Finding the best kayak cooler small suitable for your needs isnt easy. With hundreds of choices can distract you. Knowing whats bad and whats good can be something of a minefield. In this article, weve done the hard work for you.
1. Tube Pro Premium Orange River Cooler Carrier 50 Quart
FeatureFits a 36 quart to 50 quart cooler size
Can float over 200 lbs
Colored 30 gauge PVC vinyl
Single air chamber with Boston valve
Full inflated floor
DescriptionTube Pro Inc manufactures the highest quality snow tubes, river tubes, water park tubes and towable boat tubes for snow tubing resorts, canoe livery outfitters, amusement parks and recreational boaters all over the world.
Tube Pro tubes are really the cream of the crop. Extra heavy duty 30 gauge blue PVC vinyl. These are the Cadillac of river tubes.
Designed to float a cooler down stream.
48" x 36" x 10" (120 cm x 90 cm x 25 cm) inflated outer dimensions
28" x 17" x 9" (71 cm x 43 cm x 22 cm) inflated interior dimensions
Fits a 36 quart to 50 quart cooler size
Can float over 200 lbs
Colored 30 gauge PVC vinyl
Single air chamber with Boston valve
4 large support handles
Full inflated floor
2. CreekKooler 30 Quart Floating Cooler, Beige
FeatureFLOATING COOLER - Save space in your kayak and tow the CreekKooler or float your favorite drinks out to your friends.
INSULATED DESIGN - CreekKooler keeps drinks cold all weekend long. 30 quart capacity holds (30) 12-oz cans and 20lbs of ice.INSULATED DESIGN - CreekKooler keeps drinks cold all weekend long. 30 quart capacity holds (30) 12-oz cans and 20lbs of ice.
TOWABLE - Don't lug awkward, heavy boxes to your campsite, pull the CreekKooler across sand, dirt or tow it behind your canoe or kayak.
DRY STORAGE - with its watertight lid design, use your CreekKooler as dry storage in the snow or rain.
PATENTED DESIGN - Dual wall blow molded construction, 4 drink holders located on deck.
DescriptionThe CreekKooler is an innovative floating cooler. Designed with dual wall construction and top quality insulation resulting in superior ice retention. The CreekKooler navigates behind your kayak, canoe or boat and it's great for just lounging around the Dock, at the pool or at the Beach. The CreekKooler provides easy access to your favorite beverages, food and ice. Finally a great cooler that's at home anywhere, especially in the water.
3. Engel Cooler/Dry Box with 4 Rod Holders - 19 Qt - White
FeatureA cooler and a drybox with 4 rod holders. Its a leak-proof cooler is ideal for all outdoor enthusiasts.
Features a unique airtight EVA gasket around the lid - for excellent ice retention and a water proof seal.
Features a recessed central carry handle in the lid & integrated adjustable shoulder strap. Also includes a removable hanging tray - for storing dry goods.
All fittings secured with stainless steel screws. Rear hinges are self stopping. Front latches are stainless steel.
5 Year Warranty
Description19 and 30qt Models of Engel's Dry Box with Rod Holders make it easy for shore fishermen, anglers in kayaks and on paddleboards to manage rods and still keep their cool! For even the most expert angler, getting an armful of rods out to the water is beyond frustrating, especially when you're carrying so much other gear. That's why Engel created the Cooler/Dry Box with Rod Holders, a unique cooler with fishing rod attachments that holds your rods so you don't have to!
