storage space. A large well is located in the stern and holds up to three tanks. Scuba divers love this unique arrangement that allows for heavy loads and provides a stable platform.

This kayak comes standard with four rod holders and a large square hatch with bucket for storing your live bait or tackle. The Fish N’ Dive also can be fitted with an optional motor bracket for an electric trolling or small outboard engine. And there will still be ample room left to store scuba gear, twelve volt battery, tackle box, bait tank, catch bag, fishing rods, clothing and much more.

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Backrest pictured is an optional extra

Cobra Fish n Dive quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 3.82m
Width 91 cm
Weight 25 kg

Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good

 

Hurricane - Phoenix Sit-on-top Kayak Series

Now with double density rear hatch cover and improved ergonomic seating

The Phoenix series are lightweight thermoformed sit on top kayaks offering thermoformed technology in a sit-on-top design. They are stable, comfortable and agile. The immaculate exterior is a standard feature of the Hurricane range.

Just as tough but lighter than Polyethylene
and cheaper and tougher than Fibreglass the Phoenix 130 is one of the lightest touring sit on top kayaks available in the world today and addresses the strong need for a lightweight yet durable sit on top kayak.

The Phoenix kayaks are stable enough that they can be fitted out as an ideal fishing kayak, in fact the Phoenix 140 is now available in a standard fishing version, the Phoenix 140 FX, kayak of choice for Zane (our Gosford store manager) and Ben (our Newcastle store manager).

Available in three sizes, Phoenix 120 (3.6m), the Phoenix 130 (4m) and the Phoenix 140 (4.3m).

The Phoenix 140 comes with a rudder. All of the Phoenix kayaks now come standard with a deluxe surf to summit seat.

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Hurricane Kayaks premium kayak range
Material Thermoformed Trylon Plastic
Model 120 / 130 / 140
Length 3.6m / 4m / 4.3m
Width 71 cm
Weight 16kg / 20kg / 24kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Excellent
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Excellent
 

Scorpio Leatherback Sit-on-Top Kayak

Large single touring kayak for the more serious fisherman, or simply wanting to use it for longer distance touring.

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Features:

• Very stable and efficient through the water, great for touring or fishing
• Large oval hatch allows stowage of dry bags, tackle boxes & rods and other gear
• 10inch hinged hatch with Gear bag inside
• Brass Inserts are fitted for optional forward mounted adjustable rod holder
• 4 carry handles
• Scupper plugs included
• Livewell/Molded Bait Bucket
• 4 flush mounted rod holders with caps plus 1 forward mounted adjustable rod holder
• Available in several great colours

Leatherback Kayak budget kayak range
Specifications
Material Polyethylene
Length 4.02m
Width 79 cm
Weight 32 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Barracuda SOT Kayak

Made of thermoformed ABS plastic the Barracuda SOT is lighter than polyethylene kayaks and lighter than most composites.
At just 18kg the SOT is a pleasure to handle in and out of the water

The Barracuda SOT boasts the following features:
- Heavy Duty retractable rudder
- One large round hatch on the bow, two medium hatches (one in the middle and one on the front of the rear well) and a small pot hole at the rear - plenty of storage
- Large rear well for extra gear
- Unique hull shape flanked with rails for better tracking and stability
- Sweeping bow for a dry ride even in choppy conditions
- Four rod holders for the keen fisherman

Also available with a centre consol, the SOT FX PRO.
Backrest pictured is an optional extra.

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barracuda sot kayak premium kayak range
Specifications
Material ABS Plastic
Length 4.1m
Width 70 cm
Weight 18 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Excellent

Cobra Marauder XF Sit-on-top Kayak

NEW The Cobra Marauder is a pure performance fishing kayak from every angle and offers excellent initial and secondary stability as well as a super silent hull design for stealth paddling around easily spooked fish.

Longer than the Pro Fisherman, the Marauder features ample rocker providing manoeuverability and smooth paddling as well as stability during surf launches and landings, yet the keel design and tracking channels in the hull make for excellent tracking.

Add to that a large user friendly deck design with self-draining foot-wells, forward and rear flush mount or surface mount rod holder positions, customisable deck space for different layout and hatch configurations and a comfortable cockpit with dry seating area. ‘Quick drain’ scupper holes provide for fast draining in choppy seas. The Marauder also features a gigantic tank well with moulded in bait/gear bucket recess

Backrest pictured is an optional extra.

