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Mirage Drive Kayak

With its long waterline and sleek hull, the Hobie Adventure will slice through the water whether you are paddling, pedalling or sailing it.


Adventure Island from Hobie available at Manchester Canoes

Hobie Adventure Island 2020 - Ivory Dune

sailing the Hobie Adventure Island
Hobie Adventure Island at Manchester Canoes
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Hobie Adventure Island


The Hobie Adventure Island features the usual Hobie equipment, adjustable high back padded seat, water bottle holder, fingertip rudder control, Mirage drive system, twist and seal hatches, large bow hatch and a bungee covered rear tank well. All are easily accessible and add to the versatility of this sit on top kayak.


New upgrades, such as a new rudder control system and better lifting handles (compliments of the Tandem Island) make the boat even easier to use on and off the water. The Hobie Adventure really does live up to its name. This kayak comes with everything you need to start seriously exploring and enjoying trips along the coastline..


 If you are into a spot of fishing, the Adventure comes with fishing rod holders and plenty of space for kit. Camping is no problem with the spacious bow hatch and rear tank well able to carry larger items, and the Hobie Adventure is certainly comfortable enough for extended periods on the water around East Anglia. Another feature of the Adventure is inserts moulded into the hulls which enable an Adventure to be upgraded to an Adventure Island creating an even more stable sea fishing platform or allowing you to sail around the UK in style.


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  • Back wire cap for Lowrance-ready Thru-Hull Wire Plugs

  • Padeye XL

  • 3-way connector for Lowrance Ready, Thru-Hull Wire Plugs (Backwards Compatible)

  • Repositioned Thru-Hull wire plugs for easier access

  • Two Molded-In Rod Holders

  • Roller-Furling Main Sail

  • MirageDrive 180 with ST Turbo Fins

  • Four Detatchable Akas with Carrying Bag

  • Two Color-Coordinated Amas

  • Two-Piece Paddles with On-Hull Storage

  • Two 8” Twist and Seal Hatches with Gear Bucket

  • Vantage CT Seating

  • Two Mesh Stowage Pockets

  • Kick-up Centerboard

  • Kick-up Island Rudder

  • Patented Roller-Furling Sail with Battens

  • Two-Piece Carbon Composite Mast

  • Lowrance® Ready


  • Length: 5.05 m / 16' 7"

  • Width: 0.7 m / 27.5"

  • Height (Akas Off): 0.39 m / 15.5"

  • Height (Akas On): 0.43 m / 17"

  • Beam (Amas Folded In): 1.12 m / 44"

  • Beam (Amas Out): 2.90 m / 9' 6"

  • Fitted Hull Weight*: 47.45 kg / 104.6 lbs

  • Fully Rigged Weight*: 64.4 kg / 142 lbs

  • Mast Length: 5.03 m / 16' 6"

  • Sail Area: 6.04 m² / 65 ft²

  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 181.44 kg / 400 lbsOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Adventure Island for your weight


Hobie Adventure Island in Ivory Dune

Ivory Dune

Hobie Adventure Island in Red Hibiscus

Red Hibicus


Mirage Drive 180


Vantage Seat



Lowrance® Ready System

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Please contact us on 01925 818437 to discuss delivery options.

For further help and information about the Hobie Adventure Island, please call us on 01925 818437