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Dakine Wonder Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 378 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Wonder - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

79% of the reviewers give the Dakine Wonder a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (64%)
Good (15%)
Average (9%)
Poor (7%)
Bad (2%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Dakine Wonder

  • A number of reviewers pointed out that the Dakine Wonder backpack is higher-quality than most other backpacks they’ve used.
  • Many reviewers were satisfied with the carrying capacity of the backpack.
  • Several users commented that the backpack can sustain bad weather.
  • Many testers found the backpack attractive-looking and stylish.
  • Reviewers were overall satisfied with the durability of the materials the backpack is made from.
  • A number of testers pointed out that they found the outer mesh pocket useful for water bottles.
  • According to the reviewers, the backpack is reasonably priced, considering its quality.
  • Other testers noted that the backpack is a great accessory for hiking, skating, snowboarding, skiing, but also for schoolkids.
  • Several reviewers commented on the perfect size of the backpack.
  • Overall, the reviewers found that the backpack is comfortable and doesn’t cause backache.
  • Testers found that the lightweight of the backpack is a big advantage.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One reviewer found the straps too narrow, and therefore a little uncomfortable.
  • Another user thought that the bag could use a laptop sleeve.


Crowdsourced specs across all Dakine Wonder models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity15 l (915 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.85-0.9 oz (0.4-0.4 kg)
Length iconLength18-19 in (46-48 cm)
Width10-14 in (25-36 cm)
Height6-9 in (15-23 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Dakine Wonder features:
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Side pockets
  • Sternum strap

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Carry-on size

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.

1515 l0.85 oz0.06 oz/L


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The Dakine Wonder ranks #53 compared with the other Dakine bags.

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The Dakine Wonder ranks #1716 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on April 20, 2019