About us

Our company

Adelaide Canoe Works is a proudly family owned and operated business. We have been operating for over 30 years and are the distributor for over 500 quality craft. We hand pick the best 100 or so kayaks. canoes & paddleboards to keep in store.

Our company is founded on the belief of supplying quality craft at reasonable prices. As such we stock only craft made of fully UV stabilised plastic that is formulated for kayak use.

Our team

The staff at ACW are all avid paddlers with experience in fishing, touring, sea and white water paddling. As part of the providing quality advice and ensuring the right kayak for you every craft is paddled and critiqued by our experienced staff to ensure we match you with the right product.  Situated in Wingfield (previously on Daws Road Edwardstown & Grange Rd Findon) in South Australia, we are only a short drive from the city of Adelaide.

 With such a strong team your guaranteed to be satisfied with our service and can rest assured that whatever your question we have the answer. Need some advice on proper paddling technique or how to avoid those painful blisters, no problem, come on in and we’ll help you out. Not sure where to go for a paddle then ask our team and be overwhelmed with the great paddling options SA has to offer.

Our brands

ACW is the authorised dealer in Adelaide and South Australia of many premium kayak brands including Australis Canoes, Advanced Frame inflatable, Bic & SIC Sups and Kayaks, Fanatic Sups, Dagger Kayaks, Delta Kayaks, Feel Free Kayaks, Jackson Kayaks, Mad River Canoes, Mirage Sea Kayaks, Mission Kayaks, Native Watercraft, Pelican Kayaks, Perception Kayaks, Safari H2o, Wilderness Systems Kayaks and our budget conscious brand Surge Kayaks.

As we have been repairing & plastic welding kayaks for over 30 years, of late we are seeing a lot of low quality products hitting the market in recent years, and some are easily damaged and some unfortunately un-repairable, so choose wisely. Beware of imitations, fake "authorised" dealers (who are cutting & pasting from authorised dealers websites without actually having goods for sale), backyarders and fake websites, who disappear after a few years and cannot honour warranties, come visit us in our fantastic store now located at U7, 7 Streiff Road Wingfield from 8/8/2019.