4. Vibe Kayaks Vibe Element 45Q Cooler with Bottle Opener, Alpine Gray
FeatureDurable, one piece roto molded construction with up to 3 inch insulated walls with freezer style lid gasket, and heavy duty rubber T-latches
45 Quart Volume: Based on half drink/half ice ratio: Fits 28 cans
Features integrated pressure release button, rapid flow drain spout, heavy duty padded handle, and non-skid rubber feet to keep cooler off hot surfaces
Features two built in bottle openers, molded tie down slots, and integrated locking system
Lid features a measuring board in centimeters and inches
Vibe Element 45 is ideal for camping, fishing, hunting and adventuring
Dimensions (LxWxH) - External: 26.7 x 16.6 x 16.3 Inches & Internal: 20.2 x 10.6 x 11.6 Inches; Weight: 23 pounds
1 year Limited Lifetime Warranty on parts attached to the cooler
DescriptionAs tough as your biggest adventure, this 45 quart ultra-durable rotomolded personal cooler is just the right size for a multi-day trip, group outing or two cases of your favorite canned beverage. Built for fishing, camping, hunting and snacking, it comes with smart features like a pressure-release valve, metal lock plate, heavy-duty handles and built-in bottle openers. External Dimensions (LxWxH): External Dimension: 26.7" x 16.6" x 16.3" Internal Dimensions (LxWxH): 20.2" x 10.6" x 11.6" Weight: 23 lbs
5. CreekKooler PuP Floating Cooler, 15 Quart, Tow Behind, Green
Feature15 quart capacity holds 15 of your favorite 12 ounce beverages along with 10 pounds of ice
More than half an inch of insulation keeps contents cold for 24 hours
Molded handles feature tow points for effortless carrying and towing
Quick connect lid with gasket for easy access to drinks
Equipped with seals between the lid and deck as well as the deck and hull so it can also serve as dry storage
DescriptionThe Pup is a floating insulated cooler with tow points for easy towing in the water. The Pup has an internal capacity of 15 quarts and can hold 15 twelve ounce cans along with 10 pounds of ice. With an average insulation thickness over half an inch, your drinks will stay cold and fresh up to 24 hours. The quick connect, gasket-sealed lid is watertight and gives quick access to your beverages. The tow points are located on the molded handles at each end of the Pup for easy carrying and towing. The Pup is also equipped with 2 drink holders, a mini flag holder, and a removable lid tether loop. Two skid ribs on the hull protect the Pup when your watersports fun moves to dry land.
6. MIER Large Adult Lunch Bag for Men Women Insulated Soft Cooler for Picnic, Kayak, Beach, Grocery, Work, Travel, 2 Decks Cooler, Black/Blue
FeatureSeparated Insulated Storage ---- MIER large cooler bag features 2 insulated compartments, main "cold" compartment (interior dimension: 9.8"L*7"W*9.8"H) has a 24-can capacity, roomy enough to pack your meal, cooling drinks, juice and so on; 1 side "dry" compartment (interior dimension: 3.5"L*7"W*9.8"H) perfect for non-leaking items, such as fruit, snack and etc
Waterproof Cooler Bag ---- The cooler tote has 1 removable no-leak insulated PEVA lining with Heat-welded seams to prevent flexible liner leaks in the main compartment, easy removal and installation; Please note that the side compartment is "dry" compartment which is also insulated and water resistant but not leakproof; Easy to clean
Large and Organized ---- The dimension of entire picnic cooler is 15"L*7.9"W*10.2"H; With 2 insulated storage space, 1 front zipper pocket and 1 side pocket for something you need to easy access; stretch cargo cord on top lip to secure items such as a towels, blanket or table cloth
Well-Crafted Cooler ---- Made of ripstop hexagon fabric with heavy duty "MIER" logo zippers and buckles; It has a practical cube shape with special reinforced stitching for bearing weights
Comfy to Carry ---- 1 adjustable & detachable well-padded shoulder strap for easy transport, adjusted from 27.5"-50"; Dual long soft handles for convenient carrying. Suitable for men, women, adult
DescriptionIf you're looking for an awesome lunch cooler that will help you pack multiple meals for one person or food supply for family, this is it! You can easily take food, drinks and other necessities with you when outing.
MIER Cooler Bag features 2 insulated compartment offer enough space for keeping food hot or cold separated, thick insulation is paired with durable, heavy duty construction. The MIER soft cooler is equipped with an inside liner that take out for easy cleaning. Use for sports, travel, beach, kayak, picnic, hiking, carry-on, camping, grocery, and so on
Leakproof ---- 1 removable & leakproof PEVA liner with in the main compartment eliminates leakage problems. Please note that the side insulated compartment is not leakproof.
Insulated ---- 2 insulated compartment help to keep your food and drinks at the right temperature for hours, recommend to use ice packs for longer cooling.
Convenient ---- There is 1 detachable & adjustable shoulder strap with padded piece and wrapped dual handles for variety in carrying.
Durable ---- MIER lunch cooler uses anti-tearing polyester, strong & smooth zippers, sturdy buckles with reinforced stitches on stress points. It can keep shape well during use.
Lightweight ---- Only 1.67LB, light enough for you to carry around.
