Dakine has always been a leader in the surf, skate and snowboard markets. They take pride in designing quality products from their backpacks to winter hats and gloves. Be sure to check out our entire selection of backpacks including school backpacks, skate backpacks and many more!
Dakine was started in 1979 by Rob Kaplan, as a surf accessory company in Hawaii. The saying "DA KINE" existed long before that and comes from Local Hawaiian slang called "Pidgen". Dakine can mean anything: "the place", "that guy", "that stuff I was supposed to bring". It doesn't make a whole lot of sense but slang hardly ever does. Dakine now produces top of the line backpacks for surfing, skateboarding, windsurfing, skiing and snowboarding. Many Dakine backpacks are able to carry skis, snowboards, and skateboards on the the backpack. The Dakine surf backpacks have a removable seam sealed wetsuit/board short bag that allows you to keep your wet stuff away from your dry stuff while cruising the beach. Dakine surf backpacks also have a tarp lined wax pocket. Most Dakine backpacks feature fleece lined sunglasses pockets, insulated cooler pockets for drinks, and padded laptop compartments. We offer FREE SHIPPING on all Dakine backpacks over $35. Dakine backpacks have stylish designs that will have everyone asking where you got your backpack. Tell them you "got 'em at Dakine".