It’s a known fact that GoPro cameras are the best and most versatile action cameras out there, delivering not only on the functionality front, but also when it comes to durability. The cameras can be used in a wide variety of situations and they’re capable of delivering high-quality video time and time again. The latest addition to the company’s camera lineup, the GoPro Hero 7, is no different. The camera is capable of capturing buttery smooth 4K video even though it’s tiny when compared to most modern DSLRs. However, even though the GoPro Hero 7 is a pretty capable action camera on its own, you can do a lot more with it when you pair it with some handy accessories. So, if you’ve recently purchased a GoPro Hero 7 and are in the market for some cool accessories to enhance its capabilities, here are the 20 best GoPro accessories that you can buy right now:
Note: This list primarily focuses on accessories for the GoPro Hero 7, but some of the items listed below can also be used with older GoPro cameras, including the GoPro Hero 6, GoPro Hero 5, and others. In case you have an older GoPro camera, it would be best for you to check the product pages for compatibility information before making a purchase.
Best GoPro Accessories You Can Buy in 2020
1. GoPro Shorty Mini Extension Pole Tripod
Let’s kick off the list with a handy little accessory from GoPro – the GoPro Shorty Mini Extension Pole Tripod – which, as its name suggests is a versatile first buy as you can use it as a tripod, an extension pole, and even as a selfie stick. The GoPro Shorty Mini is an ideal buy for those of you who’re just looking for something handy and easy to use that you can carry around in your backpack wherever you go.
Buy from Amazon ($38.00)
2. GoPro 3-Way Tripod
If the GoPro Shorty Mini is just a bit too basic for you and you think you’ll need something that offers just a bit more functionality while being almost as handy, then you should check out the GoPro 3-Way Tripod. The accessory’s unique three-in-one design will allow you to use it as a camera grip, an extension arm, and a tripod, with which you can take a variety of different shots.
Buy from Amazon ($62.48)
3. GoPro Super Suit
While the GoPro Hero 7 is waterproof for up to 10 meters, if you’re planning on taking it diving with you, then you should probably slap on a waterproof case for added protection. The GoPro Super Suit is a great option that will make your camera waterproof up to 60 meters and thanks to the hard shell, it’ll also protect the camera from accidental drops.The Super Suit features a flat glass lens that ensures high-quality video capture both above and below the surface. It also comes with two interchangeable doors that offer touch screen accessibility and improved audio capture.
Buy from Amazon ($32.00)
4. SanDisk Ultra 128GB microSDXC
Since th GoPro Hero 7 is capable of capturing 4K video, it’s quite natural that you’ll need more internal storage to store the captured videos. For this, you can get the SanDisk Ultra 128GB microSDXC memory card which boasts of transfer speeds of up to 80MB/s and can store roughly four hours of 4K video. The memory card also comes with an SD adapter, which will allow you to use the card with other cameras and easily transfer the captured footage to your laptop.
Buy from Amazon ($20.99)
5. GoPro Smart Remote
The GoPro Smart remote is another great accessory for your GoPro Hero 7 which will allow you to control all of your camera’s functions from a distance. The remote can come in handy when you want to be part of the photos and videos you capture with your camera and since it’s waterproof, it can also come in handy when you’re using the camera under water and can’t access the touch screen controls. With up to 180 meters of operational range and water resistance up to 10 meters, the GoPro Smart Remote can be a handy addition to your collection of GoPro accessories.
Buy from Amazon ($79.99)
6. Kupton GoPro Screen Protector
The Kupton GoPro Screen Protector is pretty self-explanatory; it’s a high-quality tempered glass screen protector for your camera that protects both the touch screen and lens cover. The screen protector is just 0.3mm thin, which means that it doesn’t have any adverse effects on the image quality and it won’t interfere with the touch screen. Being dust and fingerprint resistant, the screen guard is able to retain both the desired sensitivity and transparency for long. Long story short, the Kupton GoPro Screen Protector is a must-have for any GoPro user, however, it’s worth noting that this particular variant is only compatible with the GoPro Hero 7 White and Hero 7 Silver.
