Don't get butted by a bison – grab a pair of cheap binoculars on Amazon Prime Day

Bushnell H20 binoculars on wooden deck
(Image credit: Bushnell)

Right now, you can get a great deal on a pair of binoculars in the Amazon Prime Big Deal Days sale, with up to 50% off some of our top recommended models. There's up to 50% off Bushnell binoculars, and our favorite binoculars for astronomy, the Celestron Skymaster 15x70, are just $84.79.

All too often we see people getting too close to wild animals, whether it's bears, elk, or bison, and the results can be catastrophic. Instead of approaching wildlife, it's always safer to use binoculars to enjoy it from a safe distance – and you can pick up a great pair for under $50 if you know where to look.

Here we've rounded up a selection of the best deals on binoculars in the October Amazon Prime Day sale. If you're not in the US, scroll down to the bottom of this article for the best deals on binoculars where you are.

Bushnell Powerview II Binoculars:$89.99$47.48 at AmazonSave $42.51

Bushnell Powerview II Binoculars: $89.99 $47.48 at Amazon
Save $42.51 We really rate Bushnell binoculars for bird and wildlife watching, and this practical lightweight pair are almost half price. They work well in low light, and their rubberized surface gives you plenty of grip.

Bushnell H2O 8x42mm Binoculars:$134.95$67.99 at AmazonSave $66.96

Bushnell H2O 8x42mm Binoculars: $134.95 $67.99 at Amazon
Save $66.96 These waterproof and fogproof binoculars from US company Bushnell are half price for Amazon Prime Big Deals Day – the cheapest they've ever been. They can be safely submerged to 1m without damage, making them great for rainy hikes and boating trips alike.

Celestron Skymaster 15x70 Binoculars:$119.95$84.79 at AmazonSave $35.16

Celestron Skymaster 15x70 Binoculars: $119.95 $84.79 at Amazon
Save $35.16 These binoculars are our top pick for astronomy, and help you enjoy crisp views of the lunar surface, Jupiter, and even a hint of the rings of Saturn. There's almost a third off in Amazon's October sales event.

Bushnell Night Vision Equinox Monocular:$424.45$249.99 at AmazonSave $424.45

Bushnell Night Vision Equinox Monocular: $424.45 $249.99 at Amazon
Save $424.45 We love this neat little monocular, which uses infrared sensors to let you see and record wildlife after dark. Our tester really appreciated the ability to capture stills and video at 1080p resolution. It's long held a place in our roundup of the best binoculars and monoculars, and there's 41% off today.

If you're not in the US, or you're looking for something different, here are today's best prices on more of our top-rated binoculars.

Cat Ellis

Cat is the editor of Advnture, She’s been a journalist for 15 years, and was fitness and wellbeing editor on TechRadar before joining the Advnture team in 2022. She’s a UK Athletics qualified run leader, and in her spare time enjoys nothing more than lacing up her shoes and hitting the roads and trails (the muddier, the better), usually wearing at least two sports watches.