There are all manner of GoPro accessories out there in the world. And they range from the easy to break ones to the “never leave home without” ones. And as such, figuring out which one to get and which one to ignore isn’t always easy.
Luckily, for you, we have compiled a complete list of what we think are the accessories worth your time, attention, and money.
From accessories that every biker needs to ones that work best when you’re taking under-water shots! The following run-down has everything for everyone.
We’re not bluffing – just keep scrolling and see for yourself.
GoPro Accessories Kit – Comparison
Here now is a quick but comprehensive list of some must-have accessories for GoPro users. So, you can take a look at them especially if you’re short of time.
|1||GoPro Super Suit||2.24 x 3.19 x 3.26 inches||3.42 ounces|
|2||GoPro Handlebar Seatpost Mount||6 x 2 x 3 inches||10.6 ounces|
|3||GoPro Casey||6.5 x 3.5 x 8.7 inches||10.08 ounces|
|4||GoPro El Grande Extension Pole||14.57 x 1.93 x 1.97 inches||12.96 ounces|
|5||GoPro Dual Battery Charger||1.5 x 2.61 x 1.79 inches||2.08 ounces|
|6||Lume Cube||4 x 4 x 6.5 inches||6 ounces|
|7||SanDisk Extreme||0.14 x 1.6 x 1.4 inches||0.16 ounces|
|8||GoPro Suction Cup Mount||6 x 1.7 x 9 inches||2.08 ounces|
|9||GoPro Screen Protector||5.2 x 4.65 x 0.47 inches||1.6 ounces|
|10||GoPro Smart Remote||1.97 x 4.17 x 7.09 inches||5.4 ounces|
|11||GoPro Fetch Dog Harness||3.5 x 7.1 x 8.2 inches||10.2 ounces|
|12||Rode VideoMic GO||–||2.57 ounces|
|13||GoPro Chest Mount||7 x 2 x 5 inches||3.52 ounces|
|14||GoPro Helmet Front + Side Mount||1.89 x 2.44 x 1.77 inches||1.6 ounces|
|15||Manfrotto Off-Road Stunt Bag Pack||17.71 x 9.84 x 7 inches||6.6 ounces|
1. GoPro Super Suit with Dive Housing
The GoPro Super Suit is compatible with the Hero 7/6/5 Black and Hero 2018 models and is your best bet if you intend on undertaking deep sea diving and shooting. It has waterproof backdoors which will enable you to dive up to 60m deep.
This Super Suit also gives you extreme sharpness due to its flat glass lens.
The housing also protects against dust and other debris while you can use the touchscreen if you swap the watertight doors for skeleton doors.
- Waterproof up to 60m deep
- It fits perfectly
- Provides extra protection against dust and debris
- Too pricey
2. GoPro Handlebar Seatpost Mount (GRH30)
You can use this mount on various applications such as ski poles and bicycle handlebars. With this mount, you can rest assured that it will clamp tightly and securely due to its hinged and non-slip design. It has a 360-degree base which is vital in facilitating easy changing of angles.
There is also the mounting buckle which enables you to swap the camera on and off just in case you are using this mount in collaboration with another mount.
- Compatible with all Hero cameras
- Clamps tightly and securely
- Easy to use
3. GoPro Casey
GoPro specifically designed this GoPro case for you to store all your GoPro accessories safely. You can customize the interior which has adjustable dividers. This means that you can create extra space whenever the need arises.
Still, on storage, it has a removable pouch insert which is suitable for the smaller items such as SD cards.
The case has a hard shell which offers protection against shocks and bumps, while the weather-resistant design assures you of safety in case you encounter extreme weather conditions.
- Has a hard shock-resistant shell
- Lightweight and easy to use
- Not 100% waterproof
4. GoPro El Grande Extension Pole
This pole is the ideal selfie stick to capture special moments during your travels. It can extend up to 38 Inches long and collapses to about 15 Inches.
Camera swiveling is very easy with this pole due to the integrated ball and socket design at its end. The oversized grip will ensure that you can comfortably use both hands in holding the pole for a better experience.
