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 01:06

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.

About the Show

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 6, Episode 5

Lost Gold of Scotland

Hunting for a lost cache of gold, Josh Gates heads to the Scottish Highlands. His search focuses on a huge gold reserve hidden after the Jacobite Uprising of 1745 and never recovered. Josh joins treasure hunters chasing a new lead across the Highlands.

Wednesday
Nov 23
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 6

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.

Wednesday
Nov 23
2am | 1c
Season 6, Episode 6

Ghost Ship of the Great Lakes

Josh Gates tackles an enduring maritime mystery, the first ship to be lost in the Great Lakes, The Griffon. Using a state of the art two-man submersible, Josh dives in to find a ship so elusive, it's known as "The Holy Grail of Shipwrecks."

Wednesday
Nov 23
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 5

Butch Cassidy's Lost Loot

Josh rides into the Wild West to hunt for Butch Cassidy's missing money.

Tuesday
Nov 29
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 15

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.

Tuesday
Nov 29
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 7

Legend of the Crystal Skull

Josh Gates takes on Central America's jungles to investigate the legendary crystal skull discovered by a renowned adventurer who was the inspiration for Indiana Jones. Josh probes whether the skull is an invaluable relic or archaeology's tallest tale.

Tuesday
Nov 29
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 8

America's Lost WWII Hero

Josh Gates explores the case of lost World War II hero Gertrude "Tommy" Tompkins of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, who went missing when her P-51 Mustang crashed. Josh joins search teams using cutting-edge technology to bring the lost hero home.

Tuesday
Nov 29
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 12

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
Nov 29
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 9

The Hunt for the Golden Owl

Josh Gates stalks prey that has eluded capture for 25 years, the Golden Owl. A book of riddles gives cryptic clues to where the Owl statuette, worth half a million dollars, is hidden. Josh joins treasure hunters using new leads to chase the fortune.

Tuesday
Nov 29
11pm | 10c
Season 6, Episode 7

Legend of the Crystal Skull

Josh Gates takes on Central America's jungles to investigate the legendary crystal skull discovered by a renowned adventurer who was the inspiration for Indiana Jones. Josh probes whether the skull is an invaluable relic or archaeology's tallest tale.

Wednesday
Nov 30
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 8

America's Lost WWII Hero

Josh Gates explores the case of lost World War II hero Gertrude "Tommy" Tompkins of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, who went missing when her P-51 Mustang crashed. Josh joins search teams using cutting-edge technology to bring the lost hero home.

Wednesday
Nov 30
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 12

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
Nov 30
2am | 1c
Season 6, Episode 9

The Hunt for the Golden Owl

Josh Gates stalks prey that has eluded capture for 25 years, the Golden Owl. A book of riddles gives cryptic clues to where the Owl statuette, worth half a million dollars, is hidden. Josh joins treasure hunters using new leads to chase the fortune.

Wednesday
Nov 30
3am | 2c

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