The WORST episodes of Australian Survivor

Every episode of Australian Survivor ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Australian Survivor!

Australian Survivor sees 24 tough and tenacious people marooned in a tropical setting with little more than the clothes on their backs and the drive to be the sole survivor.

Last Updated: 1/27/2023Network:Network Ten
Whaler's Way
67 votes

#1 - Whaler's Way

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/20/2002

After 16 Australians travel blindfolded on a bus to Whaler's Way, host Lincoln Howes divides them into 2 tribes. Each tribe follows a map to their camp, where they must build a shelter and spend the next 39 days surviving each other.

The Losing Streak
15 votes

#2 - The Losing Streak

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/6/2002

Harsh conditions get tempers simmering. The axe starts to fall on some tribe friendships.

Grand Final
5 votes

#3 - Grand Final

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/2/2006

Winning Immunity is vital as the final two celebrities face a jury of five who decide who will be the Sole Survivor and win A$100,000 to donate to the charity of their choice.

Episode 1
5 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/17/2006

Eleven Australian celebrities are marooned on the island of Éfaté, Vanuatu, with only one change of clothes and one personal item each. There, they are divided into two tribes, and have to battle the elements and each other for 25 days. A twelfth person joins the tribe who wins the first immunity challenge.

Episode 20
50 votes

#5 - Episode 20

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/3/2019

When two of the biggest warriors in the game go head-to-head, a hard-fought battle ends in tears. It's a brutal Tribal Council where some hard truths are laid on the line.

I Just Feel So Bad
8 votes

#6 - I Just Feel So Bad

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/17/2002

Both Craig and Jane caused controversy and ruffled feathers at Aurora. Katie was specifically vocal about her distaste of Jane being on the show, stating that she didn't think she represented a good image for the show and that she was always complaining and lazy. Katie was also vocal about Craig being in the game and called him a "weasel" and an "asshole" and said that she wouldn't be able to contain her excitement when he was voted off.

Violent Weather and Violent People
18 votes

#7 - Violent Weather and Violent People

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/27/2002

The rugged coastline reveals its playful side. An accident at the Tipara camp could mean an early end for one survivor. Kadina realise that tribe harmony is hard to sustain.

Reunion Special
25 votes

#8 - Reunion Special

Season 4 - Episode 27 - Aired 10/10/2017

Following the exciting winner reveal to crown Australian Survivor champion for 2017, 24 castaways reunite for an explosive reunion special hosted by Jonathan LaPaglia.

It's Time to Merge
10 votes

#9 - It's Time to Merge

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/3/2002

The 2 tribes merge into a new tribe and hike to their new camp, picking up fruits & nuts along the way. They are greeted with fresh water and a hot shower.

Episode 17
56 votes

#10 - Episode 17

Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/27/2019

An unlikely duo battle it out in an endurance challenge. All sorts of names are being thrown up for the Tribal Council vote, but the name that keeps coming up the most is one you won't expect.

Episode 3
3 votes

#11 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/31/2006

The tribes receive the biggest shock yet when there is a tribal shuffle, and now the old alliances mean nothing.

Episode 24
39 votes

#12 - Episode 24

Season 9 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/4/2022

After 47 days in the Queensland wilderness, it all comes down to this. An epic challenge weeds out the weak from the strong, and one castaway is crowned Sole Survivor, walking away with AU$500,000.

Revenge Is On The Cards
60 votes

#13 - Revenge Is On The Cards

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/5/2016

The reward challenge will set tummies rumbling as the contestants compete for a BBQ feast. In the Immunity challenge each tribe will be challenged to carry their own weight to avoid tribal council.

Revenge, Redemption, And Justice
55 votes

#14 - Revenge, Redemption, And Justice

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/20/2016

One tribemate wakes the morning after Tribal Council furious that their strategy has been exposed while other tribemates bask in their new found power heading into the Reward & Immunity Challenge.

Episode 15
48 votes

#15 - Episode 15

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/4/2020

Still on a high from blindsiding another big player, some players are walking on air, while others are rethinking their rankings.

Episode 18
52 votes

#16 - Episode 18

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/1/2019

The individual game gets desperate with several Survivors sneaking around camp searching for the idol that will save their game. Secrets aren't staying safe leading into a high-drama Tribal Council.

I Always Wanted to Play the Villain
83 votes

#17 - I Always Wanted to Play the Villain

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/21/2016

Twenty-four Australians arrive on the tropical island of Samoa ready to outwit, outplay and outlast each other in order to win the half a million dollar prize and the title of soul survivor.

Reunion Special
24 votes

#18 - Reunion Special

Season 7 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/30/2020

Join us for the live reveal of the Sole Survivor. With the castaways all back together, it's the tell all reunion show no one will want to miss.

Episode 14
49 votes

#19 - Episode 14

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/3/2020

It's day 29 in Savusavu and the vibe among both tribes is that a merge is imminent.

Episode 22
42 votes

#20 - Episode 22

Season 9 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/28/2022

A puzzle Immunity Challenge separates the muscles from the strategic, but will the result upset an alliance? At Tribal Council, nothing goes to plan as unwelcome surprises leave everyone on edge.

Episode 9
45 votes

#21 - Episode 9

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/15/2022

The game is well and truly underway with one Castaway deciding the time is right to start playing alliances off one another.

Episode 8
43 votes

#22 - Episode 8

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/14/2022

Last night's Tribal Council plays on the minds of quite a few Castaways. In true Tribe Swap fashion, not everything is rosy as strong personalities struggle to navigate a new environment.

62 votes

#23 - Conquered

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/3/2017

After seven weeks on the island of Samoa, only five contestants remain in the race towards winning $500,000 in prize money. Who will become the next member of the Jury?

Episode 15
51 votes

#24 - Episode 15

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/25/2019

We are well and truly down to an individual game now and this time around, the prize is a brand-new car. What lengths will the survivors go to get their hands on the keys?

The Game Is On Fire
54 votes

#25 - The Game Is On Fire

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/9/2016

Tribal politics continue to escalate but one tribemate thinks their back is against the wall and no amount of scrambling can save them. Will they get a lifeline?

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