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Cobra Marauder XF quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 4.3m
Width 78 cm
Weight 24 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good
 

DAG - Midway sit-on-top Kayak - See it on YouTube

Our best selling touring sit-on-top kayak.

The DAG Midway is similar in design to the very popular Disco by RTM.

The DAG Midway has a sea kayak bow allowing it to tackle even large surf. Its extra length offers more storage, improved efficiency and better stability in choppy conditions.

Also available in the fishing version, the Mid-way Angler. Angler model now includes central "fishing pod" with tackle box holder and Scotty swivel rod holder.

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Leg brace (Carl System) pictured is an optional extra.

DAG Mid-Way quality kayak range
Material High Grade Polyethylene
Length 4.4m
Width 65 cm
Weight 23 kg
Usage Flat water and surf
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Excellent
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good
 

Cobra - Tourer Sit-on-top Kayak

Designed as a performance sit-on-top touring kayak, the Cobra Tourer is slightly more forgiving than the Cobra Expedition. This boat is designed for the athletically inclined paddler who wants to go from Point A to Point B with maximum efficiency and speed. Its versatility makes it an ideal choice for training, long distance sight-seeing or touring on moderate ocean swells, lakes and rivers.

This kayak has it all, even an adjustable leg length rudder system. The low profile hull of the Cobra Tourer cuts down on windage, enabling paddlers to maintain high speed and straight tracking with easy handling in all conditions. The integrated keel provides stability and efficiency, holding a straight course even in choppy water.

It incorporates a large dive tank well for easy accessibility and extra storage
Comes standard with large "A" hatch up front and round hatch in the middle.

Sirkka (our Sunshine Coast store manager) and Andrew (our Melbourne store manager) Kayak of choice.

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>Backrest pictured is an optional extra
The Tourer comes standard with a rudder.

Cobra Tourer quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 4.5m
Width 71 cm
Weight 22 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Excellent
Manoeuvrability Fair (good with rudder)
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good
 

C-Kayak - Malachite Sit-on-top Kayak

Lean and fast the Malachite is the anglers answer to an offshore fishing kayak with plenty of guts. Ideal for getting out to backline quickly and surf landings.

Comes standard with two flush rod holders, three storage hatches, thigh straps and retractable rudder system.



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c-kayak malachite quality kayak range
Specifications
Material Polyethylene
Length 4.525m
Width 59 cm
Weight 26 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Excellent
Manoeuvrability Good (good with rudder)
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Cobra - Eliminator

Cobra is our primary sit-on-top kayak brand, with a wide range of kayaks to suit every paddlers needs. Made of linear polyethylene and boasting the unique sharp edges and distinct keel, the Cobra kayaks are lighter, more stable and track better than any of the competitive brands on the market today.

The Cobra Eliminator redefines the word “fast” in sit-on-top kayaks.
It has the sleek look and feel of an Olympic Style K1 and the durability provided by Super Linear Polyethylene construction. It is not only designed for racing but for the use and abuse that is part of competition training, high performance exercise and youth racing programs.

A foot-operated rudder provides for easy, controlled turning and an adjustable footrest and seat provide an ergonomic fit. The deck shape enhances correct paddling technique by allowing the entry blade hand to come close to the deck at the beginning of the stroke.

Material: Cotene Linear Polyethylene
Includes: Adjustable seat, adjustable foot pedals, rudder system
Pictured with optional lo-back backrest.

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Backrest pictured is an optional extra

cobra eliminator quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 5.03m
Width 58.5 cm
Weight 19 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Average
Tracking Excellent (rudder)
Speed & Efficiency Excellent
Manoeuvrability Good (rudder)
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Good
 

Cobra - Expedition Kayak

At 5.46m long, the Cobra Expedition is designed to go fast.
It is built to accelerate quickly and get to its top speed in a short period of time. This boat has lots of storage and is ideal for any paddler interested in performance touring, sea kayaking and long distance cruising.

A high level of paddling efficiency enables Cobra Expedition paddlers to travel longer distances in a shorter time with less physical effort. The long narrow waterline allows the hull to slide easily, quickly and smoothly through the water with minimal effort. The low profile deck is a unique feature for a sit-on-top and greatly cuts down on windage. A V-shaped keel and an adjustable leg length rudder system provide improved tracking and stability.

