Where to watch Afrikaans series online
Looking for ways to watch Afrikaans series online? In other words: do you want to watch all the most popular Afrikaans soaps, dramas and series on your smartphone, tablet or computer screen? Both Showmax and DStv offer the most recent episodes and most recent seasons of all of your favourites.
Here are the most-watched Afrikaans shows available to stream.
This year’s crop of farmers looking to find their match is sure to impress all the single ladies out there. The full Seasons 1, 2 and 14 are on Showmax.
The popular series-turned-soapie is back for more battles on and off the rugby field. From new babies to new books, everyone is trying to win and some will pay any price to make that happen… New episodes of Season 5 arrive on Showmax and on kykNET on DStv, and, since it’s important to be able to watch Afrikaans series online from the first episode to the very latest, Showmax has all the back seasons too.
Secrets are unveiled, family members are at odds, mistakes are made and tensions run high this season of the hugely popular soap. New episodes of Season 7 stream on DStv online and express to Showmax, and the whole of Seasons 1 to 6 are also on Showmax to binge-watch.
Visit the beautiful country with journalist and intrepid adventurer Erns Grundling, who travelled Japan in the build up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The whole season is available on Showmax.
This drama-filled telenovela centres on the turbulent lives of the students, parents and teachers at the fictional Arendsvlei High School in the Cape Flats. Seasons 1-4 are on Showmax.
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The final season of the legal drama has landed on Showmax, and, for those wanting to watch Afrikaans series online, Seasons 1-2 are also available to binge-watch on Showmax.
Hit kykNET crime series Die Byl, inspired by real-life detective Piet Byleveld, is back, with Waldemar Schultz (7de Laan) returning as the brilliant Colonel Piet van der Bijl, who specialises in catching serial killers. Seasons 1-3 are on Showmax, with Season 4 on DStv online.
The beloved Minki van der Westhuizen prepares for her next big role: TV talk-show host! In every episode, Minki chats to a high-profile guest and then surprises the guest with someone form their life. New episodes of Season 10 arrive on Via on DStv.
All the high-stakes drama and beautiful cinematography of Kokkedoor can now be streamed back to back on Showmax, which has Seasons 2-3.
We’re back in Mpumalanga in the latest season of the hit Afrikaans mockumentary series about a bunch of misfits working at a failing hotel. All seasons are now on Showmax to bring you up to speed.
Follow the day-to-day antics of a multi-generational, fun-loving Afrikaans family living in Paarl. Season 1 is now streaming on Showmax, with Season 2 landing on 30 November 2021.
Journalism student Kittie is diagnosed with cancer at the age of 22. The series tells of the six months she spends fighting to survive as well as kick-starting her career. Season 1 is now streaming on Showmax.
In this spinoff of Ouboet & Wors, Molly gets a new job as the matron at a retirement home. There’s never a dull moment as she is introduced to a new group of staff and residents making the most of their golden years. Season 1 is now streaming on Showmax.
The Afrikaans internet sensation Jonathan from Radio Raps gives his unvarnished opinions on South Africa, parenting, food and more. Seasons 1-3 are on Showmax!
Emo Adams is the presenter and mentor in this talent show where he sets out to find one amazingly talented singer. The prize? A year-long tour with Emo and a shot at stardom. Seasons 1-2 are both on Showmax.
In a disastrous attempt to forget about his divorce, Bertie opens a cocktail bar. His place quickly becomes the hangout for friends, family and strangers. All episodes are now streaming on Showmax.
Koos Kombuis narrates this love story that spans years and universes. In one, Sean and Mica are very different matrics, looking at the stars. In the other universe, they’re lonely adults, looking for love. Season 1 is on Showmax.
During lockdown, Lena Schoeman (Liezl de Kock) finds herself on a path full twists and turns as she revisits old cases and discovers that a serial killer is much closer then she ever thought possible. All episodes are on Showmax.
A series of five episodes set in the same hotel room. Five different stories, five different genres and Marcelina, the charming yet incompetent hotel cleaner. All five episodes are on Showmax.
In this heartwarming fan-favourite series, Tom Niemandt takes an unexpected trip to the Karoo, and meets an eclectic group of people who change his life forever. Seasons 1-3 are on Showmax to binge-watch.
This Showmax Original is set in the Cape Flats around a grieving widow who fights to regain control of what belongs to her amid an ongoing murder investigation into the death of her husband. The full season is on Showmax.
Brumilda van Rensburg and Annelisa Weiland share the screen for the first time ever in this new Afrikaans sitcom. The show is set in George and features an odd mix of characters working at a general dealer. S1-2 are available to binge-watch on Showmax.
Seasons 1-3 of the anthology series are on Showmax. Because the seasons are completely self-contained, there’s no need to have watched one in order to watch the other. Read more here »
Co-directed by Nico Scheepers and Johan Cronjé (Wonderlus, Meisies Wat Fluit), and based on Scheepers’s play, this 13-episode drama opens with three very different brothers reuniting on their family farm, Nêrens. Their father, Lourens (Frank Opperman – Dominee Tienie, Ouboet en Wors and G.I.L.), and Maggie (Ilse Klink – Arendsvlei, Fynskrif and Skemerdans), the housekeeper who is like a second mother to them, try to keep the family together, but it is as if they each pull in their own direction. Then there is Maggie’s son, Jan-Jan (Dean Balie – Ekstra Medium), a childhood friend of the brothers who might just know them better than they know themselves.
The three Adendorff brothers are played by the stars who portrayed them in the award-winning play – Geon Nel (Die Boekklub, Vallei van Sluiers, Boland Moorde) is the oldest brother, Frans. Albert Pretorius (Johnny is Nie Dood Nie, Dwaalster, Waterfront) is the middle brother Ronnie, and De Klerk Oelefse (Hotel, Die Boekklub, Kyk Wie Praat) plays Andries.
The Showmax Original romcom about a wedding planner who seeks the love of her life, along with her two besties, is now streaming, with all 14 fun, sexy episodes ready to binge-watch. Season 2 lands on Showmax on 5 May 2022!
Four Afrikaans couples and two singles have shameless discussions about their sex lives for the first time – and, in the process, discover that there is so much more fun to be had! Presented by psychologist Bradley R Daniels.
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