To wrap it all up, it is waterproof.
- Impressive extendable range
- It is waterproof
- Very sturdy
- A bit too heavy
5. GoPro Dual Battery Charger + Battery
This kit is compatible with Hero 7/6/5 Black and Hero 2018 models, and it is essential in making sure that you never halt your activities just because your GoPro batteries have run out of power or you forget to do the charging.
The spare batteries are a handy backup plan and will prepare you for any eventuality. The Dual-Charger allows you to charge two batteries simultaneously and this helps in saving time.
- The Duality aspect helps save time
- The spare battery ensures you always have a power supply
- Charges quite fast to full capacity
6. Lume Cube
The Lume Cube is a portable light constructed out of a sturdy metal shell and is waterproof up to 30m deep. It generates a decent amount of light, and you will find it particularly useful if you are undertaking short distance shots.
It is tough and can withstand a significant amount of bumps, and it also has Bluetooth connectivity, meaning that you can control it via your mobile phone.
- Is waterproof
- Tough and durable build
- Allows Bluetooth control
- Has only one control button
7. SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Card
If you are looking for a tough SD card for your camera, then this model is just for you. First, the fact that it is from SanDisk should be enough to calm your nerves as the firm has a reputation for producing top-notch quality disks.
Apart from having a sturdy build and being waterproof, it has fast read/write speeds and is temperature-proof, shock-proof and X-ray proof as well.
You can rest assured that you will get high-quality videos since the card is 4K-ready, has Video Speed Class 30(V30) and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) ratings.
- Is 4K-Ready
- Waterproof and sturdy
- Has fast read/write speed
8. GoPro Suction Cup Mount
This classic suction cup has been tried, tested and proven at extremely high speeds. Therefore, you can ride at a rate of up to 150 mph and more and still capture the moments sharply and clearly. Just ensure that the surface is flat enough to make maximum attachment and you will be good to go.
The suction cup is designed to provide a wide range of motion and stability, and the quick-release base will facilitate the quick and easy movement between shots and locations.
- Compatible with a wide range of equipment
- Strong suction and holding strength
- Clear footage
- The surface has to be clean for it to work
9. GoPro Screen Protector
The GoPro screen protector is compatible with Hero 7 Black/White/Silver, Hero 6/5 Black and Hero 2018 versions and is a welcome addition to the touchscreens which GoPro introduced into its Hero cameras. Screens are very fragile parts and even more for the action cameras which tend to encounter extremely tough conditions.
The protector will ensure that your screen is free from smudges and scratches. Additionally, they make the screen easier to see and use on sunny days.
- Provides reliable screen-protection
- Reduces the sunny day glare
- Highly sensitive
- Does not adequately seal the corners
10. GoPro Smart Remote
This remote control is compatible with Hero 7/6/5/4 Black, Hero 5 Session, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 3/+, Fusion, and Hero+ LCD.
This remote is wearable and waterproof to 10m. It can control up to 50 GoPro cameras simultaneously from a distance of 180m away.
The built-in LCD will mirror the cameras and enable you to do a quick confirmation of status and settings.
- Controls several cameras simultaneously
- Is waterproof
- Rugged and wearable
- Too pricey
11. GoPro Fetch Dog Harness
Do you want to capture the world from your Dog’s point of view? The GoPro Fetch is just what you need. It can offer you two different perspectives, depending on where you choose to mount it. You can install it on the back or the chest, depending on your preference.
It is adjustable so that it can fit dogs weighing from 15 to 120 lbs. Further, you can remove the chest mount if you wish to accommodate a smaller puppy.
The fetch is breathable, machine washable and padded on all sides to ensure maximum comfort for the dog.
Lastly, attaching and removing the camera is easy due to the quick release base.
- Breathable and comfortable
- It is adjustable
- Comes off too easily
12. Rode VideoMic GO
This VideoMic is compatible with Hero7/6/5/4 Black, Hero 5 Session and Hero3/3+. It is a compact and lightweight directional microphone that will deliver you high-quality audio. It is easy to use and primarily focuses in front of the camera, isolating your subject from background noise.
