Garmin inReach Explorer Two-Way Satellite GPS Communicator

Price: $389.99

Garmin DeLorme inReach Explorer Two-Way Satellite GPS Communicator 

The world's only truly global satellite communicator now has built-in navigation with waypoints and routing. 

Navigate, create waypoints, log your trip and find your way back. Send and receive text messages. Trigger an interactive SOS. Plan, track and share your journey. You can do all of this from one rugged handheld device with 100% global coverage from Iridium. You can also pair it with your mobile device to access topographic maps and U.S. NOAA charts.

Keep In Touch and Navigate Globally

The inReach Explorer adds to the Garmin DeLorme family of two way satellite communicators a robust unit with basic trackplotter, waypoint, route and track capabilities. Enjoy having the benefit of two way communication anywhere on the globe with the added benefit of knowing your track and being able to navigate back to specific waypoints.

Experience the new generation of 2 way satellite communication with the Delorme inReach Explorer. The first thing you’ll notice is a color display with a virtual keyboard which lets you send and receive text messages, and also emails without the need for an additional companion device. This easy to use communicator with GPS is water and dustproof, as well as impact resistant making it durable enough for outdoor use.

Share Your Position

This stand alone device has 2 way tracking so you can broadcast waypoints in real-time, even share valuable information like a breadcrumb trail so family and friends via Delorme’s internet based Map Share page! Information such as speed, elevation, heading and location are reported when tracking waypoints. 2 way text/email messaging lets one send and receive up to 160 character free form texts to and from other inReach users, and includes cell phones or emails. Incoming messages are displayed on the screen of the inReach Explorer. All messages sent have delivery confirmation ensure that information was delivered.

Safety Features

Automatic GPS tracking can be a lifesaver in emergency situations; your location will be sent to an emergency response center telling them in detail your SOS situation while keeping you in touch for status updates. And, as if that were not enough- a remotely initiated ping and track feature lets friends and family locate a user’s location any time. All of your contacts will know your whereabouts when you send a message. The inReach Explorer comes equipped with an internal rechargeable lithium battery saving you from having to keep spare batteries weighing you down.. With the built in social media function makes connecting via Facebook, Twitter easier than ever, so have the confidence to stay safe and keep loved ones informed at the same time.


It will get you anywhere you want to go. Even better, it will get you back. 


  • Create or view a route, drop waypoints, see your detailed GPS tracks, and navigate with the on-screen map view. 
  • Built-in digital compass provides heading and bearing information even when standing still.
  • Plan your route(s) and waypoints ahead of time using the Explore portal and then share your journey with family and friends. 
  • Send and receive 160-character text messages* with GPS coordinates to cell numbers or email addresses worldwide and post updates to social media.
  • Adjustable tracking intervals from 10 minutes to 4 hours allow you to track your trip and share your location, including GPS coordinates, course elevation and speed.
  • Trigger an SOS, receive a delivery confirmation, and communicate back and forth with our 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center.



Part #: AG-008727-201 -Includes digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer -Includes an odometer and displays useful trip statistics while in the field, such as trip time, max speed, moving average, trip distance -100 hours of battery life in 10-minute tracking mode with a clear view to the sky. -Extended tracking mode can extend battery life even more for long-haul trips. Color screen and virtual keyboard with predictive text for standalone two-way messaging -GPS accuracy to +/- 5 meters -Water rating: IP67 (withstands incidental water exposure; tested for submersion at one meter for 30 minutes). -Rugged, dustproof and impact-resistant (Mil-STD-810G for shock; IP67 for dust). -Impact-resistant (Mil-STD-810G for shock) -Internal lithium polymer battery (2,450 mAh capacity at 3.7 V) -SOS messages are received by GEOS, a worldwide emergency response coordination center with 24/7/365 staffing -Weight: 6.7 ounces -Email, SOS and tracking functions work anywhere in the world; SMS availability may vary by country. -100% global coverage via the Iridium satellite network, which is the world's furthest-reaching satellite communications network. -Maintains a satellite signal lock even in difficult GPS environments and embeds precise location coordinates in sent messages. -Pairs via Bluetooth with Apple iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire with bluetooth (smartphones and tablets)

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