Marchaway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag Review

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Updated June 27, 2022
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Do you need something to carry your belongings in as you walk through the beach? Something to carry your stuff easily like a backpack without having to take a full-sized backpack that is also water resistant? Look no further than the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag.  It comes with straps to carry it like a backpack and along with the more than enough space to carry everything you need as well as the water protective material, you won’t have to worry about the occasional splashes of water. Just know that, since it’s not completely water-tight, submerging it in water will cause your gear to get wet at some point or the other. So, why is it considered one of the best outdoor gears? Let’s find out…

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Why We Like It – Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag Review

Making for one of the best outdoor gears you can get, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag is the perfect companion for your beach trip. It can easily store your swim wear or anything else you might need to carry to the beach thanks to its storage spaces. And along with the woven tape and durable tarpaulin, it will protect everything with amazing durability. Thus, even though it may not be completely water-tight, it will still do a good job of protecting your stuff from splashes and sprinkles of water.

  • Durable material
  • Good enough space
  • Can be carried like a backpack
  • Not completely water-tight

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Being a roll top closure dry sack, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag provides moderate protection against water. While the ripstop tarpaulin material of it does provide you with both water resistance alongside durability, you’ll need to be careful of any form of prolonged exposure to water. This is because the roll top closure won’t be completely water-tight, resulting in some water leaking inside over time and thus not the best water protection. But, if you’re simply worried about splashes of water at the beach, you’ll be happy to know that the Marchway Floating Waterproof roll top sack keeps gear dry no matter whether you’re kayaking rafting boating swimming camping hiking beach fishing.

Moreover, making for easy operation the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bags come with a top woven tape that you will have to roll down 3 or so times and then plug in into the buckle to seal it. It doesn’t take much time, and you can easily open it up when you need to. And what makes it even better for hiking camping as well as kayaking and other water sports is that this Dry bag backpack will float on water making sure your gear always remains safe even if you happen to accidentally drop it in the water.
Moving onto the adjustable shoulder straps that this waterproof bags system provides, you can easily carry it like a backpack thus making it easier to travel short distances with the backpack. The four plastic D rings held on by the webbing act as the attachment points for these backpack straps but do know that being a dry bag roll top it may be a bit of pain to carry heavy weights.


When it comes to the amount of space offered by the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag you get about 10 to 20 litres of space which paired with the 9.2 Inch diameter and 22 Inch height makes for a pretty seemingly convenient backpack. And thanks to the durable waterproof material, i.e the ripstop tarpaulin, you don’t have to worry about buying a new bag any time soon.

Aside from that, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag may not actually be the best waterproof dry bag out there considering the roll top dry bag design which isn’t as watertight as the Earth Pak Waterproof Dry bags zipping design. But in terms of overall look, you get quite a number of color options which may make for a nice look for both your gear carrying bag and your little one’s beach toy bag.


Coming up at a price of $14, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag makes for a pretty great outdoor gear paired with the Intex Excursion Pro Kayak as well as the Ecotek Outdoors Hybern8 Ultralight Inflatable Sleeping Pad. You can even pick up the Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock for camping, but no matter what else you pick up, having the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag comes with it’s own set of benefits ranging from the good storage space, easy carryable design as well a great colour option. And so, if you’re someone who doesn’t need something that is completely watertight, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag may just be the best dry bag for you in this price range.

Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag Review Wrap Up

Offering a good and easy to use design that although not completely water-tight protects your gear from splashes of water, and also provides you with a good backpack like carrying design, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag is one of the best outdoor gears you can get. Paired with a waterproof phone case or even an inflatable kayak, the Marchway Floating Waterproof Dry Bag makes for one of the best things to have with you on your camping or beach trip, that too at a very good price.

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