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Few countries can compete with Africa for beauty, but factor in the incredible cultures and the array of wildlife, and no other place can provoke such awe. Travel documentary Ultimate Africa reveals the splendor and intimidation which makes the massive continent so great. Each episode

explores the various landscapes, animals, and people that make Africa what it is. Led by

professional guide Jean du Plessis, the show reveals just as many sights as it does issues

faced by life within the country. We may be led to believe that life in Africa is simple and

crude, but Ultimate Africa shows that things can be much more complex and beautiful than


Animal Planet
2 Seasons, 9 Episodes - Returning Series
Documentary & Biography
Ultimate Africa
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Ultimate Africa Full Episode Guide

  • Jean takes viewers walking with elephants and hunting with the Hazabe Bushmen. Also, a volcano shakes things up.

  • Jean visits the Maswa Game Reserve where very few people except professional hunters ever visit. He talks about poacher management on the wildebeast migration.

  • Jean returns to Ol Pejeta and talks to management about problem elephants that use their tusks to break through eletricfied fence and raid local villagers crops. .

  • Jean ventures to Gabon West Africa and takes a look at future tourism spots, wild beaches, un-habituated gorillas, and a close look at the future of Kongou Falls.

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