Next Episode of Aussie Gold Hunters is
Season 2 / Episode 5 and airs on 31 July 2017 21:00
In Aussie Gold Hunters, we join three hard-core crews of gold prospectors as they take the gamble of a lifetime and battle to strike it big, deep in the wild west of outback Australia.Over a dramatic eight-episode journey we'll share the soaring highs and crushing lows of the gold season as our crews pursue their all-important targets – braving brutal heat, punishing conditions, mechanical breakdowns and constant pressure.Just ask husband and wife team the ‘Gold Gypsies'. Six years ago, Christine and Greg Clark walked away from their Brisbane home and construction careers to chase their dream of striking it big, 4000km away in the West Australian Goldfields. Having spent their life savings to set up their mining operation, the self-taught prospectors' future rests on gold, for better or for worse…Thinking big are Vern Strange and Leon Marsh, aka 'The Dirt Dogs'. These best mates have sunk a million dollars into their heavyweight mining operation. Its centerpiece is the Dogs' 45-ton dry blowing plant – named 'Goldzilla' – hand built to extract precious ounces of gold from hundreds of tons of raw dirt. Having ploughed one fortune into their season plan, the Dogs are under massive pressure to unearth another, just to break even…Meanwhile, remote prospectors Kellie Carter and Henri Chassaing are going it alone. Armed with their high techdetectors, the best friends seek their fortune out in the farthest depths of the wild outback – where rival prospectors fear to tread. It's a high risk, high reward plan - far off the map and hundreds of kilometres from help. But for Henri and Kellie, it's the only way to reach the precious undiscovered gold patches that could be hiding the ultimate reward.
After a crippling five-month shutdown put a huge strain on the business, the pressure is on for bushland gold miners The Dirt Dogs. And solo prospector Rick Fishers joins the hunt.
As Gold Gypsies Chris and Greg Clark start their season with heartbreak, the Dirt Dogs hit a possible jackpot. And wild western team Ted and Lecky Mahoney hit the gold trail, hard.
Kellie and Henri unleash a new piece of tech on a vast salt lake. And in a remote frontier town, a chance meeting could turn a crisis into a jackpot for lone wolf Rick Fishers.
On the verge of a huge payday, the Dirt Dogs face up to a possible disaster, while Ted and Lecky's mission to find a one-in-a million nugget turns into a manhunt.
Deep in Western Australia's legendary Goldfields, five hardcore teams of gold prospectors are risking their dreams and futures, in pursuit of the ultimate golden reward.
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