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 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. Gile Travel’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 2, Episode 3

Hunting Vampires

Josh explores the history of vampirism in Romania and Bulgaria.

Wednesday
Feb 15
10pm | 9c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 22
9pm | 8c
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
Feb 26
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 10

Nazi Secrets Revealed

Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. The lost fortune of a Nazi war criminal draws Josh to Austria, where he may need to dive deep to find treasure. Then, he meets a researcher who may have made a historic find that could answer the question: How close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb?

Friday
Mar 3
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Japan's Atlantis

Josh heads to Japan to explore the sunken ruins called Japan's Atlantis.

Friday
Mar 10
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 3

Christopher Columbus Pt2

Josh Gates 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.

Friday
Mar 10
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 2

The Real Robin Hood

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

Wednesday
Apr 5
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

The Real Robin Hood

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

Thursday
Apr 6
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

Africa's Gold Hoard

Josh searches for the Kruger Millions in the harsh wild of South Africa.

Thursday
Apr 6
2am | 1c
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.

Saturday
Apr 22
3am | 2c
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
Apr 27
3am | 2c
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
May 12
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Japan's Atlantis

Josh heads to Japan to explore the sunken ruins called Japan's Atlantis.

Friday
May 19
11pm | 10c
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
May 24
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lasseter's Gold

Josh Gates sets off deep into the Australian Outback, following the footsteps of legendary explorer Harold Lasseter, who claims to have found a vast field of gold. On the trail with two of Australia's foremost Lasseter experts, Josh follows the clues that ultimately lead to a breathtaking conclusion.

Wednesday
May 24
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

Africa's Gold Hoard

Josh searches for the Kruger Millions in the harsh wild of South Africa.

Wednesday
May 24
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 5

Cloning the Woolly Mammoth

To help clone the extinct woolly mammoth back to life, Josh Gates visits the Korean biotech lab driving the project and excavates ancient bones in a working Canadian gold mine. He then descends into a vast sinkhole in Siberia to unearth frozen DNA.

Wednesday
May 24
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 11

Africa's Gold Hoard

Josh searches for the Kruger Millions in the harsh wild of South Africa.

Thursday
May 25
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 5

Cloning the Woolly Mammoth

To help clone the extinct woolly mammoth back to life, Josh Gates visits the Korean biotech lab driving the project and excavates ancient bones in a working Canadian gold mine. He then descends into a vast sinkhole in Siberia to unearth frozen DNA.

Thursday
May 25
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lasseter's Gold

Josh Gates sets off deep into the Australian Outback, following the footsteps of legendary explorer Harold Lasseter, who claims to have found a vast field of gold. On the trail with two of Australia's foremost Lasseter experts, Josh follows the clues that ultimately lead to a breathtaking conclusion.

Thursday
May 25
3am | 2c
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.

Friday
May 26
7pm | 6c
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.

Friday
May 26
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
May 27
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lasseter's Gold

Josh Gates sets off deep into the Australian Outback, following the footsteps of legendary explorer Harold Lasseter, who claims to have found a vast field of gold. On the trail with two of Australia's foremost Lasseter experts, Josh follows the clues that ultimately lead to a breathtaking conclusion.

Sunday
May 28
12pm | 11c
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.

Sunday
May 28
1pm | 12c
Season 0, Episode 4

Repack 1

Josh unveils crazy outtakes and unseen footage from Expedition Unknown.

Wednesday
May 31
9am | 8c