Garmin Instinct. When you can rely on instinct, the world can rely on you:

- You’ve never been one to follow the beaten path — that’s where Instinct comes in. This rugged GPS watch was built to withstand the toughest environments.

- Withstand the elements with military standard toughness.

- Navigate your world with multi-GNSS satellite support and outdoor sensors.

- Train smarter with built-in sports app right on your wrist.

- Pair with your compatible smartphone for on-wrist messaging, alerts and notifications.

- Map, track, sync and share your trek from anywhere with our exclusive app.

- Don´t be limited by battery life. Get up to 14 days in smartwatch mode.

Durable case and display:

- The fiber-reinforced polymer case adds durability, and the chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant display is high contrast and sunlight readable.

Purpose-built bands:

- Fully vented silicone bands include 2 independent, removable keeper loops to ensure a secure fit and to keep you from getting caught on things.

Military standard 810:

- Instinct is built to the U.S. military standard 810 for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 meters).

Battery life:

- Internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 14 days in smartwatch mode, up to 16 hours in GPS mode and up to 40 hours in UltraTrac™ battery saver mode.

Multi-gnss support:

- Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

ABC Sensors:

- Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and three-axis electronic compass.

Tracback® routing:

- Take the guesswork out of your return journey by using this feature to navigate the same route back to your starting point.

Wrist-based heart rate:

- Enhanced optical heart rate1 technology gauges the intensity of your fitness activities.

Stress tracking:

- Heart rate variability is used to calculate your stress level score, so you can see if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.

Built-in sports apps:

- Use preloaded activity profiles for running, hiking, mountain biking, swimming and more.

Smart notifications:

- Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible smartphone. You can even respond to texts if you have an Android™ phone.

Pair for Satellite Communication:

- Pair Instinct with an inReach device (sold separately; active satellite subscription required) to view and send messages, get weather alerts on your wrist and trigger an SOS to the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team.

Pair with dog tracking devices:

- Connect with Astro® or Alpha® dog devices to receive dog status updates and alerts right on your wrist.



- Lens Material: chemically strengthened glass

- Bezel Material: fiber-reinforced polymer

- Case material: fiber-reinforced polymer

- QuickFit™ watch band compatible: yes (22 mm)

- Strap material: silicone

- Physical size: 45 x 45 x 15.3 mm

- Fits wrists with a circumference of 132-224 mm

- Display size: custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)

- Display resolution: 128 x 128 pixels

- Display type: monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)

- Weight: 52 g

Battery life:

- Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days

- GPS mode: Up to 16 hours

- UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours

- Water rating: 10 ATM

- Memory/History: 16 MB

Clock Features:

- Time/date: Yes

- GPS Time Sync: Yes

- Automatic daylight saving time: Yes

- Alarm clock: Yes-

- Timer: Yes

- Stopwatch: Yes

- Sunrise/sunset times: Yes


- GPS: Yes


- Galileo: Yes

- Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor: Yes

- Barometric altimeter: Yes

- Compass: Yes

- Accelerometer: Yes

- Thermometer: Yes

Daily Smart Features:

- Connectivity: Bluetooth®, ANT+®

- Smart notifications: Yes

- Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only): Yes

- Calendar: Yes

- Weather: Yes

- Controls smartphone music: Yes

- Find My Phone: Yes

- Find My Watch: Yes

- VIRB® Remote: Yes

- Smartphone compatibility: iPhone®, Android™

- Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile: Yes

Safety and Tracking Features:

- LiveTrack: Yes

Tactical Features:

- Dual grid coordinates: Yes

Activity Tracking Features:

- Step counter: Yes

- Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it): Yes

- Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal): Yes

- Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep): Yes

- Calories burned: Yes

- Floors climbed: Yes

- Distance traveled: Yes

- Intensity minutes: Yes

- TrueUp™: Yes

- Move IQ™: Yes

- All-day Stress Tracking: Yes

Gym & Fitness Equipment:

- Available gym activity profiles: Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga

- Cardio workouts: Yes

- Strength workouts: Yes

- Automatic rep counting: Yes

Training, Planning and Analysis Features:

- GPS speed and distance: Yes

- Customizable data pages: Yes

- Customizable activity profiles: Yes

- Auto Pause®: Yes

- Interval training: Yes

- Advanced workouts: Yes

- Downloadable training plans: Yes

- Auto Lap®: Yes

- Manual lap: Yes

- Configurable lap alerts: Yes

- Custom alerts: Yes

- Audio prompts: Yes

- Finish time: Yes

- Virtual Partner: Yes

- Race an Activity: Yes

- Course guidance: Yes

- Touch and/or button lock: Yes

- Hot keys: Yes

- Auto scroll: Yes

- Activity history on watch: Yes

- Physio TrueUp: Yes

Heart Rate Features:

- HR zones: Yes

- HR alerts: Yes

- HR calories: Yes

- % HR max: Yes

- % HRR: Yes

- Auto max HR: Yes

- HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices): Yes

Running Features:

- Available run profiles: Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

- GPS-based distance, time and pace: Yes

- Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute): Yes

- Run workouts: Yes

- Foot pod capable: Yes

Outdoor Recreation Features:

- Available outdoor recreation profiles: Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Tactical

- Point-to-point navigation: Yes

- Bread crumb trail in real time: Yes

- Back to start: Yes

- TracBack®: Yes

- UltraTrac mode: Yes

- Elevation profile : Yes

- Distance to destination: Yes

- Barometric trend indicator with Storm Alert: Yes

- Trail run auto climb: Yes

- Vertical speed: Yes

- Total ascent/descent: Yes

- Future elevation plot: Yes

- Compatible with BaseCamp™: Yes

- GPS coordinates: Yes

- Sight ´N Go: Yes

- Area calculation: Yes

- Projected waypoint: Yes

- Sun and moon information: Yes

- XERO™ Locations: Yes

Cycling Features:

- Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories): Yes

- Courses: Yes

- Available cycling profiles: Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking

- Race an activity: Yes

- Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor): yes (ANT+® and Bluetooth® Smart sensors)

Swimming Features:

- Available swim profiles: Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming

- Open-water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, stroke distance, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories): Yes

- Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories): Yes

- Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only): Yes

- Drill logging (pool swim only): Yes

- Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only): Yes

- ´´Repeat on´´ rest timer (pool swim only): Yes

- Pool swim workouts: Yes

In the box:

- Instinct

- Charging/data cable

- Documentation

Recommended Use Multisport
Recommended Use Hiking
Recommended Use Trail running
Recommended Use Mountaineering
Recommended Use Running