12 best waterproof backpacks

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Anyone needs accessories to store and carry personal items. Girls most often use handbags on handles, someone prefers trendy belt models, but quite a few people prefer backpacks. They are able to accommodate a large number of important items, distribute the load along the spine well and are often very durable. Waterproof backpacks are considered a topical modern invention. They are designed to protect personal belongings from getting wet during river rafting, outdoor activities or city walks. Our experts have collected 12 of the most successful waterproof models for various purposes.

Rating of the best waterproof backpacks

Nomination a place Name of product price
Best waterproof backpacks for hiking 1 Trimm Mariner 110 RUB 16 380
2 Deuter futura 28 RUB 6,700
3 TREK PLANET Lhasa 70 RUB 6,000
Best waterproof backpacks for sports and leisure 1 Norfin Dry Bag 20 RUB 3 800
2 SPLAV Rainway 10 RUB 2,900
The best urban waterproof backpacks 1 Tigernu T-B3259 RUB 2 600
2 Herschel Mammoth Large 25 9 400 rub.
3 THULE Pack 'n Pedal Commuter 24 RUB 12,700
4 Tigernu T-B3508 RUB 2,840
5 GreenHermit Ultralight Dry Pack 27 4 300 rub.
6 Husky Stingy 28 RUB 5,400
7 Wenger 30582299 RUB 6,000

Best waterproof backpacks for hiking

Trimm Mariner 110

Rating: 4.9

Trimm Mariner 110

The deserved leader of the category is the model of the Trimm brand, which perfectly copes with its main task – keeping things dry. This is true during hiking, kayaking, yachting and other activities. Dryness is ensured by the innovative 1680D oxford TPU coated waterproof material. For even greater tightness, the manufacturer made welded seams that do not allow even small drops of water to pass through. The top rolls up and closes with a buckle.

This waterproof backpack holds a whopping 110 liters. This is enough to easily fit a sleeping bag, personal belongings and items important for tourist trips. Users point to a comfortable use of the backpack. This is thanks to the padded shoulder straps and hip belt. Customers also like the quality of the model. All fittings are strong enough and serve for a long time.

Advantages

  • large capacity;
  • comfortable belt on the waist;
  • soft shoulder straps;
  • light weight – 2 kg;
  • excellent tightness;
  • high quality workmanship.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Deuter futura 28

Rating: 4.8

Deuter futura 28

The next line of the rating is given to a waterproof backpack from the well-known company Deuter. Its main difference from most other models is the steel frame. Spring steel makes the backpack not only durable and keeps its shape, but also ensures tightness together with a special removable cover. By the way, it has a compartment for wet clothes, which is very important for rafting. The shoulder straps are made using the unique ActiveFit technology, which means that the model is almost not felt on the shoulders, and the load on the spine is evenly distributed.

It holds 28 liters and weighs only 1.2 kg. The backpack is very functional, there are special loops for trekking poles, three convenient pockets (elastic in the front, an inner one for valuables and a large front one with an organizer). Customers love that there are 6 color options to choose from (Black, Red, Sky Blue, Cherry, Arctic Blue, Light Brown). The chest strap makes the use of the backpack even more convenient, it has the ability to smoothly adjust.

Advantages

  • thoughtful functionality (many pockets and other elements);
  • sealed cover;
  • beautiful color options;
  • compartment for wet clothes;
  • very low weight;
  • steel frame.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

TREK PLANET Lhasa 70

Rating: 4.7

TREK PLANET Lhasa 70

The most budgetary option in this category from the TREK PLANET company took the honorable third place. Its volume can be considered optimal – 70 liters. It is used for carrying heavy loads and long journeys. Its difference can be called access to the main department from three sides at once. Aluminum stiffeners are provided for back comfort. When using it, the traveler does not feel constraint of movement or lower back pain. In addition, the distribution of the load on the hips is thought out here. This is the responsibility of a special V1 rigid suspension system.

On trips and hikes, various little things can often come in handy, especially for them, the manufacturer equipped the backpack with pockets in the front, two side pockets, at the bottom and in the top flap. They close with a zipper and, together with the cover, keep things from getting wet. Some of them have direct access to the main department, which is very convenient. There are compression straps on the side that adjust volume. The model is made of polyamide, a fairly durable material. Judging by the reviews, the fabric is of high quality, the fittings are reliable, and the appearance is stylish.

