Survivorman

The BEST episodes of Survivorman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

No food, no shelter, no fresh water, no tools ... no camera crew. One man - alone in the wilderness for seven days with only his wits and stamina to sustain him.

Last Updated: 3/9/2022Network: OLN
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Tiburón Island Coast – Part 2
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8.97
64 votes

#1 - Tiburón Island Coast – Part 2

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/21/2012

After five days of surviving on Tiburon's shore, Les Stroud treks inland in search of food, water and shelter. In the mountainous desert landscape, Les must avoid packs of wild coyotes, scorpions and rattlesnakes. Alone and carrying heavy camera equipment, he is at risk of exposure and dehydration. Making fire to distill drinking water, he survives on clams and edible plants in this 10-day survival ordeal.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:iTunes
Tiburón Island Coast – Part 1
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8.89
76 votes

#2 - Tiburón Island Coast – Part 1

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/14/2012

Les Stroud is shipwrecked on the desert island of Tiburon. Part of the Sonoran desert, Tiburon is searing hot in the day and freezing cold at night. The coastline is a barren stretch with no source of fresh water. Les must distill seawater and scavenge for clams and oysters amongst the rocks and mud to survive. With the threat of stingrays in the shallow waters and coyotes hunting the shoreline, Les battles hunger, fatigue and loneliness in this 10-day survival ordeal.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:iTunes
Alaska
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8.78
65 votes

#3 - Alaska

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/7/2007

This time Survivorman decides to demonstrate survival by sea kayak in an ocean bay called Taroka Arm (literally "black bear") for good reason. At this time of year, the salmon are active and are one of the black bear's favorite foods. Black bear and grizzlies that live in this area are among the largest in the world and gorge themselves on the silver salmon during this period.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Papua New Guinea
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8.63
92 votes

#4 - Papua New Guinea

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/19/2008

Les Stroud must survive in the jungles of Papua New Guinea.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Sierra Nevada
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8.63
128 votes

#5 - Sierra Nevada

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/7/2008

Les tries to survive in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. This time he has more than just his trusty harmonica and his multi tool, He also has some basic backpacking gear as well like a tent, a sleeping bag, and a flashlight. When he doesn’t show up at camp his team is forced to organise a Search and Rescue team to find him. Will they find him in time?

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Lost at Sea
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8.56
181 votes

#6 - Lost at Sea

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/1/2005

Living "off the land" takes on a new meaning as Les Stroud casts off for a week at sea. With no food and only a bare minimum of equipment, Stroud will be set adrift in an inflatable life raft off the coast of Belize. Battling hunger, thirst and the Caribbean heat, he must also keep his cameras dry to film the ordeal. To top it off - the life raft has a few bad leaks and needs constant bailing. It also leaks air and requires frequent re-inflation with a hand pump - Survivorman is in for a busy few days!

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Australian Outback
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8.50
151 votes

#7 - Australian Outback

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/12/2008

Les Stroud is stranded in the outback when his ultralight airplane runs out of fuel.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Canyonlands
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8.48
146 votes

#8 - Canyonlands

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/18/2005

The spectacular red landscapes of Utah's canyonlands are as beautiful as they are inhospitable. Like outlaws of old who were known to eat their own horses out of desperation in this forlorn place, Stroud will cannibalize the mountain-bike he has ridden into the middle of nowhere. As well as these scavenged bike parts to aid him, he also has a multi-tool, a magnesium flint-stick and an old energy-bar - that he has a use for other than eating.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Tierra del Fuego
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8.36
96 votes

#9 - Tierra del Fuego

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/15/2014

Les Stroud travels to the Mitre Peninsula, a remote peninsula located on the easternmost tip of Isla Grande in the province of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Costa Rica
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8.35
127 votes

#10 - Costa Rica

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/20/2005

Marooned on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, Les must survive on a tropical beach and in dense jungle.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
African Plains
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8.29
82 votes

#11 - African Plains

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/31/2007

Les ventures into the plains of northeastern South Africa. The scenario: hot-air balloon crash. The challenge: hike back to the support crew. The supplies: a machete, a knife, a bottle of water, some rope, a small first-aid kit, and the balloon itself. The dangers: lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and the black mamba snake.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Amazon
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8.23
99 votes

