Madagascar

The oldest island on Earth, Madagascar has been isolated longer than any other place in the world. Life here has had time to evolve in unusual ways, resulting in more unique wildlife than possibly any other island on the planet.

Premieres September 16
at 8PM

Journey to three of the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on the planet: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii. Isolated from the rest of the world, they harbor remarkable wildlife and pioneering human communities found nowhere else on Earth.


Full Islands of Wonder Episodes

Islands of Wonder Extras

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The Sea Nomads of Borneo

On Borneo’s coast, the Bajau Laut spend much of their day hunting underwater.

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The Return of the White Tern

White terns were once revered by the ancient Polynesians.

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The History Hidden in Madagascar’s Underwater Caves

In Madagascar’s remote western desert, divers explore a hidden pool of water.

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The Gobies’ Ascent to Safety

Hawaii’s upland rivers provide a safe haven from predators for young gobies.