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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 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 0, Episode 15

Global Game Show: Aussie Adventure

Josh Gates plays game show host as he presents highlights, expanded scenes and behind-the-scenes extras from his investigations into two Australian legends.

Tuesday
Dec 4
4pm | 3c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 4
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how the mighty Minoan civilization disappeared from the ancient world.

Tuesday
Dec 4
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 8

Nazis in Argentina

Josh ventures to Argentina, where many Nazi SS officers escaped to after World War II. He uncovers secret Nazi hideouts and investigates what may be the most shocking conspiracy theory of all -- Adolf Hitler's "true" fate.

Tuesday
Dec 4
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 53

The Holiest of Relics

Josh Gates journeys to Jerusalem and Istanbul to search for lost pieces of the cross from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Then he follows in the footsteps of Indiana Jones as he goes on the hunt for the lost Ark of the Covenant.

Tuesday
Dec 4
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 53

The Holiest of Relics

Josh Gates journeys to Jerusalem and Istanbul to search for lost pieces of the cross from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Then he follows in the footsteps of Indiana Jones as he goes on the hunt for the lost Ark of the Covenant.

Wednesday
Dec 5
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 34

Global Game Show: Out of This World

Josh Gates' Global Game Show goes all over the planet but this time he's going out of this world by giving his contestants the opportunity to win big on the topic of extraterrestrials. Players at home can win a big prize too -- a bonus look at footage that never aired in the original Expedition Unknown episodes.

Tuesday
Dec 11
3pm | 2c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 11
4pm | 3c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 11
5pm | 4c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 11
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 9

Secrets of Brother XII

Josh Gates attempts to uncover a treasure left behind by the Aquarian Foundation, an isolated, insidious cult led by the notorious leader known as Brother XII.

Tuesday
Dec 11
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 56

Asia's Sunken Cities

Josh Gates dives into the Pacific Rim to explore an underwater phenomenon know as Japan's Atlantis. Then he travels to India in search of Dwarka, a mythical kingdom swallowed by the sea.

Tuesday
Dec 11
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 56

Asia's Sunken Cities

Josh Gates dives into the Pacific Rim to explore an underwater phenomenon know as Japan's Atlantis. Then he travels to India in search of Dwarka, a mythical kingdom swallowed by the sea.

Wednesday
Dec 12
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 5

Viking Secrets

Josh investigates how a group of Norse tribesman gained power in medieval Europe. His search for answers begins in their one-time home base of Denmark and continues on to the first place they expanded off the continent, the remote island of Iceland.

Tuesday
Dec 18
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 6

Vikings in America

Josh traces the Vikings' westward expansion from the volcanic landscape of Iceland to a mysterious settlement in Greenland and into North America. He aims to find out if they landed in the United States over 500 years before any other Europeans.

Tuesday
Dec 18
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 12

Mahogany Ship

Josh goes down under to search along Australia's infamous Shipwreck Coast for the missing Mahogany Ship. Confirming the vessel's existence could rewrite Australia's history.

Tuesday
Dec 18
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 3

Pyramid of Legends

Josh ventures into the ancient Maya city of El Mirador in search of the lost tombs of a mysterious ruling dynasty called the Snake Kings.

Tuesday
Dec 18
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 13

Lost City of El Mirador

Josh concludes his investigation into the mysterious Maya city of El Mirador, from the possible burial of the elusive Snake Kings to uncovering the secrets behind the fall of one of history's greatest ancient cities.

Tuesday
Dec 18
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 54

The Outlaws of the Wild West

Josh Gates journeys across the American Midwest in search of Jesse James' buried treasure. Then he retraces Butch Cassidy's footsteps through Colorado, Utah and Nevada on a quest to find the iconic outlaw's missing money.

Tuesday
Dec 18
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 54

The Outlaws of the Wild West

Josh Gates journeys across the American Midwest in search of Jesse James' buried treasure. Then he retraces Butch Cassidy's footsteps through Colorado, Utah and Nevada on a quest to find the iconic outlaw's missing money.

Wednesday
Dec 19
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 8

Viking Sunstone

Josh travels to England and Norway to unlock the secrets of the Viking sunstone, a mystic crystal the Vikings used to conquer the seas. Before testing it, he explores a crypt in a Nordic church and descends 1,000 feet into a deserted mine.

Monday
Dec 24
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 10

Great Women of Ancient Egypt

In this first installment of an epic two-part episode, Josh journeys through the land of the Nile to uncover the secrets of the most powerful, and most elusive, women in ancient Egypt -- Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Monday
Dec 24
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 11

Egypt's Lost Queens

In the second installment of an epic two-part investigation, Josh continues his journey through Egypt to uncover the secrets, and possibly the final resting place, of ancient history's most powerful women rulers -- Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Monday
Dec 24
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

Plummer's Gold

Josh Gates sets off for gold rush country to search for the lost fortune of a notorious Montana sheriff. During his investigation, Josh explores hidden cave systems and blows open a mine that's been sealed for over a century.

Monday
Dec 24
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 14

Hunt for the Ruby Slippers

Josh investigates the theft of one of the most iconic pieces of Hollywood memorabilia of all time -- the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 classic movie, The Wizard of Oz.

Monday
Dec 24
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 7

Hunt for the Metal Library

Josh travels through the jungles of Ecuador to explore the watery depths of Tayos Cave for a legendary set of metal plates believed to be created by an advanced ancient civilization.

Monday
Dec 24
1pm | 12c

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