Planet Expedition

April 2020

Season 1 Episode 9 - Oman Desert Fortress

3.0 17 x
Steve and the team are on a mission to journey into the remote and impenetrable Dhofar mountains of Oman - they will unlock the secrets held by some of the last isolated pockets of Southern Arabia, places so extreme that normal humans just can’t go.

Season 1 Episode 8 - Suriname Ghost River

4.0 6 x
Steve and his team of expedition kayakers and jungle specialists are venturing into the heart of Suriname, home to one of the largest pristine jungles on the planet. Steve’s goal is to kayak an unnamed river that will take the him through a forest unchanged for millions of years.
March 2020

Season 1 Episode 7 - Bhutan White Water

3.0 12 x
The team starts their journey into the foothills of the Himalayas. Their mission is to kayak the last unrun river in Bhutan - but there’s a reason it has never been attempted before; the river runs through the steepest gorge in Bhutan.

Season 1 Episode 6 - Oman Desert Canyon

4.0 29 x
Deep in the dramatic, sheer-sided Jebel Akhdar mountain range of Oman, Steve is leading an expedition into an unexplored canyon, abseiling the longest drop in Arabia and hiking through ancient valleys.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Suriname Lost World

4.0 16 x
Steve Backshall and a team of climbers and jungle survival experts head into the ancient landscape of the Guiana Shield. This vast wilderness of pristine forest and towering table top mountains is one of the most inaccessible terrains on the planet. Early explorers came here in search of gold, but Steve’s mission is to dis...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Mexico Maya Underworld

3.0 14 x
Adventurer Steve Backshall travels deep into the Yucatan, Mexico on the trail of the ancient Maya. He's leading a team of explorers - including Mexican archaeologist Guillermo de Anda, pioneering cave diver Robbie Schmittner, and former Royal Marine Aldo Kane. Beneath the jungle here is a honeycomb of subterranean caves, a...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Mexico Flooded Caves

3.0 10 x
Steve leads a team of elite explorers - including world leading underwater cave explorer Robbie Schmittner, former Royal Marine Aldo Kane and diving camera operator, Katy Fraser, into the wilds of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.
February 2020

Season 1 Episode 2 - Arctic Ice Mountain

3.0 6 x
Naturalist and explorer Steve Backshall leads a team on a mission to summit a remote and unclimbed mountain in the Stauning Alps of Greenland. To reach their mountain they will have to cross a vast melt-water river and contend with quicksand before skiing across a glacier - and that’s just to reach basecamp.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Arctic Frozen Frontier

3.0 5 x
Adventurer and naturalist Steve Backshall is on a mission to explore the Arctic - at the most volatile and dangerous time of year - the spring melt. It’s an undertaking so challenging it has never been attempted before. Assembling a team of experts, the epic journey begins on the east coast of Greenland.

Season 1 Episode 10 - Borneo Dark Shadow

4.0 9 x
In the heart of the Sangkulirang Peninsula in Indonesian Borneo lies a series of karst blocks - formidable limestone formations comprising of dark sinkholes, underground caves, and jagged peaks. Previously impenetrable to the outside world, a new palm oil road has now made these caves just a two-day jungle trek away. With ...