While a good packrafting drysuit wont give you super powers, it will keep you warm and dry and if properly taken care of will provide years of use.
We are continually testing different drysuits in a quest to find the perfect balance between weight, functionality and durability. Our selection represents what we believe to be some of the best drysuits available for packrafting.
It is well known among the paddling community that Kokatat makes some of the best, if not "THE BEST" drysuits available in the world today. The Kokatat Swift Entry drysuits are great packrafting drysuits. They are stripped down to the essentials. They feature reinforcing in the knees and seat area to provide longer term durability and come with latex neck and wrist gaskets and built in socks. Being lightweight at 992grams (mens) they still provide full drysuit functionality and durability.
NRS make excellent gear, known for quality, functionality and a good price point. New for 2021 the NRS Extreme Drysuit is an ideal packrafting drysuit, by providing only the essential features NRS has been able to produce a relatively lightweight and well designed drysuit that is ideal for packrafting. It comes with latex neck and wrist gaskets, built in socks and a relief zipper and weighs only 1325grams (Size Medium).