User rating
Pros: Wilderness Systems kayaks are well-built, durable and extremely easy to steer. Most of their kayaks include a rudder which helps with both the stability and the steering.
Cons: The only con with Wilderness Systems kayaks is that they are expensive. However, these yaks are well worth the price.

Imagine escaping the bright lights and loud noises of the city and relaxing in the fresh air and quiet nature. You need a kayak to get to that bliss. Since 1985, Wilderness Systems has been manufacturing kayaks designed to transport you into the scenery you imagine.

Wilderness Systems kayaks are tuned for performance, ultimate outfitting and stunning quality. These boats are the most well-known in the paddling world. They are used by everyone from beginners to experts. These kayaks are made to get you where you want to be.

Wilderness Systems Kayaks Reviews

Wilderness Systems Pungo 120 Review

The Wilderness Systems Pungo 120 Kayak is one of the top-selling yaks in the world. Beginners can easily maneuver their way through the water while experienced paddlers can experience remarkable performance. The Phase3 AirPro allows anyone to customize their seat for ultimate comfort. The sealed bulkhead and Orbix hinged hatch allows you to access all of your gear easier than ever.

The removable Kayak Konsole attaches to the rim of the cockpit for convenient access to your gear. With a perfect balance and manageability, the Wilderness Systems Pungo 120 Kayak is fast, stable and provides plenty of storage. It is the perfect size for one person to portage and transport.

Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Review

The Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Kayak is the newest addition to the popular Tarpon series of kayaks. The 120 is a versatile SOT that provides ultimate performance on ponds, lakes and bays. The new seating system provides comfort and adjustability.

The large rear bungee tank-well will give you all the storage you need for week long treks while a dry storage area is located below the deck. Overall, the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 is well worth the price.

Wilderness Systems Tempest 170 Review

The Wilderness Systems Tempest 170 Kayak is a top choice among explorers who want to push their limits. From its extraordinarily comfortable seat to the shallow v-hull design that works in both calm and chaotic water, the Tempest allows you to spend your time having fun and improving your skills instead of struggling to stay afloat.

The ergonomic seat uses the Phase3 AirPro Tour which allows you to adjust it to your liking. The adjustments can be made easily with the touch of a button. The TruTrak skeg helps the kayak move straight and true, even in high waves and strong crosswinds. With everything you need to explore unknown waters, the Wilderness Systems Tempest 170 sea kayak will help you go where you’ve never been before.

Wilderness Systems Pamlico 145T Review

Share the joy of paddling with a friend in the Wilderness Systems Pamlico 145T Kayak. This tandem features a rounded that provides swift acceleration, allowing you to quickly cover long distances. This kayak is at the top of its class in stability, paddling efficiency and capacity. The retractable rudder helps keep the kayak stable during the windiest of days.

There are two ergonomically designed seats that allow each paddler to adjust for their own customized comfort. If all that isn’t enough, the bow seat can also be moved to the center for solo paddling, making this one of the most versatile yaks on the market. The Wilderness Systems Pamlico 145T is a great choice for paddling with friends, family or pets.

Wilderness Systems Tsunami 140 Review

The Wilderness Systems Tsunami 140 Kayak is a good option when the surf is at its worst. It has a rudder which makes steering during choppy water simple and easy. The Tsunami is a great sized kayak – not to big, yet not too small.

The polyethylene hull shape allows you to take on the roughest waters. You’ll be able to stay straight and true while you cross large lakes or rivers. The BTS rudder helps add stability so you won’t tip over. If you are searching for the perfect mid-sized kayak, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in the Wilderness Systems Tsunami 140 Kayak.