Kayaking Gears & Guides

Reviews and buying guides for the best kayaks, kayaking gears, accessories, and more

Kayaking gear

Your kayaking adventure will be a lot more enjoyable experience when you use the best kayaking gears and accessories for your trip. This page archives all of Water Gear Guides kayak reviews, buyer’s guides, kayaking how-to articles and everything else you need to know for a successful kayaking trip.

Our unbiased reviews aim to help you find the gears that best fits your needs regardless of your skill and experience level. We have recommendations for both beginners and advanced kayakers and guides to help you buy the right gear.

We don’t believe there are any perfect gears out there, although a few come close to being perfect, so we tell you all the pros and cons of the products we review. You’ll also find buying tips below each review to help you know what to look out for when buying gear for your kayaking trip.

We rely on the support of our readers to keep this site up-to-date with the latest gears, so we encourage you to buy through the links on our website. Visit our support page to learn more about the retailers we recommend and how you can help us.