If you are in the market for an eco-friendly and sturdy kayak for the sea, lagoons, lakes and open rivers, go to South Africa’s favourite brand, PaddleYak, which has been producing and supplying kayaks for over twenty-five years. PaddleYak Kayaks offers you twenty different models to choose from. All are handmade locally in superior fibreglass […]

Paddle Kayaks were originally found, designed and manufactured in Cape Town.  Since its inception over twenty-five years ago PaddleYak has become a household name in South Africa, won two national design awards and have shipped craft to almost forty countries at the latest count.  See PaddleYak’s new comprehensive website at www.paddleyak.co.za or phone 08725562520 or

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Since its launching and recognition as a unique sea kayak design, the PaddleYak Swift Hybrid Adventure Kayak has continued to draw attention and impress paddlers all over. Many have called it the best kayak ever for its performance and the sheer joy they derive from paddling it, suited as it is to both novices as

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Theuns van Niekerk, a dapper and keen paddler from Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa, has paddled a PaddleYak (PY) Swift Hybrid Adventure Kayak 46 kms from Gordon’s Bay to Fish Hoek in 6hrs 40 mins with an average speed of 6.9 kph and max speed of 9.8 kph in aid of breast cancer. His

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It has been a long year with Covid Lockdowns, but summer is upon us, with many rushing to acquire their craft in time for the festive season. There are less than ten weeks left to Christmas so PaddleYak Kayaks are encouraging customers to place their orders now to ensure they get their craft in time. 

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RIP Tom Morey

Tom Morey, a lover of oceans, a surfer, a fellow waterman and a maverick designer of note, can be credited with bringing the pleasures of the ocean and surfing to millions through his famous Morey-Boogie Board invention.  Many enjoy the pleasure of surfing waves in different ways, such as by standing up on a board,

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Real Cape Adventures CC was founded in the early nineties and started a number of sea kayak operations, including in Simon’s Town, Hout Bay, Langebaan, St Helena Bay, Paternoster, Plettenberg Bay and Jeffrey’s Bay, as well as further afield in Mozambique, Mauritius, Zanzibar, Madagascar, Principe and Namibia.  Most recently it launched an operation on the

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As Capetonians, we are surrounded by two mighty oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic, so it was only natural for us to divert from our professional careers in the tumultuous 90’s to start running Cape kayak adventures round the Cape and Southern African coast with REAL CAPE ADVENTURES® cc. Our timing could not have been

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