Sun Dolphin Excursion 12 foot kayak: A reliable review

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  • For those fishing-minded people, adventurers and serious anglers who are looking for a single person kayak, Sun Dolphin Excursion sit-in Fishing Kayak 12-Feet is one of the best choices out there. This kayak tracks well on the surface of the water whether on lakes or rivers. The maneuverability of this kayak is exceptional as you can point it wherever you want.
  • Because it is lightweight, you can easily go to the spot where there are tons of fish to catch effortlessly
  • This kayak’s stability will make you so comfortable that you will not have to worry even in slow moving rivers or lakes with speed boat channels.
  • It was made to be lightweight, to fulfill the needs of many in terms of transportation, this kayak can be put into the water or in the roof racks of your car with ease.
  • This unit can withstand heavy usage and no need to think about the maintenance.
  • Its comfortable seat will save you the back pain at the end of the day
  • Even while being very stable, the sit-in design restricts some of your movements and reduces the chances of fishing standing up if you wanted to.


The Excursion 12 Sit-In Kayak by Sun Dolphin is undoubtedly a great choice for anglers looking to buy a new kayak. Designed and built with the fishing experience in mind, this kayak gives high performance, tracking and maneuverability on the wart. It is outfitted with large and very comfortable seating parts with a covered console.

Key Features

Featuring two rod holders, a swivel rod holder, high-quality thigh pads, padded seat back, retractable carry handles, shock cord deck rigging, adjustable foot braces, paddle holder a portable waterproof accessory carrier that can also be used as extra cargo space.


With only 47 lbs. in weight, it is more on the lightweight side, it is perfectly suited for one person handling, and has a capacity of 250 lbs.


It is perfectly suited for calm water such as lakes and low moving rivers. From every point of view it is an excellent option for those anglers wanting fast but stable kayak that is easy to handle while having lots of fun.

Bottom Line

This kayak is something very amazing, it is properly outfitted for a sitting fishing position, is very comfortable and is very well equipped for the fishing minded kayaker willing to spend all day in the water, doing more fishing and less paddling.
It comes at a great price and all of its features makes it a good choice for beginner or experienced fishermen.