It has the integrated Rycote Lyre Shock mount which is vital in isolating your microphone from factors such as bumps and vibrations that hurt the sound quality.
The Lyre is made out of hard thermoplastic, and this makes it extremely hard to wear out as well as enables it to provide fantastic acoustic suspension.
- Delivers high-quality sound
- Easy to use
- May need an adapter in some models
13. GoPro Chest Mount
The GoPro Chesty is compatible with all Hero cameras apart from Fusion and is the best hands-free gadget to capture your hiking escapades.
It is made out of breathable fabric and is lightweight making it comfortable to walk around while it is strapped on you. It also features a quick-release buckle which makes it easy to slip on and off.
It has adjustable straps, and this means that it will fit you comfortably no matter the size of your body. You can even strap it over a jacket if it is cold out there.
- Is lightweight
- Easy to use
- The straps give it a bra-like appearance
14. GoPro Helmet Front + Side Mount
This versatile GoPro head mount is compatible with all Hero cameras apart from fusion, and you can stick it on the front or side of your headgear depending on your preference.
The kit comes with a Swivel mount assembly which you can use to make the necessary adjustments, such as angles, without much difficulty.
- Very stable
- Strong and tough
- Some bolts are cut incorrectly
15. Manfrotto Off-Road Stunt Bag Pack
This durable bag from Manfrotto is designed to protect your GoPro and other action cameras. It is designed to accommodate up to three action cameras together with the accompanying accessories.
It arrives with its GoPro mounts, and this will enhance its recording capabilities even further. This bag pack is the complete package as it also has enough space to accommodate a tablet as well as a Tripod-holder.
- Can withstand extreme weather conditions
- Is durable
- Easy to use
- Not economical if you have only one GoPro camera
16. JOBY GorillaPod Action Video Tripod
Are you a photographer looking for versatile camera support? If you are, look no further. This tripod has many numerous jointed legs and rubberized feet with a fantastic grip.
It is highly versatile, and you can use it just about anywhere; from hooking it to a car door to wrapping it around a tree branch or just resting it on an uneven surface, you will have yourself a reliable base.
This Tripod is specifically designed to work with GoPro cameras and is a welcome addition to your GoPro kit.
- Is versatile
- A compact tripod
- Has a good grip
- Not very stable on flat surfaces
17. GoPro Head Strap + Quick-Clip
This device is the perfect gadget for you if you desire to get a first-person perspective on your daily adventures. The kit includes an adjustable head-strap and a clip that is designed to facilitate fast and secure attachment to caps, belts, and other similar wear.
It is compatible with all Hero cameras and can fit all sizes.
- Is affordable
- Very versatile
- Fits all sizes
- Challenging to work with larger helmets
18. Manfrotto PIXI EVO 2 Section Mini-Tripod
This Mini-Tripod is relatively easy to use. This, however, does not make it less reliable. It will deliver the best performance if you provide it with vertical support.
When it comes to uneven ground, it provides extra support by packing in two leg angles. It has an aluminum build which makes it sturdy yet light enough to be portable.
- Easy to use
- Strong-aluminium build
- Suitable for travel
- Less versatile
19. GoPro 3-Way Grip
This kit features a tripod, an extension arm, and a grip, making it highly versatile. If you wish to use it as an extension arm or a selfie stick, you will have to stretch it to 20-Inches, while you will have to collapse it down to 7.5-Inches if you intend to use it as a tripod or a camera grip.
It is waterproof meaning that you can use it even in water. You can also detach the handle from the arm and use it as a lightweight camera grip.
- Foldability makes it easy to transport
- Is waterproof
- Has a relatively poor stability
20. GoPro fusion Grip
This item stands out as it is only compatible with the GoPro Fusion model. It was specifically designed to capture 360-degree videos and photos and can be used in three ways: as a camera grip, a tripod or an extension pole.
You can extend it to between 9 to 22 inches, and the legs are more active on a level surface. Further, the magnetic legs can lock into any position by just a simple twist.
- Great for travel
- Very sturdy
- Very pricey
21. GoPro Floaty Backdoor
This device is compatible with basically all the Hero versions. We should first inform you that small cameras do not float on water and this is where the GoPro Floaty comes in handy.
