The 8 Best POV Camera Straps

We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. Whenever you decide to turn your cell phone or other camera away from yourself and onto your adventures, you’ll need one of these POV camera straps. Coming with secure and stable harnesses, they enable you to capture video of whatever you are doing, from skiing to snowboarding to kayaking or motorcycle riding, from your point of view. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work.

8. Velocity Clip POV Camera Mount

The Velocity Clip POV Camera Mount simply, but securely, mounts your smartphone to your hat or helmet, creating a stable platform for catching all the action you are experiencing first hand. Use it to document your skiing, cycling, or kayaking adventures.

  • Secure nonslip rubber grips
  • Allows 180 degrees rotation
  • Rather overpriced option

Brand Velocity Clip
Model 4069855
Weight 8 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

7. Intova Hand Strap POV

The Intova Hand Strap POV camera mount transforms your hand into a tripod. Once you have a GoPro or other compact camera attached to this handy platform, you can simply aim your fist at the action you want to record and the mount naturally positions the lens.

  • Features safety leash
  • Safe for underwater use
  • Images tend to wobble

Brand Intova
Model CHS
Weight 0.3 ounces
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

6. Dakine POV Mount

The Dakine POV Mount works best with GoPro cameras, such as their later generation Hero models, but it can be used for other brands as well. Once you have the mount securely attached to your helmet, straps, or other gear, it makes it easy to pop the camera on and off.

  • Anti-vibration back plate
  • Lightweight but durable
  • Slightly overpriced option

Brand Dakine
Model 8150809-Black
Weight 3.2 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

5. Coreal Mobile Phone Chest Mount

The Coreal Mobile Phone Chest Mount harness turns your phone (or camera) into a body camera that’s positioned high enough on your chest for POV style video capture, but that’s still centered on your torso and won’t get in the way of your sporting activities.

  • Durable abs and nylon strapping
  • Easy to clip in & clip out cameras
  • Features shutter release control

Brand Coreal
Model NB-002
Weight 9.6 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

4. YI Technology Head Mount

The YI Technology Head Mount was designed for use with the YI Action Camera, but it’s fully compatible with a GoPro Hero camera and with several other camera models, too. It’s also one of the least expensive POV-style camera mounts on the market today.

  • Elastic bands have a non-slip coating
  • Designed to be weatherproof
  • Adjustable to fit with or without helmet

Brand YI Technology
Model pending
Weight 2.4 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

3. PackMount 2S Shoulder Strap Mount

From STUNTMAN Action Camera Mounts comes the PackMount 2S Shoulder Strap Mount, a secure platform suitable for mounting almost all standard cameras, from Nikon’s Coolpix series to Garmin cameras and beyond. It is a stable, adjustable system suitable for commercial use.

  • Wide straps comfortable for hours of use
  • Shock-absorbing polyurethane components
  • Assembled and tested in america

Brand STUNTMAN Action Camera
Model STM4S
Weight 7.2 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

2. Peak Design Capture POV Action

You can secure the Peak Design Capture POV Action camera mount to myriad types of gear or clothing, from a belt to a helmet to a backpack strap so you can position your lens to capture the angle you want. This camera works with all GoPro cameras and with many other brands.

  • Pan and tilt capability
  • Backed by lifetime warranty
  • Great reviews from owners

Brand Peak Design
Model CPOV-1
Weight 10.1 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. PineapplePack 3rd Person Backpack Mount

With the PineapplePack 3rd Person Backpack Mount, it’s like you have a cinematographer strapped to your back. Aim your camera out along your own point of view, tilt it down for a bird’s eye view of yourself in action, or direct to either side or behind you with ease.

  • Perfect for cyclists or skiers
  • Daypack has room for gear, food, etc.
  • Also serves as monopod/selfie stick

Brand Pineapple
Model pending
Weight 3.9 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0