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North Melbourne
Australia

(03) 9039 6224

Pack Raft Australia offers premium quality Alpacka Raft brand pack raft sales and rentals delivered Australia wide. We offer rentals from 2 day weekend through to multi-day expedition rentals. Our raft rentals come packaged with 4-piece breakdown kayak paddles, an Alpacka Series pack raft, removable cruiser spray deck and a field repair kit. 

The Explorer 42 (For Two!)

Alpacka Raft Packrafts

Pack Raft Australia is the the Australian retailer of premium quality Alpacka Raft packrafts. We sell all current Alpacka packraft models, including the 2017 revised Alpacka Series, the performance Gnarwhal, Alpackalypse - the original whitewater packraft , lightweight minimalist packraft the Scout and the two person Gnu packraft for hunters, fishermen, families and adventure races alike. All Alpacka Rafts are hand made, built to order in Colorado, USA. Do yourself a favour, invest in the best, buy an Alpacka Raft packraft. 

The Explorer 42 (For Two!)

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The Explorer 42 (For Two!)

from 1,635.00

Our listed pricing on all Alpacka Raft packrafts is in Australian Dollars ($AUD). We save you the headache and complete customs clearance and all import paperwork for you and deliver to your door. Our pricing is inclusive of all applicable import duties, taxes & customs broker/clearance fees.

Alpacka Raft's lightest and most compact multi-person packraft!  The Explorer 42 can comfortably be paddled by pairs looking to save weight and bulk on long traverses and adventure races. Its also the easiest multi-person packraft to be paddled solo, which makes it ideal for families, pets, and sportsmen and women.  Add a Cargo Fly for maximum gear carrying capacity or upgrade the front position with a backband. 

Hand crafted with utmost precision and pride in Colorado, USA, your new packraft is totally worth the wait.

*** All packrafts are built to order and will be delivered to you within 4-6 weeks.***

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The Explorer 42 - For Two!

  • Handmade in Colorado, USA
  • New patent-pending high volume stern design, which improves floatation and handling
  • New one-way valve that provides high pressure inflation and easy deflation with a quick twist of the valve core
  • New 3/4 length seat which improves floor rigidity
  • Available in 210d High Count Nylon (and custom order 100/200d Vectran®, or 400d Vectran® Tubes also available)
  • 840d Nylon Floor
  • 4 bow grab loops, 2 stern grab loops, and 2 D-rings which accept a backband for the front seat
  • Available with Optional Cargo Fly with Roll-Top Internal Dry Bags
  • Includes: Inflation bag, stuff sack, and repair kit.

*** ALL OUR PACKRAFTS ARE CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER. DELIVERED TO YOU WITHIN 4-6 WEEKS.***

 

Cargo Series - The Explorer 42

The Explorer 42 (For Two!) is Alpacka Raft's lightest and most compact multi-person packraft. It’s about half the weight of carrying two single packrafts, which makes it a great choice for pairs doing long traverses that involve shorter days on the water or adventure races that require you to carry your boats. It’s also just right sized for one person to comfortably paddle, which makes it our best boat for bringing kids and pets on adventures. Solo fishermen and hunters will also find the extra space ideal for stowing day gear and packing out medium sized big game animals.  For 2017, Alpacka Raft completely revised the Explorer 42 with their new patent-pending high volume hull design which improved flotation and handling, a new one-way valve which allows for high pressure inflation and easy deflation with a quick twist of the valve core, a new seating system based on Alpacka Rafts self bailer and Whitewater Series seats which increases floor rigidity, and lightweight stainless D-rings which accept a backband for the front paddler.

 

Build Configurations

CargoFly Upgrade
The Cargo Fly is the ultimate packraft gear storage solution. The three-piece system utilizes an airtight and watertight zipper installed in the stern of the boat together with two gear storage dry bags which are clipped in place along the inside of the raft tubes. The system provides drier and more secure gear storage, improved paddling performance due to a lower center of gravity, quicker transitions from packrafting to hiking, and the internal dry bags act as additional balanced air chambers for increased safety (even over a two-chamber packraft) in the event of a puncture. The Cargo Fly is perfect for expeditions, whitewater performance, and keeping your gear dry in any conditions.  All Explorer 42 models with a Cargo Fly come standard with our Ultralight Roll-Top Internal Dry Bags

 

SIZING AND SPECIFICATIONS

The Explorer 42

Exterior Length - 97.5cm

Interior Length - 150cm

Interior Width - 38cm

WEIGHT

(Configuration - Weight - Packed Size)

Standard - 3.29kg - 18x60cm 

With Optional CargoFly - 3.40kg - 18x60cm 

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