Ocean 360 videos are one of the most popular virtual reality videos. These 360 videos give the viewer the chance to explore beautiful underwater seascapes from the comfort of your own home. In the VR ocean videos below you will be able to enjoy exotic destinations including the Great Barrier Reef, the Bahamas and and Buck Island Reef. Participate in underwater environments home to sharks that may otherwise be terrifying. The virtual reality videos range from the light hearted ocean underwater roller coaster to educational experiences from National Geographic and the Economist.
#1 Buck Island Reef – Underwater National Park 360 Video
This 360 degree video from National Geographic allows you to explore the Buck Island Reef in the Caribbean. The video is an accompaniment to the National Geographic show “Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasure”. Filmed by photographer Brian Skerry. is was produced by Black Dot Films VR on behalf of National Geographic.
#2 Palau Corals Ocean Tour 360 Video
In this 360 video we dive into the ocean to explore Palau’s enchanting corals. The video is presented by Lukas Isaac from the Palau International Research Centre. In the video he explains how the reefs may hold the key to halting climate change. This video is part of The Economist’s VR selection.
#3 Ocean Shark Shipwreck Experience 4K 360 Video
This 360 video explores a shipwreck home to sharks. Film is 4K this film provides a high quality exploration of the ocean depths. A great experience for both shipwreck aficionados and shark fans.
#4 Ocean Roller Coaster 360 Video
Roller coaster rides were one of the first experiences to be captured on 360 video. In this creative contribution to the genre the 360 roller coaster is taken to the depths of the ocean. Throughout the video you can experience sea life and shipwrecks from your roller coaster ride.
#5 Hamilton Island Ocean 360 Video
Located in the Great Barrier Reef Hamilton Island is one of Australias most popular and desirable holiday destinations. With this VR experience it is no longer necessary to plan a trip down under to experience the incredible beauty of Hamilton Island. The video was produced by a partnership between Quantas and Samsung. During the 360 video you will be able to enjoy the sea life of Great Barrier Reef, swim alongside sea turtles and other aquatic experiences.
#6 Isle of Jaws 360 Video
This 360 video invites you to join the Discovery team on the hunt for the elusive Isle of Jaws. The divers from Discovery are not the only people along for the journey. Watch out as you are joined by sharks.
#7 Scuba Diving in the Bahamas 360 Video
Scuba diving in the Bahamas is on many people’s bucket list. In this 360 degree video you can explore the under water wonders of the Caribbean without having to book a plane ticket.
#8 Manta Ray Underwater 360 Experience
Along with Sharks and Dolphins, Manta Rays are one of the most popular sea life to experience in VR. The Manta Ray Underwater experience is filmed with a 6 GoPro rig and stitched together with Kolor Autopano.
#9 Nekton Mission 360 Video
Filmed in the Atlantic Ocean the Nekton Mission 1 is a Deep Ocean Survey. This VR video used multiple 360 rigs to capture the mission employing two Triton submersibles. This intriguing exploration of the ocean’s depths is a most see for VR ocean fans.
#10 Swimming with Dolphins 360 Video
Filmed on the HERO4 GoPro video you are invited to swim with a pod of dolphins. The video is filmed by Jim Abernethy on behalf of GoPro.