Contour 490


The Contour 490 is an all-round, double touring kayak – great for exploring our amazing lakes and rivers with a friend or family member.

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The Mission Contour 490 is an all-round, tandem touring kayak – great for rivers and sheltered waters. Team up with a friend or family member and explore our amazing lakes and rivers, with the added safety that a double can give.

It has been designed with long distance cruising and multi-day trips in mind. The outstanding design delivers smooth, effortless performance, while the extra speed of a second paddler will take you further with less effort. Increased stability will boost your confidence in rough weather.

Dual tracking channels under the hull improve hydrodynamics and give a smoother ride through the water. Lots of storage area in the bow and stern. Places on deck to secure maps, GPS, and guidebooks. Easy-to-operate rudder system.

  • Length: 490 cm
  • Width: 80 cm
  • Storage: Front 50 litre, Rear 75 litre
  • Weight: 35 kg
  • Max Load: 230 kg

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Ideal for overnight trips in sheltered waters such as Hokianga Harbour, Coromandel bays, Rotorua Lakes, Abel Tasman, Marlborough Sounds, Lyttelton Harbour, Lake Manapouri, Catlins estuaries, Paterson Inlet, etc.

Price is for the kayak only – you will also need two paddles, two PFDs and two spraydecks.
The Mokau and Waikato are good paddles for the Contour 490 touring double kayak.
The Hydro and Inspiration are suitable PFDs.
The Skimpy Skirtz is an excellent entry-level neoprene deck.

Optional extras include rod holders and cockpit covers (for transport and storage).

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