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 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.

Tuesday
Oct 9
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 6

Genghis Khan's Tomb

Josh journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. After encountering harsh weather and resistance from locals, can Josh enter Mongolia's "Forbidden Zone" to locate the burial grounds?

Tuesday
Oct 9
7pm | 6c
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
Oct 9
8pm | 7c
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
Oct 9
9pm | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 10
12am | 11c
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
Oct 10
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 17

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates ventures into the mysterious cloud forests of Ecuador's remote central highlands in search of the all-powerful mummy of the last Inca king, Atahualpa.

Tuesday
Oct 16
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 33

Great Women of Egypt

Josh Gates journeys to Egypt to uncover the secrets of three of the most powerful women in the ancient world -- Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Tuesday
Oct 16
4pm | 3c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 16
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 2

Christopher Columbus Pt1

In part one of a two-part special, Josh visits Portugal and Haiti to discover whether Christopher Columbus was history's greatest hero or villain. He also hopes to find the remnants of Columbus' legendary flagship, the Santa Maria.

Tuesday
Oct 16
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode 3

Christopher Columbus Pt2

Josh 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.

Tuesday
Oct 16
7pm | 6c
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
Oct 16
8pm | 7c
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
Oct 17
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 12

Kalahari Desert's Lost City

Josh Gates travels to the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa to look for a fabled lost city. On the journey, he traverses rough desert terrain, encounters wild animals, rafts down rapids and flies in an open-air helicopter.

Tuesday
Oct 23
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

Amelia Earhart

Josh Gates hunts down new evidence on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. He first treks to uncharted tribal lands of Papua New Guinea and ends his journey in Fiji, hoping to uncover Earhart's remains.

Tuesday
Oct 23
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

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

Tuesday
Oct 23
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 9

The Sultan's Heart

Josh Gates travels to Turkey and Hungary to find the heart of Suleiman the Magnificent. Archaeologists are eager to reunite the heart with the Sultan's body as the 450th anniversary of his death nears.

Tuesday
Oct 23
6pm | 5c
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
Oct 23
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.

Tuesday
Oct 23
8pm | 7c
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
Oct 24
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Temple of Doom

Josh travels to the remote and land-mine-riddled jungles of Cambodia to investigate the lost city of the Khmer Empire and search for a mystical relic that gave its god king the power to incinerate his enemies more than 1,000 years ago.

Tuesday
Oct 30
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 2

The Real Robin Hood

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

Tuesday
Oct 30
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 7

Japan's Atlantis

Josh Gates travels to remote Yonaguni Island and dives into the waters of the Pacific Rim to explore an underwater phenomenon described as Japan's Atlantis.

Tuesday
Oct 30
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Legend of Jesse James

Josh journeys across the Midwest in search of the legendary golden loot of famed American outlaw Jesse James. Along the way, Josh debunks myths about James, rappels off a cliff in the Wichita Mountains and follows treasure hunters into Buzzards Roost.

Tuesday
Oct 30
4pm | 3c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 30
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 9

Mayan Apocalypse

While investigating the fall of the remarkable Mayan Empire, Josh unearths human skulls and ancient Mayan sacrificial altars in the caverns underneath the jungles and ruins of Mexico.

Tuesday
Oct 30
6pm | 5c

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