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 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.

Friday
Aug 3
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
Aug 4
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 13

Yamashita's Gold

Josh travels to the Philippines searching for Yamashita's Gold, a treasure that has been hidden since World War II. When the cave Josh explores quickly fills with water, will he escape with a piece of history before he's trapped?

Thursday
Aug 9
6pm | 5c
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.

Thursday
Aug 9
7pm | 6c
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 9
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Aug 9
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 2

Origins of Stonehenge

Josh travels to his ancestral home of Great Britain to explore the origins of Stonehenge. From high in the air to deep under the sea, he finds an unexpected network of monuments that could have inspired one of history's most mystical locations.

Thursday
Aug 9
11pm | 10c
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.

Friday
Aug 10
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 2

Origins of Stonehenge

Josh travels to his ancestral home of Great Britain to explore the origins of Stonehenge. From high in the air to deep under the sea, he finds an unexpected network of monuments that could have inspired one of history's most mystical locations.

Friday
Aug 10
2am | 1c
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.

Friday
Aug 10
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
Aug 11
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 7

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the perpetrator of the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Picking up where the FBI left off, Josh joins citizen sleuths on the hunt for D.B. Cooper in the Pacific Northwest. He discovers new clues and theories before having the experience of a lifetime, jumping out of plane, just as Cooper did decades ago.

Sunday
Aug 12
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 1

The Secret

Josh travels all over the US to find the treasures featured in The Secret, a cryptic book published in the 1980s. He meets with members of the book's cult following, who each think they're on the verge of finding one of the 10 remaining treasures.

Sunday
Aug 12
1pm | 12c
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.

Thursday
Aug 16
3pm | 2c
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
Aug 16
4pm | 3c
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.

Thursday
Aug 16
5pm | 4c
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.

Thursday
Aug 16
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 15

Italy's Barbarian Booty

To find the plundered riches of the Roman Empire, Josh Gates must locate the tomb of the Visigoth king Alaric in Italy. The hunt extends from the capital of Rome to the southern city of Cosenza, where the mayor is spearheading an effort to find the tomb.

Thursday
Aug 16
7pm | 6c
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.

Thursday
Aug 16
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Aug 16
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 10

Captain Kidd's Treasure

Josh Gates retraces the footsteps of the legendary Captain Kidd in the hopes of finding his buried treasure. From the East Coast to the Caribbean, the search takes him to a real pirate shipwreck and to the island hideout of the notorious buccaneer.

Thursday
Aug 16
11pm | 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.

Friday
Aug 17
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 10

Captain Kidd's Treasure

Josh Gates retraces the footsteps of the legendary Captain Kidd in the hopes of finding his buried treasure. From the East Coast to the Caribbean, the search takes him to a real pirate shipwreck and to the island hideout of the notorious buccaneer.

Friday
Aug 17
2am | 1c
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.

Friday
Aug 17
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
Aug 18
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
Aug 19
12pm | 11c

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