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Drifter Plus


The Drifter Plus is a proven performer with great features. From your very first paddle, you will enjoy what this boat has to offer.

Category: Sit-In / Recreation kayak

Why choose Drifter Plus:

  • The Drifter Plus is easy to use in every sense. It offers a great paddling experience and anyone experienced or new to paddling will feel in control from the outset.
  • The boat tracks straight and turns how you’d want it to. It does not have a mind of its own, making it a great kayak for all paddlers.
  • The weight of the boat makes it easy to handle, and it will give you great confidence to just get in it and have fun.
  • The Drifter Plus is also a great kayak for playing around in the surf.

Application: All flat water, white water up to Grade 2, rivers, calm ocean

Key features:

  • Large cockpit makes it easy to get in and out of
  • Hammock storage area under the deck for easy access. An innovation that makes so much sense and will be one of your most used features.
  • Large rear hatch with sealed bulkhead storage area behind the paddler
  • Adjustable footrests
  • Built-in safety floatation
  • Extremely comfortable, fully padded and adjustable UF Design seating (adjustable for height and lumbar)
  • Paddle holder
  • Full deck rigging
  • Easy to adjust footrails
  • Comfortable, fully adjustable seat and back rest


The Drifter Plus story:

Traditionally, kayaks were all around 13 feet long (4 metres), but we wanted a shorter boat for convenience of handling and paddling. However, often a shorter boat means a compromise in tracking, so we worked hard to build a hull with the tracking and stability that a longer kayak provides.

We also wanted a hull that provided good speed and was comfortable to sit in. We wanted a kayak for people who didn't want a small cockpit and a feeling of entrapment, and designed all these attributes into the Drifter Plus. It’s a boat that people will have a great experience with, and will stand the test of time.

The Drifter Plus was Safari H2O founder Robin Box’s design. He wanted a kayak that looked smart and was inspiring to paddle, and we’re very pleased with the result.


What’s in a name?

When you’re paddling a kayak you don’t care about time. We wanted a boat that did its job so well that you could concentrate on the experience you were having, without worrying about time. In other words, just drifting around. From the first time we paddled it, the name was obvious.



Length: 3m

Width: 80cm

Height: 30cm

Paddler weight: From children through to adults of 110kg

Weight: 18.75kg

Cockpit length: 90cm

Cockpit width: 49cm


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.

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