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The Adapt Adventure System Is Way More Than A DayPack: 24L Packable Daypack, Fanny Pack, Sling, Camera Case, Cooler, Dry Bag And MORE
The Adapt Adventure System Is Way More Than A DayPack: 24L Packable Daypack, Fanny Pack, Sling, Camera Case, Cooler, Dry Bag And MORE
The Adapt Adventure System Is Way More Than A DayPack: 24L Packable Daypack, Fanny Pack, Sling, Camera Case, Cooler, Dry Bag And MORE
1,413 backers pledged $185,002 to help bring this project to life.

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The Wanaka Packable Daypack and Adapt Adventure System

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More Functions Than Your Dad's Zip Off Cargo Pants 

DAYPACK

Most Packable Day Packs Take Up Space. Ours Saves You Space.
Most Packable Day Packs Take Up Space. Ours Saves You Space.

 SLING / FANNY PACK

The Top Of The Pack Zips Off And Can Be Used As A Sling Or Fanny Pack. The Backpack Also Packs Into It!
The Top Of The Pack Zips Off And Can Be Used As A Sling Or Fanny Pack. The Backpack Also Packs Into It!

 CAMERA CASE

The Camera Case Perfectly In The Lower Compartment Of The Pack And Double As A Cooler
The Camera Case Perfectly In The Lower Compartment Of The Pack And Double As A Cooler

 AND SO MUCH MORE   

 

You choose. To us, the choice is obvious.
You choose. To us, the choice is obvious.

 

 

 

 

 

Built from Necessity and First-Hand Experience 

"I learned to sew during cancer treatment. It was a great creative outlet for me at a time when I needed it the most."
"I learned to sew during cancer treatment. It was a great creative outlet for me at a time when I needed it the most."

 

  Wanaka Was Not Born in a Boardroom With Graphs and Spreadsheets

 Wanaka was founded from a need for a better daypack. From sewing the first prototype to working with the best manufacturers, this brand has evolved from life events that have shaped who we are. For us, Wanaka and our gear reflect the passion for taking advantage of every opportunity, embracing the unknown, and experiencing wild places. We produce quality gear, captivating content, and give our customer something that will last forever.

Months of designing and refining, a trip halfway across the world, and 11 prototypes later... we nailed it

We spent weeks abroad meeting with different manufacturers until we found the perfect fit. From there, we produced sample after sample, testing dozens of different material and hardware combinations. We got closer and closer with each prototype. 11 prototypes later, we nailed it!

TRIED TESTED AND TRUE

From there, we tested the backpack in every way possible: hiking, biking, trail running, canyoneering, rock climbing, ski touring, air travel, bus travel, river trips, mountaineering, bouldering, and more. It was tested in the harshest of conditions during the most rigorous activities. It blew away all of our expectations.

 

DEEP IN THE DETAILS

We tested dozens of different fabrics, buckles, and zippers throughout 11 different prototypes. We didn't cut any corners with quality or durability. Top of the line material is used all throughout the Wanaka Adventure Pack.

The Best Materials and Hardware Were Used All Throughout This Pack
The Best Materials and Hardware Were Used All Throughout This Pack

 

 

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR ANY ADVENTURE

The 24 Liter single compartment daypack is the perfect size to hold just enough gear for your daily adventures. You can also split the 24L pack into two separate compartments to keep your gear separate. 

EASILY ACCESS AND ORGANIZE GEAR

The Quick Pull Open and Cinch Close System Give You Quick Simple Access To Your Gear.
The Quick Pull Open and Cinch Close System Give You Quick Simple Access To Your Gear.

 

With a DWR finish the Wanaka Adventure Pack is extremely water resistant
With a DWR finish the Wanaka Adventure Pack is extremely water resistant

 

  

The Perfect Size For Any Adventure
The Perfect Size For Any Adventure

 

The Adjustable Sternum and Waist Belt Secure Your Load and Minimize Bounce
The Adjustable Sternum and Waist Belt Secure Your Load and Minimize Bounce

 

The Glide Sternum Strap Adjusts To Comfortably Fit Any Body Type
The Glide Sternum Strap Adjusts To Comfortably Fit Any Body Type

 

The Hydration Compartment and Laptop Sleeve Help You Stay Organized
The Hydration Compartment and Laptop Sleeve Help You Stay Organized

 

The Inflatable Frame Also Provides Padding and Protection For Your Laptop
The Inflatable Frame Also Provides Padding and Protection For Your Laptop

 

The Bladder Compartment Includes a Velcro Loop To Hang and Secure Your Hydration Bladder
The Bladder Compartment Includes a Velcro Loop To Hang and Secure Your Hydration Bladder

 

Most daypacks pack well but are terrible backpacks. The Wanaka Adventure Pack has an inflatable frame. This allows it to still pack small but when it's time to adventure, simply inflate the frame and your backpack distributes weight like it should. 

The Inflatable Frame Allows The Bag To Pack Small While Still Offering Support And Weight Distribution
The Inflatable Frame Allows The Bag To Pack Small While Still Offering Support And Weight Distribution

 

Most packable daypacks are uncomfortable to carry. We designed our pack with a custom inflatable air frame, that distributes weight for increased comfort and stability
Most packable daypacks are uncomfortable to carry. We designed our pack with a custom inflatable air frame, that distributes weight for increased comfort and stability

 

 ZIP OFF AND GO

The top of the pack zips off and can be worn as a fanny pack or sling. The fanny pack is perfect for traveling. The sling function, coupled with our three contact system and hydration bladder, is perfect for bike rides, hikes, and trail runs. 

