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Dakine Apollo Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 50 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Apollo - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

69% of the reviewers give the Dakine Apollo a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (44%)
Good (25%)
Average (9%)
Poor (9%)
Bad (11%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Dakine Apollo

  • A lot of users have mentioned that the Dakine Apollo distributes weight differently than a classic backpack, keeping it in-between the shoulders instead of the mid and lower back.
  • Others thought that its top-load design makes it easy to retrieve things quickly.
  • Several reviewers felt that it is easy to access.
  • Users found that it has sections for everything needed.
  • According to some users, its simple design makes it slick for work or school.
  • Users lauded the presence of a ton of room for storing stuff.
  • Another reviewer thought that it is a versatile day/overnight pack for outdoor adventures and traveling.
  • Testers found that the bag holds up well for several years of good use.
  • Other testers noted that it is lightweight without being cheap.
  • Many wrote that it is comfortable on the back.
  • They also said that it fits a lot and still manages to fit underneath the airplane seat.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag noted that it is not too big, but it has lots of room.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that its laptop sleeve is too small.
  • Another user found that the access to the compartments is uncomfortable.


Crowdsourced specs across all Dakine Apollo models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.8 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength23 in (58 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches

Popular Models

Dakine Apollo 30

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Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.8 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength23 in (58 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)


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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Dakine Apollo vs the Dakine Gemini.

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Dakine Apollo vs Dakine Gemini

Dakine Apollo
Dakine Apollo


Based on 50 reviews
Weight: 1.8 oz

Dakine Gemini
Dakine Gemini

Based on 61 reviews

Weight: 1.8 oz

  • The Apollo is rated worse than the Gemini.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 111 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Apollo is the same weight as the biggest Gemini (both 1.8 oz).

Only the Apollo is available in these colors:

Bag ID 32207. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019