Perception Kayaks

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Perception Kayaks

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About Perception Kayaks

Based in Greenville, South Carolina, it's our goal to offer a variety of user-friendly kayaks for paddlers of all experience levels. We strive to deliver fun and innovative products that enhance leisure and recreational activities on the water.

Personal Touches for Memorable Experiences

In every model and size, Perception kayaks are known for personal, user-friendly features that make kayaking fun for paddlers of all experience levels.  Perception is devoted to making the most comfortable, versatile, safe, and easy to use kayaks in the industry. 


Lightweight and easy to transport with more storage and a warmer, drier ride.

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Easy entry and exit, self-bailing, and open for sun, fun, and water.

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Twice the fun, comfort, storage, stability and performance for two.

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What Perception Customers are Saying....


Perception carries quality and you can see that in the build of this kayak. My daughter loves the sport more with this kayak.

Amber M.
Bradenton, FL

Absolutely love this kayak for my granddaughter! It is so stable, very well made and gorgeous!

Melissa D.
Los Angeles, CA

Perception Kayaks Best Sellers

Hi Five

The Hi Five is the ultimate kids' watercraft with unique features like a swim-up deck, ample standing surface, paddle rest, easy-to-use carry handles, and two Solo Mount accessory recesses, all to ensure hours of enjoyment on the water.

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High Life 11

The Perception Hi Life is extremely versatile, featuring a sit-on-top design that can be paddled like a kayak or a stand-up paddleboard. It offers maximum stability and unique features to create an experience that’s unlike anything else.

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Tribe 9.5

The Perception Tribe series of versatile sit-on-top kayaks are defined by their ultra-stable, yet quick and playful performance. Fun for any ability level, the boat’s do-it-all design makes easy work of any flat water you can find.

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