The Best Surfing Hydration Pack

Ever surf a 300 yard long pointbreak or a mid summer swell in Central America and after only a few waves wish you had some way to take a sip of fresh water? The founders’ of DolfinPack have and so the idea for the worlds most versatile hydration pack was born. There was no way to carry water into the lineup with you and a surfer can’t just paddle to shore when surfing an outer reef break 1/2 mile out to sea just because they’re thirsty. The Dolfinpack’s design allows for maximum mobility and comfort while paddling and doesn’t rash your skin. The unique strap design eliminates movement of the reservoir when riding waves. Stay hydrated between sets to extend every session.

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Lightweight

Why carry what you don't need? No plastic clips or buckles, extra straps, or useless pockets weigh down this pack. Just add water and go!

Magnet-Like Strap System

Our patent pending strap design allows you have full range of motion while paddling and keeps the reservoir tight to your body without rashing.

Easy Water Access

Our strap system places the bite valve in the perfect location. Easy access while you're running or cycling without stopping movement.

Real Customer Reviews

This hydration pack is light and comfortable. I used it for an 8 mile Spartan

This hydration pack is light and comfortable. I used it for an 8 mile Spartan run and it did a fine job. Lately, I have taken out the reservoir and relied on the water at the water stations. Instead I have used it to carry gels and goos as well as any items (layers) I remove while running. Comfortable and versatile.

Perfect for marathon training

This pack is working great. I am using it for marathon training. Slim and it doesn’t bounce hardly at all. Also love the neoprene material. I have not had any chafing. I do put bodily glide where the pack potentially may rub. I have worn this on a 17 mile run

Great Hydration Pack and Awesome Customer Service

Bought this for my wife to use while on a standup paddle board. She loves it, It's very comfortable, simple and not fussy with a lot of buckles and straps. Seven months later some of the stitching started to come apart so I contacted DolfinPack through their website and was surprised with a very prompt response. I sent them some pictures of the stitching and FOUR days later - shipped to HAWAII - a replacement was in my mailbox! I don't know if anyone could expect better customer service. I was going to wait for my current hydration pack to fall apart before replacing it but am so impressed that I ordered a DolfinPack for myself.

Great pack for Spartan and other OCR races!

Son wanted to do a Spartan Race, but he has Type 1 diabetes and needed a pack that could carry supplies and withstand the rigors of the race. Spent several hours researching pack options and happened to see an excellent review of this pack on YouTube.

The pack is small, lightweight, and fits comfortably on the back with minimal slippage during the race. The neoprene material doesn't soak up water adding unnecessary weight. The velcro closure was tight and prevented anything falling out of the pack. The bottom drain holes worked perfectly in all water events - each hole is grommeted to protect against tearing or ripping. I couldn't find any other pack that had this absolutely essential self-draining feature. Although the pack was small, there was ample room for the 1.5L bladder, diabetic supplies, and snacks.

Will use this for all future races and have recommended it highly to other OCR racers. Very satisfied with this purchase. Item arrived quickly and was well-packaged.

In Lake Tahoe 10/1/16 in this and was extremely satisfied, light weight

Ran the Spartan Beast in Lake Tahoe 10/1/16 in this and was extremely satisfied, light weight, low profile and durable. The Velcro worked well and never came loose, only knock is if you use the dust cap the holder doesn't work, I brought my own Velcro strip to hold it in place while I ran. Overall great buy and will use it in all of the longer Spartan runs and in training. Also since there are no pockets I filled 3/4 full and there was plenty of room to put a Ziploc bag with my energy beans, salt tabs and beef jerky.

Lightweight, small, and easy to run with!

So I have only used this once, but I really loved my first experience with it! I have had others in the past and like so many elements of this one way better. I use this for longer distance runs or will use in the summer when its too hot to run without water.

I like the material, it feels very water friendly for all the sweat that I get on it ;) It was very lightweight and didn't jiggle around at all! Even the water in the bladder didn't bother me, I couldn't hear it over my tunes playing. I am slightly worried that the velcro will wear out, but I'll cross that bridge if it happens then!

The mouthpiece is very easy to bit down on and there is a on/off switch which is a really nice feature.

The position on the chest may be a little funky for women with larger breasts. While my chest is rather small, I did not have this issue, but due to the placement of the straps, I'm not sure if they would fit well under larger ones or make them uncomfortable?

But overall I like how small and lightweight this is! Perfect for just the right amount of water needed for a 2-3 hour run :)

Rides perfect while stand up paddling

Perfect for paddle boarding with the close fit and drain holes. No more lugging around bottles.

Simple, streamlined, perfect solution

If you are looking for a ligthtweight alternative to a Camelbak, this is for you. If you are a petite person (I'm 5' and 100 lbs) frustrated by gear that is too big and therefore chafes and throws you off balance, this is for you. It's easy to put on, easy to wear, and easy to clean. The bite straw is efficient and easily tucks into the elastic loops. You can put a phone in the pack with the bladder if you are in an area with low humidity (due to condensation); just seal the cap well. The only catch-22 is that the super adjustable and sturdy velcro on the straps can snag your shirt if you don't align them perfectly.

Perfect for OCR Sprints

Bought this for an OCR race after reading a number of reviews. It’s the perfect pack for hot recess. I soaked the neoprene pre-race and it helped my back stay cool during the race. While there isn’t a dedicated pocket, I was able to stuff my gloves, a small rag and some energy gems in the main compartment where the reservoir goes.

It comes with a 1.5l reservoir. I was able to fit a 2l reservoir in it but it was a wider/not longer reservoir.

Perfect hydration back pack

This is my original go to OCR hydration pack and typically the one I use for anything over 12-13 miles it small and out of the way so it doesn’t snag up and very durable! It’s also the only piece of gear not stained from the South Carolina Spartan Beast in 2017

Perfect for skiing or snowboarding

I use this pack for skiing and it fits perfect - high enough on my back that I don't even feel it on the chair lift. It feels too tight with layers of clothing underneath but I usually just leave the straps loose. I am 6'1" and 180 pounds.

Five Stars

Cute pack. Small just what I wanted

Great Spartan Race water pack!

Used this for a Spartan Super and it went great! Definitely much slimmer compared to traditional water backpacks and kept out the mud that I was rolling around it. Also, there is plenty of room to store energy gels in the large compartment for during race energy. This is already cleaned and ready for the upcoming Beast!

Done well so far in OCR

Needed a affordable but reliable pack for OCR racing, and so far this has done well. Took it through a 14 mile Spartan Beast and for a few laps (15 out of 25 miles) during a Battlefrog Xtreme. Fits tight, no extra bounces, and so far hasn't fallen apart anywhere even if wet and caked with mud. Only downside is lack of places to store nutrients if needed, but its sole purpose is hydration and it does that well!

Awesome!

On the suggestion of a friend, I ordered this for the Spartan Super. I am small (5'3", 118 lbs.) and many other hydration packs are too bulky, take on too much water (during obstacles), or chafe. This pack is awesome! Extremely low profile with soft straps. It velcros across the front just under the breasts.

Note that there is no zipper pocket for fuel, but in the large pouch which contains the bladder, I put chews, gel, and a protein bar no problem. My Spartan teammate had that in hers plus compression sleeves and gloves.

Highly recommend!

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