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The ARGO 136XP TANDEM is specifically designed for those looking to share an on-the-water adventure in style and comfort. Read more


The ARGO Recreational Sit-in Collection is ideal for the paddler looking to enjoy a stable and relaxing kayaking experience during the cool or warm season on calm and slow moving waters. Built using our Twin Arched Multi Chine Hull, these kayaks provide excellent stability and combined with our spacious cockpits, getting in-and-out of a kayak, has never been easier! The ARGO 136XP TANDEM is specifically designed for those looking to share an on-the-water adventure in style and comfort. The ARGO 136XP TANDEM is made with our patented RAM-X™ PREMIUM material, an exceptionally durable high molecular weight polyethylene that contains a top layer of advanced resin, which provides more rigidity while still being conveniently lightweight. With ergonomic carrying handles and at only 67 lb, you and your companion will have no trouble transporting and launching the ARGO 136XP to wherever you decide to go! This kayak comes equipped with two large easily accessible cockpits both featuring adjustable footrests, and the ERGOFIT G2 seating system™ providing you with a comfortable and cushioned position designed for those looking to spend more than just a couple of hours together. The addition of a keel extension will help you go straight as you settle into your paddling rhythm. Each passenger has their own cockpit table with handy compartments and bottle holder. The front passenger has access to a storage platform with bungee cords while the rear passenger has easy access to a 4"" day hatch, and a large quick lock hatch with a 60L storage bag located on the rear of the kayak, which will allow you to pack plenty of extra gear. Two paddle tie-downs will free-up your hands while you decide to take a snack or snap a few pictures of your adventure together. The ARGO 136XP, create stories worth sharing!

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  • Adjustable footrests
  • Bottle holders
  • Bungee cord
  • Carrying handles
  • Cockpit table with 4 in. day hatch and bottle holder
  • Drain plug
  • ERGOFIT G2 Seating System™
  • Keel extension
  • Paddle tie-downs
  • Quick Lock hatch with 60 L storage bag
Multi Chine Flat Bottom Hull
  • Great tracking and manoeuvrability
  • High level of stability
  • Superior capacity
  • Flat bottom stable on ground for loading


  • Length
    13 ft 6 in. - 411 cm
  • Width
    31.75 in. - 81 cm
  • Height
    15 in. - 38 cm
  • Weight
    67 lb - 30.4 kg
  • Capacity
    500 lb - 227 kg
  • Cockpit width
    26 in. - 66 cm
  • Cockpit length
    102 in. - 259 cm
  • Seating

Warranty & Materials

Pelican International works hard to ensure our products are free from defect. Therefore, we will repair or replace the hull on this item should it fail during its lifetime due to poor quality in materials or workmanship. All accessories that come pre-assembled on your product are guaranteed for 1 year. Please see full details of warranty here.
RAM-XTM Premium is a multi-layer polyethylene with an advanced resin in the top layer imparting a glossy finish and providing significantly more rigidity than standard polyethylene.


Reviews & Questions

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Would like a keel extention for 136xp

Asked by: yakster
This would be the right keel extension , but it fits 2018 models and more recent ones. To validate your model, please contact our customer service department to get your serial number checked and part compatibility confirmed.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2020-03-13

What is the maximum legroom from back of seat to the fully extended footrest? Thanks!

Asked by: Bryan
47 inches!
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2020-03-09

Hi, I would like to inquire about shipping options. Thank you 

Asked by: H
Our boats/kayaks are not available for purchase on our website, you need to go through one of our dealers. Only the parts and accessories can be purchased on our website.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2020-01-20

I'm having trouble finding spray skirts that fit this kayak - do you have any recommendations?

Asked by: Skiffle
Unfortunately, we do not have any spray skirts or cockpit covers for the tandem kayaks.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-10-21

We have an ARGO 136XP TANDEM and would like to replace the dry cargo bags as ours have small holes in them. Both the stern bag and the small bag in the middle of the boat. Do you sell these parts? I also need a screw for the foot pedal mounting

Asked by: Bill
The bags required would be PS1421 4 inch day hatch and bag, the bag is not sold seperately you would need to purchase the entire hatch. PS1301 is the bottle holder. The screw for the foot pedal is available in our hardware kit PS1003, you will receive a number of different screws, rivets, bungee hooks and j hooks. The screws in this kit are the ones we use for the installation of the foot pedals.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-10-16

Two questions:  Will this kayak float if filled with water, such as from a capsize?  Do you make a fitted cover for transporting on the roof of a vehicle?

Asked by: Cocoonr
We have additional flotation ( Foam Blocks) inserted in the Kayak for it to float if completely filled with water. And no, we don't carry a cover for our Tandem kayaks.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-09-24

Hello. I see Sportcheck has the Pelican Argo 136XP and Canadian Tire has the Pelican Alliance 136T. I can't easily see what the difference between the two would be. Can you help clarify what the differences are? It would be for my wife and daughter (12).

Asked by: Jay
Great question! Both Kayaks have the same hull shape and are the same model but the Argo XP has the most upgraded accessories- Paddle Tie-Down on the sides, Seat Cushions, Quick Lock hatch, Mesh bottle holders, 4 inch Day Hatch, etc.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-09-23

Can this kayak be used on the Delaware River? There are some rapids and high rocks in the Delaware River.

Asked by: XFoosMe
We do not recommend our products be used in rapids with rocks as this could damage the boat. Our products are made for calm waters.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-09-20
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