Best Compact Binoculars for your Budget & Preferences

In this article, I take you through the three main designs of Compact Binoculars and discuss their relative merits as well as shortcomings to help you decide which compact binocular is best for your specific needs and budget:


Best Low Cost, All-Round Travel Binoculars

This BinoWizard question below is from Nancy who is after a low costing versatile travel binoculars that will perform in a wide range of scenarios: whale watching, cruise ships, safaris, kayaking and wildlife observation: Question: First time binocular buyer. Going on a cruise – whale watching, kayaking and hope to do a safari at some […]


Lightweight, Inexpensive Travel Binoculars for Children & Adults

Going on holiday, this question comes from someone looking to get some innexpensive / cheap travel binoculars for themselves as well as for their children: Question: I’m headed to South Africa in less than 2 weeks with three kids aged 6-11. I’d love to buy each child a pair of lightweight binocs for around $100 […]


Tough, Inexpensive, Compact Binoculars for Travel

The question this week comes from someone looking for some tough, inexpensive binoculars with plenty of eye-relief that are ideal for travelling with: Question: I would love some assistance in selecting a compact binocular. I’m going to be spending some time in the jungles of Central America. I also do a fair amount of hiking […]


Pocket-lint: Best binoculars that money can buy

The largest independent gadget news and reviews site in the UK, Pocket-lint recently published an article on what they say are the best binoculars that money can buy, which I obviously took a keen interest in and decided that I would take a look and post my own opinions their selections as well as give […]