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National Geographic Earth Explorer Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 161 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 15 reasons to buy the Earth Explorer - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

89% of the reviewers give the National Geographic Earth Explorer a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (22%)
Average (4%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (1%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the National Geographic Earth Explorer:

Reviewers like these things about the National Geographic Earth Explorer

  • Reviewers found the National Geographic Earth Explorer bag to be durable, rugged, and well-made.
  • Testers also remarked that the backpack looks stylish, and not like a regular camera bag.
  • Users found the two side pockets of the backpack handy for carrying tripods or water bottles.
  • According to buyers, the top outer pocket is handy for storing travel documents.
  • Those who have tried the backpack are satisfied with the number and durability of loops and hooks.
  • A number of reviewers recommended this backpack for all-day trips, hikes, and outdoor activities.
  • Those who have purchased the bag found that it has enough room both for a camera and its additional equipment.
  • Many users found that the backpack is comfortable to carry for extended periods of time.
  • Several reviewers commented that the large number of pockets makes the backpack easy to organize.
  • Overall, testers found the backpack capacious, even though it is smaller.
  • Generally, users were satisfied with the padded pocket for a laptop or tablet.
  • Testers agree that the straps of the backpack are comfortable.
  • A number of buyers remarked that the backpack fits nicely under an airplane seat and in the overhead compartment.
  • Overall, buyers agree that the backpack is reasonably priced.
  • Most testers recommend the backpack to travel photographers and adventure photographers.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One reviewer thought that the weight distribution in the backpack could’ve been better.
  • Another tester felt that the bottom padding isn’t thick enough.
  • One buyer wished that the backpack was water resistant.


Crowdsourced specs across all National Geographic Earth Explorer models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.5-3.4 oz (0.2-1.5 kg)
Length iconLength4-13 in (10-33 cm)
Width3-8 in (8-20 cm)
Height5-18 in (13-46 cm)


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Last updated on July 04, 2019