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Wilderness Systems - Tarpon 120


Length (Standard)

12.3 ft


31 in


63 lb

Optimal Paddler Weight (Low)
Optimal Paddler Weight (High)
Max Capacity

350 lb

Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Kayak

Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Kayak is the most popular sit-on-top (S.O.T.) in the Tarpon Kayak Series that also includes the mid-sized Tarpon 140. The 120's popularity is largely due to its more manageable size and reduced weight.

The Tarpon 120's efficient layout still leaves plenty of room for paddlers and gear, while their cool SlideTrax Accessory System neatly accommodates your add-on's.

The Tarpon 120 retains enough volume to fit a wide range of paddlers from 100 to 220 lbs, yet is still light enough for most family members to handle in and out of the water.

Tarpon Series kayaks ingenious hull design includes two inverted keel strips, which aid in tracking (the ability to paddle straight) without impeding the crafts ability to turn.

The Tarpon 120 features Wilderness Systems Phase 3 AirPro seating system that includes a user-friendly design with ergonomic elements to increase comfort, add adjustability, and provide additional support.

"Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Kayak is a popular family S.O.T. due to its manageable size and versatility. It's terrific for lazy sunny days spent exploring the lake or just quiet time away to read a book and work on your tan!"

Standard Features

Material: Economical, Robust Gen2 Polyethylene.

Hatches: Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Sit on top has 2- ‘Orbix’ Easy Lock style hatch covers: bow– Large oval 16.25″L x 10.75″W / 41 cm L x 27 cm W, centre– 8-inch Orbix Midship Hatch

Outfitting: Phase 3 AirPro SOT Seating System (considered the industries finest by many) includes: adjustable backband, adjustable thighbraces and a moisture wicking seat pan that adjusts up or down.

Other Features Include:

  • MagnaTec magnetic water bottle strap system
  • Gear Storage Pockets
  • Keepers XL Foot Brace System
  • SlideTrax Accessory System
  • Comfort Carry Handles
  • Side Carry Handles
  • Paddle Holder
  • Self Bailing Scupper Holes
  • Bungee Deck Rigging
  • Large rear storage well for crates, coolers, fishing equipment, scuba tanks & camping gear
  • Mesh cover for rear storage area to secure items - can be rolled back
  • User-friendly paddler interface - new features including a water bottle strap and dry box are all within easy reach

Note: The Tarpon 120 comes 'rudder ready' for installation at any time