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The Discovery VR app has always been about driving curiosity – exploring new places, characters and ideas. With VR videos, Discovery embraces a new opportunity to tell these amazing stories immersing you in experiences like never before. We’re excited about what virtual reality will show us, and we’ll be adding new content regularly.

Exclusive content from your favorite shows – like Shark Week, Deadliest Catch and MythBusters.
Heart-pounding adventures with incredible thrills – like mountain biking, surfing and, of course, rollercoasters.
Rescue rhinos, swim with elephants and bask in the beauty of majestic tigers.
From Samurai sword fights in Japan to dancing in the pubs of Dublin, come with us to explore the globe.

Features include:
Save 360 videos to your Watch Later
Pick up from where you left off with Continue Watching
Option to download or stream 360 videos
VR videos supported on Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Google Daydream and Discovery VR Cardboard apps

What’s New

Version 2.1.0

Bug fixes including WiFi connectivity issues and app load time.

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5
161 Ratings

161 Ratings

Tarvink ,

Videos will not play

My son receiver a Discovery Kids VR headset for his birthday yesterday. It was is favorite gift, and he was so excited about the shark videos. However, he still hasn't been able to use his viewer correctly. The videos either will not load at all, or they play audio, and the video is stuck on one image the entire time, with no motion. He is so disappointed, and so am I! I only gave it 3 stars because the content is amazing, if only it would work!

Ash🐾 ,

Awesome App🤠🤪😸🐾

When I got a pair of VR googles for Christmas I was so exited this was the one of the first apps I got! It’s so much fun to play with friends espeshally with roller coaster videos and Shark Week videos! Thanks so much for makeing it! It’s my Favorite VR app🤠🐾🤠😎 At first with the new update I was a little confused on how to start the video but now I get it, the update is AWESOME makes the app look so COOL! I was wondering if you could add videos like 3D rides like in Universal Harry Potter’s 3D rides were your like falling or flying! If you made that it would be amazing I love rides especially 3D ones 🤩😸🤠🐾🐾🐾

Valoha Hard Rock ,

Needs playlist support

We are using this app with my iPhone 8 Plus and Discovery headset for kids. It works fine and play videos. They look as I’d expect them in VR quality wise.
However the most annoying thing that you need to take the phone out to select next video. This is quite annoying as videos are quite short. It needs some play list feature or a way to pick next video without taking the phone out of headset.


Discovery Communications
41.6 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (6th generation), and iPod touch (7th generation).



Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
© 2017 Discovery Communications, LLC


  • Family Sharing

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