#12 - Amazon

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/17/2007

Les finally gets to survive the one place he's always wanted to visit: the Amazon jungle in Ecuador. The scenario: brought by the natives into the jungle by canoe. The supplies: three feet of fishing line, a can of soda, a mosquito net, one match, "fire dust," a blowgun, a machete, and a spear. The dangers: stingrays, jaguars, spiders, ants, snakes, and scorpions. Added difficulty: Les is nursing a previous hip injury.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Colorado Rockies
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8.22
89 votes

#13 - Colorado Rockies

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/14/2008

"Survivorman" Les Stroud takes two horses into the Colorado Rockies and discovers the challenges of surviving for three.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
South Pacific
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8.20
142 votes

#14 - South Pacific

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/14/2007

Les demonstrates survival in the Cook Islands using SCUBA gear, a ship wreck and found articles.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Arctic Tundra
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8.17
122 votes

#15 - Arctic Tundra

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/21/2008

Stranded on northern Baffin Island, "Survivorman" Les Stroud learns harsh lessons in solo arctic survival in 24hour daylight.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Georgia Swamp
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8.13
152 votes

#16 - Georgia Swamp

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/27/2005

Les is stranded in the swamplands of Georgia's Altamaha River Basin.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Mountain (Canadian Rockies)
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8.12
156 votes

#17 - Mountain (Canadian Rockies)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/11/2005

Les is airdropped onto a snow-covered peak in the Canadian Rockies courtesy of the Canadian Mountain Air Rescue Service. They'll come looking for him in seven days. Until then Les is entirely on his own, save for the grizzlies, cougars and wolves that also call this place home. To emulate a real-life survival scenario - in this case a heli-hiking expedition come to grief - Les has been provided with a few readily salvageable items, among them a broken camcorder and tripod. One man's trash is another man's treasure!

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Temagami Forest
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8.12
97 votes

#18 - Temagami Forest

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/29/2014

Les Stroud travels into the forests of Ontario's Temagami, and the oldest mountains in North America to survive for 5 days, with no food, no water, no shelter, and no crew.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Norway Mountain – Part 1
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8.06
113 votes

#19 - Norway Mountain – Part 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/30/2012

Les Stroud strands himself in the Norwegian mountains to survive for 10 days taking little food, no water or gear, and no safety or camera crew. Does Les stay with his marooned car or push on to find help? Hauling 65 pounds of camera gear, Les makes do with what he has, builds crude shelter, eats what he finds, and proves it takes true will to survive.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Survivorman and Son: Mongolia
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8.00
1 votes

#20 - Survivorman and Son: Mongolia

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/4/2016

Les returns to Mongolia after surviving a near-fatal car crash the year before with his son Logan, a recent cancer-survivor.

Watch Now:Amazon
Norway Mountain – Part 2
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7.99
138 votes

#21 - Norway Mountain – Part 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/7/2012

Being stranded in the Norwegian mountains will prove to be the most difficult survival expedition of Les Stroud's 20-year career. With no food or water, no safety or camera crew, Les must haul 65 pounds of camera gear down the slick wet mountainside in the hope of finding shelter. Scavenging what he can from the barren landscape, exhausted and starving, Les draws on his years of experience and the will to survive in order to make it the full 10 days.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Frigate Island
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7.94
84 votes

#22 - Frigate Island

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/8/2014

Les must survive for 5 days on Frigate Island in the Grenadines

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Plane Crash
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7.91
117 votes

#23 - Plane Crash

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/25/2005

In the remote winter-bound forests of Northern Ontario, a crashed plane lies in the snow beside a frozen lake. There is no one alive on board. But this plane didn't crash here - the decrepit old wreck has been airdropped from a helicopter to provide a temporary home for Survivorman. For a week Les will have to survive in this harsh snowy wilderness with only an axe, a multi-tool and a single blanket to aid him.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:Amazon
Canadian Boreal Forest
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7.91
160 votes

#24 - Canadian Boreal Forest

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/6/2005

Les Stroud simulates becoming stranded after a canoeing accident in a Northern Ontario forest.

Directors: Les Stroud
Watch Now:iTunes
Canadian Arctic
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7.90
131 votes

#25 - Canadian Arctic

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/4/2005

Pond Inlet, on the Northern reaches of Baffin Island, provides one of the most challenging landscapes our planet has to offer. Over 700km north of the Arctic Circle, it sits amidst grinding, ever-shifting flows of sea-ice where polar-bears roam in search of meat. In this severe climate, Les has been equipped with a bare minimum of raw materials to aid him for the next 7 days - a hunk of uncooked seal-liver, some oil-rich blubber for heat, a seal-hook, three matches, and a knife.

Directors: Les Stroud