The BEST episodes of Below Deck Down Under

Every episode of Below Deck Down Under ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Below Deck Down Under!

Set against the stunning backdrop of the tropical Whitsunday Islands and world-famous Great Barrier Reef in northeastern Australia, the series explores the complex, often explosive dynamics of the crew and a rotating group of demanding charter guests on M/Y Thalassa.

Last Updated: 6/13/2024Network: BravoStatus: Continuing
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Drink Like No One’s Watching
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7.69
139 votes

#1 - Drink Like No One’s Watching

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 6/23/2022

The Thalassa crew throws a vow renewal ceremony for the charter guests; Culver breaks Captain’s one big rule; on the final night out, everything comes to a head before saying their final goodbyes.

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The Turnover Day
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7.67
122 votes

#2 - The Turnover Day

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/7/2023

The crew reels and bands together in the wake of a serious event, Capt. Jason handles not one but two difficult matters between crew members; when a person on the deck team is forced to leave the boat, the hierarchy on the exterior gets a shakeup.

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Angel Nude Cake
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7.58
120 votes

#3 - Angel Nude Cake

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/14/2023

The deck team tries to recover after a mishap with the captain; a new stew joins the crew and instantly makes waves; the chef turns one of the guests into a work of art; during a night out, a hookup ignites jealousy.

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99 Problems and Thalassa Ain't One
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7.56
154 votes

#4 - 99 Problems and Thalassa Ain't One

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/26/2022

Jamie gets upset with his fellow crew members for name-calling; Captain Jason wants the boat to keep improving, but when the crew members fail to take his demands seriously, they find out the hard way that he means business.

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Tick the Box
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7.56
113 votes

#5 - Tick the Box

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/4/2023

The crew deals with a medical emergency onboard; Capt. Jason faces a tough decision when a crew member gets caught drinking on the job; a deckhand wants to take his relationship to the next level.

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The Tipping Point
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7.54
160 votes

#6 - The Tipping Point

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/7/2022

Magda surprises the guests by putting on a show; Aesha learns that being a barista isn't easy; Ryan struggles to accommodate the guests' demands; an extra tip leaves Brittini in tears.

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Unchained and Untamed
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7.54
166 votes

#7 - Unchained and Untamed

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/17/2022

Aesha and Ryan's opposing views on service are tested during an explosive lunch; Brittini stands up for herself on deck, while Benny takes issue working in the anchor locker; Captain Jason introduces a most improved award that isn't well received.

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Nice Girls Finish Last
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7.53
152 votes

#8 - Nice Girls Finish Last

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 6/9/2022

The new crew finally finds its footing, while Captain Jason starts to notice Jamie is having a hard time managing Culver; Culver gets too close to a charter guest on a night out and Brittini picks up the pieces.

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G'Day Mate!
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7.52
187 votes

#9 - G'Day Mate!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/17/2022

Captain Jason Chambers introduces a world of underwater adventure to charter guests along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef in Australia; while first-time bosun Jamie faces some initial challenges, new chief stew Aesha clashes with an ornery chef.

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The Pirate's Booty
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7.50
148 votes

#10 - The Pirate's Booty

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/24/2022

The crew gets in hot water with Captain Jason; Magda struggles in the laundry; a pirate-themed party challenges Culver to earn his title of "Entertainment Officer," but when guests ask him to jump in the hot tub, Tumi is shocked by what she sees.

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All Wrong
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7.49
124 votes

#11 - All Wrong

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/7/2023

Chef Tzarina struggles to rebound after a dinner gone wrong; a stew tries to convince Aesha to switch shifts, and the crew pulls off a touching memorial celebration for the guests.

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Yes, We Cairns!
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7.49
139 votes

#12 - Yes, We Cairns!

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/17/2023

A new charter season gets underway in Cairns, Australia's gateway to the Great Barrier Reef; the interior and exterior departments start man-down as the crew scrambles to cater to party-hearty guests.

