Innovative origami folding kayaks. Brilliant simplicity. Making the outdoors more accessible since 2012.

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We're a young company dedicated to unlocking the wonder and discovery of the great outdoors—even for city dwellers.

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Our team is guided by our passion for the outdoors, the simplicity of great design, and the community that has made our company possible. We’re excited to be part of an incredible movement of making and local manufacturing.

We’re out on the water testing our products almost weekly. If you see an Oru Kayak around the Bay Area, say hello: it may well be one of us. Here are some photos of us out and about...

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