Pick a kayak, any kayakBarrier Island Kayaks has one of the largest inventories of NDK sea kayaks on the East Coast. These are the venerable British sea boats you have heard about. Used in many expeditions around the globe, they are durable enough to land on rocks, beautiful in form, stable at rest yet nimble in motion. Able to leap tall waves in a single bound...seriously, we are somewhat biased on the issue of these boats. There are many great sea kayaks out there, and we either stock or can aquire them for you. Some are tuned more for speed, some for tracking, you can pack all your camping kit and the kitchen sink in others. But we dare say you will be hard pressed to find a more well-rounded sea kayak than an Explorer or Romany. These "warhorses" have won many a fabled sea battle. We are right on the water—come by for a demo paddle today! View the NDK lineup here Please call 252.393.6457 for details and prices—we'll put together a custom Performance Package for you!
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We've got a kayak to fit you and your paddling lifestyle.
We keep select kayaks from Necky, Impex, P&H and Nigel Dennis Kayaks in stock, along with used kayaks from these and other manufacturers. We can custom order other kayak makes and models. Our location on North Carolina's Outer Banks is a prime sea kayak destination and perfect for taking a kayak for a 'test drive'; we offer easy launches and retrievals at any tide with a wide variety of "texture" in paddling conditions.
The staff of guides and instructors at Barrier Island Kayaks in Swansboro can help you make a decision on the right kayak to own. We know what works well for various needs and will be happy to discuss those with you.
If you're interested in trying a particular sea kayak model, it's probably a good idea to call our shop on Cedar Point Blvd. first so we can reserve that kayak for you.