Welcome to Q-Kayaks

Welcome to the web site of Q-Kayaks, a New Zealand-based company that specializes in the design and manufacture of Australasia’s most popular & innovative range of sea kayaks. Combined with a full range of kayaks for recreation, white water, fishing, duck shooting, canoe polo & kayak accessories, we have the kayak to suit you.

Check out our New "Accessories" Pages here

  • Kayak touring on Lake Taupo
  • Seakayaking to Cape Kidnappers
  • Max and Melanie Grant's South Island Expedition, Lake Alabaster
  • Max and Melanie Grant's South Island Expedition, Milford Sound
  • Breaking Out
  • Surfing
  • Touring in Southern Endeavour Double
  • Family Fun
  • Duck Shooting Package avaliable now
  • Kids at play
  • Kayak Fishing
  • Canoe Polo Makino Pool, Feilding
  • Multisport

DISCOUNTED Specials on Now

Trade in your Sit on kayak and upgrade to a new QK Sit in Sea kayak in polyethelene or composite

Buy a Q-Kayak Seakayak and receive a free copy of Fiordland and Beyond written by Max Grant - A Circumnavigation of the South Island of New Zealand by kayak.

Give us a call on Ph:06 3268667, Cell: 021 498 558 for a great deal


Best on the market, we export our NZ made kayaks to Australia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Bahrain, Scotland, Greenland & Beyond.


Who's using our Kayaks 

Tara Mulvany - First woman to have paddled around the three main islands of New Zealand - South, North & Stewart Islands

2012 South Island Circumnavigation  http://www.winterkayakers.blogspot.co.nz/ In the NZ KASK Newsletter Tara says " I want to say a special thank you to Max Grant from Q-Kayaks who helped me out with my Skua, which turned out to be really awesome! The boat made it & I didn't have a single problem with it the entire journey. It's fast, stable & an awesome surfer - plus the seat is comfy.

2013 November / December Stewart Island Curcumnavigation Tara's Q-Kayak Skua, handles her Stewart Island Circumnavigation, before she perpares for her North Island trip.

2013 December / April 2014 North Island Circumnavigation 4 months with 61 kayaking days in a Q-Kayak Skua, check out Tara's video - http://www.tarasjourneys.com/apps/videos/

2014 July - Tara also paddled 1200km around Canada's Vancouver Island, this time in an American Sea kayak.  

2015 June - She is about to start here next adventure the Arctic Circumnavigation for updates check here - http://svalbard.worldwildadventure.com/blog/  

For more information about Tara, check out her here adventures on her blog - http://www.tarasjourneys.com/apps/blog/


 Max & Melanie Grants South Island Circumnavigation

Max owner & designer of Q-Kayaks along with daughter Melanie the first NZ woman to Circumnavigate the South Island raising funds for Child Cancer, check out their blog & charity expedition here -




Other companies using our kayaks - 

Auckland Sea Kayaks watch our Seakayaks in action here - http://youtu.be/G077MKGbm8I

Southern Discoveries, Milford Sound check our Kiwi kayak's out - http://youtu.be/CmsNlCXyC5Q

Frogz Whitewater Sledging check out the video here -  http://youtu.be/DWRAJ-W6kCg