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NERIS UK Folding Kayaks

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- Kayaks
- Packrafts
- Kayak Package Deals
- Fishing Packraft Package Deals
Accessory prices are listed on respective Accessory pages


28/02/21 - New Fishing Packraft Package Deals
Package Deals with PVC packrafts, Rigged and Ready compact fishing sets, and BORIKA accessories - See Fishing packrafts

04/02/21 - New Package Deals
Starter Package Deals added to PVC packrafts - See Pricing

17/11/20 - Packraft Series pages added / updated

More details about the packrafts now on site, with more to come

10/11/20 - Introduction of the second packraft model to the Raft Series - "JustFun"
PVC versions of the shorter "JustFun" packrafts now available. Ligher and more compact packing TPU versions will be available later. More details to follow or contact us now

18/06/20 - Introduction of a totally new SERIES - Packrafts!
PVC versions of "BigFun" rafts now available. Ligher and more compact packing TPU versions will be available later. More details to follow or contact us now

08/05/20 - Dry bag Package Deals
Discounted sets of 3 & 5 dry bag pieces for your kayak now available. See here

05/05/20 - Loading hatches - Neris Valkure-2
Optional extra Loading Hatches on front and rear decks now available on new Valkure-2's! More details to follow

13/04/20 - Key differences between the kayak Series
Summary explaining the main differences between all four Neris Series here

22/03/20 - Borika FASTen range
We are now supplying Borika's FASTen range of mounts and accessory holders for small crafts - see article on the Home page in the right hand column. Temporary list here

02/03/20 - Wooden rudder pedals / Lynch pins
Replace your existing steering bar with this comfortable rudder pedal unit. Quick fitting Lynch pins for fastening the keelson also available

23/02/20 - Lightweight variant kayak models
Lighter versions of the existing models now available to order on special request. Uses lighter materials all round. Ideal where weight is more important than "excess" toughness. Good for overland backpacking and air travel

08/01/19 - Neris SMART PRO Comprehensive review by new owner - G Lodge - see Reviews page

30/09/18 - Neris SMART PRO review by owner Mike Loftus. Reviews page

Kayak Series names

To avoid any possible confusion about kayak models when looking at photos etc - all Neris hybrid folding kayaks (EG Smart / Smart PRO) have a Series logo on the front side deck and all Neris folding kayaks (Alu / Valkure) have a Series logo on the rear deck.
EG - you will only see "NERIS SMART PRO" on all three Smart PRO models

No matter which country you are based in, do contact us with your queries. Prices are linked to the Euro - we will provide quotes in your preferred currency if not based in the UK. If there is already a NERIS dealer in your country, we will re-direct your query to them

When you would like to order, contact us and we will provide up to date quotes. We will also send you an invoice with relevant payment details etc.

Or if you need advice etc, we are more than happy to help with your queries.

Looking to replacing the skin for your Pouch RZ85 or Russian made kayaks?
Speak to us about a replacement skin for your German made Pouch RZ85-3 or Russian Saliut/ Taimjen kayaks

Looking for something?
If you are looking for something that is not listed on our website please give us a call or email us.

NERIS products are all made in Europe, using European / USA made materials and high grade German welding machines.

3-5 year warranty on all NERIS products (domestic usage)

Important Notice
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a valid license / permission from the relevant authorities to use water craft on UK's waterways, rivers, lakes, etc. Not all inland water is open to paddlers, some access points / rivers are privately owned or is bounded by land which is private, so do check beforehand. Membership of a canoe union / club is very beneficial.


NERIS Folding Kayak Series

The NERIS folding kayak range
(The NERIS hybrid kayak range is listed here)
(Key differences between all the Series explained here)

There are two distinct Series in the NERIS folding kayak range - ALU and VALKURE Series. Both series have a double seater and a triple seater version kayak. The ALU Series also have a single seater - the Valkure Series Valkure-1 was discontinued in 2018.

A main key design of the NERIS folding kayaks that differs to most other branded folding kayaks is that the NERIS kayaks have shorter front / rear decks and long open cockpits. Other branded kayaks typically have the proportions the other way round - long front / rear decks with a shorter cockpit length. Hence the Neris design is better suited for small families - there is more seating capacity compared to other branded kayaks of similar boat length.

Alu Series are kayaks that have all the frames pieces made of dura aluminium. The Alu Series are also 'Transformer' kayaks which means that with an additional Transformer Kit, a different length Alu Series kayak can be assembled and be used instead. EG - an 3 seater NERIS Alu-3 plus a Transformer Kit T3-1 will create an NERIS Alu-3 or a single seater NERIS Alu-1 at a minimal extra cost. The bigger kayak has all the required frame parts needed to make the smaller version Alu kayak - all that is required is the smaller sized skin. Different Transformer kits are available to cater for all possible permutations to make your secondary Alu Series kayak larger or smaller. For more information on the Transformer concept - see the Transformer Kits page.
A feature of the multi-seater Alu models is that the extra space designated for storage within the central portion of the open cockpit, can optionally be used to seat a small child.

Valkure Plus Series are kayaks made with a hybrid frame and have bow-to-stern air sponsons. The hybrid frame has marine grade plywood cross ribs, with the rest of the kayak frame pieces in all dura aluminium. The pair of sponson air tubes which are fitted to the inside of the one piece kayak skin allows for quicker kayak assembly, provides in-built buoyancy, slightly more stability, and a higher weight loading limit. These Valkure Series kayaks are also designed to handle river rapids up to Grade 3 and are easier to maintain after usage in salty water.

Package Deals are available that includes a spray deck cover, waist skirt/s, cockpit cover/s, and a rudder / steering system. See Package Deals.
Individual kayak accessories are listed here

Standard PVC version boats - available deck colours
(all with black or light grey hulls)

Khaki Grey
, Yellow, Orange, Khaki Green, Navy Blue, Red, Light Blue

Black and NATO Green has now been added to the range of deck colours - not shown above

LIGHT variant models uses TPU - colours are slighly different (Red, Orange, Blue, Black only)

The NERIS folding kayak range

Length / Width
NERIS Alu-1 400
Single seater
400 x 79cm
Detailed stats
1 adult
Optionally 1 adult & 1 small child
NERIS Valkure-1 400
Single seater
400 x 70cm
Detailed stats
 1 adult
Large easy to access storage spaces
No stock
NERIS Alu-2 500
Double seater

500 x 84cm
Detailed stats

 2 adults
Optionally 2 adults & 1 small child
NERIS Valkure-2 550
Double seater
550 x 84cm
Detailed stats
 2 adults
Optionally central solo paddler
NERIS Alu-3 570
Triple seater
570 x 88cm
3 adults
Optionally 2 adults & 1-2 small children

NERIS Valkure-3 570
Triple seater

570 x 88cm
Detailed stats

3 adults
Optionally 2 adults & 1-2 small children
accessories such as spray deck cover, waist skirts, cockpit covers, rudder / steering systems, and paddles.
Includes carry bag/s, seat/s and basic repair kit.
Prices as of 12/02/18 - Is subject to change - linked to the Euro base price

Accessory Package Deals available - See Package Deals

Sail rigs available - see Sail rigs


On an ongoing basis, NERIS innovates and improves all products. IE product descriptions (text / photos) on this site is subject to change without prior notice.

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