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

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.

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.

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!

Great Product

Great water pack for an active lifestyle.
I have been using it for trail running and have not had any problems with it rubbing or bouncing.
The only thing I can see it needing is a pouch to place energy chews.

Nice hydro for active sports

I am a fan of the low profile minimal design
I use this when I don't need three litres and storage on my motorcycle

These guys are great. Great product would highly recommend

These guys are great. Great product would highly recommend. I've run 2 Spartan races (Super and Beast) with this pack. With it being made from the lightweight material hardly knew it was on. Also was able to get some energy packs stuffed in with no problem.

Rides perfect while stand up paddling

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

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 :)

Love It!

This is exactly what I was looking for in a hydration pack, something light that doesn't budge when I run. I ran 8 miles with it today and forgot it was on my back. The neoprene forms so well to your back that it almost feels like it is stuck to it. I can't wait to try it in the water.

don't know it is on my back!

I do SUP. It is very well made out of neoprene. Excellent for water sports like SUP. It holds enough water ...about 1.5 L.
Even when full I do not notice it is on my back. It does not slide when paddling. Most of the times I do not wear a T shirt and there is no chafing. You can still fit your cellphone and keys. Will buy it again. thanks

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.

Customer service is PHENOMENAL!

I purchased my DolfinPack mainly for Spartan OCRs and for my long runs. I researched several different brands and found this one to be a great fit for my needs. I have had it for about 7 months and I absolutely love how lightweight this product is, the material is breathable (need that in a Florida!) and it does the job. I did have to request a replacement after 6 months when I noticed that the seams started coming apart on one side and the strap began ripping. However, I still give this product 5 stars because the customer service is PHENOMENAL because within 24 hours of putting in my initial request (on a Sunday, no less) my replacement was already on its way to me. One thing I do wish it did have was an exterior pocket for fuel and/or keys so I don't have to put in the main pocket with my hydration pack.

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!

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.

Great for Spartans

I bought this for a Spartan race and it worked very well. The velcro fasteners worked well for keeping it high on my back and not bouncing around. The dust cover is key for not getting a muddy mouthpiece to drink from. Plus the holes in the back drain out all the water and mud.

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