Watch Primal Survivor

Hazel Auden, a survival expert tests his skills by taking on a series of extreme solo challenges.

Thursday 8:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic Channel
1 Season, 22 Episodes
January 21, 2016
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Hazen Audel
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Primal Survivor Full Episode Guide

  • Hazen Audel searches for an isolated village in Papua New Guinea that once practiced cannibalism.

  • Hazen Audel embarks on a jungle trek traditionally taken by Panama's Embera Tribe.

  • Hazen Audel embarks on a sea-faring mission in the Western Pacific's Coral Triangle.

  • Hazen Audel attempts fishing in deadly whitewater rapids using local Lao methods.

  • Hazen Audel takes a traditional Berber nomad camel journey through the Sahara Desert.

  • Hazen Audel is on a grueling mission through the frozen wilds of northern Canada, on a search for a herd of migratory caribou. In one of his most challenging missions, he faces lethal temperatures way below zero, howling blizzards and treacherous icy river crossings in a land roamed by wolves. Pushed to the limits, he must rely on the skills of the James Bay Cree to survive this punishing journey.

  • In the seething waters of a remote volcanic island of Pongso No Tao, Hazen Audel sets out on an epic ocean journey in a tiny traditional wooden boat called a tatala. Following in the wake of the remarkable Tao people who fish these inhospitable waters, Hazen braves treacherous tropical seas on a quest to reach the deep water, determined to catch a prized big fish and prove his manhood.

  • In the deepest canyon in North America, Hazen Audel takes on a deadly solo run. He must navigate mountainous terrain and plunging chasms with just the traditional sandals of the Raramuri for protection. Venomous animals, sheer cliffs and soaring temperatures stand between Hazen and his journey's end in the valley below.

  • Hazen Audel ventures into the Australian outback in search of a hidden freshwater oasis. On this epic endurance challenge, our determined survivalist will face blistering heat and some of the most deadly creatures in the world, with almost no water. But armed with the skills of the region's Aboriginal people, Hazen will see if he has what it takes to unlock the secrets and survive this inferno.

  • Hazen Audel embarks on a grueling trek through the deserts of northern Namibia and delivers a sacred gift to a tribe that lives in the barren dunes. He'll be pushed to the edge of endurance by blistering heat and virtually no water surrounded by some of the deadliest animals in Africa. With the survival skills of the striking Himba tribe, Hazen will see if he's got what it takes to survive the desert.

  • Hazen Audel takes on a challenging trek through the remote jungles of Siberut Island, Indonesia. Negotiating deadly snakes and monsoon rains, he'll join an elite band of tribal hunters. Hazen's success depends on the ancient survival knowledge of the shamanistic Mentawai tribe, and he will be pushed to the edge of his strength and skill in this jungle sacrifice.

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