A Beginner’s Guide to 'Josh Gates’ Destination Truth'

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'Josh Gates’ Destination Truth' is Coming to Travel Channel

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About the show

From the muddy swamps of Africa to the dense jungles of the Philippines, Josh Gates is on the mission of a lifetime to uncover the world's biggest mysteries in some of the most remote parts of the Earth. He'll dig deeper than ever before, doing whatever it takes to find his ultimate destination — the truth.

Season 1, Episode 11

The Djinn of Petra and a Lizard Monster

Josh Gates leads his team through the deserts of Jordan to learn the truth about a malevolent force called a Djinn. Next, his team tackles the muddy, snake-infested swamps of South Carolina where a lizard like creature has taken up residence.

Saturday
Nov 9
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 2

African Dinosaur and a Beast in Brazil

Josh treks through the rainforests of Brazil in search of a giant sloth-like monster said to be lurking in the Amazon. Then, he is off to Zambia where locals claim a large winged creature has been attacking from overhead.

Saturday
Nov 16
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 8

Easter Island and a New Zealand Monster

Josh Gates investigates reports of voices and strange noises surrounding the Moai statues on Easter Island. Then, his team voyages all the way to New Zealand on the hunt for a large prehistoric bird.

Saturday
Nov 16
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 9

Peruvian Beast and the Mysterious Bermuda Triangle

Josh stumbles into quicksand while on the hunt for a terrifying creature lurking in the jungles of Peru. Then, he and his team have an unsettling experience as they explore a navigational mystery from the air and sea.

Saturday
Nov 16
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 3

Sea Monster in Vietnam and Bat Man in Zanzibar

Josh embarks on a journey through Vietnam where a sea monster has been spotted in Ha Long Bay. Then, he goes on an adventure in east Africa to investigate claims of a demonic bat-like creature attacking local villagers.

Saturday
Nov 16
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

Ghosts of Mount Fuji and a Philippine Ghoul

Josh heads to Japan for a terrifying night in the infamous Suicide Forest, where locals claim to hear unexplained noises and see indescribable figures. Then, in the Philippines, he spends the night in the jungle to track down a ghoulish creature.

Saturday
Nov 23
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 19

The Bhutan Yeti

Josh Gates travels to the kingdom of Bhutan in search of the elusive yeti. He and his team tackle unspoiled wilderness, battle rapids, crawl through narrow caves and cross ancient bridges to reveal the truth behind the abominable snowman.

Saturday
Nov 23
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 10

UFOs in Kazakhstan and a Swedish Lake Monster

Josh has an out-of-this-world experience while investigating reports of strange lights and flying objects in Kazakhstan. Then, he and his team search for a massive beast said to be living below the deep, murky waters of a Swedish lake.

Saturday
Nov 23
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 4

Madagascar Monster Bat and Guam Zombies

Josh travels to Madagascar on a mission to track down a massive vampire bat. Then, he heads to Guam to investigate claims of a ghoulish island legend lurking in the jungles.

Saturday
Nov 23
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 5

Cambodian Ape Man and Dinosaur in Zambia

Josh journeys to the jungles of Cambodia, trailing a beast believed to be half man, half ape. Then, he spends a night on the water in Zambia to hunt for a dinosaur said to be stalking the local fishermen.

Saturday
Nov 30
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 24

Mysterious Sand Dunes and a Creature in Panama

Josh Gates takes on a sand-filled ghost town in Namibia to investigate reports of unexplained sounds and unidentified lights. Then, he and his team head to Panama to seek out an unknown creature that locals claim to have seen in a nearby cave.

Saturday
Nov 30
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 3

The Island of Dolls and a Tentacled Tyrant

Josh journeys to the ancient canals of Mexico City to explore an island filled with thousands of decrepit dolls that locals say come to life. Then, he risks his life to find a giant octopus said to be living in the Deep Blue Hole of the Bahamas.

Saturday
Nov 30
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Monsters of Indonesia and Iceland

Josh Gates travels to the dense jungles of Indonesia in search of an ape-like a creature that locals believe to be very dangerous. Then, he tackles the freezing waters of Iceland on the hunt for a mystifying 30-foot-long monster and spots something unforgettable in the dark, frigid lake.

Saturday
Nov 30
10am | 9c