The BEST episodes of Jungle Gold

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

Jungle Gold follows two American men who risk their lives to strike it rich in Ghana, Africa’s second largest gold producing country. After losing everything in the real estate crash of 2008, Scott Lomu was planning to move his family into his father’s basement and George Wright was trying to save his home from foreclosure. Naturally, they decided mining for gold in Ghana was their best option to pay off their debts, which exceeded $1 million.

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2 votes

#1 - Run for the Border

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/6/2013

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203 votes

#2 - Bailed Out

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/1/2013

Scott and George reunite in Ghana and struggle to find a way to wash gold. Their mining partner Dave Thomas bails them out with an expensive solution but plots to take a bigger chunk of their gold.

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197 votes

#3 - Wild Ride

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/6/2013

Scott and George are all set to mine their Fahiakobo gold claim. But an attack by armed militia on a neighboring site forces them, along with the entire production crew, to make a dangerous emergency evacuation.

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240 votes

#4 - Run & Gun

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/25/2013

Scott and George face huge challenges on opposite sides of the world. George is forced to risk his life in a dangerous gold deal and Scott must decide if he will ever return to Ghana.

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Mad Scramble
277 votes

#5 - Mad Scramble

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2012

Scott and George's African gold mining dream turns sour and drives them ever deeper into debt. They try to join forces with a gang of traditional miners to dig by hand and their relationship with mining partners Chris and Singh reaches meltdown.

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242 votes

#6 - Family Emergency

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/18/2013

With their excavator back, Scott and George only have 48 hours left to prove that they can get to the gold or their mining deal with Dave Thomas will be terminated. Scott receives life-changing news that could change their gold mining futures.

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Hell and High Water
279 votes

#7 - Hell and High Water

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/2012

Scott and George struggle to get their Ghanaian gold mine to hit pay dirt. Their African dream becomes a terrifying ordeal; floods claim their equipment, new mechanic Travis struggles with culture shock and a machete wielding cocoa farmer attacks.

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Culture Shock
282 votes

#8 - Culture Shock

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/26/2012

In a last ditch effort to get out of debt, Scott and George leave their families behind to chase Ghana gold. They run illegal roadblocks, face off with hostile Chinese miners and battle the unforgiving jungle to get their mining operation running.

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236 votes

#9 - Deal with the Devil

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/11/2013

$1 million in debt and determined to find gold, Scott and George head back to Ghana. They face armed guards, life threatening road accidents and violent confrontations in a desperate attempt to get their excavators back and save their mining deal.

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Armed Robbery
281 votes

#10 - Armed Robbery

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/7/2012

Scott and George have been kicked off their gold mine in Ghana and need to buy a new claim to keep their mining dreams alive. But raising the cash involves a desperate and dangerous gold deal with life threatening consequences deep in the bush.

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Desperate Measures
222 votes

#11 - Desperate Measures

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/23/2012

Scott and George test out a brand new claim after racking up huge debts on the Romaso gold mine. They have to prove the new claim is stacked with gold or their investors will pull funding. George risks it all in an outrageous and dangerous gold hustle.

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Shots Fired
254 votes

#12 - Shots Fired

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/2012

George and Scott are finally mining for the estimated $1.5M dollars of gold on their claim. But they must overcome floods, machinery meltdowns and armed Chinese neighbors if they have any hope of seeing their first jungle gold.

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Broken Man
253 votes

#13 - Broken Man

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/16/2012

Ex realtors Scott Lomu and George Wright are in Ghana to find gold and pay off their debts. After two months in the harsh jungle environment the claim is refusing to pay out and the duo have to contend with threatening neighbors, Travis – their struggling mechanic, and for one miner an unexpected call home. What will happen when their fates seem on the brink?

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