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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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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 19

Shangri-La Found

Josh Gates continues his epic adventure through the Himalaya Mountains, exploring the region's ancient sky caves in search of the origins of the utopian paradise Shangri-La.

Friday
Feb 24
9pm | 8c
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.

Friday
Apr 21
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
Apr 29
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 17

Hitler's Atomic Secrets

Josh Gates travels to Austria to expose the secrets of the Third Reich. During his expedition he dives into an Alpine lake to locate a lost fortune and goes underground to search for a top secret Nazi nuclear laboratory.

Saturday
May 6
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

Josh Gates travels to Hungary to join three separate archaeological 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.

Saturday
May 13
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

Josh Gates travels to Hungary to join three separate archaeological 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
Nov 8
10pm | 9c
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
Nov 16
2am | 1c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 10
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 28

Global Game Show: American Legends

Josh Gates travels across the USA, giving contestants a chance to win up to $500 as they test their knowledge about the country's greatest explorers and most notorious outlaws.

Wednesday
Jan 31
11pm | 10c
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.

Thursday
Mar 8
3am | 2c
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
May 2
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 6

Captain Morgan's Lost Gold

Josh joins a team of archaeologists in Panama as they search for the Satisfaction, the sunken flagship of legendary pirate Captain Morgan. Using a magnetometer, which reads ferrous metals on the seafloor, they scour the reef for additional signs of wreckage.

Wednesday
May 16
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
May 30
7pm | 6c
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.

Sunday
Jul 22
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 4

Butch Cassidy's Lost Loot

Josh immerses himself in Wild West lore on a quest to find Butch Cassidy's missing money. He traces the iconic outlaw's footsteps through Colorado, Utah and Nevada, eventually learning that he may need to find the man himself to locate the lost loot.

Sunday
Jul 22
1pm | 12c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 25
7pm | 6c
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
Jul 25
8pm | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 25
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
Jul 25
11pm | 10c
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.

Thursday
Jul 26
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.

Thursday
Jul 26
2am | 1c
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.

Thursday
Jul 26
3am | 2c
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.

Thursday
Aug 2
6pm | 5c
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.

Thursday
Aug 2
7pm | 6c
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.

Thursday
Aug 2
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 15

Lost Gold of Jean Laffite

Josh ventures to the American south to uncover the mystery of real-life buccaneer Jean Laffite and the location of his hidden treasure.

Thursday
Aug 2
9pm | 8c

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