Intex Explorer K2 Kayak Review

November 17, 2015

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak review

Kayaks had been used by people to hunt in lakes, river, oceans and seas. However, it is only until recently that kayaking has been opted as an adventurous hobby. Kayaking has been made easier with easy access to maps, easy availability of kayaks and related items like boating vests, goggles, etc. and accurate weather forecasting. This has drawn the attention of people who want to enjoy peaceful moments of solitude rowing in the lakes and rivers and have encouraged people to buy durable kayaks. One of the premium quality kayaks available in the market is Intex Explorer K2 that is both durable and comfortable. This inflatable fishing kayak comfortably accommodates two people at a time.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Intex explorer K2 kayak is meticulously designed for lakes and mild rivers in order to provide maximum security, safety, entertainment, and adventure
  • It has visible and sporty graphic to ensure high visibility in water. The bright yellow color makes Intex Explorer K2 kayak especially visible at night while you row and float it in the water
  • It can be easily assembled, carried, deflated, inflated and moved to any place you want. It is sufficiently light in weight to maximize your kayaking adventure with your kayaking partner. Its lightweight thus allows the easy carriage from one place to another without consuming extra space
  • Intex explorer K2 kayak has been constructed with vinyl for its special features of providing durability, rigidity, low-maintenance quality, and fire resistant nature. This adds to the safety and security of Intex Explorer K2 Kayak
  • It has an easily inflatable I-beam floor to add more masculinity to this high-quality Kayak
  • One of the key features includes the removable skeg to increase the stability. This will save the rowers from harsh winds and unbalanced loadings
  • Intex Explorer K2 kayak comes along with two 86 inches aluminum oars and high output pumps for inflation and deflation of the kayak when required
  • The product dimension is 123X36X20 inches and weighs 35.8 pounds only

Why this might be the Kayak for you:

The Intex Explorer K2 kayak is another name for giving you a chance to absorb natural beauty, sing with the birds, and row in the water. It has two seats with backrest to add more to your serene experience in the water. Also, the comfortable seating allows you to rest your head against the backrest while rowing it calmly. The product also has a grab line and a grab handle for the purpose of stability and safety.


  • The quality, desirability, and comfort of this product can be evaluated from its rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars on Amazon
  • Easy and quick inflation and deflation makes it a great choice to invest in
  • Removable skeg allows more freedom for stable direction
  • The seats are not only cozy but can be easily adjusted accordingly with backrest
  • Four fishing pole holders included for your sporting assistance
  • Comes along with repair kit and dual action air pump
  • A great choice for people who love adventure, nature, peace and serenity


  • This kayak can seat only two adults at a time
  • If the adults are heavy or tall, the kayak might be slightly uncomfortable However, adjustable seats can help here by pushing the seats accordingly. Another solution to it is to take up the space for stacking backpacks and give your legs a stretch.
  • This kayak is not suitable and recommended for the ocean or heavy flowing rivers

Final thoughts:

If your ideal Kayak is one that is good both at nature watching and also fishing from time to time then this is the Intex Explorer K2 for you. For those whose main goal is to have a Kayak perfictly suited to fishing there are better alternatives available.

5/5 (1 Review)

About the author 

Richard Dravick  -  I created this site to help people who like myself enjoy kayaking and fishing. Kayaking allows you enjoy all the great themes of nature that are around us everywhere and combining this with fishing can create some of the most memorable times in life.
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