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Fun, friendly, and just for the kids.
Paddling a big boat might make your little rascals grow up big and strong, but it'll also make them grumpy, sad, and whiny. If you want to turn your days on the water from character-building, complain-fests to fun-filled splash-a-thons, the kid-specific Old Town Heron Jr Kayak is the boat you'll need. The lightweight, kid-sized design will have the munchkins racing circles around your big, ponderous container ship of a kayak.
The Heron Jr tracks well for easy paddling and maneuvers as quickly as a friendly mongoose to minimize the time they spend stuck in the reeds. The boat's fitted with an internal foam billet so they can't send it to the bottom of the lake when they tip it over. A comfy seat keeps backsides happy, and best of all (for them, anyway) is the Tag Along Tow System, which allows the Heron Jr. to easily hook up to another boat for a relaxing ride around the pond while you get in that extra workout.
- Single-layer polyethylene
- Contoured padded seat
- Foam billet
- Tag along tow system
- Bow and stern carry handles
- Item #JOP001Q
- Q & A
The tech specs here say 29lbs. The Old Town website says 26lbs. Another retailer says 36lbs. Which is it really?
Hi Cailin, After giving Old Town a call to confirm, this boat weighs 26lbs. Please reach out to me if you need anything else. - Matthew Pizza - Expert Gearhead
heron junior kayak.............will it support a 180 pound person ??
Hi Alan, Old Town lists the max payload on this boat as 115lbs. Please reach out to me directly with any other questions that you may have. - Matthew Pizza - Expert Gearhead