The Best of Josh Gates

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 Extraterrestrials'

'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 3, Episode 11

Africa's Cursed Lake of Gold

Josh Gates journeys to the wilds of Namibia to embark on a treacherously deep dive in Lake Otjikoto for a long lost World War I treasure.

Thursday
Mar 30
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Thursday
Apr 27
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

City of Gold

Josh treks the stone-paved Inca Trail, ascending through the Andes and into the Peruvian Amazon in search of the undiscovered City of Gold. His road to riches takes a detour to the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.

Thursday
Apr 27
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 10

Captain Kidd's Treasure

Josh Gates retraces the footsteps of the legendary Captain Kidd in the hopes of finding his buried treasure. From the East Coast to the Caribbean, the search takes him to a real pirate shipwreck and to the island hideout of the notorious buccaneer.

Friday
May 12
7pm | 6c
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.

Saturday
May 13
3am | 2c
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?

Wednesday
May 17
9pm | 8c
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 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?

Wednesday
Aug 2
9pm | 8c
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
Aug 31
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 11

Africa's Cursed Lake of Gold

Josh Gates journeys to the wilds of Namibia to embark on a treacherously deep dive in Lake Otjikoto for a long lost World War I treasure.

Wednesday
Sep 27
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 24

Over the Edge

Josh Gates shares his favorite moments from season three that didn't make the final cut, including never-before-seen footage, expanded scenes and more.

Friday
Oct 6
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Nov 15
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 14

Corsica's Nazi Treasure

Josh Gates hunts for the hidden treasure of Erwin Rommel, a Nazi general who plundered the wealth of North Africa as his tank corps fled the continent. The search brings Josh to never-explored underground lakes and undersea relics of World War II.

Wednesday
Nov 22
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Dec 17
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 15

Italy's Barbarian Booty

To find the plundered riches of the Roman Empire, Josh Gates must locate the tomb of the Visigoth king Alaric in Italy. The hunt extends from the capital of Rome to the southern city of Cosenza, where the mayor is spearheading an effort to find the tomb.

Sunday
Dec 17
1pm | 12c
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
Dec 20
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

True Cross of Christ

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

Wednesday
Dec 20
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 27

Win, Lose or Wipeout!

Wednesday
Dec 20
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 18

Searching for Shangri-La

Josh ventures into Nepal to investigate the mythical paradise of Shangri-La.

Wednesday
Dec 20
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 19

Shangri-La Found

Josh's search for the mystic Shangri-La continues deeper into the Himalayans.

Wednesday
Dec 20
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 27

Win, Lose or Wipeout!

Thursday
Dec 21
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 18

Searching for Shangri-La

Josh ventures into Nepal to investigate the mythical paradise of Shangri-La.

Thursday
Dec 21
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 19

Shangri-La Found

Josh's search for the mystic Shangri-La continues deeper into the Himalayans.

Thursday
Dec 21
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 8

True Cross of Christ

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

Thursday
Dec 21
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 10

Secrets of the Nazca

Josh flies to Peru to investigate the giant geoglyphs drawn into earth by ancient Nazca tribes. By studying newly found lines and joining a Nazca psychedelic ritual, Josh uncovers the true meaning behind the mysterious tracings.

Wednesday
Dec 27
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 1

The Quest for King Arthur

Josh traverses England, Wales, and Scotland, wading through history and legend to search for evidence of a real King Arthur. In Wales, Josh has a close call rappelling into the hundreds of miles of underground caves.

Wednesday
Dec 27
9am | 8c

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