Updated January 18, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Inflatable Platforms

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Inflatable docks are a great way to increase the deck area of your boat when spending a day out on the water with friends. Depending on the model you choose, it may be firm enough to walk across, jump off, or serve as a yoga platform. Some are even rigid enough to place chairs on. We've found options in a range of sizes, so you can enjoy the day with as many people as you'd like. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best inflatable platform on Amazon.

10. World of Watersports 6 x 6

9. Bris Water Lounge

8. World of Watersports Walkway

7. Solstice Dock

6. Aquaglide Airport Classic

5. Driftsun Mesa Dock

4. Blue Water Toys All Purpose

3. Bestways Sun Deck

2. Airhead Gang Plank

1. Mission Boat Gear Reef Mat

Editor's Notes

January 15, 2019:

Inflatable platforms serve a variety of purposes. Some people just want something to use as a floating lounge area, while others may want them to function as a stand-up paddleboard dock or as a jumping off point. We did our best to include at least one item that is perfectly suited to each of these needs, along with other models that are well-suited to multiple uses.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on January 18, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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