General Questions

Turtle Pack was founded by Michael Harkins whilst he was studying a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Heriot Watt University.

Turtle Pack is based in Scotland.

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Product Questions

As your child’s confidence and coordination improves in the water the buoyancy can be easily reduced by removing segments of the shell.

Neoprene vest and EVA foam turtle shells.

Simply fit your fingers into the groove and pulling the shell off one at a time. There are two removable shells and one permanently attached to the neoprene vest.


Turtle Pack is designed to fit children aged 3-6 years old and has been tested with children both younger & older.

With all shells attached, the Turtle Pack weighs 860g.


Yes! Simply pull on the nylon straps to adjust the size of the neoprene vest accordingly.

On the buckles; simply pinch the two side buttons and pressing the middle button simultaneously.

Yes! Turtle Pack has been tested to toy standard (EN71) and swimming back float standard (EN13138).

No, Turtle Pack will help children swim in the correct position and as they improve their water confidence they can choose to put their face in the water.

Yes, however we recommended that the outer and middle shells are removed and that the vest and fixed shell are kept on.

Shells can be used as kickboards/floats, retrieval toys and used in a variety of pool games.

The vest provides extra support, comfort and warmth in the water.

Not yet! If there is enough demand, we would be delighted to create one. To express your interest, please email to let us know.

Yes, it is a safe alternative to PVC as it doesn’t contain harmful plasticizers like phthlates. It is also BPA and Formamide free.

Handwash only. Simply rinse Turtle Pack under a warm shower after using to remove any chlorinated water. Dry the shells with a towel and leave the vest in a dry and warm place.

Order Questions

Simply get in touch and a member of the Turtle Pack Team will get back to you to discuss your order in more detail.

Of course! Please check out our Returns page to find out more about our returns policy and what to do if you’d like to send your order back to us.