The Top Of The Pack Zips Off And Can Be Used As A Sling Or Fanny Pack
The Top Of The Pack Zips Off And Can Be Used As A Sling Or Fanny Pack

 

Explore a new city, keep your valuables at your fingertips, or throw in your keys, phone, and a bar and get lost in the mountains
Explore a new city, keep your valuables at your fingertips, or throw in your keys, phone, and a bar and get lost in the mountains

 

 

Protect Camera Gear or Keep A Beer Cold... or Both

We spent a lot of time working with different protective foams and insulations to make sure the camera case would protect your gear and keep food and drinks cold. 

The Camera Case Perfectly In The Lower Compartment Of The Pack And Double As A Cooler
The Camera Case Perfectly In The Lower Compartment Of The Pack And Double As A Cooler

 Don't Swamp Your Gear

Our custom fit dry bag will keep your gear safe from the elements on your adventures.  

 

COOLER FUNCTION

The Camera insert can also double as a cooler. We worked extensively with different foams and insulation to ensure it would not only keep camera gear safe, but it would keep drinks cold as well.

Keeps ice frozen up to 8 hours
Keeps ice frozen up to 8 hours

 

Most Packable Daypacks Take Up Space... Ours Saves You Space

The ability to deflate the backpack frame allows the backpack to function as a compression sack. Simply pack your soft goods and compress to save precious packing space. 

The compression feature saves you 8L of packing space
The compression feature saves you 8L of packing space

 

 

Most Packable Day Packs Take Up Space. Ours Saves You Space.
Most Packable Day Packs Take Up Space. Ours Saves You Space.

 

Most Packable Day Packs Take Up Space. Ours Saves You Space.
Most Packable Day Packs Take Up Space. Ours Saves You Space.

The Daypack Also Packs Small and Fits Into Its Top Compartment

The Pack Compacts and Fits Perfectly In The Top Compartment
The Pack Compacts and Fits Perfectly In The Top Compartment

 

Don't Wear Dirty Unders

Our integrated laundry bag helps you stay organized while traveling and is a great place to store dirty clothes. It also fits perfectly in the 24L backpack so you can compress and pack your dirty clothes.

 

The Laundry Bag Helps You Stay Organized During Your Travels
The Laundry Bag Helps You Stay Organized During Your Travels

 

 

 

           

 

 

Do These Bags Come With A Warranty?

Of Course! We stand behind our products 100%. We built these bags to last, and we include a lifetime warranty with every bag. For as long as you own the product, we will provide a warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

It does not cover general wear and tear or by using the item for other than its intended purpose.

Customs & Duties

Unfortunately, we can not mark any rewards as a gift... and we won't do it. It is illegal to do so.

Import duties and taxes are not included in our reward levels. It is next to impossible to build in customs charges into our individual rewards, so, unfortunately, we cannot include this in our reward levels.

We have found multiple online tools that can help determine duties and have have included an example below.  We are not the creators of this online tool, and in no way shape or form are affiliated, so please use this as an estimate.

Http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation

Return Policy?

We believe in our products, and will replace or repair items that fall within our warranty guidelines, However, we do not offer refunds or returns on any Kickstarter rewards. 

 

Risks and challenges

We have worked tirelessly to ensure we have everything lines up and is ready to go once we are funded and our campaign ends. We have personally visited the factory, and are in constant contact with our manufacturer. We are and will do everything in our power to follow our projected timeline and deliver a quality bag as soon as humanly possible.

With anything, there can and always be unforeseeable risks and challenges. We will do our best to mitigate and resolve those issues when they arise to get you your product as soon as possible.

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    Super Early Bird (Backpack Bundle)

    One Wanaka Adventure Backpack System

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    US: $10
    International: $20

    Includes:
    • 24L Packable Daypack
    • Inflatable Backpack Frame
    • Camera Case Insert
    • Cooler Bag
    • Travel Fanny Pack
    • Adventure Sling
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    One Wanaka Adventure Backpack System

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    US: $10
    International: $20

    Includes:
    • 24L Packable Daypack
    • Inflatable Backpack Frame
    • Camera Case Insert
    • Cooler Bag
    • Travel Fanny Pack
    • Adventure Sling
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    One Wanaka Adventure Backpack System

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    US: $10
    International: $20

    Includes:
    • 24L Packable Daypack
    • Inflatable Backpack Frame
    • Camera Case Insert
    • Cooler Bag
    • Travel Fanny Pack
    • Adventure Sling
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    TWO Wanaka Adventure Backpack Systems

    *Shipping will be charged after the campaign ends and the buyer has confirmed shipping details:
    US: $20
    International: $40

    Includes:
    • 24L Packable Daypack
    • Inflatable Backpack Frame
    • Camera Case Insert
    • Cooler Bag
    • Travel Fanny Pack
    • Adventure Sling
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    Want More Than 2? We don't blame you.

    $100 Per Backpack Bundle. Simply multiply how many backpack bundles you want by $100.

    Ex:

    3 Backpacks X $100= $300
    4 Backpacks X $100= $400
    5 Backpacks X $100= $500
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    • Inflatable Backpack Frame
    • Camera Case Insert
    • Cooler Bag
    • Travel Fanny Pack
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