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Garmin GPSMAP 65

Product Code: GAR65

Garmin GPSMAP 65 outdoor handheld device features a 2.6-inch transflective 65K colour screen and is preloaded with routable TopoActive Europe.

The Garmin GPSMAP 65 utlises multi-band GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology using five different worldwide satellite networks; GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS and IRNSS. The benefit means you receive optimal accuracy in challenging locations for example dense wooded areas, steep valleys and canyons, high-rise urban area, etc.

You can also add additional mapping to the Garmin GPSMAP 65 for recreational use, driving, use on water and more. It is also perfect for paperless geocaching as it will record location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions.


Garmin GPSMAP 65 - £329.99


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The Garmin GPSMAP 65 handheld GPS device features a 2.6-inch sunlight-readable transflective 65K colour display and expanded Multiple Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) to track your journey in more challenging environments which is better than GPS alone.

The Garmin GPSMAP 65 utlises multi-band GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology using five different worldwide satellite networks; GPS (Global Positioning System), GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System), GALILEO (European Space Agency), QZSS (Quasi-Zenith Satellite System) and IRNSS (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System). The benefit means you receive optimal accuracy in challenging locations including dense wooded areas, steep valleys and canyons, high-rise urban area, etc.

The Garmin GPSMAP 65 is preloaded with TopoActive Europe maps. Topographical maps provide detailed views of routable street and off-road networks, waterways, natural features, land use areas, buildings and more at a scale of between 1:100K to 1:250K. In addition, you can also download high-resolution 'BirdsEye satellite imagery' to the Garmin GPSMAP 66sr without an annual subscription. BirdsEye satellite imagery provide photo-realistic maps directly to your device. Enabling you to easily find paths, tracks, trails, find parking, create waypoints and more.

When paired with your compatible smartphone via Bluetooth, you can receive real-time forecast information and live weather radar, so you’re aware of the surrounding conditions.

The GPSMAP 66s has a 16 hours battery life in GPS mode. Battery power is supplied by two AA batteries (not included with purchase).

Additional mapping is available to purchase separately for use with the Garmin GPSMAP 65. Learn more about the different compatible Garmin map series that you can use with the Garmin GPSMAP 65. Popular Garmin map titles for customers in the UK include Garmin TOPO Great Britain V3 PRO 1:50K microSD/SD card (Ordnance Survey Landranger maps) and Garmin TOPO Great Britain V3 PRO 1:25K microSD/SD card (Ordnance Survey Landranger and Explorer maps). View all of the different Garmin TOPO 1:10K, 1:25K, 1:50K map titles that you can buy from ActiveGPS.

If you also require a handheld GPS system with an electronic compass and barometric altimeter, the model to buy is the Garmin GPSMAP 65s.

Handheld/Outdoor FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin GPSMAP 65 or other handheld GPS related question that's not been answered on this webpage? Please see our handheld and Outdoor GPS FAQs page for questions from other customers.Plus if the answer to your question isn't featured, use the online form to ask us for the answer. Alternatively please telephone 01733 777623 Monday to Friday (9:30am-5:00pm) to speak to one of our sales team. For further information online please see the Garmin GPSMAP comparison table.

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Features

‣Bright 2.6-inch sunlight readable colour display (160 x 240 pixels)
‣Preloaded TopoActive Europe maps
‣Worldwide built-in basemap with shaded relief
‣BirdsEye satellite imagery - 250 BirdsEye imagery files included
‣Quad helix antenna and multi-GNSS support (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo)
‣Bluetooth and ANT+ for wireless connectivity
‣Rugged, waterproof (IEC 60529 IPX7)
‣16GB internal memory
‣Supports paperless geocaching; store waypoints, routes, tracks, hints and descriptions
‣Share tracks wirelessly
‣2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended; up 16 hours battery lifein GPS mode
‣2 year guarantee

Map Coverage

Garmin GPSMAP 65 is preloaded with TopoActive Europe maps. Please note: Additional maps can be loaded to the GPSMAP 65. The GPSMAP 65 features a SD/microSD Card slot, an easy way to add new maps and mapping updates. Read more about the additional maps you can buy from ActiveGPS for the Garmin GPSMAP 65.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin GPSMAP 65
‣Charging/data cable
‣Carabiner clip

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin GPSMAP 65? Accessories available to purchase include a slip case, backpack tether and auto friction mount kit. Along with these accessories, it is also possible to buy replacement parts such as belt clip and mains charger. View all Garmin GPSMAP 65 accessories.

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Soft Carrying Case


‣Safely store your Garmin GPSMAP 65/65s when you're not using it with this Garmin branded soft carrying case.

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Handlebar Mount


‣Handlebar mount attaches securely to tubular bars of up to 1-inch. It can be mounted both horizontally or vertically.

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Adjustable Handheld Mount


‣Mount your Garmin GPSMAP 65 or GPSMAP 65s to any flat surface with this adjustable mount.

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Maps

The Garmin GPSMAP 65 is preloaded with worldwide base map. If you intend to use the Garmin GPSMAP 65 for walking/hiking, then the best maps you can buy are the Garmin TOPO map series. In addition the Garmin GPSMAP 65 is also compatible with both the Garmin City Navigator (street-level road map) series perfect for driving and/or road cycling and for use on the water/seas around the UK, Europe you need the marine Garmin BlueChart g3 series. Learn more about the different Garmin GPSMAP 65 maps.

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Topographical Maps

‣Explore 1:25K or 1:50K the UK and Europe with Topographical mapping
‣Read more about Topographical maps

Garmin GPSMAP 65 City Navigator Maps

‣City Navigator Street-Level maps is available for world countries and regions
‣Read more about Garmin City Navigator maps

Garmin GPSMAP 65 g3 BlueCharts

‣BlueCharts for boats and yachts
‣Read more about g3 BlueCharts

Garmin GPSMAP 65 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, Bluetooth, ANT+
‣Satellite networks: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, IRNSS
‣Display: transflective, 65K colour TFT (160 x 240 pixels)
‣Touchscreen: No
‣Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
‣Waypoints/favourites/locations: 5,000
‣Routes: 200
‣Track Log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
‣Basemap: Worldwide
‣Built-in memory: 16GB
‣Accepts SD cards: Yes
‣Waterproof: Yes, IPX7
‣Dimensions: Width - 61mm, Height - 160mm, Depth - 36mm
‣Weight: 217 grams with batteries
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin GPSMAP 65 manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

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