Larapinta Trail Trek Support (LTTS) offers Garmin inReach Explorer+ rental options for your trek. The inReach Explorer Plus is a fully functional GPS which offers two-way satellite SMS,  tracking, online monitoring and is fully SOS capable. Unlike the SPOT device, you can send and receive text messages as you would on a smartphone.

Garmin inReach Explorer+ is offered to LTTS Bookings Only.





 > Handheld Satellite Communicators with GPS Navigation

>100% global Iridium satellite coverage enables 2-way text messaging from anywhere 

>Trigger an interactive SOS to the 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center

>Track and share your location with family and friends

>Pair with mobile devices¹ using the free Earthmate® app for access to downloadable maps², U.S. NOAA charts, color aerial imagery and more

>inReach Explorer+ device adds preloaded DeLorme® TOPO maps with onscreen GPS routing plus built-in digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer 




Physical Dimensions    
2.7" x 6.5" x 1.5" (6.8 x 16.4 x 3.8 cm) with keypad and SOS door bump
Weight:  7.5 oz (213.0 g)
Water rating: IPX7
Battery: Rechargeable internal lithium ion
Display type: Transflective color TFT
Display size: 1.4"W x 1.9"H (3.5 x 4.7 cm); 2.31" diag (5.9 cm)
Display resolution: 200 x 265 pixels


Battery life
Up to 100 hours at 10-minute tracking mode (default); up to 75 hours

at 10-minute tracking with 1-second logging; up to 30 days at the

30-minute interval power save mode; and up to 3 years

when powered off

Memory/History: 2 GB
High-sensitivity receiver: Included    

Interface : USB


Maps & Memory
Ability to add maps: Yes   
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 500
Preloaded maps: Yes (DeLorme TOPO)


Barometric altimeter    
Compass: Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)


Additional Features
> Wireless compatible: yes (Bluetooth®)
> Trigger an interactive SOS with 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center
> Send and receive text messages to SMS and email
> Send and receive messages with other inReach users, exchange locations
> Track and share location with friends and family 

> Send waypoints to MapShare® portal
> Virtual keyboard for custom text messaging
> Request weather forecasts for current location and planned destinations
> Send route selection to MapShare portal for friends and family to see progress


1 x Garmin inReach Explorer Plus device

20 SMS Text Messages ($1 per message after included 20)
1x Basic Intro Sheet
1x Carabiner and Velcro Strap
User Registration
SOS Registrations
Webpage Tracking Set Up

$20 per day 

* Subject to Availability 

All hire requires a $250 refundable bond per item


Elisha D​ , Trip Advisor

"Wouldn't do it without them!"

Larapinta Trail Trek Code

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