17 of the Best Wildlife Webcams in Africa

Johnieka Holtzhausen

Watch wildlife in the vibrant African bush live and unscripted. We have curated a list of 17 of the best wildlife webcams in Africa so that everyone can get to experience Africa’s wildlife in some way or another. 

1. Madikwe Game Reserve 

Location: Tau Game Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Info: Live streaming webcam showing African wildlife at Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. The webcam is located at a waterhole near Tau Game Lodge
URL: https://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/mammals/tau-lodge.html
Closest Accommodation: Molori Safari Lodge

2. Djuma Waterhole

Location: This HD live webcam stream takes you to Djuma Private Game Reserve, a wild Safari in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Info: This camera watches over Gowrie dam on Djuma Game Reserve, in the Sabi Sand Wildtuin, South Africa. In fact, this is the oldest waterhole cam in Africa and the world. It’s been broadcasting LIVE from this spot since 1998. 
URL: https://www.djuma.com/djuma-waterhole/
Closest Accommodation:
Sabi Sands lodge

3. Safari Live Webcam

Location: Djuma Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga Province in South Africa and Maasai Mara in Kenya
Info: Safari Live video camera streaming African safari game drives on some of the top game reserves in South Africa. Accompany expert game rangers in real-time as they travel around the reserves giving live commentary. These real-time safaris take place twice a day. The sunrise safari starts at 6:30 am local time and the sunset safari is at 15:00. They are usually filmed on Djuma Game Reserve, Tswalu, Chitwa-Chitwa and Ngala Game Reserve.|

URL: https://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/mammals/safari-live-webcam.html 

4. Rosie's Pan

Location: Balule Nature Reserve, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Info: Live streaming webcam showing African wildlife in Balule Nature Reserve, South Africa. The webcam is located at Rosie's Pan, a waterhole where the animals come to drink.

URL: https://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/mammals/rosie-pan.htm

Closest accommodation option: Inyati Game Lodge

5. Nkohoro Lodge

Location: Nkorho Bush Lodge, Sabi Sands, South Africa

Info: Live streaming webcam showing African wildlife at Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa. The webcam is located at Nkorho Bush Lodge.

URL: https://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/mammals/nkorho.htm

Closest accommodation option: Singita Boulders lodge

6. Naledi Lodge

Location: Naledi Lodge, close to Kruger National Park, South Africa

Info: Live streaming webcam showing African wildlife at a waterhole at Naledi Game Lodge, close to the Kruger National Park, in South Africa. The reserve holds high natural densities of Africa’s Big Five - elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, lion and leopard.

URL: https://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/mammals/naledi.html

Closest Accommodation: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

5. Kwa Maritane Game Lodge

Location: Pilanesberg National Park, Pilanesberg, South Africa

Info: Live streaming webcam showing African wildlife at Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa. The webcam is located in front of Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge.

URL: https://www.mangolinkcam.com/webcams/mammals/kwa.html

Closest Accommodation: Kwa Maritane Game Lodge

6. Elephant Pridelands

Location: Pridelands Conservancy, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Info: Live streaming webcam showing elephants and other African animals at Pridelands Conservancy in South Africa. The webcam is focused on a waterhole where elephants are frequent visitors.

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FK8LYKfpuOU

Closest Accommodation: Leopards Lair Bush lodge

7. Pilansberg National Park

Location: Enjoy watching these African animals at Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

Info: The moving live cameras with close-ups shows you a few animals in their natural habitat, from the wildlife reserve also called Pilanesberg Game Reserve, within the province of North West, in South Africa.

URL:https://www.webcamtaxi.com/en/south-africa/north-west/pilanesberg-national-park.html

Closest Accommodation: Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

8. Tembe

Location: Tembe Park is a 300 square kilometre reserve, home to the largest elephants in Africa. It is situated between Zululand and Mozambique.

Info: Africam.com's primary purpose is to showcase Africa's wildlife LIVE and generate conservation

Url: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aafLKHKCiE

Closest Accommodation: Thonga Beach lodge

9. The Naledi Cat-EYE

Location: Olifants West Game Reserve, South Africa

Info: This camera has been set up at the eye level of a leopard to give a unique view of the scale of the animals that frequent the waterhole.

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NK4EVitowo

Closest Accommodation: Sausage Tree Safari Camp

10. African animals in Kenya

Location: Laikipia County, Kenya Watering hole

Info: Welcome to the watering hole at Mpala Research Centre in the highlands of central Kenya! Watch elephants, hippos, giraffes, Grevy's zebras, gazelles, crocodiles, leopards and many other species take a drink (or a quick dip).

URL: https://explore.org/livecams/african-wildlife/african-watering-hole-animal-camera

Closest Accommodation: Kicheche Laikipia

11.  African animals in Kenya 2nd camera

Location: This live cam provides another view of the watering hole and river at Mpala Research Centre in central Kenya.

Info: Watch as animals come to drink and swim, and keep an eye on the Acadia trees lining the riverbank--they are home to vervet monkeys, olive baboons, and many birds.

URL: https://explore.org/livecams/african-wildlife/african-watering-hole-animal-camera

Closest Accommodation: Kicheche Laikipia

12. Ol Donya Lodge Kenya

Location: Enjoy the waterhole view from our Hidecam at ol Donyo Lodge under the shadow of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. ol Donyo Lodge, situated in the Chyulu Hills of southern Kenya.

Info: One should keep an eye out for fringe-eared oryx, giraffe, the resident warthog, stealthy cats that visit at night, and, if you are lucky, Africa’s largest tusked elephants.

URL: https://greatplainsconservation.com/live/

Closest Accommodation: Ol Donya lodge

13. Gorilla Forest Eastern DRC

Location: GRACE Center, Kasugho, Eastern DRC

Info: Watch as the gorillas pass through, graze on vegetation, and maybe even make a nest for their overnight slumber.

URL: https://explore.org/livecams/african-wildlife/gorilla-forest-corridor

Closest Accommodation: Kigali Serena Lodge

14. Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary Outdoor Cam

Location: Nelspruit, South Africa

Info: Live stream from the rhino rehabilitation boma at Care for Wild.

URL: https://explore.org/livecams/african-wildlife/rino-cam-outside

Closest Accommodation: Kruger National Park

15. Camp Kuzuma Cam

Location: Chobe, Botswana.

Info: Situated in the busiest elephant corridor that joins the Chobe National Park and the Hwange National Park, Camp Kuzuma is a private and exclusive safari lodge situated in the pristine Kazuma Forest reserve in the Chobe region of Botswana.

URL: https://www.earthcam.com/world/botswana/chobe/?cam=campkuzuma

Closest Accommodation: Camp Kuzuma 

16. Ark Lodge

Location: Aberdares National Park Entrance Gate, Nyeri, Kenya
Info: This park covering an area of 766 kilometres in Central Kenya, within the counties of Nyandarua and Nyeri, is on the Aberdare Mountain Range, and is home to many species of animals including elephant, leopard, bushbuck, black and white colobus monkey, mountain reedbuck, waterbuck, suni, side-striped jackal, eland and duiker.
URL:
https://worldcams.tv/rsa/south-africa-wild#
Closest Accommodation: Ark Lodge

17. Live Bird Cam

Location: A Garden in Pretoria, South Africa

Info: Live streaming bird webcam in South Africa. The webcam is located at a bird feeder in a suburban garden in Pretoria. Many species of birds can be seen including African hoopoes, black sunbirds, Cape glossy starlings, Cape Robins, blue waxbills, grey hornbills, forktail drongos barbets and many more.

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4OHCY4sInQ

Closest Accommodation: Shongololo Express