National Geographic Detectors Review

National Geographic Toys provide a suite of metal detectors and treasure hunting products, all backed by their 100% satisfaction guarantee and 2 year warranty, to help you buy with confidence.

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With a mission to inspire people to care about the planet, the 126-year-old National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education programs.

We review the following National Geographic detectors:

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National Geographic Pro

National Geographic PRO Series Metal Detector

The product has more than 690 Amazon reviews with 63% of customers giving it 5/5 stars.

Summary: Easy To Use, Perfect for Children and Adults


  • 22″x4″x7″ collapsed
  • 45″x11.5″x7″ fully extended
  • 7″x”10″x0.5″ waterproof coil

Fits to any height

Locks in place at any length between 22″ – 45″ for the perfect fit every time.

Lightweight and portable

This metal detector can collapse or expand in seconds and can lock in place to fit treasure hunters of all sizes.

Treasure hunt on the go

Discover treasure on hikes, at the beach, or in the snow. This light, collapsible, and portable detector is equipped with a waterproof coil so that you can find treasure anywhere – rain or shine!

Look for our Treasure Hunting Tool Pack!

Our treasure hunting tool pack provides light and durable tools allowing you to easily uncover all the treasure you find! This combo pack includes a sifter and a trowel, so you can easily sift the the debris to find your treasure.


  • FIND BURIED TREASURE – Three detecting modes, four sensitivity levels, and pinpoint mode allow you to easily distinguish trash from treasure as deep as 10 inches!
  • GREAT FOR TRAVEL – Weighing only 2.3 pounds and collapsing to just 22”, this full-size portable detector is easy to bring along inside a backpack or bag
  • EDUCATIONAL AND FUN – Learn about the history of metal detectors, how they work, and get valuable tips from the included learning guide
  • WARRANTY & SPECS – This product is backed by a manufacturer 2-year warranty and measures 4” x 7” x 22” when collapsed (51”L extended) with a 10” waterproof coil
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED – With National Geographic’s 100% satisfaction guarantee you can be sure you’re giving a quality gift

National Geographic Junior Metal Detector


  • FIND BURIED TREASURE – The 7.5” waterproof dual coil has adjustable sensitivity to help avoid false positives. The detector will beep and flash an LED light when it locates metal and has a detecting depth of up to 6 inches deep for small coins and metal objects.
  • GREAT FOR KIDS – A telescoping arm provides length adjustment while a padded arm strap and comfort grip make this metal detector easy to use for kids of all sizes. Makes a great outdoor gift for boys and girls!
  • LIGHTWEIGHT AND PORTABLE – The detector weighs just 1.4 lb (0.6kg). With the coil folded and arm support removed, it measures just 24-inches, and extends up to 39 inches long. Use at home, or pack it up for easy travel to any of your favorite treasure hunting spots!
  • FULL-COLOR LEARNING GUIDE – Learn the history of metal detectors, how the coils on your detector work to find metal buried underground, and much more in our detailed learning guide.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEED – The National Geographic STEM series provides kids high-quality educational toys that are a whole lot of fun! If your experience is anything less than extraordinary, let us know so we can make it right for you.