Reviews Summary

94% of the Dakine 101 reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (80%)
Good (14%)
Average (2%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (1%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Dakine 101:

Reviewers like these things about the Dakine 101

  • Many reviewers noted that the Dakine 101 bag is made of 100% Polyester, making it durable and functional to use.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that the bag features a padded flat bottom designed to keep the laptop and other items upright.
  • They also said that it has adjustable straps for secure and comfortable fit.
  • Many users thought that the water bottle pocket on the side of the bag is very helpful.
  • Several reviewers indicated that it has a breathable air mesh back panel.
  • Others mentioned that the bag itself is fantastic, it is precisely what they needed.
  • They also pointed out that it has decently padded laptop compartment, lots of other just in general pockets, and subtle padding along the back all at a fair price.
  • Reviewers thought that the bag is for great travel.
  • They explained that it has a hidden pocket that is located on the back making cash, passport, and travel documents very secured.
  • According to some reviewers, the backpack is the perfect bag for any college student that likes to remain organized.
  • Several testers also felt that this backpack is very well made. It has lots of compartments, and the fabric is high quality.
  • Reviewers said that it was comfortable to use the pack.
  • According to those who used it, the bag has a durable design.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that its laptop compartment is not able to hold large laptops.
  • Another user thought that there is more padding in the tablet pocket than the laptop compartment.


Crowdsourced specs across all Dakine 101 models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity29 l (1770 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.6 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Dakine 101 features:
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Organizer panel
  • Sternum strap

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

2929 l1.6 oz0.06 oz/L


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The Dakine 101 ranks #11 compared with the other Dakine bags.

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The Dakine 101 ranks #399 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Dakine 101 vs the Dakine Campus.

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Dakine 101 vs Dakine Campus

Dakine 101
Dakine 101

Based on 756 reviews
Capacity: 29 l
Weight: 1.6 oz
Price: $$

Dakine Campus
Dakine Campus

Based on 5,352 reviews
Capacity: 18-33 l
Weight: 0.9-1.9 oz
Price: $

  • The 101 is rated a little bit better than the Campus.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,108 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest 101 is 14% smaller than the biggest Campus (29 L vs 33 L).
  • The weight of the biggest 101 is 19% lighter than the biggest Campus (1.6 oz vs 1.9 oz).

Carry-on size
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Sunglasses pocket

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the 101 is available in these colors:

Only the Campus is available in these colors:

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Last update on 2019-02-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on February 10, 2019