These best of Africa drone footage show just how amazingly beautiful the African continent is.
Along with the best African drone videos, we’ve included some interesting information, along with links on the country, where the particular drone video was filmed. The African continent really is spectacular.
Beautiful Africa By Drone
There are so many drone videos filmed from right across Africa. Some countries more than other. Here is just a small selection of the best African drone videos covering the Victoria Falls in Zambia, Western Cape of South Africa, Turkana County in Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Burkina Faso and Tanzania.
The last African drone footage is simply breathtaking. It took 3 years to film and captures the best footage from the most beautiful corners of Africa. Dramatic, stunning and magnificent, this video is a true reflection of this very special continent.
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Africa Drone Footage – Victoria Falls in Zambia
The Victoria Falls is a spectacular waterfall located about midway along the Zambezi River, at the border between Zambia to the north and Zimbabwe to the south.
The Victoria falls is approximately twice as wide and twice as deep as Niagara Falls. The waterfall spans the entire breadth of the Zambezi River at one of its widest points (more than 5,500 feet or 1,700 meters).
At the falls, the river plunges over a sheer precipice to a maximum drop of 355 feet (108 meters). The falls’ mean flow is almost 33,000 cubic feet (935 cubic meters) per second.
South Africa Drone Video
The Western Cape of South Africa is the most mountainous and the most beautiful of South Africa’s provinces. The Western Cape is also the most popular area of the country for tourists.
Here is an assembly of footage across the Western Cape of South Africa. Most of the beautiful footage is from the excellent DJI Mavic Pro and some of it was filmed with the Phantom 4 Pro.
DJI have now released the Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro edition. These new Mavic 2 quadcopters are better in every aspect than the DJI Mavic Pro which was used in many of these videos. The new Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom film absolutely superb video and take vivid aerial photos.
Africa Drone Footage – Namibia
Namibia is definitely a trip of a lifetime. Namibia is a land of vast open spaces, otherworldly landscapes and unique wildlife.
It is a spectacular country which includes the ancient tree graveyard of Deadvlei and to the tallest dunes in the world at Sossusvlei.
Namibia, is located in southwest Africa and is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population.
The capital, Windhoek and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial era buildings such as Windhoek’s Christuskirche, built in 1907. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes.
This beautiful Namibia drone video was filmed by Rhino Africa Safaris. Namibia sure is an amazing country.
Africa Drone Video – Turkana County, Kenya
Turkana is the largest and also the north western most county in Kenya. It is bordered by the countries of Uganda to the west, South Sudan and Ethiopia, including the disputed Ilemi Triangle, to the north and northeast; and Lake Turkana to the east.
To the south and east, neighboring counties in Kenya are West Pokot, Baringo and Samburu counties, while Marsabit County is located on the opposite (i.e. eastern) shore of Lake Turkana.
At Eliye Springs on Lake Turkana, a skull of very early human ancestry called “Homo Heidelbergensis” dating between 200,000 and 300,000 years old with Exhibit Item Number “Eliye Springs ES11693” can be found at the Smithsonian Institution.
Africa Drone Footage – Ngandanjika, DRC
The Democratic Republic of the Congo also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. It is sometimes referred to by its former name of Zaire, which was its official name between 1971 and 1997.
The DRC borders the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east, Zambia to the south, Angola to the southwest, the Republic of the Congo and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.
Ngandanjia is located in the rural province of Kasai-Oriental, which is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Africa Drone Video – Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country located in West Africa. It is bordered by six countries Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Ivory Coast to the southwest.
This short drone video of Burkina Faso was filmed amazingly with a small Yuneec Breeze 4k drone.
Africa Drone Footage – Tanzania
The beauty of Tanzania and is famous for it’s wildlife safaris, beaches, fascinating cultures, the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar Archipelago.
Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coastline is magical, with tranquil islands and sleepy coastal villages steeped in centuries of Swahili culture.
Here is some terrific footage from almost three months of traveling through Ruaha National Park, the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, the Selous, Zanzibar, Lushoto and Tanga.
Breathtaking And Best African Drone Footage
This is a totally spectacular drone video from right across the African continent. Words cannot describe the beauty so I will leave you to enjoy this video. To find the best drone to film with, then read this article, which covers the latest 4k drones.
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