The Kwando is fast and agile - a pleasure to paddle.Children will outgrow the Kwando at around 12-years old or 45kg. Start your child paddling young and they'll have their Kwando for many years.Start your child paddling on flatwater to gain basic paddle skills and techniques before taking them on river trips.Stow gear in the rear Tankwell and use the Bungee Cord and our Multifit fittings to secure the gear so that it doesn't get washed overboard. Children enjoy carrying their own gear.If there is one thing we're sure of, it is that your child will want more, more, more! Kwando is not a toy, it is a high-performance kayak for children.The Stand-Up Platform makes it a breeze to get in and out of the Kwando. You can also stand to stretch your legs while you're on the water.Family picnic on the river bank.Children enjoy carrying their own gear in the tankwell and screw hatch - especially picnic snacks.The handles positioned on the middle-side of the Kwando makes it easy for an adult to carry it like a suitcase.The Kwando is designed for children up to the age of 12 (or 45kg).Side profile of the Kwando.Kwando: view of the bow.Kwando: view of the deck from the bowKwando: view of the hull from the bowThe moulded-in footrests of the Kwando can accommodate growing children. They love standing up on the stand-up platform in front of the seat.The rear tankwell and screw hatch make it possible for young adventurers to enjoy overnight trips, carrying their own gear on their Kwando.Scupper holes drain water from the deck of the Kwando.Kwando: view of the deck from the side.Kwando: view of the stern.Kwando: view of the deck from the stern.Kwando: view of the hull from the stern side.Kwando: view of the deck from the side of the stern.Family outing with a Kasai (green) and children's Kwando (pink and blue).A Kwando (green) and Tsomo (blue). The Tsomo is wider and longerWe judged this children's party a success when we couldn't get first-time paddlers off the water.The Kwando is a smooth, easy ride for children.The boy in the foreground is at the upper weight limit for the Kwando, yet this awesome children's kayak still performs.