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Squid Games
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7.49
142 votes

#13 - Squid Games

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/28/2022

Magda oversteps her boundaries with Aesha; Captain Jason's colleague charters Motor Yacht Thalassa for a bachelor party; Ryan resists the guests' food requests and must face the consequences with Captain Jason.

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Benny and the Jet Skis
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7.48
147 votes

#14 - Benny and the Jet Skis

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/12/2022

Jamie puts Brittini on the night shift after Benny doesn't pull his weight; Aesha confronts Magda and Ryan for talking behind her back; Jamie is at his wit's end with Benny's behavior and wants him fired.

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Something's Fishy
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7.45
159 votes

#15 - Something's Fishy

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/31/2022

The crew unravels as demanding charter guests push them to their limits; Jamie and Tumi disagree over Culver's actions; in an attempt to keep Captain Jason happy, Jamie tries to take control of his deck team.

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The Plunger from Down Under
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7.44
162 votes

#16 - The Plunger from Down Under

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/17/2022

Benny struggles to stay motivated on deck, while Jamie tries to keep his team in line; Ryan and Aesha's galley communication comes to a head when the guests aren't ready for service; the crew comes together to throw a vow renewal ceremony.

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She's Just Not That Into You
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7.44
117 votes

#17 - She's Just Not That Into You

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/18/2023

Captain Jason gets involved when Chef Tzarina refuses to fulfill a guest request; Luka feels like a stew might be interested in him; the final night of the charter season leads to arguing, crying and relationships in shambles.

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Dirty Laundry
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7.44
142 votes

#18 - Dirty Laundry

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/16/2022

Aesha finds her experienced new stew may have some learning to do in laundry; Captain Jason continues to notice Culver’s lack of initiative; Brittini calls out a double standard when she notices Jamie and Culver flirting with charter guests.

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The Safety Dance
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7.42
151 votes

#19 - The Safety Dance

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/14/2022

Aesha gives Magda a second chance at service; safety issues come to a head between Captain Jason and Jamie, but when Jamie doesn't agree with the captain's orders, he tries to get the deck team on his side.

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Find Me Some Budgie to Lov
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7.42
110 votes

#20 - Find Me Some Budgie to Lov

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/28/2023

A deckhand's fate is up in the air after an egregious error; the 2nd Officer tries to escape a rocky romantic past; the Captain reluctantly bares all for a budgie breakfast.

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Loads of Croc
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7.40
148 votes

#21 - Loads of Croc

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/5/2022

The crew enjoys a day off on an Australian crocodile safari; Captain Jason finds shocking unfinished business left on the boat; Tumi comes to Aesha's defense when Ryan and Magda talk behind her back, leaving Aesha distraught.

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Anchors Astray!
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7.39
123 votes

#22 - Anchors Astray!

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/21/2023

The deck team reels after a docking debacle; the Chief Stew gets a surprise visit on a day off; a deckhand unhappily gets friend-zoned; a forbidden relationship becomes too tempting to ignore; a disastrous mistake endangers the boat.

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Yachtie or Nice?
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7.39
147 votes

#23 - Yachtie or Nice?

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/19/2022

Jason's investigation of the deck team presents him with a difficult decision; Magda finds herself in hot water when she gets caught on the phone again; charter guests request a holiday party that calls for Culver and Aesha to dress up.

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It's Not About the Lactose
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7.38
117 votes

#24 - It's Not About the Lactose

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/4/2023

A relationship onboard explores new depths while another one finally breaches the surface; chaos ensues when charter guests become entangled in each other's dietary preferences; single charter guests give the deckhands a run for their money.

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Kiss Kiss Clang Clang
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7.38
113 votes

#25 - Kiss Kiss Clang Clang

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/21/2023

After a surprising hookup, the chef ices people out; a family comes aboard and enjoys a meal in a remote location; the tender nearly capsizes as the crew races to free it from a disappearing island; a mistake on deck causes the boat to hit the dock.

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