African Wild

About the show

Enter into the secret world of Africa’s largest and most dangerous animals. Journey into the wilderness… Fly high… and dive deep to experience the daily lives of these animals in a way you never have before. This is life in the African Wild.



Upcoming episodes

Aug 30th

Elephants of Mashatu

Follow the never-ending journey of a family of elephants through the Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana. Themba, the matriarch of her herd, and mother to a young calf, must combine the knowledge of many generations of elephants, with her own natural instincts to lead her family to good grazing and water.
Aug 30th

The Waterhole

A story of wild animals living around The Waterhole, located on the savannas of South Africa. Summer rains create a paradise in which food and water is plentiful, but winter months are long and difficult, and only the toughest will survive here. Life here is at its rawest at the waterhole.
Aug 30th

The Aquarium

Imagine you are travelling in an alien world beneath the waters of South Africa’s Atlantic Ocean. Here at the uShaka aquarium, this world becomes reality as you walk through the bowels of a sunken ship gazing in wonder at the glories of the ocean depths and the animals that dwell here - just inches away.
Aug 31st


Experience life in a seal colony on the west coast of South Africa. Harsh weather conditions and cramped living quarters make life tough for the hundreds of seals living here. But competition is fierce. This is a day in the life of this seal colony.