Advantages

  • thoughtful distribution of the load on the spine and hips;
  • ideal for long hikes;
  • direct access from three sides to the main department;
  • many convenient and necessary pockets;
  • sealed removable cover;
  • optimal cost.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best waterproof backpacks for sports and leisure

Norfin Dry Bag 20

Rating: 4.9

Norfin Dry Bag 20

The worthy leader among waterproof sports backpacks is the Norfin Dry Bag 20, which weighs only 500 grams and holds a volume of 20 liters. Its design immediately catches the eye. A special waterproof fabric and the same zippers in a bright light green design appeal to many customers. Moreover, it has a very reasonable cost. Separately, the manufacturer offers a small hermetic case for this model, in which it can be conveniently and compactly stored.

The harness has a central ventilation channel and is covered with a special Air Mesh. There is an extra carrying handle on top. All seams are glued with a special compound, which makes the backpack absolutely watertight. In addition to the shoulder straps, there is a comfortable sternum strap and a waist belt. This backpack is often used by athletes and outdoor enthusiasts. They give good reviews and praise the excellent wet protection as well as the durable materials.

Advantages

  • several fixing parts at once;
  • very low weight;
  • thick waterproof fabric;
  • two colors in the range (green, gray);
  • compact dimensions.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

SPLAV Rainway 10

Rating: 4.8

SPLAV Rainway 10

The incredibly lightweight waterproof backpack from the Russian brand 'Splav' weighs only 280 g. It is a small travel backpack with a capacity of 10 liters. It is made using welded technology, all its seams are 100% tight. In combination with a waterproof zipper and the same body material (Polyester Oxford 600D TPU), it can reliably protect things from moisture. It is suitable for outdoor activities, often used when cycling. The straps can be used to adjust the outlet of the drinking system.

The model has only one main compartment and is equipped with a carrying handle on top. There is an adjustable fastening between the straps at the back. Athletes speak positively about this backpack. In practice, they became convinced of its waterproofness and convenience. It is especially popular among cycling enthusiasts. The low cost adds more attention to this model. It is made in a beautiful olive color and looks very stylish.

Advantages

  • incredibly lightweight;
  • high tightness;
  • beautiful olive color;
  • reliable material;
  • good price;
  • stylish minimalistic design.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

The best urban waterproof backpacks

Tigernu T-B3259

Rating: 4.9

Tigernu T-B3259

Stylish attractive design, versatility, thoughtfulness of every detail – all this is about him, about our winner among urban waterproof backpacks – Tigernu T-B3259. This model is designed for laptop, tablet and many other items. Here you can safely place a smartphone, documents, money and other personal items. By the way, the backpack has one important feature – the USB port in the case. Thanks to him, you can recharge your smartphone on the go. To do this, on the other hand, connect a power bank to it.

In addition to the main compartment, there are two side pockets with zippers, a laptop compartment and a spacious front compartment with compartments for specific items (phone, pens, keys, computer mouse). The back straps are secured with a special adjustable strap. The waterproof backpack is made of polyester, its total weight is 450 g. The cost of the model pleases, buyers appreciate it for its quality and functionality.

Advantages

  • excellent value;
  • different pockets for small items;
  • compartment for a laptop;
  • USB input;
  • good functionality.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Herschel Mammoth Large 25

Rating: 4.8

Herschel Mammoth Large 25

Another successful model of the urban waterproof backpack is presented by the Herschel brand. It holds 25 liters, has a unique water-repellent impregnation (1.500 mm), which keeps things inside from getting wet. Made of high strength nylon with CORDURA reinforcement. A secure pocket is provided for the laptop. It even provides storage for keys in a neoprene case with a carabiner. In case of rain, the kit includes a removable cover that guarantees a high tightness.

For the safety of the owner, reflective elements are applied around the perimeter of the backpack. The main compartment is spacious enough to store many personal items you need every day. The assortment is presented in 4 body colors – blue, black, beige and dark blue. There are bottle pockets on the sides. The shoulder straps are anatomically shaped and adjustable. Chest strap adds comfort to the model. Feedback from people who have tried this model in practice are mostly positive.

Advantages

  • a good option for a city backpack;
  • water-repellent impregnation;
  • excellent capacity (25 l);
  • ergonomic design;
  • high strength material.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

THULE Pack 'n Pedal Commuter 24

Rating: 4.7

THULE Pack 'n Pedal Commuter 24

The next position in the ranking is taken by the premium version of the city backpack from THULE. It comes with a main waterproof compartment to keep your belongings safe even in the pouring rain. A detachable pocket with a padded layer is provided especially for owners of notebooks with a diagonal of 15 inches. It is worth noting that, unlike most city models, the laptop compartment is not located close to the back. Users mark this fact as a merit in their reviews.