Material: Cotene Linear Polyethylene
Includes: Front and rear oval hatches, small rectangle hatch, rudder, handles & eyelets.
Pictured with optional backrest, 10" round hatch, and leg straps

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cobra expedition kayak quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 5.46m
Width 60 cm
Weight 22 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Fair
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Excellent
Manoeuvrability Fair (good with rudder)
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good
 

Double Sit-on-top Kayaks

Scorpio - Turtle III SOT Kayak

Large double SOT suitable for two medium size adults, plus a third moulded seat in the middle for a small child passanger (or small dog).

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Features:

• Very stable
• Includes two 6-inch centre hatch with bag insert
• Third seat position allows this kayak to be paddled by 1, 2 or 3
• Brass Inserts are fitted for optional forward mounted adjustable rod holder
• Side carry handles plus paddle keepers
• Scupper plugs included
• Swivel rod holder pictured is an optional extra
• Comfortable
• Great for fishing, cruising& just having fun
• Available in several great colours

Kayaks budget kayak range
Material Polyethylene
Length 3.7 m
Width 86 cm
Weight 32 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Cobra - Tandem Sit-on-top Kayak

Cobra is our primary sit-on-top kayak brand, with a wide range of kayaks to suit every paddlers needs. Made of linear polyethylene and boasting the unique sharp edges and distinct keel, the Cobra kayaks are lighter, more stable and track better than any of the competitive brands on the market today.

The Cobra Tandem is lighter weight than other tandems on the market (only 25kg) and easier to manoeuvre than the Triple. It offers users the opportunity to socialize while paddling but is very manageable for paddling solo. The Tandem is competitively priced and thus offers exceptional value. ...The top deck design allows for both a forward and rear seat. With deck space for up to five storage hatches, there is plenty of room to stow cargo. Since it is lightweight, it is more manageable than other Tandems and can easily be loaded on the top of the car. Pictured with optional backrests.
Comes standard with two storage hatches.

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Cobra Tandem quality kayak range
Specifications
Material High Grade Linear Polyethylene
Length 3.84m
Width 91 cm
Weight 25 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Excellent
Speed & Efficiency Good
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Excellent
Weight Factor Good


See also NEW Cobra Tandem Evolution (only 20kg)

 

Scorpio Turtle II Sit-on-Top Kayak

Double SOT kayak suitable for two small-medium sized adults, or adult plus child.

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Features:

• Very stable and efficient through the water
• Moulded in carry handles at both the bow & stern
• Includes two 6 inch centre hatch with bag insert
• Brass inserts for attachment of seats, deck bungy and optional forward mounted adjustable rodholders
• Molded in side carry handles
• Scupper plugs included
• Comfortable
• Great for fishing, cruising & just having fun
• Available in several great colours

turtle II Kayak budget kayak range
Specifications
Material Polyethylene
Length 3.86m
Width 85 cm
Weight 30 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Fair
Weight Factor Fair
 

DAG - Tribal Kayak

Now includes all-round grab ropes for added family safety

The Tribal is a compact double sit-on kayak with a well defined third seat position with foot wells in the middle for an additional person.

It has a good keel for improved tracking, is wide and stable and boasts 7 carry handles for ease of carrying. An ideal recreational family kayak for use on flat water and in the surf.

If you're looking for a double that converts into a three seater with a genuine third seat including foot wells then the DAG Tribal is the best on the market.

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DAG Tribal Kayak quality kayak range
Material High Grade Polyethylene
Length 3.9m
Width 90 cm
Weight 30 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Excellent
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Fair
Manoeuvrability Good
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair

C-Kayak - Toucan Sit-on-top Kayak

For a long time we have been searching for a lean fast double SOT kayak as most SOT doubles tend to be wide and stable but not suitable for the more sporty sorts.

The Toucan is exactly that, lean and fast, and tough as nails.

Comes standard with three storage hatches and retractable rudder system.

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c-kayak malachite quality kayak range
Specifications
Material Polyethylene
Length 5.35m
Width 66 cm
Weight 34 kg
Kayak Ranking
Stability Good
Tracking Good
Speed & Efficiency Excellent
Manoeuvrability Good (good with rudder)
Ability to handle Chop Good
Weight Factor Fair
 

Sit-on-top Kayak Sales

So for sit on top kayaks; if you’re looking for an affordable entry level sit on top kayak, family kayak with all the safety features, racing kayak, fishing kayak or something for dancing on the waves then pop over to our Ettalong shop where we hold a range of in–store sit on top kayaks to choose from.

Please contact us for sit on top kayak prices and information

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