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Offbeat Ways to Travel 00:41

From sand surfing to rickshaws, Josh Gates knows the best ways to get around.

 

Ways to Hunt for Treasure 01:07

Josh Gates is the ultimate authority in treasure hunting. How does he do it? 

 

'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti' Videos

5 Cool Things About Everest Base Camp 01:09

Josh Gates flies in to Mt. Everest Base Camp in his search for more yeti evidence.

Josh the Sherpa 01:45

Josh trades packs with one of the Sherpa guides and quickly regrets its.

Khumjung Earthquake: How You Can Help 01:56

Josh and his crew talk with local villagers about the relief efforts from the devastating 2015 earthquake.

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'Expedition Unknown' Adventures as Travel Reviews

Josh Gates has seen some pretty interesting accommodations on his adventures. Here's how travel reviewers might rate them.

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Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing ...

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About the Host

Josh Gates

Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and deep-rooted passion for off-the-map excursions. Travel Channel’s Expedition Unknown chronicles Gates’ adventures as he sets out on a global journey to find the truth behind captivating and iconic unsolved legends.

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Season 2, Episode 3

Hunting Vampires

Josh explores the history of vampirism in Romania and Bulgaria.

Wednesday
Feb 15
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

On the Mediterranean island of Crete, the Minoans built one of the most glorious civilizations in the ancient world and then mysteriously vanished. Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how Europe's first superpower disappeared.

Sunday
Feb 26
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 10

Nazi Secrets Revealed

Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. The lost fortune of a Nazi war criminal draws Josh to Austria, where he may need to dive deep to find treasure. Then, he meets a researcher who may have made a historic find that could answer the question: How close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb?

Friday
Mar 3
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 12

The Ark of the Covenant

Josh Gates follows in the footsteps of Indiana Jones as he searches in Israel and Ethiopia for the lost Ark of the Covenant, the sacred relic said to contain the Ten Commandments and possess extraordinary powers.

Wednesday
Mar 8
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 3

Christopher Columbus Pt2

Josh Gates travels from the Dominican Republic to Spain in an attempt to solve the looming mystery of where the bones of Christopher Columbus are truly buried.

Friday
Mar 10
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 8

True Cross of Christ

Josh journeys to Jerusalem and Istanbul to pursue the True Cross of Christ.

Saturday
Mar 18
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

The Real Robin Hood

Josh crisscrosses the English countryside in search of the real Robin Hood.

Wednesday
Apr 5
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 11

Africa's Gold Hoard

Josh searches for the Kruger Millions in the harsh wild of South Africa.

Thursday
Apr 6
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 7

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the perpetrator of the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Picking up where the FBI left off, Josh joins citizen sleuths on the hunt for D.B. Cooper in the Pacific Northwest. He discovers new clues and theories before having the experience of a lifetime, jumping out of plane, just as Cooper did decades ago.

Friday
Apr 28
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Code to Gold

Josh scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure, which would be worth millions today. Since encrypted codes are hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces of the puzzle.

Wednesday
May 10
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Code to Gold

Josh scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure, which would be worth millions today. Since encrypted codes are hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces of the puzzle.

Thursday
May 11
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 11

Samurai Sword of Power

Josh searches through various ancient shrines in Japan looking for the mystical Honjo Masamune sword. During his travels, Josh learns the ways of the samurai and is educated on how to forge his own sword.

Friday
May 12
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 2

The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

Josh Gates travels to Hungary to join three separate archeological teams looking for the lost tomb of Attila the Hun. Legends and ancient texts lead the search from the bottom of the Danube to the mountain forests just outside of Budapest.

Wednesday
Jun 7
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

Hunting Vampires

Josh explores the history of vampirism in Romania and Bulgaria.

Wednesday
Jun 21
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 18

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates travels the coast of Florida and to the newly opened country of Cuba in search of sunken treasure from a fleet of Spanish ships sunk in 1715. The hunt takes him deep into the Atlantic and into the previously sealed National Archives of Cuba.

Wednesday
Jun 21
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 21

Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth

Josh Gates treks north of the Arctic Circle to search for the DNA of the long-extinct woolly mammoth. The hunt takes him to a mile-wide sinkhole in the Siberian permafrost as well as a black market mining camp where tusk hunters dig for mammoth ivory.

Wednesday
Jun 21
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 9

Tracking Tasmania's Tiger

Josh Gates ventures to Australia's island state of Tasmania to investigate sightings of the supposedly extinct Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger. Recent eyewitness accounts and photographic evidence leave Josh eager to go on a tracking expedition to find out if the unusual-looking marsupial lives on Down Under.

Wednesday
Jun 21
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 13

England's Vanished Crown Jewels

Josh Gates goes on a quest to find the legendary lost treasure of King John. He explores the deadly marshlands of England to find the despised king's crown jewels, which were swept away in a freak tidal surge in the 13th century.

Wednesday
Jun 21
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 21

Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth

Josh Gates treks north of the Arctic Circle to search for the DNA of the long-extinct woolly mammoth. The hunt takes him to a mile-wide sinkhole in the Siberian permafrost as well as a black market mining camp where tusk hunters dig for mammoth ivory.

Thursday
Jun 22
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 9

Tracking Tasmania's Tiger

Josh Gates ventures to Australia's island state of Tasmania to investigate sightings of the supposedly extinct Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger. Recent eyewitness accounts and photographic evidence leave Josh eager to go on a tracking expedition to find out if the unusual-looking marsupial lives on Down Under.

Thursday
Jun 22
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 13

England's Vanished Crown Jewels

Josh Gates goes on a quest to find the legendary lost treasure of King John. He explores the deadly marshlands of England to find the despised king's crown jewels, which were swept away in a freak tidal surge in the 13th century.

Thursday
Jun 22
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 18

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates travels the coast of Florida and to the newly opened country of Cuba in search of sunken treasure from a fleet of Spanish ships sunk in 1715. The hunt takes him deep into the Atlantic and into the previously sealed National Archives of Cuba.

Thursday
Jun 22
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 13

Yamashita's Gold

Josh travels to the Philippines searching for Yamashita's Gold, a treasure that has been hidden since World War II. When the cave Josh explores quickly fills with water, will he escape with a piece of history before he's trapped?

Friday
Jun 23
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 16

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates searches Mexico for clues behind the mysterious rise and disappearance of Teotihuacan, a powerful civilization that predated the Aztecs in Mesoamerica. His search takes him under the largest pyramid in the world and to a dangerous mine that could explain their influence.

Friday
Jun 23
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 16

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates searches Mexico for clues behind the mysterious rise and disappearance of Teotihuacan, a powerful civilization that predated the Aztecs in Mesoamerica. His search takes him under the largest pyramid in the world and to a dangerous mine that could explain their influence.

Saturday
Jun 24
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 4

Blackbeard's Hidden Gold

Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.

Wednesday
Jun 28
7pm | 6c

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