Garmin Forerunner 30 Turquoise

In stock

Regular Price: R2,499.00

Special Price: R2,049.00

Quick Overview

Simple-to-Use GPS Running Watch with Wrist-Based Heart Rate

The Forerunner 30 is making it easy to stay fit and stay connected. This simple-to-use GPS running watch provides all the key features you want to take with you when you run, including wrist-based heart rate1 and basic smart notifications2. Plus it lets you tap into fitness monitoring tools, track activity with ease and automatically upload your data to Garmin Connect, where you can really dig deep into your personal stats.


  • Monitors heart rate1 at the wrist all day and night, using Garmin’s Elevate wrist heart rate technology

  • Built-in GPS tracks how far, how fast and where you run, walk or ride

  • Includes VO2 max estimate, a measurable indication of your aerobic performance (monitor your fitness level)

  • Connected features2 include basic smart notifications for calls and texts, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect and the ability to track your runs with the LiveTrack feature

  • All-day activity tracking counts steps and calories and reminds you when to move, plus the Move IQ feature automatically detects and classifies activity

  • Battery life3: Up to 5 days in smartwatch mode; 8 hours in GPS mode

The Forerunner 30 is slim and lightweight, perfect for daily runs, training and racing. It features built-in wrist-based heart rate as well as built-in GPS that tracks your distance, pace and more. Additionally since all these stats are captured by the watch, your watch is all you need, no phone, no chest strap. Just put it on and go!

Want to know more about your physical fitness? Forerunner 30 crunches heart rate data for you and provides your VO2 max estimate, which is an indication of your body’s ability to perform. The higher the score, the better. Regular exercise and hard work can improve your VO2 max over time, so start sweating!

When paired with your compatible smartphone, Forerunner 30 offers the convenience of basic smart notifications right on your wrist, so you can stay up to date with phone calls and text messages. Stay connected with family and friends while you run by letting them follow you in real time with LiveTrack. Plus it automatically uploads your stats and saved runs to Garmin Connect2 online fitness community.

Garmin Connect is more than just a place to store your data. It’s a thriving online community where runners like you can connect and compete by joining challenges, encouraging each other and even sharing your triumphs on social media. Garmin Connect is free and available on the web or on your smartphone with the Garmin Connect Mobile app.

Forerunner 30 is your new everyday watch, thanks to its activity tracking features. That includes steps, calories, distance, sleep1 and intensity minutes, not to mention 24/7 heart rate monitoring. It also watches out for periods of inactivity and gives you vibration alerts when it’s time to move. Garmin are making activity tracking even smarter with their Move IQ feature, which automatically detects when you start moving and classifies your activity as a walk, run, bike or other.

1 Activity tracking accuracy
2 When paired with a compatible smartphone
3 Battery life may vary depending on selected performance mode and usage

Name Garmin Forerunner 30 Turquoise
Colour No
In the box Forerunner 30 (colour specific) Charging / Data Clip Manual
SKU 010-01930-04
Price R2,499.00
Physical dimensions 35.5 x 40.7 x 13.3 mm
Display size, WxH 23.5 x 23.4 mm
Display resolution, WxH 128 x 128 pixels
Display type Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Touchscreen No
Color display No
Negative mode display No
Weight 37.3000
Battery No
Water rating 5 ATM
GPS-enabled Yes
Interface No
Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone) Yes
Vibration alert Yes
Music control Yes
Find my Phone feature Yes
VIRB® control No
Watch functions No
Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod) Yes
Bike speed/cadence sensor No
Heart rate monitor No
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace) Yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation Yes
Calculates calories burned Yes
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories) No
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) No
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) No
Yardage to layups/doglegs No
Step counter Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes
Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep) Yes
Garmin Connect™ compatible Yes
Automatic sync Yes
Additional No

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