Borneo – Dark Shadow

Follow Steve Backshall as he drops down a sinkhole to explore a series of underground Bornean caves threatened by deforestation and limestone quarrying. The journey may lead to the potential to explore other undiscovered subterranean worlds.

Head into the unknown with naturalist Steve Backshall as he journeys to the world’s last unexplored places and faces challenges around the globe, encountering extraordinary wildlife and meeting remarkable people along the way.

Clips

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Kayaking Cameraman

Expedition cameraman James Covington runs the Chamkachu River.

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Fighting the Rapids

Fighting some of the most intense rapids yet, the team comes across a large drop.

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A Buddhist Tradition

Steve partakes in a Buddhist tradition and toasts the spirits of the river.

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Aldo Kane's Day Off

The jungles of Borneo are where Steve began his life of expeditions nearly 30 years ago.

Full Expedition Episodes

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Suriname - Ghost River

Ride along as Steve Backshall kayaks a Surinamese river so remote, it doesn’t have a name.

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Oman - Desert Fortress

Visit Oman’s Dhofar Mountains, where Steve Backshall encounters one of the rarest animals.

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Mexico - Maya Underworld

Return to Mexico with Steve Backshall as he discovers Mayan secrets in subterranean caves.

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Greenland - Ice Mountain

Climb alongside Steve Backshall as he attempts to summit an unclimbed Greenland mountain.