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

Duck Shooting kayaks on special now

Big Discounts on Seakayaks, Sit on Top, Camo kayaks for Duck Shooting, Recreation kayaks and Accessories, contact us for discounts click here for more info

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's Sea Kayak Adventures -

Tara's book "A Winter's Tale A Kayak Paddle Around The South Island Of New Zealand" is sold in book stores around NZ. If you would like a signed copy you can buy from Tara herself here . 

Check out her here adventures on her blog including her plans for her next big adventure, the Arctic Circumnavigation in June 2015 - http://www.tarasjourneys.com/apps/blog/

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/

2013 November / December Stewart Island Curcumnavigation

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

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.

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's out - http://youtu.be/CmsNlCXyC5Q

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