Great news, our shop is now open once again! We look forward to welcoming you to our Ardrishaig shop, opposite the Egg Shed. We have lots of lovely kayaking kit, perfect for gearing up for the season ahead. We ask visitors to wear a face mask, use the hand sanitizer provided, maintain social distancing and not to handle stock. We will be happy to help as we all work together in these new ways. Our spring opening hours are 11am to 2pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We are happy to open outwith these times, please email to arrange.
Argyll Kayaks by Karitek is a family-run business with over 25 years experience of kayaking and a lifetime of loving all things 'outdoorsy'. Previously called Karitek, the name was changed to Argyll Kayaks in the spring of 2021 when the timing seemed right for the name to reflect the business' fantastic location here in Argyll.
Argyll Kayaks is headed up by Ann Shand and her son Stuart Hefron - who both love helping folks to get out there and enjoy the outdoor life. The company specialises in providing sea kayaks, paddles, kayaking kit and innovative solutions for canoe and kayak handling.
With knowledge and advice stemming from experiences on the water over the years, Ann and Stuart are committed to providing customers with the high level of friendly service that they would wish to receive themselves.
Through an online shop and Argyll showroom at Ardrishaig, Argyll Kayaks supply a wide range of kayaks and kayaking gear, including:
Argyll Kayaks work closely with the manufacturer of Kari-Tek products and are the longest established distributors for:
Argyll Kayaks is a trading name of Karitek Ltd, SC543183
Visit our shop
Visit our showroom: Pier Square, (beside the Egg Shed) Ardrishaig, near Lochgilphead, Argyll PA30 8DZ
Opening times: 11am to 2pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Other times by arrangement
Directions : coming from Lochgilphead on the A83, as you pass through Ardrishaig, turn off left at Pier Square, car park available. Look out for the mini-Kelpies by the car park! We're beside the Scottish Canals office just off Pier Square. Zoom in on map for details.
Postcode for Sat Nav is PA30 8DZ.
Phone: 01546 327 888