Product Comparison: Intex Mariner 4 vs Intex Excursion 5

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General Specifications
Mariner 4
Excursion 5
About the Product
The Intex Mariner 4 inflatable boat is constructed for supreme strength and durability with SUPER TOUGH™ PVC. This material is comprised of three separate layers - two outer layers of heavy-gauge PVC laminated to an inner layer of polyester mesh for extra reinforcement.
This 5-Person Capacity Boat is perfect for a day on the lake, whether you are fishing, camping, or just cruising! Lightweight and compact, this inflatable boat is a snap to assemble and can be ready for water in no time. This summer take the fun of boating wherever you go!
Key Specs
Age Grading
Person Capacity
Load Capacity
1100 lbs.
1320 lbs.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Intex Mariner 4 Inflatable Raft River/Lake Dinghy Boat Set & Motor Mount Kit
  • This boat is awesome! Very robust, very versatile and just well made and thought out. My family and I have been out in it many times and have a great time every time.
  • These boat is bigger than I expected but just prefect. Inflats fast, very strong and a solid bottom. Very impressed.
  • This was a hit on my boyfriends last fishing trip!! It was durable, can fit at least two children and two adults, and with the motor gets you all over the lake!!
  • If you are wondering if you get this biat you should , the sevylor boat cant hold a caandle to this one.
  • It can hold 3 adults and gear (up to 880 lb) though mine is a bit less because of the weight of the hardwood flooring!
Intex Excursion 5 Inflatable Boat Set
  • Bigger than expected, well build, and three air chambers are keeping the boat stable enough in the lake
  • The intex 5 is amaxing! It has a lot of space, it is sturdy and so fun! We just purchased a trolling motor and can't wait to get it in the water.
  • Awesome raft. Easy to modify. Will hold the rated 1300lbs.
  • It is absolutely not a 5 person raft though, 2 people and some gear and your good, we took 1 family size cooler and 1 storage container with snacks life vests.
  • I love it very spacious...i'm a 300lb guy and I was very comfortable in it. I am going to build a floor for it so I can stand in it but over all it is great.
Size & Weight
19 in.
17 in.
129 in.
144 in.
57 in.
66 in.
86.9 lbs.
57.4 lbs.
Number Of Chambers
Engine Capacity
3 HP
1.5 HP
Tube Material
Floor Material
Heavy-duty extruded plastic
Heavy-duty extruded plastic
Three inflatable
Four inflatable
What customers say about "Construction"
Intex Mariner 4 Inflatable Raft River/Lake Dinghy Boat Set & Motor Mount Kit
  • Boat is nice and sturdy and plenty big for what I wanted.
  • Sturdy and easy to assemble. It's easy to carry without a motor, but add motor and battery and it's very heavy.
  • The quality of this unit is much better than expected, and worked out perfectly out on the river.
  • The materials appear to be very strong and "heavy duty," while taking into account the low cost. I do agree with many other reviews with respect to the weight, however, you need to expect additional weight will be added to an inflatable boat made from good quality material.
  • My only complaint is that the bottom of the boat could have been made of stronger material.
Intex Excursion 5 Inflatable Boat Set
  • Sturdy and just what I wanted!!! Perfect!! Hope to have lots of fun (and fish) this summer on Lake Champlain in Vermont!!!
  • The product is awesome and is working fine for now. Have to see if it retains its durability long enough.
  • Very good quality material by intex. Looks durable and thick.
  • The material is vulnerable to punctures and the original repair kit may not be as good as the professional patching kit
  • BUYERS BEWARE, the motor mount is made for up to 3HP motors but the boat is only rated for a 1.5HP motor.
Number Of Air Valves
Grab handles
All Around Grab Line
Number Of Fishing Rod Holders
Oar Locks
Oar Holders
Accessories Included
Hi-Output Manual Hand Pump, Gear pouch, Battery pouch, Repair patch, 2x 54 in. Deluxe Aluminum Oars, Intex Motor Mount Kit
2x 54 in. Deluxe Aluminum Oars, Carry bag, Hi-Output Manual Hand Pump, Repair patch, Intex Motor Mount Kit
Motor mount fittings, Welded-on rotational oar locks, 2 Boston valves on main hull, Grab handle on both ends, Keel rock guard
2 Boston valves on main hull, Motor mount fittings, Grab handle on both ends
What customers say about "Features"
Intex Mariner 4 Inflatable Raft River/Lake Dinghy Boat Set & Motor Mount Kit
  • Inflation/deflation works well with the large volume pump that comes with it. I highly recommend it and would buy again!
  • The new seat design is good and it prevents them from squeaking like the old ones could.
  • Everything was great when I first inflated it. The Keil is leaking and won't hold air for very long. The four chambers leak as well.
  • There are only two issues i have with this boat, one would be the inflatable seats it comes with, they sit a bit low for my tastes but are more than serviceable.
  • The removable hard floor is slippery and will scootch away and fold up if you try to get your footing on it.
Intex Excursion 5 Inflatable Boat Set
  • Easy to assemble and take down; great for fishing with a trolling motor attached to the back.
  • Although the manual pump works great, it's recommended to go for an electric powered air pump which can inflate and deflate as well.
  • It was a little difficult to maneuver with just the oars so we bought a little trolling motor and had a blast!
  • It took us today 2.5 hours to inflate the boat. The included manual pump broke in first 10 minutes of inflating.
Warranty / Certifications
CE, NMMA Certified, TUV approved
NMMA Certified, TUV approved, CE
Manufacturer warranty
0.25 year
0.25 year
Other Information
299.99 $
149.99 $

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