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Abel Explorer


The Safari H2O Abel Explorer is a fully featured sea kayak for the experienced and intermediate paddler.

Category: Sea Kayak / Touring

Why choose Abel Explorer?

  • When you need to have maximum luggage capacity, good speed and uncompromised performance in an exploring adventure situation, the Abel Explorer is the boat of choice.
  • It’s a fast and stable adventure kayak with all your gear. It’s designed for serious adventuring.

Application: Ocean, flat water, larger water areas

Key features:

  • Full length sea kayak with good speed and hull stability
  • Two large storage compartments and additional day hatch
  • A fully featured cockpit layout designed for sea kayaking
  • Adjustable thigh brace to allow for the perfect seating position. Paddler is comfortable and secure in the boat
  • Comfortable cockpit area
  • Adjustable thigh brace
  • Adjustable seat
  • Foot operated retractable steering rudder
  • Deck lines


The Abel Explorer story:

The brief was to create an up-to-date, uncompromised, fully featured exploring sea kayak - something that you would choose when you were off doing your big adventure.

The Abel Explorer is ideal for ocean adventures, or multi-day trips in big rivers.



What’s in a name?

Abel Tasman was one of our most famous maritime explorers, and this boat is named after him. It’s also an able boat, whether Abel by name, or able by nature.



Paddle & gear weight: Up to 150kg

Length: 5.2 metres

Width: 58cm

Depth: 35cm

Weight: 25kg

Cockpit length: 83cm

Cockpit width: 41cm


Price: TBD (including 10 % GST)


* Please contact our helpful staff at Safari H2O, who design and build the Safari H2O canoes and kayaks, for any advice so you make the right choice before you buy.

We will also assist with freight costs to your destination.

Abel Explorer 600