Our 3 Favorite Binoculars for Every Budget

 
 

Our 3 Favorite Binoculars for Every Budget

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3 of our favorite binoculars that will bring a whole new perspective to your next trip.

 
 
 
 

Trust us, there’s nothing worse than getting caught on your next safari without a pair of binoculars when your guide spots a leopard in the distance. No matter where your travels take you, be prepared to enhance your viewing power with one of these three binoculars.

 

 
 
 

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THE ULTIMATE HAND-HELD BINOCULARS FOR ANY SITUATION

Leica Noctivid 10x42

 
 

When it comes to top of the line equipment, you can’t beat these robust binoculars from Leica. With ultra-technical glass providing high transmission prisms for crisp, pin-sharp viewing with gorgeous colors all packed into a stout package that can be used easily with just one hand, travel specs simply don’t get better than this. We love the 10x zoom on this pair, and the weather resistant coating makes them a great option for use in the elements. The best part? They’re only two pounds, meaning you can take them just about anywhere. 

 
 
 
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CAPTURE EVERY DETAIL WITH 15X ZOOM POWER

Maven B4 15x56

 
 

If you’re going for distance, these 15x56 Maven B4 binocs are a great choice. You’ll get 15x the viewing power of your naked eye without compromising on quality thanks to the Maven’s Abbe-Koenig prism system. With superior low-light performance, edge-to-edge clarity, and the ability to mount this 5-pounder pair of binoculars on a tripod, this is a top choice for wildlife aficionados hoping to capture every detail on their next safari. An ergonomic design makes balancing them by hand a breeze too, even with the larger size.

 
 
 
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SHARPEST BINOCULARS FOR YOUR BUCK

Zeiss Terra ED Binocular 10x42

 
 

Hoping for something a little more budget friendly? Our go-to pair are these Zeiss Terra EDs in 10x42 magnification (or check out the 8x or 10x versions depending on your sightseeing plans). Compact, lightweight, and exceptionally durable, these trusty peepers with ergonomic design work well even in low light to ensure you don’t miss a thing on that sunset safari. 

 
 
 
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Outside GO is an adventure travel company with decades of experience. We'd love to help you plan your next trip. Rest assured it will be authentic, stylish, and built around your wildest dreams.

 
 
 
 

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