The award-winning LifeStraw® personal water filter can travel with you anywhere. Weighing just 2 ounces and only 9 inches long, LifeStraw® is ideal for hiking, backpacking, camping, travel, and emergency preparedness. The straw-style filter design lets you turn up to 1,000 liters of contaminated water into safe drinking water, filtering out protozoa and bacteria.
How LifeStraw® works
LifeStraw® personal uses advanced hollow fiber technology. This highly efficient method of filtration requires no chemicals.
How to use your LifeStraw® filter
Simply place one end of the LifeStraw® tube into unfiltered water (a water bottle, river, or even a puddle) and suck clean water through the top of the straw. Follow the instructions provided for your first use.
SPECIFICATIONS & BENEFITS
Lets you drink directly from streams and lakes or from a bottle
Uses advanced hollow fiber membrane technology to filter up to 264 gallons or 1,000 liters of water to 0.2 microns
Removes 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, including E. coli and salmonella
Removes 99.9% waterborne protozoa, including Giardia and Cryptosporidium
Reduces turbidity (muddiness)
No aftertaste: LifeStraw® doesn’t use iodine or iodinated resin chemicals and is BPA-free
Meets US EPA drinking water standards
Ultralight: weighs only 2 ounces or 57 grams
Portable: only 9” (22.5 cm) long and 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter
Requires no electrical power, batteries or replacement parts
BPA free and contains no chemicals
Raw materials meet US Food and Drug Administration regulations and standards
Click and Collect
You can choose to collect your item in-store too. Just enter all your details as normal and when you get to the shipping page select collect in-store!
Our Collection times (valid from Oct 21st - Level 5) are Mon-Sat10.30am-5pm. There will not be anyone in the store outside of these times.
Republic of Ireland Delivery (excluding kayaks and surfboards)
For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic our shipping rates have been updated. Free Irish Courier Delivery on orders of €20 or more.
FREE Irish* Courier delivery on orders of €50 or more.
Orders under €50 will be charged a €5 delivery fee.
- We use a courier service; delivery is normally next day but during busy times can take up to 3 days. Please allow up to three days. The courier will be given your mobile phone number and will contact you if he has trouble finding you or if no one is home. Consider getting your parcel delivered to a business address if you’re going to be out all day.
Offer limited to standard courier shipping to Republic of Ireland addresses only
UK and Northern Ireland Delivery
Free delivery on any order over €100.
Deliveries under €100 will be charged €10
- We use a courier service, delivery to the UK is normally three days but during busy times can take up to 5 days. Please allow up to five days. The courier will be given your mobile phone number and will contact you if he has trouble finding you or if no one is home. Consider getting your parcel delivered to a business address if you’re going to be out all day.
Kayaks and Surfboards
FOR SHIPPING ENQUIRIES ON KAYAKS DURING COVID-19 PLEASE EMAIL US ON INFO@WILDSIDESPORTS.IE OR CALL 023-8829706
Currently delivery is only available to Ireland.
However, please contact us if you live outside of these areas and see something you desperately want to buy! We’ll try our best to facilitate you.
Valid from now (Oct 21st) until Christmas 2020 - we will accept returns for any items bought during this period up until the end of Jan 2021.
We offer a 30-day return policy. (THIS IS 3O DAYS FROM THE DATE WE SHIP DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK)
If you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days. We will issue you a full refund for the price you paid for the item (s) or exchange for another size (whichever you’d prefer). Postage will not be refunded unless the item is faulty or incorrect. You can also return your item to the shop directly in Bandon.
We accept returns only if:
All tags are still on the item
The item has not been used or worn or washed (who’d wash an unused item?)
The item is complete (for example if returning shoes send the pair…)
Packaging is intact and not damaged (try not to sit on it)
We suggest, if posting the item to us you retain proof of purchase in case it goes missing in the post!
Web Order Returns, Wild Side Sports, Unit 8 Bandon Retail Park, By-Pass Road, Bandon, Co. Cork, P72 KN32, Ireland (don’t forget to include your receipts!!!)