The camera is bound to slip out of your hands and having this device will give you peace of mind.
It attaches directly to the back of the waterproof housing, and apart from enhancing the buoyancy of the case, it is easy to spot and keep track off due to its bright orange coloring.
The kit has two adhesive anchors and camera tethers for extra security in severe conditions.
- Easy to spot and keep track of
- Comes with spare backdoors
- Easy to install
22. GoPro Karma Grip Case
This device is compatible with Hero7/6/5/4 Black and the Hero 4 Silver models. You will need a harness for the Hero 4 Black and the Hero 4 silver.
It has a 3-axis stabilization system whose performance is not hindered by extreme weather conditions and will deliver you crystal clear and smooth footage.
It has integrated buttons, and this makes it easy to control the camera.
The shell is lightweight and weather-resistant while the interior is custom-fitted.
- Easy camera controls
- Delivers smooth videos
- Has a weather-resistant shell
23. Amazon-Basics Extending Stick
We can confidently say that this is the best GoPro accessories kit. This remote control is the extending stick for GoPro and has numerous impressive qualities. To start with, it has a 180-degree swivel head which makes it easy to use and adjust to your preferred angle of capturing the video or photo.
It is adjustable to between 13.8 inches to 38.2 inches and will make you more than prepared for different situations.
Lastly, it is waterproof, and you can use it in wet and humid conditions.
- Convenient 180-degree swivel
- Easy to use
- Not durable
24. AmazonBasics Head Strap Camera Mount for GoPro
This Head-Strap camera mount is waterproof and is compatible with all GoPro cameras. You should not be worried about fitting since it was designed to fit perfectly over most helmets.
It is suitable for hands-free filming and will give a wide range of angles to choose from. It features adjustable nylon straps coupled with non-slip rubber inserts to enhance the fitting over the helmet according to your preferred size.
It has a diameter measuring between 6 and 7 inches and is expandable to 12 inches.
- Very stable
- Easy to adjust
- Weak thumb-screw
25. GoPro The Handler Floating Hand Grip
The GoPro handler will ensure that your GoPro remains afloat and will give you much stability and control for you to take the best shot. It has a quick-release base which allows you to switch between mounts with much ease.
Once in the water, the bright orange end tends to pop to the surface, and this makes it easy to spot and keep track off.
The stability will give you ample time to aim and get the perfect shot at the best angle. You will get more steady footage than the hand-controlled camera.
Lastly, it comes with a wrist strap lanyard for additional security.
- Has a secure grip
- Easy to spot in water due to orange color
- More stable footage
- Has a fragile plastic hinge part
- Poor Wi-Fi connectivity
The Buying Guide for GoPro Accessories
So, what are the key factors to consider when shopping for a GoPro accessory? In our view, there are only three things when it comes to this – quality, quality, and quality.
No matter what, don’t compromise on quality. If an accessory is too cheap to be true, it probably is a rip-off, period. So, don’t hesitate to spend a few more dollars on premium brands.
At the end of the day, what you want to get is good value for your money.
Another thing you need to keep in mind is that different accessories play different roles. And for that reason, you want to find one that plays a role or fits into a need that you already have.
For instance, if you are not a biker, you wouldn’t really need a handlebar mount. But hey! Maybe you like being in the water and it’d make perfect sense for you to get a floating hand grip.
So, it’s just a matter of knowing what you need and why you need it. And from that point, you can attach value to it and find the vendor providing you with the best bang for your bucks.
Which One Is the Best?
All the 25 accessories included in this list mean a lot to different people and for different reasons. However, if we were to pick 2 favorites, we’d go for the (1) GoPro Casey which provides ample storage for all other accessories and (2) the GoPro Smart Remote because it sounds like a really creative thing to have.
But then, once again, we have to agree that different people have different preferences. And so, your best bet is to find something that makes sense to you and go for it.
It’s a wrap! And hopefully, our review of the top 25 best accessories will provide you with the inspiration you need to make the most out of your GoPro.