We love kayaking, but transporting them was always an issue as we didn’t have large cars. And I’m way too lazy to blow up an inflatable one.
The Oru Kayak is the answer. This small origami-style kayak weighs only 17 pounds and folds up into a backpack that I can carry easily. I tried the Lake+ version, which comes with an attachable foot rest and gel seat cushion and is suitable for calm waters. Other versions for advanced paddlers on rivers and ocean are available.
See more photos and view our Instagram Reel of the Oru Kayak in action.
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