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Neoprene Booties & Water Boots
Frequently Asked Questions
Protect Your Feet While You Paddle With Our Neoprene Boots & Booties For Kayaking!
Our premium line of neoprene boots and neoprene booties are a must-have for anyone who kayaks or is into paddling. Otherwise, you’re running the risk of harming your feet from rocks and other dangers you experience while kayaking. Plus, who wants to deal with cold feet?
With so many different styles and brands to choose from, the collection of neoprene kayak boots we offer here at Outdoorplay is unparalleled. You’ll find the perfect pair of water boots for you - we promise!
Next time you go paddling, you’ll feel confident and secure hopping in your kayak and walking around onshore or in the water. Let’s take a look at the different styles we offer.
Neoprene Boots vs Neoprene Booties - Which Is Right For You?
In this collection, you’ll find that we offer both neoprene boots and neoprene booties - what are the differences between these classifications?
Well, they really just differ in terms of how high up the footwear comes. As you can imagine, booties are a smaller version of water boots. They end at your ankle, whereas
Why Buy Kayak Boots At Outdoorplay?
Simply put, nobody offers a better selection of kayak boots and booties than we do here at Outdoorplay. We source from the top vendors in the industry, like NRS and Astral, and offer these products at affordable prices so you can enjoy what you love without breaking the bank.
Many of our neoprene booties include a convenient side-entry zipper that makes it simple to put on over bare feet, wetsocks, or kayak drysuit socks. Our water boots come available in varying sole thickness so that you can choose the right pair for your next adventure
Plus, these paddle booties aren’t the only type of paddling footwear we offer! You’ll also find standard paddling shoes along with paddling socks to keep your feet dry and warm.
Find Top Water Booties Brands At Affordable Prices
With so many great options to choose from, the only tricky part is determining which pair of water booties is right for you - because they’re all pretty amazing!
Rest assured, they’ll get the job done, too. They don’t just look stylish and professional - they’ll give you the confidence you need to scramble ashore or venture out into the water. You’re safe from rocks, slips, and water-dwelling creatures - we promise!
If you are wanting more traditional NRS neoprene paddle shoes, the Kinetic are a great choice. Made of 3mm neoprene with a 1.5mm rubber non marking sole, the unisex Kinetics are low profile and very flexible making them popular for all types of boating. A naturally shaped toe box provides a roomy, non-binding fit to help with your balance, whether scrambling over rocks or standing up on your paddleboard. If you are looking for neoprene boots to cover your ankle bones but still keeping a low profile for those tighter cockpits, check out the 3mm double-lined neoprene Kokatat Seeker Kayak Shoes. These pull-on style boots are ultra-lightweight, highly flexible, and offer a single-hand adjustable shock cord lacing with a neoprene cover to prevent snags.
Perhaps you need NRS neoprene boots to be worn over the attached socks of a drysuit or dry pants and you want something that’s easy on and off without crushing your toes? The zippered Men’s and Women’s Paddle Wetshoes from NRS are the way to go! Combining thick neoprene uppers with a soft warm interior, supportive shims, and reinforced materials in high wear areas, these wet shoes are-built to last. And they are a staff favorite, too!
Popular with sea kayakers, ocean boaters, and canoeists are the NRS Boundary Boots. 5 mm neoprene uppers, liquid-sealed exterior and taped interior seams guarantee warmth and dry feet. They are the perfect boots for mucky put-ins and soggy portages. These knee-high waterproof boots are ready for your next water adventure! And should you need additional warmth with them, the Boundary Neoprene Socks are designed to be as tall as the boots.
If you need a little extra warmth, you could use a neoprene sock to act like a wetsuit for your feet. NRS makes Neoprene Sandal Socks to be worn with your sandals and are great for keeping sand from getting between your toes, as well as holding in heat. There are also 2mm Neoprene socks that are a bit taller, like the Level 6 Photon Neoprene Socks or the NRS Neoprene Wetsocks. The Kokatat Hydrus Launch Socks help keep your feet completely dry in extreme conditions. Waterproof and breathable Hydrus 3.0 fabric repels water and transfers water vapor out while a durable outer layer provides protection. You can wear these over socks and under your paddle booties.
Helpful Tips to Remember: If you are a ½ size go up. Women’s sizes are usually 1 size down from the unisex sizing. And if you are wearing shoes or boots over a drysuit or dry pants with attached socks, you’ll want to make sure that you go up a size to allow room for the fleece or wool socks you’ll be wearing underneath for warmth. It’s not uncommon to have summer paddling shoes and a size larger pair for winter.
Paddling Gear Made By Kayakers, For Kayakers
Here at Outdoorplay, we really mean it when we say we offer paddling gear made by kayakers, for kayakers. We’re life-long paddlers ourselves - and always struggled to find the right gear at the right prices. We set out to change that narrative.
Plus, we offer the resources and knowledge you need to feel confident making your purchase. We want to help you get in the water and enjoy yourself - so if you ever feel unsure, don’t hesitate to reach out to our helpful support team at 800-994-4327 with any questions you have on kayak gear. We're available Monday-Friday from 7am to 5pm and Saturday-Sunday from 8am to 4pm PST.