The BEST episodes of Eden: Untamed Planet

Every episode of Eden: Untamed Planet ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Eden: Untamed Planet!

Travel to the far corners of the planet and discover the secrets of Earth's few remaining untouched lands, all brimming with life. Isolated from the rest of the world, these places have been protected from the most damaging effects of human interference. In these lands, life exists as nature intended. Delicately balanced, species-rich, unique ecosystems. This series embarks on a breath-taking journey to Earth's last Edens.

Last Updated: 3/20/2024Network: BBC AmericaStatus: Ended
Namib: Skeleton Coast and Beyond
29 votes

#1 - Namib: Skeleton Coast and Beyond

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/31/2021

The Namib Desert is one of the oldest of all, giving rise to more indigenous species than any other. With 50-degree Celsius temperatures and annual rainfall that is measured in millimeters, how is this possible? We’ll reveal its hidden water sources – such as the mysterious sea fog that sweeps across its Skeleton Coast.

Directors: Hannah Hoare
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Alaska: Last American Frontier
19 votes

#2 - Alaska: Last American Frontier

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/28/2021

In Southeast Alaska, there’s an ice-bound Eden. Home to possibly the richest temperate rainforest of all, it has the densest concentration of grizzly bears in the world. In a story that follows the seasons, we’ll see that the secret to its great abundance is nature’s greatest migration – the salmon run.

Directors: Emma Fraser
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Borneo: Sacred Forest
47 votes

#3 - Borneo: Sacred Forest

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/24/2021

Borneo is the richest rainforest island of all; home to 60,000 species of plants and animals. 6,000 of them are unique – and more are discovered almost daily. But this ‘paradise’ is an illusion; the lush forest is effectively growing on a desert, the soil shallow and nutrient poor, leeched by eons of incessant rain. We’ll discover how the intense competition for nutrients here has led to it becoming one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.

Directors: Ingrid Kvale
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Galapagos: Enchanted Isles
22 votes

#4 - Galapagos: Enchanted Isles

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/14/2021

In the far-flung tropical Pacific, around 1,000 km from anywhere, lie the Galapagos Islands. On a journey from the lava ramparts of its coast to its fiery heart, we’ll discover how this place became one of the most important areas of biodiversity in the world.

Directors: Jo Haley
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Luangwa: The Emerald Valley
18 votes

#5 - Luangwa: The Emerald Valley

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/7/2021

At the very end of East Africa’s Great Rift Valley, there’s a ‘land that time forgot’ – the rolling grasslands of the Luangwa Valley. As we travel through the seasons, we find the secret to this Eden’s great riches – the annual flood of the mighty Luangwa River.

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Patagonia: The Ends of the Earth
22 votes

#6 - Patagonia: The Ends of the Earth

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/21/2021

At the far tip of South America, lies a magical realm that seems frozen in time. Known as ‘the end of the world,’ this is Patagonia. Voyaging from high Andes to coastal fjords, we’ll learn that to survive here you have to be as extreme as the country itself – either specialize in one habitat or be tough enough to live in all.

Directors: Justine Allan
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