Best Waterproof Drones and Quadcopters On Market

Best Waterproof Drones and Quadcopters On Market

  • Best Waterproof Drones and Quadcopters On Market
Best Waterproof Drones and Quadcopters On Market

In the last few years since flying quadcopters has becomes a hobby for a lot of enthusiasts, the quadcopter and drone market has achieved many astonishing advancements in creating these aerial machines and adding important features. Apart from just flying, drones can now record videos, take pictures and can even be used in industrial and business applications such as surveying large lands remotely, delivering things to not easily reachable places, and also inspection mechanical equipment.

FPV flying, aerial video capturing and photography have become very popular with people, but most fliers are always worried about flying their drone over water bodies or in places that it can get wet. For most drones and quadcopters in the market, water is a death sentence and can totally damage your drone. Though, having the ability to record videos or capture pictures of the fish, plants and other corals under as well as around water is an exciting notion, and if made possible with ease, can be a great idea.

While some quads are water resistant, they aren’t completely okay to be submerged into water either. This has led to making some drastic changes in the design of quadcopters recently so that they can become more versatile and can be used for a larger number of purposes.

Secondly, drones are very costly and it is not possible to ruin one and replace it, or even find specific parts to replace in case of any kind of damage,

Many of the recent high tech quadcopters and drones have been designed to be more rugged by making them waterproof or water resistant, so that fliers can enjoy the aerial machines with a lot less tension and a lot more fun! When you are flying in FPV and are over a water body there is a possibility of your quad losing power, but with this new technology you don’t have to worry about water damage.

Not only technology wise, but even structure wise, these waterproof drones and quads in the market have been made with great quality materials that are robust and can withstand a rough terrain as well as water and other liquids.

Here is an updated list of some of the best waterproof drones and quadcopters available in the market. Some of these can be completely submerged underwater and can provide you with amazing recording of the life under water.

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Drone Features

Body Size: 

Motor-to-motor length - 860mm

Battery Flight Time: 

10 to 40 minutes (Without power supply cable)

The PRODRONE PD4-AW Drone is a small 4-rotor drone that has been designed to cater to a number of aerial activities, which are recreational as well as business. Apart from the usual use of aerial photography and videography, this drone aims to also complete tasks like land surveying and spot inspections, which come in handy for industrial uses.

Users can fly it in most weather conditions, and can even land on water surfaces since it is completely waterproof. But a bigger advantage is that the drone can provide an unlimited flight time! This is because it uses a connected power...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

W740 x H240 x L650 mm

Battery Flight Time: 

15 to 25 mins

Range: 

1000m

Remote Frequency: 

2.4 and 5.8 GHz

The HexH2o Pro Waterproof Drone is another one created by QuadH2o, and features leading waterproof capabilities. The company has taken the best of their features from previously released drones like QuadH20 and HexH20 , and made them advanced and better. This Pro version also has an all new body design and features a slick white body along with custom graphics.

The drone has been created using Epoxy fiber composite that makes its body very sturdy, lightweight and rugged. It houses a gimbal and GoPro action camera inside the frame, allowing users to record completely stabilized...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

16 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

14.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps

Motor Type: 

Waterproof Brushless Motor #3510/620KV

The SwellPro Splash Drone 3 Auto comes with upgraded features and is the most advanced Splash drone released by the company. It is the first fully integrated modular amphibious flying device perfect for flying or floating on water. There is another variant of this drone called the Splash Drone 3 Fisherman.

Waterproof design

First and foremost, an important feature of the drone is its waterproof frame. Its fuselage has been created with durable 3mm reinforced ABS that provides a tight water seal and doesn’t allow water to enter inside the drone’s body. The external parts...

QuadH2O

$849.00

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

9 - 10 minutes

Battery Charge Time: 

20 - 25 minutes

The QuadH20 quadcopter has been especially designed to fly over water bodies with speed and agility and fly through the heaviest of rains. Its speed can go up to 40 km/h and the aerial machine is great for capturing water sports like jet skiing and speed boat racing.

Its extremely strong and watertight body is made with Epoxy fibre composite and its legs have been created using Epoxy carbon/fibre composite. The viewing dome and battery cap are created with quality plastic and stainless steel clasps.

This quadcopter can be controlled using a DJI Naza controller and GPS. The...

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

1x transmitter 1x manual 8x blades 4x blade guards 2x landing gear 1x screwdriver 1x charger (2 in 1 charger) 2x waterproof li-po battery 1x 4G memory card 1x card reader

Body Size: 

16.60 x 16.60 x 5.70 cm / 6.54 x 6.54 x 2.24 inches

Battery Flight Time: 

8 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

2.00

Range: 

50 to 80 m

Remote Frequency: 

2.4GHz

Battery Charge Time: 

45 minutes

The GPTOYS F51C RC Quadcopter is a great option for waterproof drones as it is not only water proof, but can also take pictures and videos under the water! Equipped with a waterproof airframe, panel, motor and camera, this drone also features an excellent drainage system. It has vents on the body that drains the water from the drone quickly and allows it to submerge under water to take pictures and videos.

The body of the drone has been created for rugged use and has a high impact resistant extra tough shell. The waterproof motors allow the propeller to spin in the water without...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

6.7 x 6.7 x 2.4 inches

Battery Flight Time: 

8 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

2.00

Range: 

50-80 meters

Remote Frequency: 

2.4 GHz

Battery Charge Time: 

45 minutes

The GPTOYS Waterproof Remote Control Quadcopter features a waterproof airframe that provides extended durability, and lets users fly it in the rain. This waterproof body is convenient and makes flying your drone easier as you don’t have to be worried about it getting wet and damaged even in the lightest of showers

Its 6-axis gyro system provides a safer and easier to control flight, and also allows you to hand launch it. Apart from this, the drone is also equipped with a 2.0MP camera that delivers clear pictures and videos. The camera too is waterproof, and you wouldn’t have any...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

29.00 x 29.00 x 9.00 cm/ 11.42 x 11.42 x 3.54 inches

Battery Flight Time: 

8-10 mins

Range: 

70-80 m

Remote Frequency: 

2.4 GHz

Battery Charge Time: 

60 mins

Motor Type: 

Brushed Motor

The JJRC H31 Waterproof RC Quadcopter is waterproof till 50 cm underwater making it great for flying around water bodies without having to worry about water damage. Its circuit board supports this waterproof function as well, so even if the drone falls into the water, you can just pick up and it will fly perfectly!

It features a 6-axis gyro system that provides amazing stability when flying indoor as well as outdoor. With a 2.4GHz control system it delivers stronger anti-interference performance and a powerful signal to the drone that doesn’t get lost easily like in most other...

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Arshiya
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I am a freelance writer who is always on the hunt for cool new gadgets and products on the internet. With never ending love for animals and a new found interest in drones, I enjoy writing about all things Apple, quadcopters and the newest tech accessories.