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Coast Australia
Season 2
Coast is back! Neil Oliver and a team of local experts will travel to eight regions of Australia to discover Australia’s spectacular coastline. In the second season, Coast Australia travels along the Bass Strait coast of Victoria, into South Australia, Northern New South Wales, South Western Australia, the Torres Strait, remote Norfolk Island, Southern New South Wales and finally to the ochre rocks of the Pilbara. It is another fascinating adventure around the continent, to discover the history, the science and the stories of its people.
Episodes
Ep 1
Victoria
Watch April 6, 4:00am
Ep 2
South Australia
Watch April 13, 4:00am
Ep 3
Northern New South Wales
Watch April 20, 4:00am
Ep 4
South Western Australia
Watch April 27, 4:00am
Ep 5
Torres Strait
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Ep 6
Norfolk Island
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Ep 7
Southern New South Wales
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Ep 8
Pilbara
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Victoria
Neil visits the isolated island known as Skull Rock. At Cheviot Beach, Alice recounts the fateful day Australia lost its Prime Minister to these waters. (1 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Apr 6, 4:00am
Mon Apr 23, 4:00am
South Australia
Emma dives deep into the underwater caverns of the Limestone Coast. Neil examines new archaeological evidence of a wild fur trade on remote Kangaroo Island. (2 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Apr 13, 4:00am
Mon Apr 30, 4:00am
Northern New South Wales
Neil unearths the surprisingly dirty history of much-loved Byron Bay, while Tim uncovers the world's longest recorded unbroken raft journey. (3 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Apr 20, 4:00am
South Western Australia
Neil learns of the professional triumph and personal tragedy behind the construction of Fremantle Harbour. Emma heads to Cockburn Sound to explore the world's first fully-submerged, large-scale wave energy conversion project. (4 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Apr 27, 4:00am
Torres Strait
Neil arrives on Horn Island to uncover the role of Australia’s only indigenous battalion, a World War II fighting force of Torres Strait Islanders. On Yam and Tudu Islands, Tim is on the trail of fearsome headhunters, while Alice joins an unusual border patrol on Saibai Island. (5 of 8)
Norfolk Island
On Mount Bates, Emma uncovers the role of the island in the birth of radio astronomy, and Brendan explores the dangerous job of unloading vital supplies on an island without a harbour. (6 of 8)
Southern New South Wales
In Callala Bay, Tim uncovers the life-saving properties of seaweed. On Gabo Island, Emma witnesses a secret method for growing unusual pearls in wild abalone. (7 of 8)
Pilbara
Emma travels to Dampier to dig into the world's largest solar salt operation, and Tim explores the highest concentration of rock art in the world. At Cape Keraudren, Neil revisits the scene of a scientific expedition to prove Einstein's Theory of Relativity. (8 of 8)