Here are four reasons to start enjoying Showmax with your kids.
Kids' content from the best networks
Showmax has an extensive collection of shows and movies for children of all ages, featuring the best shows from Nickelodeon, Moonbug, CAKE, BBC and more.
Popular characters kids will love
Younger kids will find their favourite characters from series including Paw Patrol, My Little Pony, Cocomelon, Peppa Pig, Shaun the Sheep and LEGO City Adventures. Older kids won't be left out as they tune into Henry Danger, Victorious, Find Me in Paris, Adventure Time, The Thundermans, Monster High and Trolls.
Family movies to enjoy together
Showmax is packed with animated and live-action movies for kids of all ages, from Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo and Zog to Boss Baby, Jungle Beat and The Croods. There are also beautiful nature documentaries, including Africa's Wild Horizons and Shark with Steve Backshall.
Stream safely using Kids Profiles
Showmax lets you set up multiple profiles from a single account. Set up a Kids Profile for your children and they'll only be able to see the shows and movies suitable for kids in their age group. For extra security, enable Parental Control which allows you to set a PIN to limit access to age-restricted content. Here's how to set up a kids profile.
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7 creature features for the whole family
We all love our pets, but the cute critters in these family-friendly movies on Showmax are even more adorable than our cats and dogs.
The best kids’ shows to stream during school holidays
Showmax has loads of fun to look forward to, including new Paw Patrol adventures and movies for the whole family.
A teenager who dreams of being the world’s first-ever female firefighter helps her dad investigate an arsonist burning down Broadway.
The best kids’ shows to stream right now
With a humungous range of the most popular series and movies for toddlers, pre-schoolers, tweens and teens, Showmax is set to become your new best friend.
8 movies to binge-watch with the kids in school holidays
These family-friendly movies, all streaming on Showmax, will keep the little (and not so little) ones entertained during the holidays.
Stream Sesame Street series and movies galore
TV’s most adored characters have arrived in your home, with more than 50 years’ experience of entertaining and educating children around the world.
Is Disney+ available in South Africa?
Disney+ is now available in South Africa but you can also watch some brilliant kids’ shows, superhero movies and family blockbusters on Showmax.
Celebrate the magic of animation with these Showmax kids’ picks
Create a safe space where kids can just be kids, with these family-friendly animated kids’ shows, now streaming on Showmax.
Editor's pick for younger kids
Abominable and The Invisible City S1
Set in modern-day Shanghai, the animated series follows Yi, Jin, and Peng as they venture out to a mythical world of creatures beyond Everest.
Fireman Sam S11-14
All about the daily adventures of Fireman Sam as he comes to the rescue of his friends and co-workers in perilous situations in the village of Pontypandy.
Superworm is super-long and super-strong and is always saving the day. But who can save him when he is captured by the evil Wizard Lizard?
The Smeds and the Smoos (2022)
Aliens Janet and Bill meet in the Wurpular Wood and fall in love. Can they get their families to accept their match?
Editor's pick for older kids
Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)
Learn about Gru’s villainous beginnings in this hilarious origin story. It’s the 1970s, and 12-year-old Gru (Steve Carell) sets out to fulfil his dream of becoming a supervillain with the help of his loyal followers, the Minions.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)
Dumbledore assigns Newt and his allies with a mission related to Grindelwald’s rising power in the epic third instalment.
The Harry Potter Boxset
You’re all set for a magical mega movie marathon with this boxset of all the Harry Potter movies.
Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse (2022)
Teen Titans and the DC Super Hero Girls team up for this epic animation to battle Lex Luthor and his unified gang.