Premium GPS Handheld and Satellite Communicator with inReach® technology.



Pilots' recommendations

Competition, XC, hiking, and adventure in remote places

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About the GARMIN GPSMAP® 66i

Rugged GPS Handheld and Satellite Communicator with Garmin TOPO Mapping


Large 3” sunlight-readable colour display for easy viewing

Trigger an interactive SOS to the GEOS 24/7 search and rescue monitoring centre; two-way messaging via the 100% global Iridium® satellite network (satellite subscription required)

Preloaded Garmin TOPO mapping with direct-to-device BirdsEye Satellite Imagery downloads (no annual subscription); includes multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) support and navigation sensors

Cellular connectivity lets you access Active Weather forecasts and Geocaching Live

Compatible with the Garmin Explore™ website and app to help you manage waypoints, routes, activities and collections, use tracks and review trip data from the field

Internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 35 hours of battery life in 10-minute tracking mode; 200 hours in Expedition mode with 30-minute tracking intervals


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Precise Garmin navigation meets global communication in the GPSMAP 66i premium GPS handheld with inReach® satellite technology.

These massaging, tracking and SOS functions need a GARMIN InReach Service Plan.

Already have a device? Select and activate your GARMIN InReach service plan here.

Price for the GARMIN InReach Service Plans

SALE Retail price GARMIN GPSMAP® 66i: 689.00 NZ$* (Incl. Shipping)

1-Year GARMIN NZ Warranty starting from your date of purchase.

Was 849 $ before. Special offer: 689 NZ$* while stocks last. Will be replaced by the 67i.



Built for Tough XC flights and Treks

The sturdy, button-operated GPSMAP 66i features a large 3” colour display you can see even in bright sunlight. If you’re out in the field for long periods, you can turn on Expedition mode and get up to 200 hours of battery life while using inReach technology. In the default tracking mode, you get up to 35 hours of battery life, and your device will save your location every 10 minutes. 


Satellite Communication

Staying in touch is vital, even on less challenging trips. Using inReach technology (subscription required), this handheld lets you trigger an SOS to the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team for interactive support in an emergency. It also enables two-way messaging and LiveTrack location sharing via the 100% global Iridium satellite network, so you can stay in contact with loved ones, teammates, headquarters and more.

At a Glance



Navigate with Confidence

GPSMAP 66i is fitted with the best in Garmin navigation. Preloaded Garmin TOPO mapping provides detailed views of terrain contours, topographic elevations, summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes and geographical points. Direct-to-device downloads of BirdsEye Satellite Imagery provide high-resolution photo-realistic views of your route, trailheads, clearings and more — without an annual subscription. Support for multi-GNSS combined with altimeter, barometer and compass navigation sensors lets you track and navigate in challenging environments.


Weather Anywhere

Wireless Cellular connectivity lets you access Active Weather for up-to-date forecasts, including predictive maps for temperature, wind, precipitation and clouds — right on the handheld when connected to Garmin Connect Mobile.

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Pair with Your Mobile Device

The free Garmin Explore mobile app lets you plan, review and sync data, including waypoints, routes, activities and collections. Review completed activities while still in the field, even when you’re off the grid. The app also lets you sync your GPSMAP 66i with your compatible mobile device so you can access unlimited maps, aerial imagery and U.S. NOAA charts. You can even use all of the inReach features on your paired mobile device. For easier messaging, you can access your phone’s contact list from the Garmin Explore app to connect with fewer keystrokes. Plan for future trips and review previous activities from the Garmin Explore website.






Physical dimensions 2.6” x 6.4” x 1.4” (6.6 x 16.3 x 3.5 cm)
Display size 1.5"W x 2.5"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution 240 x 400 pixels
Display type transflective color TFT

8.5 oz (241 g)

Battery rechargeable, internal lithium-ion
Battery life up to 35 hours at 10-minute tracking; up to 200 hours at 30-minute tracking (power save mode)
Water rating IPX7
Memory/History 16 GB
High-sensitivity receiver  
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Maps & Memory

Preloaded maps yes (topographic)
Ability to add maps  
Storage and Power Capacity microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 10000
Routes 250
Track log 20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities


Barometric altimeter  
Compass Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)

Outdoor Recreation Features

Area calculation  
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads)  
Geocaching-friendly Yes (Paperless)
Custom maps compatible  
Hunt/fish calendar  
Sun and moon information  
Picture viewer  

Garmin Connect™

Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)



What's in the Box​​​​​

  • - GPSMAP 66i
  • - Access to Birdseye Satellite Imagery
  • - USB cable
  • - Carabiner clip
  • - Documentation




Maps for New Regions

Need maps for regions other than the ones that came on your device? See all maps that are compatible with your device: Here

Need a map update?

Update the maps that came with your device for the best navigation experience.

Check for Updates here



All accessories available at GlidePro upon request


Compatible GARMIN devices

All compatible GARMIN devices available at GlidePro upon request

User Manual


GARMIN GPSMAP® 66i user Manual Download



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