The overall size: 15"L*7.9"W*10.2"H
The main compartment size: 9.8"L*7"W*9.8"H; inner size: 9.8"L*7"W*9.8"H
The side compartment size: 3.5"L*7"W*9.8"H; inner size: 3.5"L*7"W*9.8"H
7. IceMule Classic Coolers Blue, Medium (15L)
FeatureDesigned to keep ice intact up to 24 hours
Rolls up for easy storage; Padded backstrap for easy carrying
Waterproof welded seams & no zippers; It even floats
15 Liter capacity holds 12 Cans Plus Ice OR 5 Wine Bottles plus ice
Measures 10" diameter x 16" tall
DescriptionIceMule Coolers are a highly versatile, leakproof soft cooler that combines the portability of a backpack with the performance of a hard cooler. Now made with new and improved materials and construction this is an everyday cooler designed to be as tough and high-performance as technical outdoor gear that can cost much more. IceMule Coolers feature 4 ways to ensure superior insulation; (1) TriFold DriTop System, foolproof seal to keep ice in and air out, (2) MuleSkinEV More than 2x thicker than most soft coolers, the IceMule Classics inner & outer layers create a durable shell that protects the PolarLayerTM insulation and will stand up to the toughest demands, (3) PolarLayer Insulating foam keeps contents cold for up to 24 hours. Plus - only the IceMule's IM AirValveTM lets you add air for extra insulation and (4) IM AirValve, This unique feature allows air to be added to the insulation layer (enhancing insulation) and releases air so the cooler can roll up for travel & storage. This Large sized cooler measures 12" diameter x 16" tall and can hold up to 18 cans plus ice or 6 bottles of wine plus ice. IceMule Coolers the world's most portable high-performance coolers!
8. Insulated Fish bag/cooler 42" for kayak & canoe offshore angler Yakcatch II Pp Topchoice TCYC-collection
FeatureThis insulated fish storage system is designed exclusively for tournament and offshore angler, especially kayak-fisherman.
Made of 420D/PU ripstop polyester, the bag is fully padded with closed-cell foam and lined with reflective thermal material, and 0.18 mm removable PEVA dry tube included.
There is a long center Velcro opening for quick access to the interior form on top. a large Velcro secured lid on the end provides alternative access for bigger fish. There are six heavy-duty locking clips on the edges for secure tie down and carry handle on both side. perfect for keeping your catch secure hand fresh all day.
Dimension : (L) 15.75" x 9.75" x 42"
DescriptionThis insulated fish storage system is designed exclusively for tournament and offshore angler, especially kayak-fisherman. Made of 420D/PU ripstop polyester, the bag is fully padded with closed-cell foam and lined with reflective thermal material. and 0.18 mm removable PEVA dry tube included. There is a long center Velcro opening for quick access to the interior form on top. a large Velcro secured lid on the end provides alternative access for bigger fish. There are six heavy-duty locking clips on the edges for secure tie down and carry handle on both side. perfect for keeping your catch secure hand fresh all day. Dimension : (L) 15.75" x 9.75" x 42"
9. TCYC COLLECTION Insulated Kayak Fishing Cooler for Off Shore and on Shore Angler (Green, 22")
FeatureMade of 420D/PU ripstop polyester, the bag is fully padded with closed-cell foam and lined with reflective thermal material. and one pc 0.20 mm removable heat-sealed PEVA dry tube. ( included )
There is big transparent Mesh EVA pocket on top of the bag with water resistant zipper for keep map or personal stuff dry from water. a large Velcro opening secured lid on the end access for bigger fish.
There are total FOUR heavy-duty locking clips on the edges for secure tie down and carry handle on both side.
Nylon webbing shoulder strap with pad. perfect for keeping your catch secure hand fresh all day.
Dimension : (M) 12" x 7.25" x 22"
DescriptionThis insulated fish storage system is designed exclusively for tournament and offshore angler, especially kayak-fisherman.
10. Perception Splash Seat Back Cooler - for Kayaks with Lawn-Chair Style Seats
FeatureDesigned for the perception pilot, the pescador Pro 10/12 and other lawn chair style seating systems
Attaches to the back of a lawn chair style kayak seats via strong bungee ball system (included)
A zippered opening on top provides the ultimate convenience when accessing drinks and food while in the seated position
Height and width are designed to not impede access to other gear within the Tankwell
Compatible upgrades include the splash rod holders and splash back organizer - both sold separately