The BEST Episodes of Aussie Gold Hunters

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: Discovery+

Follow gold prospectors in Australia while they're risking their dreams and futures in pursuit of the ultimate golden reward.

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Episode 17

#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.

star 8.16
55 votes
Episode 13

#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.

star 8.11
57 votes
Episode 14

#3 - Episode 14

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired May 23, 2021

Marcus and Dale find a huge gold nugget. The Gold Timers uncover their biggest gold haul ever, while Shane and Russell overwork their sluice.

star 8.04
48 votes
Digging Deep, Risking Life and Limb

#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.

star 8.01
104 votes
Episode 13

#5 - 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.

star 8.00
61 votes
Episode 8

#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.

star 7.98
66 votes
Episode 2

#7 - Episode 2

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 1, 2021

A machinery problem adds more woes to the Dust Devils’ nightmare start. Shane and Russell find gold, while the Poseidon Crew hunt for an intruder.

star 7.96
57 votes
Episode 14

#8 - 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.

star 7.93
58 votes
Episode 9

#9 - 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.

star 7.93
68 votes
Episode 20

#10 - Episode 20

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 5, 2021

After two workers quit, the Dust Devils are forced to hire an 18-year-old rookie. Plus, the Poseidon Crew hope to end their season with a big nugget.

star 7.91
33 votes
Episode 3

#11 - 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

star 7.90
71 votes
Episode 13

#12 - Episode 13

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired May 16, 2021

Shane and Russell gamble on a unique wash plant. The Poseidon Crew search for an ancient river gutter, while Jacqui and Andrew battle intense heat.

star 7.89
54 votes
Episode 13

#13 - 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.

star 7.89
71 votes
Episode  3

#14 - 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.

star 7.89
62 votes
Episode 9

#15 - 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.

star 7.89
53 votes
Episode 16

#16 - Episode 16

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 6, 2021

An angry confrontation could see Marcus, Linden and Dale thrown off their lease. Impurities in their gold force the Dust Devils to take a big gamble.

star 7.88
41 votes
Episode 15

#17 - 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.

star 7.87
63 votes
Episode 6

#18 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 5, 2018

One of the gold hunters unearths a monster nugget that dramatically transforms their season.

star 7.87
54 votes
Episode 10

#19 - 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.

star 7.87
60 votes
Episode 11

#20 - 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.

star 7.86
59 votes
Episode 17

#21 - Episode 17

Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 13, 2021

A broken excavator shuts down the Ferals’ operation. Jacqui finds the biggest nugget of her career, while the Poseidon Crew uncover a rubbish tip.

star 7.86
36 votes
Episode 10

#22 - 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.

star 7.86
56 votes
Episode 15

#23 - Episode 15

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired May 30, 2021

The Poseidon Crew recruit a 14-year-old worker to help speed up their operation. Meanwhile, the Gold Timers are slowed down by a freak dust storm.

star 7.85
40 votes
Episode 19

#24 - Episode 19

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired Jun 28, 2021

In the final week of their season, the Gold Timers are hit by a big storm. The Ferals have a medical emergency, and Linden breaks his gold drought.

star 7.85
40 votes
Episode 11

#25 - Episode 11

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired May 2, 2021

A game-changing piece of equipment leads the Ferals to their biggest nugget haul of the season. Plus, Shane and Russell battle unseasonal weather.

star 7.84
45 votes