Hobie Passport 12

From: $2,490.00

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The Hobie Passport 12 offers powerful pedal propulsion with a raised breathable mesh seat and a wide cockpit area with EVA floor padding to provide a stable platform for standing and stretching your legs

Hobie Passport 12 MirageDrive Pedal Powered Fishing Kayak

Hobie Passport 12 Fishing Kayak

The Hobie Passport 12 from Hobie closely resembles the earlier model Outback kayak, offering the same width length and very similar shape, but with the simplified design and construction methods presented in the new Passport series.

Offers great storage capacity in the bow or stern cargo area with internal stowage in the twist and seal hatch conveniently positioned directly in front of the seat.

The rear storage well is easily capable of fitting a Livewell or fish catch bag (you’ll be needing that) and there is also storage space at the bow underneath the bungee cord. An extra round hatch can be added here if required and SLH are more than happy to install this for you if required.

The Passport 12 includes a built in transducer scupper system for easy installation and reliable operation of your sounder. Integrated gear tracks on the gunnels provide a convenient mounting position for your fish finder, as well as rod holders, cameras and more.

Other handy features include two flush mounted rod holders and under seat tackle storage utility.

In comparison to the Passport 10.5, the 12′ model offers slightly more speed (due to hull length) better stability (due to width) and with a bit more storage utility and an integrated transducer scupper, the Passport 12 is the superior model for kayak fishing

The Passport series of kayaks feature a rather clever and virtually maintenance free steering rudder, although it’s nice to know that there is an steering upgrade option in the form of the Passport XL Rudder.

SLH recommends the Passport 12 for kayakers who are planning to chase fish around in rivers, creeks, lakes, bays and estuary systems. It is well suited for larger users and is definitely a better option for larger payloads than the 10.5 model.

The Passport 12 is most often compared to the Compass and Outback models, but is significantly less expensive. It doesn’t skimp on performance though and is guaranteed to perform and serve you well.

Passport 12

Hobie Passport 12 Specifications

  • Length: 12’ / 3.6 M
  • Width: 34” / 86.36 CM
  • Capacity: 400 LBS / 181.44 KG
  • Fitted Hull Weight: 73 LBS / 33.11 KG
  • Fully Rigged Hull Weight: 83 LBS / 37.65 KG
  • Hull Construction: Thermo-formed Polyethylene
  • Colours: Slate Blue, Seagrass Breen, Bay Sand
  • 3 Year Warranty

Hobie Kick-Up MirageDrives 2021

SLH offers Passport customers a choice on which MirageDrive they would prefer. Kayakers who place a higher priority on the ability to pedal in reverse can upgrade to an MD180 KU MirageDrive, whereas those who prefer simplicity and or like the idea of saving money can opt for the standard GT KU drive.

Hobie Passport 12 Features

  • Choose your own MirageDrive: MD180KU or GT Kick-Up
  • Suspended aluminium frame mesh seat
  • Steering system with stowable rudder
  • 2 Piece aluminium paddle
  • Dual flush mounted rod holders
  • 8” Twist & Seal Hatch
  • Dual gear mount tracks
  • Vertical accessory tube (compatible with sail, bimini or RAM mount)
  • Bow and stern cargo storage wells
  • Replaceable keel guard
  • Cargo scuppers compatible with Hobie wheel carts & Livewell
  • EVA Padded Standing Platform
  • Tackle storage
  • H-Bar ready
  • PowerPole Mounting Pad
  • Transducer Cavity and mount plate
  • Stackable hull design

Hobie Passport 10-5 Stacked


  • Click & Collect Pick Up Option available for Mornington Peninsula and Victorian residents
  • Delivery options available for Victoria, Tasmania, ACT and Southern NSW

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