If you have a special paddler friend or relative that you want to impress with a gift, this article is made for you. We are digging out items—both practical and witty—that kayakers, canoers, and others with a similar hobby would find thoughtful, cute, and even funny. These gifts are not only useful but are also pretty interesting. Some may be small-ish but they are equally valuable. The idea is to give a gift that could enhance the experience of a passionate kayaker so their love for you grows as their love for some adventure in the water continues to flourish.
Funny Travel Mug for Kayaker Fans
Here is a modestly sized travel mug that’s specifically made for a kayaker with some sense of humor, mind you. It has “World’s Okayest Kayaker” written on the stainless steel body. But more than that, it is also pretty useful, with a double wall construction that will keep hot beverages hot and cold beverages cold. Nice, huh?
Personalized Bracelet for a Kayak Babe
Every kayaking enthusiast would love to wear this bracelet as a trophy for her life as a paddler. So make one girl happy today with this handmade stainless steel bracelet that is adjustable and customizable. You can add her name’s initial letter hand stamped on a disc, plus her birthstone to make it more personal.
Portable VHF Radio for Outdoor Enthusiasts
This compact handheld radio is an amazing partner for your kayaker friend or relative’s outdoor adventures. It is portable—almost the same size of a deck of cards—easy to fit into a bag pocket and bring anywhere. It also has a fully backlit display and simple enough menu system.
Personalized Shirt for an Avid Kayaker
Anyone who loves to paddle in the water will also fall in love with a shirt customized to celebrate the life of a kayaker. That idea makes this shirt the perfect gift. If you have a better print or design in mind, don’t worry, because this shirt is customizable and it is made for both men and women.
Photo Collage of Kayak Wall Art
Here is another customizable gift idea that every kayaking enthusiast will surely appreciate. It’s a canvass wall art made with a photo collage of your choice photos. Your recipient will surely love to hang this on his/her bedroom wall or even at the living room area. It makes for a nice accent, you know!
A Kayak Lover’s Poster Sign
This poster sign speaks of the true heart of a passionate kayaker. He/she would love to hang this on the wall, whether he/she lives in a lake house or an ordinary home in the suburbs. It’s cute, it’s straightforward, and it’s a pleasant sight.
Paddle On Ceramic Coffee Mug
Make your paddler friend or relative’s morning coffee more enjoyable with this chic ceramic mug that has a very nice print on it: Paddle On. It speaks a lot of their passion and what they want to do and what they can do forever. Plus, it’s very useful and will surely get much appreciation.
3D Kayak Necklace for Every Paddle Enthusiast
Give any paddle lover this necklace and his/her face will surely light up. It’s rustic, made of sterling silver and has a very interesting pendant: a 3D kayak! What’s more, this necklace is sold in a beautiful gift box, complete with a gift note according to your request. What more can you ask for?
Kayak Heartbeat Decal Car Window Sticker
Every kayaker’s heart beats for a paddle adventure in the water. That’s exactly what this decal sticker is all about. It is made for car windows and pictures the kayaker’s lifeline in a sleek and chic manner. It is definitely a great gift, complete with application instructions, and it can last for many years.
Fun and Fab Kayak Poster
Kayak enthusiasts live and breathe their life in the water. Give them something to remember their paddle adventures by with something like this fabulous poster made of high quality material and in a slick satin finish. It’s a great memoir your recipient would proudly hang on his/her bedroom wall.
Poster Set for the Paddling Enthusiast
Hobbyists love having somewhat of a wall of fame and this set of posters featuring kayaks and canoes would fit well into that. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who loves having adventures in the water paddling. You may choose different prints and different color backgrounds to match the personal taste of your recipient.
Good Value and Cute Kayak Charms
Give this kayak charms as a gift and make an impression. It’s a set of 30 different charms featuring kayaks and canoes made in zinc alloy and silver tone finish. Your recipient can use them on necklaces and bracelets or even anklets. It’s real great quality and a nice emblem, too.
Handmade Candle Holder for Every Kayaking Fanatic
Do you want to make a really nice impression to a kayak enthusiast who happens to be your friend or relative as well? This is the gift you are looking for. It’s a beautiful candle holder hand made from recycled materials, specifically from glass and mirror. It’s a great gift with a good value, too.
Fashionably Stylish Kayak Earrings for Her
Got a kayaker gal pal that you want to give a gift to? Here is a pair of stylish earrings that you can impress her with. The 3D kayak drops are made of solid sterling silver. They are sleek and they are actually pretty cute. You can even request for a gift box to be included in the package.
Lightweight Dry Pack for an Outrigger
Every outrigger fan would need a dry pack that would carry their things and keep them from getting wet. That’s exactly what this waterproof backpack is for. It’s versatile and quite roomy for a couple of things one would need to have a great adventure outdoors whether it’s on land or water. That’s why it’s a great gift idea.
Waterproof Backpack for a Passionate Kayaker
Here is another great choice of a dry bag that you can give a passionate kayaker. It is weatherproof and is made of tear-resistant PVC material to support every water-based sport or activity like kayaking, canoeing, and others. It’s also pretty sleek, great for both men and women.
Tactical Survival Gear for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Every outdoor-loving individual will find use for this survival kit that contains everything needed to survive a life away from the comforts of home. It is the perfect gift not just for kayakers but also for hikers and campers. It has all the fundamentals of survival packed in a sleek hard shell case.
Handmade Adjustable Bracelet for a Kayaking Lad
Being outdoors a lot does not mean they can forget about being stylish and fab. This next gift item is intended for fashionable kayaking lads who want to strut, sorry, paddle in style whenever they are out in an adventure. It’s a handmade bracelet with a kayak charm and a pullout cord, good-looking in every aspect.
Cool Cotton Hoodie for Every Kayaking Addict
This cool cotton hoodie has already declared it: it’s for those who are ‘addicted’ to kayaking. If you know one from among your circle, this is a fantastic gift choice you can give him/her. It does not only bear some nice print but is also made of materials that make it comfy even for everyday wear.
Multipurpose Pocket Tool for the Outdoor Loving Fella
Want a gift that would make an impact to the receiver who is a passionate kayaker? This one is a good choice. It’s not just for kayakers but also for everyone who love having adventures outdoors. It’s a multipurpose tool kit packed in a heavy duty pouch.
Kayak Poster for an Outdoorsy
Here is something a kayaker can post on the wall and remember everything he/she loved about the adventure in the first place. It may be a simple printed poster but as it celebrates the hobby, it makes for a nice memoir your good friend or relative would love to receive from you.
Poster Art Canvass for Paddle Enthusiasts
This beautiful poster would make any room look handsome, what more if the person you are giving it to is passionate about paddling in the water. The poster shows off a man paddling against the beautiful sunset; it’s a high quality image printed on a canvass with a glossy finish.
Chic Tank Top for a Kayaking Lover
Every gal pal who loves the outdoors and the rivers, particularly, would surely roll her eyes in awe if she receives this chic tank top for a gift. It may look simple and comes in basic colors but the message on the tank top is strong enough to get attention: “Take me to the river.”