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Gura Gear Kiboko Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

based on 14 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Kiboko - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

79% of the reviewers give the Gura Gear Kiboko a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (57%)
Good (22%)
Average (14%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (7%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Gura Gear Kiboko:

Reviewers like these things about the Gura Gear Kiboko

  • Testers found out that the Gura Gear Kiboko backpack is compact and light, yet able to hold a multitude of items in a way that makes each one accessible at a moment's notice.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the pack features an innovative two-compartment butterfly design so that it can be accessed only the gear needed, while the rest remains protected from the elements.
  • Users noted that its waist belt is removable and the entire harness system retracts into built-in zippered sleeves, giving the bag a slimmer profile for convenient hand carrying or storage.
  • Other users also stated that its external fabric has come through no worse for the wear.
  • Other testers said that its rain cover can be retrieved from its compartment and fitted over the bag in seconds.
  • Laptop users praised its unique design.
  • Users pointed out that it is mainly divided into two main compartments, each accessible separately.
  • Reviewers recommend the use of the bag to any severe landscape, wildlife or outdoor photographer who regularly travels with a significant amount of equipment.
  • Many users said that the backpack is comfortable to carry.
  • Testers noted that it has a retractable harness.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A tester discovered that it looks quite small and well, cheap.
  • A reviewer mentioned that it lacks a means to carry a pro level tripod.


vs Gura Gear Bags

The Gura Gear Kiboko ranks #1 compared with the other Gura Gear bags.

1Gura Gear Kiboko
Gura Gear Kiboko

vs All Bags

The Gura Gear Kiboko ranks #2432 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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2431Gura Gear Kiboko
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2432Travelpro Executive
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2433Naneu Sahara
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2434OGIO Carbon
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Selected Reviews

Cult of Mac

It’s one of the best bags I’ve ever reviewed, and worthy of the high-praise so many shooters normally pour upon it.

Posted 16 August 2012 by Erfon - Read full review


This bag is perfect for the photographer who needs to take a lot of equipment with them, wherever they go.

Posted 10 July 2012 by Emma - Read full review

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Last updated on May 13, 2019