The BEST Episodes of Treasure Quest: Snake Island

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 9, 2020

Network: Discovery

Off the southeastern coast of Brazil, an elite team of treasure hunters follows a radical new theory to uncover the resting place of a legendary treasure estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars. And the evidence they have gathered leads them to the one place no one dares to go, a remote, treacherous island teeming with thousands of deadly vipers. Its name: Queimada Grande, known to locals as Snake Island.


#1 - Payday

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 5, 2018

The team searches the massive tunnel, but with the valley on the verge of flooding, they're forced to put their lives at risk. Their risk pays off big, placing them on the threshold of solving the 300-year old Sacambaya mystery.

star 8.13
60 votes
Death Trap

#2 - Death Trap

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

The team is trapped in an ancient tunnel putting the search at risk; using just the gear they have on site, the crew members rig a remote-controlled camera.

star 8.00
52 votes
Break In

#3 - Break In

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 31, 2018

Smashing into a secret underground tunnel system, the team scours the subterranean cavern searching for the $2 billion treasure.

star 7.98
59 votes
Closing In On the Fortune

#4 - Closing In On the Fortune

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Chasing the treasure on two fronts, the team members find evidence of a route used to transport the fortune and a Jesuit artifact that could provide critical information regarding the treasure's final resting place.

star 7.95
63 votes
Striking Gold

#5 - Striking Gold

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 16, 2016

The team tracks down a unique marker, taking them to a maze-like location riddled with waterfalls and caves. Their determination pays off as they start unearthing priceless artifacts and hone in on the resting place of the treasure of the trinity.

star 7.92
263 votes
Blast Away

#6 - Blast Away

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Falling boulders threaten the crew and the dig site; the crew's solution could trigger a massive landslide; deep underground, Shawn and Jeremy recover their first piece of Jesuit gold, a mysterious artifact that could lead them to the final location.

star 7.92
60 votes
Hot On the Trail

#7 - Hot On the Trail

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 28, 2018

The team uses explosives to get at the treasure and get their largest find yet. The discovery of a key landmark puts them at the threshold of the two-billion-dollar fortune.

star 7.86
63 votes
Death Road To Fortune

#8 - Death Road To Fortune

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 24, 2018

Chasing a two-billion dollar fortune, a landslide and the infamous "Death Road" immediately put the treasure hunters in life-threatening danger as they attempt to cross South America's treacherous Andes Mountains.

star 7.82
57 votes
Brush With Death

#9 - Brush With Death

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 25, 2016

Misfortune chases the team when a deadly caiman sets its sights on Mehgan, but then a potentially crippling accident leads to an astounding find, a coded message from the past that could bring them one step close to the Incan Gold.

star 7.79
248 votes
Cappy's Curse

#10 - Cappy's Curse

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

After a tragic event on their way to a Guarani village, the team secures vital information from the village elders who speak of a special stone hidden near The Demon Falls that carries directions to the resting spot of a legendary fortune.

star 7.78
262 votes
X Marks the Spot

#11 - X Marks the Spot

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 28, 2018

The team needs to find a solution to toxic fumes. An aerial drone camera uncovers a location putting them closer to the two-billion-dollar fortune.

star 7.75
53 votes
Jaguars Gold

#12 - Jaguars Gold

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 2, 2016

The treasure hunters make a historic discovery in a cave system, but not one they expected, and a run-in with a jaguar leads to another revelation, but the new trajectory has tragic consequences for Captain Keith.

star 7.72
246 votes
The Trail of Blood

#13 - The Trail of Blood

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 4, 2016

A critical clue on Snake Island sends the team into the dangerous Paraguayan jungle, with more deadly predators than before. A historic artifact brings them closer to the treasure, but life-threatening encounters nearly end the expedition.

star 7.62
241 votes
Fortune's Doorstep

#14 - Fortune's Doorstep

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 21, 2015

Looming storms & a leaky boat threaten to shut down the mission just as Cork closes in on the Treasure of the Trinity. The team pushes deeper into the island than ever, tempting fate with every step, & makes a discovery that will change their lives.

star 7.50
177 votes
Heart of Darkness

#15 - Heart of Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 7, 2015

As injuries pile up, Cork and his team push deeper into the deadly interior of Snake Island in search of the Treasure of the Trinity. A trail of clues gives them new hope, but also leads to an unexpected and dangerous confrontation on the island.

star 7.45
190 votes
Treasure Found!

#16 - Treasure Found!

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 18, 2016

The team uncovers proof of treasure in the jungle near a historic mission, and a spooky visit to an antique black market yields a tantalizing taste of Jesuit silver, leading them up one of the most dangerous rivers and deeper into the cursed history.

star 7.44
248 votes
A Cursed Fortune

#17 - A Cursed Fortune

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 11, 2016

The team finds even more artifacts that lead them closer to treasure. They meet with a local historian who gives them an invaluable clue, but also a warning about the treasure’s dark and cursed past, forcing them to reconsider their strategy.

star 7.44
237 votes
No Exit

#18 - No Exit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 14, 2015

A dangerous run-in leads the team to an astounding new clue, but a communications breakdown leaves them in the dark about an approaching storm. Cappy fears he’ll have to strand the land team as their window to find the treasure is about to slam shut.

star 7.41
181 votes
Into the Nightmare

#19 - Into the Nightmare

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 24, 2015

Promising clues off the coast motivate the team to gear up for their first venture onto the deadly Snake Island itself, where they'll face triple digit heat, cave-ins, and their first terrifying encounter with one of the world's deadliest vipers.

star 7.35
231 votes
Strikes Back

#20 - Strikes Back

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 31, 2015

A jaw-dropping discovery on the island's perimeter fires up the team, but as excitement builds, so do tensions between team members. As caution gets thrown to the wind, a series of dangerous encounters threatens to end the mission.

star 7.34
189 votes
What Lies Beneath

#21 - What Lies Beneath

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 17, 2015

An elite team of treasure hunters search for clues to a vast fortune they believe is hidden on Brazil's deadly "Snake Island." But team tensions, mechanical problems and the threat of modern-day pirates could derail the expedition as it begins.

star 7.19
287 votes