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Recreational Kayaks

Recreational Kayaks are ideal for casual paddling on lakes and slow rivers with the family. Read our reviews and guides.

Pelican Bandit NXT 100 Kayak

Pelican Bandit NXT 100 Kayak Review

The Pelican Bandit NXT 100 kayak is a budget-friendly option that’s designed for recreational use. It comes in a variety of bright colors for added fun on the water. This…

Lifetime Guster Kayak in Lime Green color

Lifetime Guster Kayak Review

The Lifetime Guster (formerly Emotion Guster) is a recreational sit-inside kayak. It’s made for exploring slow-moving rivers and creeks. as well as large lakes and coastal bays. This durable kayak…

Pelican Spirit 100 Kayak

Pelican Spirit 100 Kayak Review

The Pelican Spirit 100 is a discontinued kayak. However, you may find one for sale on online auction sites or in local outfitters. It is a lightweight sit-inside kayak that’s…

Perception Joyride 10 Kayak

Perception Joyride 10 Kayak Review

The Perception Joyride 10 is a recreational sit-inside kayak that’s designed to be stable and great for beginners. It has a lifestyle-inspired cockpit, with dedicated storage for your phone. The…

Pelican Maxim 100X Recreational Kayak Review

Pelican Maxim 100X Recreational Kayak Review

The Pelican Maxim 100X is a 10-foot recreational kayak that’s aimed more at intermediate paddlers than beginners. It is a budget kayak with basic features.  The Maxim 100X is a…

Perception Swifty Deluxe 9.5 Kayak Review

Perception Swifty Deluxe 9.5 Kayak Review

The Perception Swifty Deluxe 9.5 is an affordable recreational kayak that can be great for beginners and novice paddlers, as well as the occasional angler. It is an American-made sit-inside…

Best Kayak For A Dog

Best Kayak For Dogs – WOOF! WOOF!

What’s the point in experiencing life’s greatest pleasures if you can’t share them with your friends? And what better friend to share kayaking adventures with than your dog! Woof Woof!…

Best Kayak For the Money

Best Kayak For The Money

You want your own kayak but you don’t want too spend much? Maybe you’re trying the sport for the first time or perhaps you just want the best inexpensive kayak…