The BEST Episodes of Aussie Gold Hunters
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2021
Network: Discovery Channel (AU)
Follow gold prospectors in Australia while they're risking their dreams and futures in pursuit of the ultimate golden reward.
#1 - Episode 17
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 20, 2020
The Poseidon Crew hit the motherlode, while the Goldtimers are pushed to their limits, as Marcus and Linden return home and finally break their gold drought.
#2 - Episode 13
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
With the end of the season just days away, the Dirt Dogs need to deliver $233,000 in gold to reach their target; Alex faces a shock resignation.
#3 - Episode 13
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 23, 2020
The Poseidon Crew dodge raging bushfires, while the Gold Gypsies set out on a dangerous detecting mission, and Shane and Russell push their wash plant to breaking point.
#4 - Digging Deep, Risking Life and Limb
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 19, 2016
In the final week of gold season, the Dirt Dogs gamble big to hit their tally. Kellie and Henri mount a last-chance hunt for big nuggets, and the Gold Gypsies pursue their goal.
#5 - Episode 13
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 25, 2019
Neville and Mick's final hunt of the season is set to deliver another monster nugget. And, Scrappers boss, Alex, pays the ultimate price for gambling his life savings.
#6 - Episode 8
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 19, 2018
The Dirt Dogs are sabotaged after Marko's shocking departure, but they fight back with big tech and even bigger gold.
#7 - Episode 14
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 30, 2020
The Victoria Diggers' gold run dries up, while Marcus and Linden suffer an injury that could end their road trip, and the Dust Devils battle breakdowns.
#8 - Episode 3
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired May 14, 2020
The Dust Devil’s entire operation is forced to shut down as The Poseidon Crew’s dig zone floods. Every team is desperate to reach their targets.
#9 - Episode 11
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 9, 2018
The Mahoneys spend thousands on a loader to do a final push at their 8-Mile lease, while Alex is convinced there's big gold down deep at Relief Creek.
#10 - Episode 20
Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 10, 2020
It's the final week of the season as the Gold Gypsies are plagued by more bad luck, and the Victoria Diggers face a death in the family.
#11 - Episode 2
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired May 7, 2020
The Poseidon Crew face a devastating financial disaster after permit delays. Plus, the Victoria Diggers are still awaiting approval to dig German Gully.
#12 - Episode 6
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 5, 2018
One of the gold hunters unearths a monster nugget that dramatically transforms their season.
#13 - Episode 9
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 27, 2019
The Victoria Diggers could be on the brink of a multi-million dollar payday, and The Scrappers are finally back on gold.
#14 - Episode 10
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 2, 2018
The Dirt Dogs and Gold Gypsies fight back against the rising number of gold thieves, while the Scrappers' wash plant comes to a screaming halt.
#15 - Episode 10
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 4, 2017
The Dirt Dogs go to Kalgoorlie to process the gold from their Heap Leach. Meanwhile, Ted and Lecky's daughter, model and jewellery designer Tyler, joins their hunt for pay dirt.
#16 - Episode 15
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 6, 2020
The Poseiden Crew dig for gold in century-old mine shafts; the Gold Gypsies struggle with an excavator breakdown; the Goldtimers take a gamble on a new lease.
#17 - Episode 11
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 11, 2019
Scrappers boss Alex Stead gambles his remaining cash on bigger machinery, pushing his marriage to the edge. And, the Victoria Diggers unearth a rare artefact.
#18 - Episode 3
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired May 16, 2019
History is made as one team breaks all records by unearthing the biggest gold nugget ever found on television
#19 - Episode 7
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 13, 2019
The Gold Gypsies discover a meteorite that could be worth thousands, and the Mahoneys chase more big nuggets using Ted's grandfather's old treasure map.
#20 - Episode 9
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 26, 2018
Scorching 45-degree desert heat pushes Rick Fishers to his limit; Alex risks facing more snakes in his hunt for gold-rich pay dirt.
#21 - Episode 7
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 12, 2018
Vern and Marko reach a crisis point; Rick takes to the air in a crucial race to peg a new lease.
#22 - Episode 1
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 30, 2020
The Victoria Diggers are back on the hunt for multi-million-dollar nuggets. Plus, rookie team the Dust Devils run into big trouble with a new dry blower.
#23 - Episode 6
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 4, 2020
A new crew are under threat from crocodiles and accusations of illegal prospecting. Plus, the Victoria Diggers’ season is crippled until they receive some welcome help.
#24 - Episode 4
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 21, 2018
The Dirt Dogs abandon a barren gold ground in a bid to salvage their million-dollar season, while the Gold Gypsies unearth a $6000 gold bonanza.