Outback Opal Hunters

The WORST episodes of Outback Opal Hunters

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

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.

Last Updated: 9/23/2022Network: Discovery Channel (AU)
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Episode 5
star
6.90
20 votes

#1 - Episode 5

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/24/2022

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Episode 3
star
7.06
50 votes

#2 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/22/2018

Pete and Mick's mining operation grinds to a sudden halt, while Col's Crew head underground.

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Episode  6
star
7.14
36 votes

#3 - Episode 6

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/11/2021

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Episode 1
star
7.17
23 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/24/2022

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Episode 9
star
7.20
30 votes

#5 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/28/2019

The Rookies battle busted hoses and finally hit treasure, and Boulder Boys Aaron and Greg bring in an old monster about to self-destruct.

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Episode 1
star
7.20
44 votes

#6 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/8/2018

Rookie Opal Hunters Dan and Justin leave their families behind, risking all to chase an opal fortune.

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Episode 3
star
7.25
32 votes

#7 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/14/2019

For the rookies, there's tension as a new partner leads them on a wild-goose chase underground. Plus, the Cooke brothers' season is off to a bad and dangerous start.

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Episode 4
star
7.28
40 votes

#8 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/1/2018

Crews of fearless opal miners are on a mission to unearth a fortune in some of Australia's harshest and remote landscapes.

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Episode  3
star
7.29
38 votes

#9 - Episode 3

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2021

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.

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Episode 9
star
7.30
30 votes

#10 - Episode 9

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/21/2022

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Episode 6
star
7.32
34 votes

#11 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/15/2018

Desperate to move more rock, the Rookies get a lesson in the dangerous art of bomb making.

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Episode 3
star
7.32
34 votes

#12 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/31/2019

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.

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Episode 2
star
7.33
40 votes

#13 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/15/2018

Justin and Dan tread a dangerous path deep underground, chasing a seam of opal in the supporting walls of the mine. The closer they get, the more danger they put themselves in.

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Episode 8
star
7.33
36 votes

#14 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/29/2018

The world's toughest treasure hunters push their bodies and bank accounts to the limit on a quest to strike it rich, hunting Opal in the harsh Australian outback.

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Episode 3
star
7.33
24 votes

#15 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/10/2022

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Episode 11
star
7.38
29 votes

#16 - Episode 11

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/15/2021

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.

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Episode 5
star
7.39
38 votes

#17 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/8/2018

Crews of fearless opal miners are on a mission to unearth a fortune in some of Australia's harshest and remote landscapes.

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Episode  6
star
7.40
25 votes

#18 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/2019

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.

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Episode 8
star
7.41
32 votes

#19 - Episode 8

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/26/2020

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.

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Episode 8
star
7.42
31 votes

#20 - Episode 8

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/14/2022

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Episode 10
star
7.44
32 votes

#21 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/4/2019

The Rookies, Justin and Becky, risk their lives underground, desperate for a find. Meanwhile opal-hunting legend Col Duff is back, hunting long-forgotten treasure.

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Episode 8
star
7.45
29 votes

#22 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/21/2019

Justin recruits fiancee Becky to save him from financial ruin. The Fire Crew face deadly reptiles and a snapped suspension in search of blue fire opal. The Cooke Brothers go 21 metres under.

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Episode  5
star
7.45
42 votes

#23 - Episode 5

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/2021

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Episode 6
star
7.45
33 votes

#24 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/7/2019

In White Cliffs, NSW, The Young Guns' claim is ravaged by a vast outback dust storm. Meanwhile The Boulder Boys, who are within reach of their $100,000 season target, chase old leads that could see them strike it rich.

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Episode 7
star
7.46
35 votes

#25 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/14/2019

A violent summer storm sees The Young Guns race to save their only claim from a flood. Former trucker Chris Cheal arrives in Lightning Ridge, desperate to make a fortune after drought ruined his trucking business.

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