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Neil Oliver heads a team of six expert presenters who travel to eight regions of Australia to highlight glorious coastal areas, revealing the often little-known stories of these spectacular places and meeting their local characters. Series 1 just scratched the surface of a remarkable 60,000 kilometre coastline and left hundreds of stories untold. Embracing the beauty and intrigue of Australia, Series 2 journeys to Byron Bay, the Great Bight, the Margaret River and northern Tasmania. Also on the itinerary are the Reef Island, Adelaide and Coorong National Park, the Grand Pacific drive between Sydney and Melbourne, and the remote Norfolk Island.

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Description

Neil Oliver heads a team of six expert presenters who travel to eight regions of Australia to highlight glorious coastal areas, revealing the often little-known stories of these spectacular places and meeting their local characters. Series 1 just scratched the surface of a remarkable 60,000 kilometre coastline and left hundreds of stories untold. Embracing the beauty and intrigue of Australia, Series 2 journeys to Byron Bay, the Great Bight, the Margaret River and northern Tasmania. Also on the itinerary are the Reef Island, Adelaide and Coorong National Park, the Grand Pacific drive between Sydney and Melbourne, and the remote Norfolk Island.

    • Episode 1

    Victoria

    In the opening episode of Coast Australia’s second season, Neil Oliver becomes one of only five people known to have set foot on the isolated island known as Skull Rock, as he joins the first scientific expedition there to discover what life it has sustained over millennia.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes

    In the opening episode of Coast Australia’s second season, Neil Oliver becomes one of only five people known to have set foot on the isolated island known as Skull Rock, as he joins the first scientific expedition there to discover what life it has sustained over millennia.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    South Australia

    Neil Oliver takes to the air on an RAAF training mission to seek and destroy submarine invaders. Tim Flannery has a close encounter with history as he uncovers an unlikely meeting between French and English navigators Flinders and Baudin at Encounter Bay.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes

    Neil Oliver takes to the air on an RAAF training mission to seek and destroy submarine invaders. Tim Flannery has a close encounter with history as he uncovers an unlikely meeting between French and English navigators Flinders and Baudin at Encounter Bay.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Northern New South Wales

    In much-loved Byron Bay, Neil Oliver unearths the town’s surprisingly dirty history. Tim Flannery uncovers one of the most breathtaking adventures ever to have touched the Australian coast; the world’s longest recorded unbroken raft journey, that arrived in Ballina in 1973.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes

    In much-loved Byron Bay, Neil Oliver unearths the town’s surprisingly dirty history. Tim Flannery uncovers one of the most breathtaking adventures ever to have touched the Australian coast; the world’s longest recorded unbroken raft journey, that arrived in Ballina in 1973.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    South Western Australia

    Neil Oliver begins this journey in the rigging of the Duyfken, a replica 16th Century Dutch ship, the first known European vessel to visit Australia. Emma Johnston heads to Cockburn Sound to explore the world’s first, fully-submerged, large-scale wave energy conversion project.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes

    Neil Oliver begins this journey in the rigging of the Duyfken, a replica 16th Century Dutch ship, the first known European vessel to visit Australia. Emma Johnston heads to Cockburn Sound to explore the world’s first, fully-submerged, large-scale wave energy conversion project.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Torres Strait

    In Australia’s extreme North, Neil Oliver arrives on Horn Island to uncover the role of Australia’s only indigenous battalion, a World War II fighting force of Torres Strait Islanders.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes

    In Australia’s extreme North, Neil Oliver arrives on Horn Island to uncover the role of Australia’s only indigenous battalion, a World War II fighting force of Torres Strait Islanders.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Norfolk Island

    On this lush-green island, 1,500 kilometres from the mainland, Neil Oliver wanders amidst penal ruins, as he discovers the inspiring legacies of two historic figures; the first an audacious convict, and the second a reforming commandant.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes

    On this lush-green island, 1,500 kilometres from the mainland, Neil Oliver wanders amidst penal ruins, as he discovers the inspiring legacies of two historic figures; the first an audacious convict, and the second a reforming commandant.

    • HD
    • 51 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Southern New South Wales

    Neil Oliver discovers the fatal engineering errors behind Cape St George Lighthouse that cursed Wreck Bay for four decades. In Callala Bay, Tim Flannery uncovers the lifesaving properties of seaweeds. On Gabo Island, on the Victorian side of the border, Emma Johnston witnesses a secret method for growing unusual pearls in wild abalone.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes

    Neil Oliver discovers the fatal engineering errors behind Cape St George Lighthouse that cursed Wreck Bay for four decades. In Callala Bay, Tim Flannery uncovers the lifesaving properties of seaweeds. On Gabo Island, on the Victorian side of the border, Emma Johnston witnesses a secret method for growing unusual pearls in wild abalone.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    Pilbara

    Tim Flannery begins this North-Western adventure in the remote Montebello Islands where he finds evidence of British atomic testing from 1952. Neil Oliver boards an iron ore carrier to discover only a tiny margin of error allowed in docking and loading these enormous vessels.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes

    Tim Flannery begins this North-Western adventure in the remote Montebello Islands where he finds evidence of British atomic testing from 1952. Neil Oliver boards an iron ore carrier to discover only a tiny margin of error allowed in docking and loading these enormous vessels.

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes
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