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Garmin inReach® Satellite Communication for Professionals

inReach® Satellite Communication

With inReach satellite technology from Garmin and a satellite subscription, you can stay in touch globally. You can send and receive messages, navigate your route, track and share your journey and, if necessary, trigger an SOS to get help from a 24/7 global emergency response coordination centre via the 100% global Iridium® satellite network.

Keep Everyone on Your Team Connected, Safe, Oriented and Informed

Flexible plans

Track and message your team in the field

Professional management website

100% Global Iridium® Network

Interactive SOS

Logistics and Asset Tracking

View and monitor your field team or assets in real time via a cloud-based topographic map. Adjustable tracking intervals allow you to adapt for high-speed or stationary people or vehicles.1

Weather Forecast

Know before you go. Receive weather forecasts directly on your inReach device, so you can make educated decisions based on local conditions or the destination ahead. Choose from 3 forecasts: basic, premium non-marine and premium marine.


All inReach-enabled Garmin products offer GPS navigation — ranging from compass and bearing capabilities to basic grid waypoint marking and breadcrumb trails to sophisticated on-map guidance with detailed topographic maps, altimeter/barometer/compass reference and more.

Interactive SOS

In case of emergency, device users can trigger an interactive SOS message to GEOS, the Garmin-powered International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) with professional 24/7 global monitoring. Professional organizations who want to handle their own rescues can set up a custom SOS protocol to be alerted and message with a device user in need of assistance. Visit the Saved by Garmin blog to see how inReach has helped real people.

Message Your Team

Locate and communicate with your team in the field from your command centre or from a team member onsite. Use inReach two-way messaging1 for primary communications or as a backup solution when a radio, cell phone or other device is not available.

Apps for Your Device

When paired with a compatible inReach device, use the Garmin Explore™ or Earthmate® app for two-way messaging, tracking and SOS capabilities on your smartphone or tablet. You can also use the apps to view your current location, plan and navigate routes, set and manage waypoints and more.

Professional Management Website

The complete inReach system provides a robust back-office management website for monitoring and messaging teams in the field, maintaining a fleet of devices, centralizing billing, controlling device settings and configurations for multiple devices and using other account management features. Utilize our inReach API web protocol to integrate inReach data with your platform or custom solution.


inReach Professional Flex Plans

Our Professional Flex subscription plans offer three levels that meet the operational needs of your teams or organization, including the following:

  • All Flex plans are month-to-month and only require a 30-day commitment
  • Suspend service in the offseason or when staff is not deployed in the field
  • Move up or down a plan for free when your tracking or communication needs change
  • Choose from 10- or 2-minute tracking intervals or contact us for custom options
  • Centralized billing to one account, with multiple payment options
  • Get the most out of your professional account with dedicated product support, billing and sales teams

Select and Activate a Plan

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Text Messages2040Unlimited
Preset MessagesUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Tracking Intervals10 min+10 min+2 minutes +
Send/Track PointsR1.65 ea.UnlimitedUnlimited
Location PingsR1.65 ea.UnlimitedUnlimited
Basic Weather1 Text Message ea.1 Text Message ea.Unlimited
Premium WeatherR16.50 ea.R16.50 ea.R16.50 ea.
Premium Marine WeatherR16.50 ea.R16.50 ea.R16.50 ea.
Monthly Charges
Monthly Flex FeeR329.99 /mo.R574.99 /mo.R1,064.99 /mo.
Overage Charges
Message Overage Fee*R8.50R8.50N/A
Suspend FeeR82.00 /mo.R82.00 /mo.R82.00 /mo.

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Important Subscription Details

All prices are subject to change. inReach devices require satellite subscription activation to access the Iridium® satellite network for live tracking and messaging functions, including SOS.

All plans are billed monthly. Plans may include applicable taxes or fees. All taxes are subject to change without notice. Additional charges apply to text messages, tracking points and location pings exceeding selected plan limits. Top users may experience decreased message speeds. Every plan is subject to a one-time R574.99 activation fee. Reactivation of a canceled inReach Flex plan is subject to the one-time activation fee. A Flex plan’s minimum term is 30 days. New 30-day minimum applies to a changed Flex plan. No charge applies to changing a Flex plan.

Service can be suspended one month at a time for R82.00 per month. Users retain access to inReach data stored on the Garmin Explore™ website while account is suspended. Selected plan auto-renews monthly unless user changes account selections in the Garmin Explore™ website.

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1Active satellite subscription required. Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communication devices. It is your responsibility to know and follow all applicable laws in the jurisdictions where the device is intended to be used.