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Osprey Wayfarer Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

4.13
based on 17 reviews


We have checked a few reviews and found 6 reasons to buy the Wayfarer - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


84% of the reviewers give the Osprey Wayfarer a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (70%)
Good (14%)
Average (14%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Osprey Wayfarer:

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Wayfarer

  • Most testers said that it is an excellent daypack for weekend trips or for long vacations.
  • They confirmed that the pack is comfortable to carry with various adjustable straps.
  • Everybody loved the attached daypack with the main rucksack.
  • A user said that with the removable daypack the original pack is very comfortable to carry.
  • Many users said that the pack has plenty of room to pack things perfectly for long vacations.
  • A buyer is quiet happy to mention the various organizational pockets that helped him carry all stuffs for his trip.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few buyers said that there are too many hanging straps with the pack.
  • A user said that the daypack has an iPad sleeve made of plastic which he found not enough secure to carry his electronic gadget.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Wayfarer models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity70 l (4272 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.4 oz (2.4 kg)
Length iconLength24 in (61 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Osprey Wayfarer 70

100% choose the Osprey Wayfarer 70

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity70 l (4272 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.4 oz (2.4 kg)
Length iconLength24 in (61 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Wayfarer features:
  • Adjustable torso
  • Hip belt
  • Laptop compartment
  • Removable daypack
  • Sternum strap

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Osprey Wayfarer models (the most popular choice is the Wayfarer 70).




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.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
7070 l5.4 oz0.08 oz/L



Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Wayfarer ranks #57 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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4.14
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56Osprey Fairview
4.14
Osprey Fairview
57Osprey Wayfarer
4.13
Osprey Wayfarer
58Osprey Daylite
4.11
Osprey Daylite
59Osprey Mira
4.11
Osprey Mira

vs All Bags

The Osprey Wayfarer ranks #888 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Osprey Wayfarer vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Osprey Wayfarer vs Osprey Fairview


Osprey Wayfarer
Osprey Wayfarer

4.13

Based on 17 reviews
Capacity: 70 l
Weight: 5.4 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Fairview
Osprey Fairview

4.14
BEST
Based on 238 reviews

Capacity: 40-70 l
Weight: 3.2-3.9 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Wayfarer is rated about the same as the Fairview.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 255 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Wayfarer is the same size as the biggest Fairview (both 70 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Wayfarer is 38% heavier than the biggest Fairview (5.4 oz vs 3.9 oz).

FeatureWayfarerFairview
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Removable daypack
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Wayfarer is available in these colors:
Red
Black

Only the Fairview is available in these colors:
Green




Osprey Wayfarer vs Osprey Farpoint


Osprey Wayfarer
Osprey Wayfarer

4.13

Based on 17 reviews
Capacity: 70 l
Weight: 5.4 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Farpoint
Osprey Farpoint

4.56
BEST
Based on 2,251 reviews

Capacity: 38-76 l
Weight: 3-4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Wayfarer is rated slightly worse than the Farpoint.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,268 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Wayfarer is 9% smaller than the biggest Farpoint (70 L vs 76 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Wayfarer is 35% heavier than the biggest Farpoint (5.4 oz vs 4 oz).

FeatureWayfarerFarpoint
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Red
Black

Only the Farpoint is available in these colors:
Blue




Osprey Wayfarer vs Osprey Waypoint


Osprey Wayfarer
Osprey Wayfarer

4.13

Based on 17 reviews
Capacity: 70 l
Weight: 5.4 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Waypoint
Osprey Waypoint

4.29
BEST
Based on 16 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 5.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Wayfarer is rated a little bit worse than the Waypoint.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 33 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Wayfarer is 2% lighter than the biggest Waypoint (5.4 oz vs 5.5 oz).

FeatureWayfarerWaypoint
Adjustable torso
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Removable daypack
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Wayfarer is available in these colors:
Red
Black

Only the Waypoint is available in these colors:
Green





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Last updated on May 12, 2019