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Hybrids - Overview page
Standard - Overview page
Package Deals - PD page

Accessory prices are listed on respective pages


21/04/19 - SMART Series - Pages updated with new kayak models

21/04/19 - 2020 DW race
Considering entering in the 2020 Devizes to Westminster non-stop canoe race in the Folding Boat Class? Speak to us about the very competitive Neris Valkure-2 folding kayak

05/12/18 - Neris SMART PRO S single seater now available to order. Enquire for details

08/01/19 - Neris SMART PRO Comprehensive review by new owner - G Lodge - Reviews page

05/12/18 - Neris SMART PRO S single seater coming soon - News page

18/10/18 - Neris Valkure-1 now discontinued

30/09/18 - Neris SMART-2 PRO review by owner Mike Loftus. Reviews page

29/03/18 - Neris SMART-2 PRO available to order now. See SMART's page

10/02/18 - new range coming soon - SMART PRO Series of hybrid kayaks / canoes. See News

23/01/18 - new video of a trio of SMART-2 hybrid kayaks off the coast of Turkey

12/11/17 - demo kayak & canoe version SMART-2 available to try out (South England). Photos here


No matter which country you are based in, do contact us with your queries. Prices are linked to the Euro - we will provide quotes in your preferred currency if not based in the UK.

When you would like to order, write to us and we will provide up to date quotes. We will also send you an invoice with relevant payment details etc.

Or if you need advice etc, we are more than happy to help with your queries.

Looking to replacing the skin for your Pouch RZ85 or Russian made kayaks? Speak to us about a replacement skin for your German made Pouch RZ85-3 or Russian Saliut / Taimjen kayaks.

Looking for something?
If you are looking for something that is not listed on our website please give us a call or email us.

NERIS products are all made in Europe, using European / USA made materials and high grade German PVC welding machines.

5 year warranty on all NERIS products

Important Notice
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a valid license / permission from the relevant authorities to use water craft on UK's waterways, rivers, lakes, etc. Not all inland water is open to paddlers, some access points are privately owned or is bounded by land which is private, so do check beforehand. Membership of a canoe union / club is very beneficial.

UK's 'Song Of The Paddle' forum is a very friendly and useful site to obtain up to date information of all kinds regarding canoeing inland waters, both in the UK and Europe



NERIS Folding Kayak Series

The NERIS folding kayak range
(The NERIS hybrid kayak range is listed here)

There are two distinct Series in the NERIS folding kayak range - ALU and VALKURE Series. Both series have a single seater, double seater and a triple seater version kayak.

A main key design of the NERIS folding kayaks that differs to most other branded folding kayaks is that the NERIS kayaks have shorter front / rear decks and long open cockpits. Other branded kayaks typically have the proportions the other way round - long front / rear decks with a shorter cockpit length. Hence the Neris design is better suited for small families - there is more seating capacity compared to other branded kayaks of similar boat length.

Alu Series are kayaks that have all the frames pieces made of dura aluminium. The Alu Series are also 'Transformer' kayaks which means that with an additional Transformer Kit, a different length Alu Series kayak can be assembled and be used instead. EG - an 3 seater NERIS Alu-3 plus a Transformer Kit T3-1 will create an NERIS Alu-3 or a single seater NERIS Alu-1 at a minimal extra cost. The bigger kayak has all the required frame parts needed to make the smaller version Alu kayak - all that is required is the smaller sized skin. Different Transformer kits are available to cater for all possible permutations to make your secondary Alu Series kayak larger or smaller. For more information on the Transformer concept - see the Transformer Kits page.
A feature of the multi-seater Alu models is that the extra space designated for storage within the central portion of the open cockpit, can optionally be used to seat a small child.

Valkure Plus Series are kayaks made with a hybrid frame and have bow-to-stern air sponsons. The hybrid frame has marine grade plywood cross ribs, with the rest of the kayak frame pieces in all dura aluminium. The pair of sponson air tubes which are fitted to the inside of the one piece kayak skin allows for quicker kayak assembly, provides in-built buoyancy, slightly more stability, and a higher weight loading limit. These Valkure Series kayaks are also designed to handle river rapids up to Grade 3 and are easier to maintain after usage in salty water.

Package Deals are available that includes a spray deck cover, waist skirt/s, cockpit cover/s, and a rudder / steering system. See Package Deals.
Individual kayak accessories are listed here

Available deck colours
(all with black or light grey hulls)

Khaki Grey
, Yellow, Orange, Khaki Green, Navy Blue, Red, Light Blue

Black and NATO Green has now been added to the range of deck colours - not shown above

The NERIS folding kayak range

Length / Width
NERIS Alu-1 400
Single seater
400 x 79cm
Detailed stats
1 adult
Optionally 1 adult & 1 small child
NERIS Valkure-1 400
Single seater
400 x 70cm
Detailed stats
 1 adult
Large easy to access storage spaces
Limited stock left
in various colours
NERIS Alu-2 500
Double seater

500 x 84cm
Detailed stats

 2 adults
Optionally 2 adults & 1 small child
NERIS Valkure-2 550
Double seater
550 x 84cm
Detailed stats
 2 adults
Optionally central solo paddler
NERIS Alu-3 570
Triple seater
570 x 88cm
3 adults
Optionally 2 adults & 1-2 small children

NERIS Valkure-3 570
Triple seater

570 x 88cm
Detailed stats

3 adults
Optionally 2 adults & 1-2 small children
*Prices include VAT.
accessories such as spray deck cover, waist skirts, cockpit covers, rudder / steering systems, and paddles.
Includes carry bag/s, seat/s and basic repair kit.
Prices as of 12/02/18 - Is subject to change - linked to the Euro base price

Accessory Package Deals available - See Package Deals


On an ongoing basis, NERIS innovates and improves all products. IE product descriptions (text / photos) on this site is subject to change without prior notice.

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