Stop Press - there are now two Audax Demo Kayaks to book in for a test paddle, contact Mark & Rob.

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Expedition Kayaks Sea Kayak & Surf Ski Coaching with Rob Mercer & Mark Sundin


An article from the EK blog giving a broad overview of our range of surfskis, how each fits into the categories of entry level, intermediate & elite. Click HERE to read the article, with a short summary of each of the designs we sell through the four manufacturers we represent (Epic, Fenn, Think & Vajda). While it's impossible to give a comprehensive review of each boat, this little guide should help you narrow down which boat is going to suit your ability.

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An article from the EK blog giving a broad overview of our range of kayaks, where they fit in the grand scheme of things & what to expect from them. Click HERE to read the article. While it's impossible to give a comprehensive review of each boat, this little guide should help you narrow down which boat is going to suit the type of paddling you're wanting to do.

Rob Mercer Sea Kayaking offers one on one or group training for paddlers looking for some instruction from one of Australia's most well known & respected sea kayak instructors. Click the link above to contact Rob through his website,

NEW TO THE EK SHOP – Autumn 2017

The philosophy behind our online store is that we will always do our best to at least match the prices we see around the web internationally, so you can finally get some great quality sea kayaking kit at the same prices you’d be paying if you resided in the US or UK. We even throw in the freight on all orders over $50, so you can truly let your typing fingers do the walking. Click the link in the left menu or browse the range HERE. You'll find a range of products that we have grown to rely upon, over years of testing & daily use in the sea. Delivery will be arranged on the day the order is placed, by standard post or courier.

NRS Endurance Lightweight Paddle Jacket
A perfect match to the warmer Australian climes, this lightweight paddle jacket isn't meant to replace a cag, but instead offer a packable, breathable shell that can be worn over all of your kit when you stop for a break or need an extra layer of protection from the wind. It features adjustable urethane wrist & neck closures to keep out water & a shockcord drawstring. order HERE.

Vaikobi V Cold Performance Base Layer Top
Fitted design using Vaikobi's super light weight and fast drying Hydrofleece fabric in the body and arms, features hydromesh ventilation under the arms and down the side of the body to control body temperature and eliminate over heating, and an articulated cut designed for ease of movement.r. Order HERE.

The Big Foot Kayak Foot Plate System
An adjustable, ergonomic, and near enough to universal solution to the vexed problem of inadequate mass manufactured foot peg systems. Key features include easy field serviceability with standard marine stainless for all screws, nuts, washers and hinges, no tricky springs or special clips, all made from tough 5504 Marine Grade Aluminum. Australian designed and Manufactured: By Sea kayakers for real kayaking conditions. Order HERE.

Shelta Griffen Performance Sun Hat
The GRIFFIN offers our SHELTA-tech construction, featuring technical breathable fabric, perspiration absorbing mesh liner & heat releasing vents. These features help keep the head cooler under hot and active conditions. Order HERE.

Peak UK Tourlite Long Sleeved Paddle Jacket
Articulated cut long sleeved version of the hugely popular shorty, also with fully taped seams. This award winning new fabric is made from recycled plastic bottles!! Order HERE

Select Paddles
A beautifully produced, light & strong suite of touring blades from Select i Europe. Select paddles are strong, big water paddles with plenty of torque. Avialable in the X-Blade & XTR.

WW Merino Fusion Ocean Top
Cut for paddling, features a WildernessWool™ blend, slim fit, crew neck / self-fabric binding, set in sleeves, gusset panels for increased mobility, double sewn flat internal seams & an elliptical hem. Order HERE.

NRS Titanium Co-Pilot Knife
The NRS Titanium Co-Pilot Knife packs a range of great features in a compact package. Lightweight, corrosion-resistant and tough. Perfect fit for your PFD. Titanium is super lightweight, stronger than steel and holds a keen edge.Order HERE $149.00