Aussie Gold Hunters

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Upcoming episodes

Jul 5th
300p

Episode 1

"Deep in Western Australia’s iconic Goldfields, 5 crews of gold hunters face an all-new season of bonanzas, battles, heroism and heartbreak, in their mission to strike it rich.After a crippling 5-month shutdown almost pushed their business to breaking point, bushland gold miners The Dirt Dogs face a do-or-die season, but a massive piece of new hardware - designed by 25-year-old rookie Jake Larsen - could be a key to untold riches.Meanwhile, remote prospectors Kellie Carter and Henry Chassaing face the biggest decision of their careers: Stick with the plan that smashed last season’s gold target, or go big and risk a fortune on massive mining machines.Joining the hunt is lone prospector Rick Fishers. Living and working alone in the harsh wild lands of the remote bush, Rick’s home and office for the season is his 20-year-old transit van. But despite enduring threatening dangers, punishing conditions and the pain of leaving family 2000km away, the lone wolf is a one-man gold machine."
Jul 5th
400p

Episode 2

"After missing out on last season’s gold target, self-taught miners Chris and Greg Clark decide to go for broke, or go broke. But a high-risk deal could land them in deep trouble, as they receive harrowing news. Meanwhile, The Dirt Dogs rookie prospector Jake Larsen goes rogue. But a chance discovery could lead to a game changing strike, right when the hard battlers need it most.And childhood sweethearts and tough as nails prospectors Ted and Lecky Mahoney aim to hit their target with an ambitious season plan. But a bolt from the blue could send their dream scheme back to the drawing board. "
Jul 6th
300p

Episode 3

"After starting their season in red hot form, remote prospectors Henri and Kellie take to Lake Cowan, a vast Salt Lake the size of London. Armed with a new piece of gold hungry technology, their plans to unearth a fortune in big nuggets face a severe test.Meanwhile, after a nightmare start to their season, Gold Gypsies Chris and Greg Clark face a desperate battle to secure a new mine site. But a last chance deal leaves them only one option: to resurrect the high maintenance dry blowing plant that almost broke them last season.And lone wolf prospector Rick Fishers takes to the road, heading to the remote frontier town of Leonora. But after a crippling breakdown leaves him facing disaster, a chance meeting could transform his season."
Jul 6th
400p

Episode 4

"After tracking down a rare reef gold formation, the Dirt Dogs look set to turn a major find into a massive one. But as hopes of a vast gold tally rise, an explosion of troubles throws their season plans into chaos. Meanwhile, Henri Chassaing and Kellie Carter set out to hunt specimen or ‘speccie’ gold at an arid, remote site called Bluebird. But as bush fires close in, a huge discovery could set the remote prospectors up with a best ever tally.And hard-core prospectors Ted and Lecky Mahoney turn guns for hire, as they’re tasked to find the perfect piece of salt lake gold amidst a million metre search area. But a missing persons alert turns their gold hunt into a manhunt."
Jul 7th
300p

Episode 5

"As the gold season reaches the halfway mark, Rick Fishers teams up with old timer ‘Biggy’ to explore a mysterious site outside the legendary wild west town of Laverton. Acting on a tip off, the lone wolf puts his season in the larger than life veterans’ hands.Meanwhile, husband and wife prospectors Ted and Lecky Mahoney are forced to downsize their gold target as they head for the frontier outpost of Leonora. But a treasure trove of historic finds could kick-start the hard-core prospectors season, right when they need it the most.And after a succession of setbacks, self-made miners the Gold Gypsies hatch a high-risk mission to explore ancient mine works in search of precious pay-dirt. But as they brave the dangers of cave-ins and snake attacks, a new threat could stop their mission in its tracks."
Jul 7th
400p

Episode 6

"At their Jackson mine site, hard grafting gold miners, the Dirt Dogs, uncover a brand-new gold source that could supercharge their season. But when a chance discovery reveals what could be a lost legend of the goldfields, millions of dollars could be at stake for the bushland battlers.Meanwhile, for remote prospectors Henri and Kellie, a barren site named ‘Dry Well’ proves to be anything but – as ferocious weather threatens to decimate their equipment and season. But as tensions mount, the duo must battle the elements and each other to save their mission from a wash out.And at Bulong, the Gold Gypsies are determined to push through their troubles and get their season back on track. But when a deadly snake threatens to invade their base camp, their plans are thrown into panic."
Jul 8th
300p

Episode 7

"Rick shows rookie detectors Scott and Tori some prospecting tricks and helps them find their first ever nugget. The good deed pays off and Rick finds his biggest nugget of the season, so far.Ted and Lecky have to dig hard into rock-solid ground at Fresh Creek to reach the gold nuggets buried within. In the blazing heat, will the backbreaking work pay off?Out at Jackson, Dirt Dogs Vern and Marko are hot on the trail of poachers on one of their leases. A face-to-face confrontation gets a little heated as Vern threatens to prosecute the gold thieves. And a final gesture from the trespassers is threatening."
Jul 8th
400p

Episode 8

"Kellie and Henri head for an area of barren terrain north of the ghost town of Kookynie far from help and supplies. A constant trickle of gold keeps their gold tally rising towards target. But the isolation of the bush is putting pressure on their schedule and supplies and they have no option but to call in some help.Adventurous prospectors Ted and Lecky Mahoney discover the remains of an old piece of mining machinery. But while the find is historic, for Ted and Lecky, it could also be lucrative. If the ancient site contains leftover gold, Ted and Lecky could be onto not just a find, but a fortune.While at Bulong, Gold Gypsies Chris and Greg are prepping their excavator for a visit from the mechanic. After weeks offline their patience is wearing thin. They need all their machinery up and running to have one last chance to uncover the massive strike they’re convinced could save them. "
Jul 11th
300p

Episode 9

"In the Western Australian Goldfields on a barren mine site, hard-core gold hunters, the Dirt Dogs, are racing to construct a do-or-die project called a Heap Leach. Whilst the Leach could be a jackpot, it’s the first time the Dogs have tried to build one and the complex process has been plagued by bad weather. Having sunk over $200,000 into it, the Dogs must get the Leach online before the end of the season, if they’re to have any chance of reaching their 400-ounce gold target.On their remote bushland mine site at Bulong, the Gold Gypsies are prepping for one final assault on their season target and they discover the true meaning of “bush mateship.”With his season almost up and bad weather closing in, Rick Fishers faces a tough decision. Should he risk one final prospect on his lease to try and make season target, or stay safe and dry and head home"
Jul 11th
400p

Episode 10

"In the Western Australian Goldfields on a barren mine site, hard-core gold hunters, the Dirt Dogs, are racing to construct a do-or-die project called a Heap Leach. Whilst the Leach could be a jackpot, it’s the first time the Dogs have tried to build one and the complex process has been plagued by bad weather. Having sunk over $200,000 into it, the Dogs must get the Leach online before the end of the season, if they’re to have any chance of reaching their 400-ounce gold target.On their remote bushland mine site at Bulong, the Gold Gypsies are prepping for one final assault on their season target and they discover the true meaning of “bush mateship.”With his season almost up and bad weather closing in, Rick Fishers faces a tough decision. Should he risk one final prospect on his lease to try and make season target, or stay safe and dry and head home?"