Hobie MirageDrive MD180 with Kick Up Fins

$1,389.00$1,689.00 inc GST

The Hobie MirageDrive 180 (MD180)  is a durable and efficient pedal drive system for Hobie kayaks that produces full power in forward and reverse with the pull of a lever for effortless maneuverability.


  • Forward and reverse propulsion for enhanced maneuverability
  • Glide Technology for all-day efficiency
  • Kick-up fins which automatically retract when contacted by underwater obstacles
  • Patented square fin design for unparalleled performance
  • Adjustable ARC cranks for comfortable and efficient use for people of all sizes
  • Hobie’s legendary build quality and innovative design
  • “Click and go” design suits standard Hobie Mirage wells for an easy upgrade for many Hobie kayak models.
  • Available in Standard or Turbo-Fin configuration –  Select your preference in the dropdown menu below.

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The Hobie MirageDrive 180 (MD180) is an efficient and durable pedal system for Hobie kayaks with forward and reverse capabilities. With a simple pull lever, users can easily switch between forward and reverse modes, enabling seamless maneuvering in any direction. The MD 180 comes standard with Glide Technology for enhanced efficiency and reduced drive wear. It also features Hobie’s legendary Kick-Up Fins that automatically retract when they encounter underwater obstacles or groundings, preventing damage and ensuring a smooth and carefree ride. Exploring shallows or beaching? Simply push one of the pedal cranks all the way forward and the fins retract up against the hull.

The MD180 comes standard with the most efficient fin design on the market with its patented Square Fin technology, providing unparalleled performance and maneuverability. Equipped with ARC cranks that adjust with the push of a button, this system is comfortable for users of all sizes from kids to tall adults. The MirageDrive 180 is available with either standard fins or the larger Turbo Fins for increased speed and power. Hobie’s clever “click and go” design also makes the MD180 backward compatible with many older Hobie kayak models with standard Mirage wells for those looking to upgrade an older MirageDrive unit.

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Additional information

mast length

Standard, Turbo



Hobie is a brand renowned for its innovation, durability and performance. As the pioneers of the pedal kayak, Hobie has continued to refine their hull designs, propulsion systems and an ever-expanding list of kayak accessories, earning and reinforcing its reputation as the number one in kayaking and kayak fishing.HWS is the largest and most experienced authorised Hobie dealer in NSW. We stock the full range of Hobie kayaks, Hobie accessories, and genuine Hobie spare parts. Shop with us today and experience the Hobie difference for yourself.Fast shipping of all Hobie parts and accessories Australia-wide.

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