Additional safety of the owner's movements will be provided by the reflective cover of the rain removable cover. And for safe storage of valuables, the backpack is equipped with a secret pocket with a special lock. The shoulder straps are highly breathable. The inside of the backpack is lined with bright fabric, which makes finding small things quick and convenient. The body is made of high-strength nylon – an analogue of Cordura. Holds the model 24 liters.

Advantages

  • the optimal amount of fittings;
  • removable laptop compartment;
  • reflective elements and flashing lights (for cyclists);
  • secured secret pocket;
  • good water resistance.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Tigernu T-B3508

Rating: 4.7

Tigernu T-B3508

Another backpack of the rating from the Tigernu company is confidently located in the next place. It is included in the middle price segment and has a number of important advantages. For example, good capacity (18 liters), good functionality and a sealed design. The manufacturer has equipped it with pockets for a laptop, bottles, a front compartment and even a small compartment with a shoulder strap for plastic cards. The backpack is made of polyester and is available in black and gray colors.

A 15.6-inch laptop fits perfectly here. It is very resistant to mechanical damage and has good moisture protection functions. The shoulder straps are wide and soft and are adjustable in length. All fittings are made of reliable materials, zippers last a long time. On the back of the backpack there are several secret pockets in which you can safely store your valuables.

Advantages

  • attractive cost;
  • anatomical back;
  • hidden pockets;
  • high-quality materials and accessories;
  • holds a volume of 18 liters;
  • wide functionality.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

GreenHermit Ultralight Dry Pack 27

Rating: 4.6

GreenHermit Ultralight Dry Pack 27

A beautiful waterproof backpack with a bright color of the case is located on the fifth line of our rating. Buyers can purchase an option in blue, orange or green. The model has an increased volume, it is able to displace 27 liters. High-quality fittings and a special closing system are responsible for the tightness. On the side, it is supplemented with compression straps. The structure itself is very light and simply folds; it does not take up much space during storage.

The main advantage of the backpack is the waterproof CORDURA 30D base and Hypalon fabric. Thanks to this combination, it very reliably protects against moisture and is shockproof. Reviews tell us about the durability of the fittings and materials of the product. The Ultralight Dry Pack 27 is truly ultra light at just 142g. Side pockets for bottles. Of course, it lacks a dedicated laptop compartment, but there are other models for their owners.

Advantages

  • very light weight;
  • compact size when folded;
  • good tightness;
  • large internal volume;
  • 3 color options;
  • side pockets.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Husky Stingy 28

Rating: 4.5

Husky Stingy 28

Urban waterproof backpack Husky Stingy 28 is made in a sporty style, has a large internal volume (28 liters). To protect against moisture, the manufacturer provides a special rain cover made of waterproof material. Users leave a positive opinion about this model. A special back ventilation system is thought over in it, which gives additional comfort when using. Safety is due to the presence of reflective elements.

This backpack is made for city walks and cycling. It will fit all the necessary items and things. It is equipped with a holder for trekking poles and has a special pocket for drinking water. The material used is nylon, which is strong and durable. There are mesh pockets on the side, which perfectly fit water bottles or other small items. The model was made in the Czech Republic, all fittings, judging by the reviews, are of high quality.

Advantages

  • high quality;
  • thoughtful design;
  • pocket with drinking water outlet system;
  • ventilated back;
  • rain cover;
  • nylon upper.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Wenger 30582299

Rating: 4.5

Wenger 30582299

Our experts decided to give the honorable sixth place in the category to the backpack with the largest internal volume in the category. As much as 50 liters will accommodate all the items necessary for work, city walks or country trips. This model will suit men who prefer comfort and stylish design at the same time when choosing a backpack. The design of the backrest is anatomically thought out, it correctly distributes the load on the spine. For maximum comfort, there is a waist belt and chest strap.

Customers are delighted with the headphone hole and dedicated compartment for storing documents and money. The backpack has many different sized pockets (for CDs, pens, phone), which makes it functional. The model weighs 1.2 kg. The set includes a removable cover made of waterproof material that reliably protects personal items from moisture. A compartment at the bottom has been added specifically for storing it. It should be noted that the shoulder straps have an anatomical shape and additional sealing.

Advantages

  • high Swiss quality;
  • very roomy;
  • headphone hole;
  • many necessary pockets of different sizes;
  • anatomical shape of the straps and back;
  • separate compartment for storing rain cover.

disadvantages

  • not identified.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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