Best Kayak Carts

There’s nothing glamourous about hoisting your kayak over your head and awkwardly shuffling through the parking lot, down the beach and to your launch location. Do yourself a favor and invest in a kayak cart. These unobtrusive carts make getting your watercraft from car to launch a breeze. Made with solid tires so you won’t have to worry about a flat, each pick on our list is ready to transport your kayak, canoe, paddleboard or other small boat across more than just the sidewalk to get to the water. Our picks range in durability, but even the most basic will tackle rough terrain with ease. Check out our favorites.
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Most Affordable

Kayak Cart Dolly Wheels Trolley

Wallet-Friendly Pick

A simple carrier to make portaging a breeze.

What We Liked

This basic kayak or canoe cart is perfect for those looking for a simple solution for getting their watercraft from the car to floating. With a 165-pound rating, this cart will easily transport most small boats. It easily folds flat for stress-free storage. The all-terrain tires and aluminum frame will ensure it holds up to most terrain. Buy it here.

Most Durable

RAILBLAZA Ctug Kayak or Canoe Trolley Cart

Off-Road Ready

A rugged cart that’s up for whatever adventure you dream up.

What We Liked

If you’re an adventurous paddler, this is the cart for you. Gone are the days of passing up amazing paddling spots because you don’t want to portage your watercraft long distances. This heavy-duty cart will allow you to transport your kayak, canoe or paddleboard over the roughest terrain, resulting in the most epic paddles. Easy disassembly and a small profile allow you to quickly store in your boat’s hatch so you can go on multi-day trips with ease. A 300-pound rating makes this cart ideal for any craft or even multiple, lighter crafts. Get it now

Most Secure

Bonnlo Kayak Cart

A Stable Pick

This stress-free model keeps your kayak in place.

What We Liked

You won’t have to worry about your kayak sliding around on this cart. It comes with two spare tie-down straps so you can secure your boat or other items to the cart with peace of mind. Foam bumpers ensure you won’t see scratches on your watercraft. Fold and easily store the cart when not in use. The tires come off with ease so you can bring the cart with you as you paddle. Available here.