Season 3: Josh Gates' Greatest Adventures Yet

From digging for mammoth DNA to joining the quest to find the lost ark, the journeys and legends in this season of Expedition Unknown are Josh’s most epic ones yet.

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Brendan Corr

Photo By: Brendan Corr

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

Photo By: Nicole Gormley

The Ark of the Covenant

With help from a local guide, Josh investigates a theory that the infamously missing Ark of the Covenant made its way out of Jerusalem and into Ethiopia.

The Ark of the Covenant

Israel’s old city of Jerusalem is teeming with historic sites, like the Temple Mount, the heart of the city and the last known location of the Ark of the Covenant. 

The Ark of the Covenant

While exploring the different quarters of Jerusalem, Josh tries his hand at his first game of marbles with the locals. 

The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

Where is the empirical ruler buried? Josh Gates goes deep, literally, in the Danube River and across Hungary in search of new evidence of Attila the Hun’s lost tomb. 

The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

Not all modes of transport, like this Jeep in Budapest, are winners for Josh. 

Cloning the Woolly Mammoth

The Woolly Mammoth has been extinct for thousands of years, but scientists think they are getting close to reviving the Ice Age creatures. While on his own search for some historic, frozen mammoth DNA, Josh checks out an ice hotel in Siberia. 

Cloning the Woolly Mammoth

Behind you, Josh! 

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

In one of his most extravagant expeditions yet, Josh orchestrates a realistic re-enactment of the infamous hijacking of a Boeing 727 and the disappearance of the alleged hijacker, D.B. Cooper. 

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

To conduct a thorough investigation, Josh tests out a theory about Cooper’s alleged parachute drop zone outside of Vegas himself. 

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

Reenactors and fans gather in the town of Ariel, Wash., to celebrate “D.B. Cooper Days” every year and pay homage to the mysterious man who got away. 

 

Lasseter’s Gold

Is there a vast field of gold hidden within Australia’s wild outback? Josh heads down under to find out. 

Lasseter’s Gold

Expert Bill DeCarli reviews a map with Josh while flying to their next location in search of evidence of the field of gold legendary explorer Harold Lasseter claimed to have found. 

 

Tracking Tasmania’s Tiger

Look familiar? This taxidermies Tasmanian tiger is just about all that remains of the now-extinct animal, one that some Australian locals claim still exists in the wilds of the Outback. 

Tracking Tasmania’s Tiger

In order to properly track the supposed Tasmanian tigers still roaming the wilds of Australia, Josh must first get informed about its a-couple-times-removed relatives, the kangaroo. 

Tracking Tasmania’s Tiger

And why not cuddle up with a wombat, while you’re at it? 

 

Tracking Tasmania’s Tiger

Josh gets down and dirty in the Australian outback by zipping around in the TomCar off-road vehicle.

Captain Kidd’s Treasure

The caricature of Captain Kidd is iconic, but what about his legendary past and his missing treasure? Josh travels everywhere from the East Coast to the Caribbean to uncover evidence. 

 

Captain Kidd’s Treasure

The caverns in and around Puerto Rico’s Mona Island are endless and could hold new clues about the location of Captain Kidd’s legendary treasure. 

 

Africa’s Cursed Lake of Gold

Is there a long-lost World War I treasure hidden in a supposedly bottomless, and maybe cursed, African lake? Josh heads to Namibia to investigate.  

 

Africa’s Cursed Lake of Gold

It wouldn’t be an ‘Expedition Unknown’ expedition without Josh rappelling down an intimidating looking rock formation.

 

Africa’s Cursed Lake of Gold

Careful, Josh: Pedestrian crossing ahead! 

England’s Vanished Crown Jewels

Archive vaults like these may contain some clues as to the location of the long-lost treasure of England’s King John. 

England’s Vanished Crown Jewels

Just when you think Josh Gates couldn’t get any taller …

Corsica’s Nazi Treasure

The Mediterranean island of Corsica could contain clues as to the location of one Nazi general’s hidden treasure, stolen from North Africa as his troops fled the continent. 

 

Corsica’s Nazi Treasure

In this expedition, Josh travels to never-explored underground lakes and undersea relics from World War II in search of Erwin Rommel’s long-lost treasure. 

 

Italy’s Barbarian Booty

Josh and his new feathered friend are ready to take flight on another wild expedition. 

 

Italy’s Barbarian Booty

Josh Gates is in Rome and ready to roam through Italy in search of long-lost treasure. 

 

India’s Atlantis

You know the story of the lost Greek city of Atlantis. But do you know about India’s Atlantis? Josh Gates is in Dwarka and ready to uncover new evidence. 

 

India’s Atlantis

The locals greet the Expedition Unknown crew in Dwarka. 

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