The world's toughest treasure hunters push their bodies and bank accounts to the limit on a quest to strike it rich, hunting the legendary Queen of Gems - Opal. Australia produces more than 90% of the world’s opals. Hidden beneath outback desert plains lies a hidden bounty, 30 million years in the making, waiting to be discovered. Opals are one of the most valuable gemstones on the planet – one stone alone can fetch a million dollars – and it's the dream of striking it rich that drives these crews to push their bodies and bank accounts to breaking point.
Rory and Oscar are forced to operate their dad's 20-tonne drill rig for the first time. The Tarantos are struck down by sickness as they struggle to find Opals on their massive claim, and the Bushmen build a dangerous mine roof.Watch Now:Amazon
Rookie team the Young Guns have a life-threatening moment hunting legendary pineapple opal. The Cooke Bros scramble to hunt on another miner's claim for a share of the find.Watch Now:Amazon
Extreme temperatures force the Blacklighters to attempt potentially dangerous mining at night. Disaster strikes the Young Guns when thousands of dollars worth of opal goes missing.Watch Now:Amazon
The Bushmen risk their lives in the fight to get their one-tonne digger down a twenty-metre deep mine shaft. New alliances are forged as the Boulder Boys hit pay dirt and the Young Guns gamble everything on a camp and lease of their own.Watch Now:Amazon
Tunnel Rats Bayden Pearse and Leese Grobe get the lifeline they desperately need. Meanwhile, Pete Cooke and Sam Westra are on the last dig of their season, and 20-year-old Sam must decide whether to quit opal mining for good.Watch Now:Amazon