2-5 years old will be a good fit for them to kayak with you in the same boat. And kids from 7 to 10 years old are at an ideal age to learn to kayak in their own boat. The time before infants can proper fit into a life jacket, they should not be on any kind of boat.
Can you take your baby kayaking?
Kayaks are not practical with a baby. Rafts can haul lots of gear and people but are slow, heavy, and often have standing water on the floor, which means no dry place for an infant to hang out other than in your arms.
What age can a child kayak?
Kids as young as 4 years old can handle a paddle in the bow position of a tandem kayak. With a paddle their size, this is a great way to introduce them to paddling without them having to control the kayak. A child as young as 5 or 6 can start paddling their own kayak, depending on the child and the kayak.
Can a 3 year old go on a kayak?
I have never kayaked with a 3 year old, but I can’t imagine that it would be very enjoyable. The kayaks can flip over easily, especially when you are getting into them. You would have to deal with yourself and your gear, plus your child wearing a big life jacket.
Can you put a child in a single kayak with you?
OC Paddle Ocean Single Kayak
Check Price on Amazon The Ocean Single Kayak from OC Paddle is a great option for a single adult to paddle with a child. It has enough space for a child to sit comfortably between your legs or in the rear open compartment.