Buy from Amazon ($9.99)
7. GoPro Jaws Flex Clamp
If you’ve ever felt the need to clamp your GoPro to an uneven surface, then you should definitely invest in the GoPro Jaws Flex Clamp – a simple yet versatile holder for your camera that will allow you to clamp it to any object ranging from 0.25″ to 2″ in diameter. The product can be used in two different ways, allowing you to attach the camera directly to the clamp for low profile mounting or to the optional neck when you want a little bit of maneuverability. The GoPro Jaws Flex Clamp comes with a quick release base, which will allow you to quickly switch between accessories, making it quite a versatile product.
Buy from Amazon ($42.00)
8. Sandmarc Navy Mount
Bikers or cyclists who want to attach their GoPro to the handlebar can opt for the Sandmarc Navy Mount – a durable all-aluminum handlebar mount that will allow you to capture crisp video while riding your bike. The mount can be adjusted to fit all handlebars with a 15mm-35mm diameter and it comes with adjustment tools, a wrench tool, and an aluminum thumbscrew for easy attachment and removal.
Buy from Amazon ($29.99)
9. GoPro Zeus Mini
GoPro Zeus Mini is a magnetic multipurpose waterproof light for GoPro cameras. The magnetic attachments makes it really easy to add lights to your GoPro Hero action cameras. The Zeus Mini combines the GoPro’s Light Mod with its Magnetic Swivel Clip to deliver a convenient, compact, and hands-free LED lighting solution. According to the company, Zeus Mini is waterproof to 33ft (10m), rechargeable, and features four levels of brightness reaching up to 200 lumens. It also comes with an included diffuser that delivers a cool 5000K color temperature. So, if you are looking for a good lighting mod for GoPro, check it out.
Buy from GoPro ($69.99)
10. GoPole Flare Waterproof LED
While the GoPro Zeus Mini is good, it’s also costly. If you are looking for something cheaper, you might want to take a look at the GoPole Flare Waterproof LED Light, that you can attach to your GoPro and capture crisp videos even in low light. The light boasts of a 300 lumen output, two brightness modes, and a strobe mode, which can come in handy in a variety of different scenarios. It comes with a GoPro connector, a mounting buckle, and thumbscrews, with which you can easily and securely attach the light to the camera. Yes it’s not as easy as using the magnetic attachment of Zeus Mini, but it’s also less than half the cost.
Buy from Amazon ($34.99)
11. GoPro Floaty
While capturing images/videos in the water with your GoPro, it’s natural to have some inhibitions about losing it in case it slips out of your hand and sinks. In order to prevent that, you can get the GoPro Floaty, a replacement back door for the camera which attaches directly to the housing backdoor and ensures that your GoPro remains afloat in case you lose your grip in turbulent waters.
Buy from Amazon ($19.99)
11. Joby GorillaPod
Looking for a versatile tripod for your GoPro that you can set up on uneven surfaces? Then look no further. The Joby GorillaPod is a simple tripod with bendy legs that you can twist and bend to place it on any uneven surface. The tripod is made up of durable ABS plastic and has rubberized feet, which means that you can use it even on the most unforgiving surfaces and you can even wrap the bendable legs around trees, poles or other structure when there aren’t any flat surfaces around.
Buy from Amazon ($14.99)
13. GoPro Suction Cup Mount
The GoPro Suction Cup Mount is a handy little mount that will allow you to stick your camera to any flat surface. The mount features an industrial strength suction cup which can stay attached to the surface even at speeds as high as 150mph, making it not only a great dash cam mount, but also one that you can use on the outside of your vehicle. The GoPro Suction Cup Mount comes with a quick release base, allowing you to quickly switch accessories without breaking a sweat.
Buy from Amazon ($37.23)
14. GoPro Helmet Front + Side Mount
The GoPro Helmet Front + Side Mount, as its name suggests, is a nifty little mount that you can easily attach to the front or side of your helmet. Unlike other rigid mounts on this list, the GoPro Helmet mount has a swivel base, which will allow you to easily adjust and rotate the camera on the fly. The mount can be attached to your helmet using the integrated mounting buckle, which will keep your camera securely attached even while you’re traveling at high speeds.
