REI.com
  • Online: www.REI.com
  • URL for this product:
  • From the U.S. and CanadaCall 1-800-426-4840
  • Mon. through Sun., 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. PT.
  • InternationalCall 1-253-891-2500
  • Mon. through Sun., 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. PT. English language only.
Platypus Water Tank - 1.5 gal.

    Platypus Water Tank - 1.5 gal.

    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1.5 gal. (6 liters) of water with ease. See details

    • $39.95
    2
    (3)

    Item # 768128

    REI Members get back an estimated $ 4.00 on this item as part of their annual member refund.

    The REI Member Dividend

    The REI dividend is a unique benefit of membership in the REI co-op. It's comprised of your member refund—typically 10% back on eligible purchases—and/or your REI Visa® card rebates.

    Each March, active REI members and REI Visa cardholders who earned a rebate receive a refund in the form of an annual dividend notice.

    Only active members receive annual dividend notices. To maintain your active status as an REI member, you need to make net merchandise or shipping purchases of at least $10 per year, unless you joined that year. Member numbers are issued in one name and only that person receives the member refund. Your number can be used by others in your family, but it cannot be transferred to someone else.

    Questions? Call us at 1-800-426-4840 for more about your dividend or its redemption.

    Learn more

    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1.5 gal. (6 liters) of water with ease.

    Product size and color

    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1.5 gal. (6 liters) of water with ease.

    • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
    • Gear and Advice You Can Trust

    Orders of $50 or more ship for free.
    Learn more

    To view videos or use the zoom feature on REI's websites, please download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.
    _

    • NOW PLAYING

    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1.5 gal. (6 liters) of water with ease.

    • Low-profile ziplock seal prevents spills; easy-pour corner spout has a twist cap to prevent leaks
    • Durable nylon handles allow for simple transportation
    • When empty, water tank rolls up for compact storage in your pack or vehicle
    • Add Platypus accessories such as a taste-free drink tube or push-pull cap (both sold separately) to increase the Water Tank's versatility

    Please note: Platypus products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

    Imported.

    Item 768128

    Members: earn a
    $20 bonus card

    When you spend $100 April 14—29

    Single-use bonus card redeemable by
    REI members MAY 2—12, 2014.
    Details

    Not a member? Join Now!
    Add to Cart

    REI Membership

    Platypus Water Tank - 1.5 gal. Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Family & car camping
    6 liter
    202.9 fluid ounces
    Yes
    Polyurethane outer/polyethylene inner
    15 x 12 inches
    Yes
    3 ounces
    Liquid capacity (L)
    Liquid capacity (fl. oz.)
    Collapsible
    Material(s)
    Dimensions
    BPA free
    Weight

    Platypus Water Tank - 1.5 gal.

    Loading Ratings & Reviews...

    Platypus Water Tank - 1.5 gal. is rated 2.3333 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from zipper is hard to close when cold I use this bag as a main gravity bag. I screw my Sawyer filter to it and hang it on a branch and let gravity do my filtering. Works great for that... However, when you fill the bag with 34 degree water that was running over a glacier less than an hour before, the zipper is nearly inpossible to get closed with both cold fingers and cold plastic.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tanks for the tank This Tank replaces a collapsable water carrier which developed a leak. That carrier had a greater capacity, which I miss, but was often awkward to fill. The Platypus Tank is much easier to fill. Once full, I found I had to be careful when closing the "zip lock" seal: it isn't simply a matter of "zipping" it shut. When not in use, it lies flat (and thin). All in all, a move up; increase the capacity and make the seal easier to use and I would call it a five-star product.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Flawed design Extremely difficult to seal the zip lock seam, so I threw it away after two canoe trips to Boundary Waters (should have returned it for refund). We would fill this bag with lake water while canoeing to shore, but I could seldom close the zip lock successfully, so we would paddle to camp with the top open, water spilling into the canoe. Maybe I could have sealed it with pliers, but it should not be so difficult.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

    Ask a question and have it answered by REI product experts and fellow outdoor enthusiasts. Need immediate assistance? Use Live Help.

    Loading Questions & Answers...

    How are we doing? Give us feedback on this page.

    FREE SHIPPING With $50 minimum purchase

    MEMBERS, EARN A $20 BONUS CARD! When you spend $100 April 14-29. Single-use bonus card redeemable May 2-12. Details
    • Join REI today!
    • REI Membership
    • REI member benefits include an annual refund (typically 10% on eligible purchases).
    • Join REI today!
    • Sign up for REI Gearmail®
    • and get 15% off selected items!
    • Store Locator
    • Locate an REI store near you.
    • Find a Store
    © 2014 Recreational Equipment, Inc. All rights reserved. REI, the REI Tree and Mountain design, Novara, and
    REI Adventures are trademarks of Recreational Equipment, Inc.

    Find REI on: FacebookTwitterYouTubeFlickrMobile site