SPOT Gen3 Personal Satellite GPS Messenger, Tracker & Locator


Buy now. Pay later. Interest free with

  FREE DELIVERY on orders over $49
  • Store Availabilities

    Online availability: In stock

    Check your local store

    Check your Local Store

    Know your local stores availability before you visit or Click & Collect.
    Choose colour & size when requested.
    Call our franchise stores for availability: Jindabyne, Katoomba, Launceston.

    Important notice: please read
    Availability may vary by stores and online. We try our best to provide you with accurate item availability information by updating our status information frequently. Unfortunately, because item quantities are constantly changing, an item's availability can't be guaranteed.

    In stock
    Good to go. As of yesterday this store had good stock levels.
    Low stock. Call store
    Best to confirm before visiting. Take advantage of our 48hr hold service.
    No stock
    Sorry, not currently available or is not stocked at this store. Contact Us for more information.

    Check hours & location for your local Store.

    [X] close
      Free Click and Collect

      Free Click & Collect
      Order online – Pick up in store – a fast and convenient way to shop
      3 easy steps
      1.    Order and pay online. In Checkout choose from the participating stores.
      2.    We’ll contact you. Our friendly team from your collection store will contact you when your order is ready for collection. Orders will be available for collection between 2-4 days from the date of order, subject to availability.
      3.    Collect in store. Bring your Order Confirmation and photo identification. Click & Collect orders will be held for up to 14 days from us contacting you with news of ready for collection.

      Click & Collect participating stores:
      ACT – Canberra. NSW – Sydney City, Parramatta & Miranda. QLD – Fortitude Valley. VIC – Melbourne City & Ringwood. WA – Perth.

      Learn more about our Click & Collect

    • Detail
      SPOT. the world's first satellite messenger! The newest generation of the SPOT devices, SPOT gen3 provides a life saving line of communication using 100% satellite technology.

      with the SPOT satellite messenger, you and your loved ones have peace of mind knowing help is always within reach. SPOT is the only device of its kind, using the GPS satellite network to acquire its coordinates, and then sending its location with a link to google maps and a pre-programmed message via a commercial satellite network. And unlike personal locator beacons, SPOT does more than just call for help. tracking your progress, checking in with loved ones, and non-emergency assistance are also available, all at the push of a button. and because it uses 100% satellite technology, SPOT works around the world even where cell phones don't.

      No Mobile phone coverage? No problem. SPOT uses reliable communications satellites to send you GPS location to others back home in real time. Hit a button and your contacts will get your message and GPS location delivered either as a text message to their cell phone or an e-mail with a link to Google Maps. Let your family know you re OK or ask for help from a buddy. In trouble? Alert emergency responders to your exact location

      NEW ENHANCED SERVICES ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE GEN3 SPOT: The latest generation of award-winning SPOT devices SPOT Gen3 gives you a critical, life-saving line of communication using 100% satellite technology. When your adventures take you beyond cell service, SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you're ok or sends emergency responders your GPS location, all at the push of a button. Add this rugged, pocket-sized device to your essential gear and stay connected wherever you roam. Long live adventure. SPOT Gen3's customized tracking features takes your SPOT experience to the next level. Only with SPOT Gen3, is tracking motion-activated regardless of the level of tracking you choose (Basic, Unlimited or Extreme). A vibration sensor tells your SPOT to send track updates when you are moving and to stop when you do. (This is a great new battery-saving feature! And, you don't have to remember to re-set your tracking after 24 hours.) Tracking Options:
      Unlimited Tracking Set it and forget it. Pre-set your SPOT Gen3 to send tracks at the speed of your adventures. Change your tracks to send every 5, 10, 30, or 60 minutes. SPOT Gen3 will send tracks at your chosen rate for as long as your device is turned on and moving (no need to re-set after 24 hours). Tracking doesn't stop until you do.
      Extreme Tracking - Get all of the great features of Unlimited Tracking, but with the added ability to vary your track rate down to every 2 + minutes. Don't miss a step with increased track rates! Enhanced Features ONLY Available With SPOT Gen3:
      Longer Battery Life - SPOT Gen3 has approximately twice the battery life of the SPOT 2 Satellite GPS Messenger!
      Battery Options - Now there are more options for how you power your SPOT
      4 AAA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92)
      4 AAA Energizer NiMH reusable batteries (NH12)
      Line power with a 5V USB connection (SPOT Gen3 is not waterproof when
      line powered)


      With Google MapsTM technology it s easy for your to let your friends and family know where you are. No need to understand GPS, they ll use the same familiar technology they use everyday for driving direction and maps. You can even save and view messages with Google Earth or other GPS data formats.


      Shared Webpage:You can share messages and locations with others via a personal shared Webpage (optional password protection) or SPOT Adventures account at data viewing for up to 7 days, data storage in account up to 30 days. Can have up to 10 shared Pages

      Included With Your SPOT Gen3:

      USB Cable
      Quick Reference Guide


      The subscription can be purchased on a yearly basis for $157.74 USD (same for Australian users) or on a monthly basis which is great for seasonal use for $15.95 USD per month. The subscription includes:

      • SOS / 911:Dispatch emergency responders to your exact location. 
      • Check In / OK:Let contacts know where you are and that you're okay. 
      • Ask For Help:Request help from friends and familyand notify them of your exact location. 
      • Basic tracking 

    • Specs

      Height: 3.43" (8.72 cm)
      Width: 2.56" (6.5 cm)
      Thickness: 1" (2.54 cm)
      Weight: (114g) with Lithium batteries
      Operating Temp: -30C to 60C (-22F to 140F) 
      Operating Altitude: -100m to +6,500m (-328ft to +21,320ft) 
      Humidity Rated: MIL-STD-810F, Method 507.3, 95% to 100% cond. 
      Vibration Rated: Per SAE J1455 
      Waterproof: IPX7 and shockproof
      Battery Type: 4 AAA Energizer Lithium Ultimate 8X or 4 AAA Energizer NiMH Rechargeable

    • Sizing
    • Shipping & Returns



      Free Standard Australia wide shipping for orders over $49. Orders under $49 are charged a flat rate of $9. We use and trust carriers such as Australia Post and Startrack Express

      We ship internationally to over 30 countries. Click here to read more on international shipping, rates and conditions

      All orders are processed between 9.00 a.m. and 5 p.m. (NSW time), Monday to Friday except NSW public holidays. Your order will be dispatched within 2 working days, usually faster, unless otherwise advised. Should you require a faster turnaround of your order, please contact us by email or phone.

      Free Click & Collect in Store

      Click & Collect is a free service that lets you ship your online order a Paddy Pallin store near you. 

      Orders typically take up to 48 hours to process and usually arrive at the store 4-7 business days later (usually faster). Please note: Some items may need to come from other stores or supplier warehouses, and so may not be available for immediate collection. Learn more here >>


      Paddy Pallin is proud to stand behind the products we sell. Should you change your mind, you are welcome to return goods for a refund or exchange within 90 days from receipt of goods. Goods must be accompanied by proof of purchase, be in original purchase condition and include packaging. No "change of mind" returns on safety & climbing gear, underwear and gift cards. Read more about our returns policy here

    • Reviews
    • Q & A

      No questions asked yet

      Ask Your Own Question

    • Videos
    • You may also like