Buy from Amazon ($28)
15. PolarPro FiftyFifty Dome
Want to capture some stunning 50-50 shots in the water? Then you should definitely get the PolarPro FiftyFifty Dome right away, which you can use to record split level shots. The dome pushes the water away from the camera lens, allowing it to capture what’s under and over the water line at the same time. The PolarPro Dome easily attaches to the front of your GoPro camera and comes with a floating grip and a lanyard, so that you don’t lose it in turbulent waters.
Buy from Amazon ($49)
16. GoPro Fetch
Got a furry baby? Want to record some great video that shows their perspective? Then you should get the GoPro Fetch, which is essentially a GoPro mount attached to a dog harness. Just slip it onto your dog and see the world from its perspective. The GoPro Fetch is completely adjustable and can fit dogs from 15 to 120 lbs and it even features a chest mount which will allow you to attach two cameras on your dog. The mount is made up of washable and water-friendly materials, so you really shouldn’t worry about getting it dirty if your pooch decides to jump into a puddle.
Buy from Amazon ($39.99)
17. GoPro Dual Battery Charger + Battery
If you feel the need to have a complete charging solution (supports HERO8 Black, HERO7 Black, and HERO6 Black) for your action camera, I would suggest you take a close look at this official dual battery charger + battery. Probably, the best part about this charger is the ability to charge up to two batteries at one go. Besides, you can charge it faster via USB port and the optional GoPro Supercharger. Not just that, it can let you power up the spare batteries (comes with a 1220mAh battery) even while using the camera. Thanks to the dual LED lights, you can keep a track of the charging status to find out when the time is right to kickstart the shooting spree.
Buy from Amazon ($48.71)
18. DeKaSi Seeker Backpack
Times when you are trekking in the wild or going through an exciting adventure, a stylish seeker backpack like DeKaSi can have a role to play. Featuring a pretty soft-lined compartment, it can let you store up to 5 sports cameras, microSD cards, and multiple batteries secretly. While the soft interior wards off scratches, the adjustable strap mount offers the desired flexibility to carry the backpack with the needed peace of mind. Not just that, it also features an integrated chest mount for additional convenience. Priced at $109.47, it’s also not expensive either.
Buy from Amazon ($109.47)
19. SmilePowo Accessory Kit
For the folks who are on the lookout for a complete accessory kit, SmilePowo seems to be a better pick. What makes it worth checking out is the 51-in-1 functionality. Accessories like a head strap, tripod, chest mount, selfie floating handle grip make it a great kit for cycling, skiing, and canoe. One of my favorite accessories is the wrist strap that features 360° rotation that makes it easier to adjust the capture angle. It also comes with a secure car suction mount so that you can attach your action camera to your car perfectly. Furthermore, there is also a bike handlebar holder so that you can install it on your bike for the convenient on-the-go usage.
Buy from Amazon ($22.99)
20. GroHoze Full Face Snorkel Mask
Last but not list, a high-quality face snorkel mask like GroHoze is what you should pick out to amp up your underwater videography, and that too without breaking your sweat. Featuring an ergonomic design coupled with the anti-skid notch, it remains stable. Thanks to the 180° full-face design, it provides a better viewing area so that you can shoot videos with ease while snorkeling. And with the improved breathing system, it allows you to breathe comfortably. That’s not all, it also comes with a useful dry system to prevent water leakage into the mask.
Buy from Amazon ($36.99)
Bonus: Re-Fuel ActionPack
Should you wish to use your GoPro extensively, a solid battery pack like Re-Fuel ActionPack can come into play really well. With a high-capacity battery, it delivers up to 9 hours of battery life on a single charge, which would be more than enough to live up to your long photography spree. Beyond long battery life, it features a compact profile so that you can comfortably carry it. As. for durability, you can count on ActionPack to resist dust and dirt. But what has caught my eyes in this handy GoPro accessory is the IP68 waterproof rating that will keep your HERO7, HERO6, HERO5 & HERO safe up to 33ft underwater.
Buy from Amazon ($49.95)
Level Up With These GoPro Accessories
That rounds up our list of the best GoPro accessories that will help you level up your game. Now that you’ve got a fair idea of what accessories you can get for your GoPro Hero 7, which one do you plan on getting first and how do you plan on using it? Let us know in the comments section below.