Travel Wild

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Lin Sutherland takes the viewer on an epic voyage of discovery to some of the worlds most remote locations to find what tourism is doing to play its part in sustainability and working towards a sustainable future. It takes the audience to places they have never dreamed of going, and once there, they can see how locals fight to keep their destination so special.

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Australian Wildlife
12. Australian Wildlife
 
In this program Lin looks at the rising value of Australian Wildlife and how it is contributing big bucks to the local economy. With so many people reliant on this industry at a time when this industry is growing wildlife and its habitat is shrinking at alarming rates. Lin focuses on great Australian Wildlife adventures including coral reefs, whale watching, koalas and even bats.
Fraser Island
11. Fraser Island
 
The Great Barrier Reef is Australia's most famous iconic landscape but what the Great Barrier Reef is to the reefs of the world Fraser Island is to the sand masses, the granddaddy of them all. This massive sand island supports so many different diverse habitats. It's an adventurer's playground but it is also home to some of Australia's last remaining wild dogs, The dingo.
Papua, New Guinea
10. Papua, New Guinea
 
Papua New Guinea is one of the last places in the world where tribal culture still designates strongly through its foundations but as western civilization encroaches will it displace these traditions? Lin travels to one of her favorite destinations Papua New Guinea to get in the thick of it and find out how tourism is in fact helping generate an income for villages.
Antarctica: Unpredictable Weather
9. Antarctica: Unpredictable Weather
 
Join host Lin Sutherland as she continues her journey of Antarctica. From Hobart, Australia Lin climbed aboard the expedition ship Orion and after traveling over 2,000 kilometers in 5 star style arrived in Antarctica. Visit the adorable Adele penguins in Cape Adare; take a dive in the freezing Antarctic waters and as weather permits off to Scott's Hut, one of the most famous historic places.
Antarctica: The Last True Wild Frontier
8. Antarctica: The Last True Wild Frontier
 
Lin explores the world's last true frontier and ventures to one of the most remote places in the world the Ross Sea to follow in the footsteps of Antarctic explorers Ross and Shackleton, even taking a look around their Antarctic homes. Along the way she is enthralled and captivated by the wildlife and hundreds of thousands of penguins. This is one epic adventure in a place few people ever visit.
New Zealand: The Land of the Long White Cloud
7. New Zealand: The Land of the Long White Cloud
 
New Zealand has built its reputation on its clean green image and spirit of adventure so Lin takes on the southern island with the same spirit and travels to some of the places that truly out this place on the map. The places Lin chooses to travel all have one thing in common their environment comes first. In a fully self-contained mobile camper Lin travels the south island with her 5 year old son
The Great Barrier Reef
6. The Great Barrier Reef
 
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's most valuable reef and an irreplaceable asset for our planet. It is the world's biggest tourism draw card creating a massive economy for the state of Queensland. Lin is addicted to this environment and has done thousands of dives beneath the sea; you could definitely say she can talk to the fish. Travel Wild explores the importance of reefs around the world.
Palau: The Making of a Sanctuary
5. Palau: The Making of a Sanctuary
 
If an artist had to create a picture of an island paradise his inspiration could easily come from the stunning limestone islands of Palau. The canvas would portray turquoise waters glistening beneath a golden sun, abounding with marine life frolicking in the warm tropical waters which in turn lap on to white sandy beaches and against the uniquely sculpted rocky islands.
Kaikoura, New Zealand
4. Kaikoura, New Zealand
 
The small coastal township of Kaikoura was once best known for its high unemployment, but today, it's the whale watching capital of the world. Back in the 1980s, the local Iwi (Maori tribe) mortgaged their homes and purchased the first of what would become a fleet of whale watching vessels; transforming the community's fortunes in the process.
Huatulco
3. Huatulco
 
Huatulco is fast becoming another sought after Mexican destination but this time the destination is practicing a method of developing with sustainable tourism in mind. Flying in over the lush jungles of Huatulco you marvel and the ongoing green hills, here is an adventurer's playground. Lin naturally loves to explore natural wonders and here she is anything but idle.
The Riveria Maya
2. The Riveria Maya
 
The Riviera Maya and Cancun are tourism meccas attracting people from all around the world. But behind the busy tourism strips is a stunning environment that hides the ancient history of when a meteor crashed to earth causing two-thirds of the world species which today have created phenomenal geological structures. From five star resorts, an ancient Mayan culture to a jungle paradise.
The Yucatan: Reviving the Mayan Culture
1. The Yucatan: Reviving the Mayan Culture
 
The Yucatan is a place where dense jungles hide the ruins of a once powerful Mayan civilization. The disappearance of the Mayan civilization is still largely unanswered but to understand a little more Lin goes in search of the Mayans ancestors. She encounters the "Sobadores"traditional bone healers, who are using skills passed down through the generations.
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Lin Sutherland takes the viewer on an epic voyage of discovery to some of the worlds most remote locations to find what tourism is doing to play its part in sustainability and working towards a sustainable future. It takes the audience to places they have never dreamed of going, and once there, they can see how locals fight to keep their destination so special.

Travel Wild is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on .

Where to Watch Travel Wild

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