Cookie Banner Guidance

We use cookies to enhance your experience, for analytics and to show you offers tailored to your interests on our site and third party sites. We may share your information with our advertising and analytic partners. Find out more about cookies by reading our updated Cookie Policy, which contains further information about the cookies and other technologies that we use and information about how to disable them. By clicking "Accept", you agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies.

We have updated our Privacy Policy effective 25 May, 2018. Please click here to read our updated Policy.

Next Up

Sunday

24th November

9pm

About The Show

Deep in the Alaskan wilderness live the Kilcher family and their isolated community. The Kilchers, led by patriarch Atz Kilcher, have cultivated and lived on their homestead outside Homer, Alaska, for four generations.

These men and women of the wild truly live off the land. They spend the limited months of summer and autumn gardening, hunting and fishing for food, gathering supplies from the land and preparing their animals’ safety in preparation for surviving the harsh Alaskan winters.

Most live completely off the grid, with no running water and no electricity – and are proud of it. But freedom comes at a price for this family of 21st century pioneers; and, whilst life is never boring, survival is never easy.

Episodes

Coming Soon

Episode 1

New Ways On The Homestead

With winter ending early, the Kilchers spring into action. Eivin and August struggle to resupply the head of the bay while Jane and Eve go hunting.

Coming Soon

Episode 1

Ways Of The Wilderness

After 80 years on the homestead, the Kilcher family continues to flourish. Now, they reveal the lessons, techniques and skills they've acquired to thrive.

Coming Soon

Episode 2

Rusted And Busted

Otto surveys the condition of his rusting barge after a winter in drydock, while Eivin and Eve use explosives to clear land for a new root cellar.

Coming Soon

Episode 2

Kilcher Kraftsmanship

Since arriving on the homestead, the Kilchers have relied on fast, decisive thinking to maintain their way of life. They reveal how they get the job done.

Coming Soon

Episode 3

Bears Descend

In preparation for the spring cattle drive, Atz Lee, Otto and August survey the homestead for signs of bear and employ modern surveillance to track their movement.

Nov 24

10pm

Episode 3

Homestead Havoc

The Kilchers reveal the dirtiest moments from their past seasons on the homestead. And, a bonus scene depicts the family's most earth-shattering explosion.

Coming Soon

Episode 4

Boat Rescue Mission

While collecting coal after a storm, Eivin and Eve find a capsized boat and look for survivors. Otto, Charlotte and August build a shelter for their calves.

Nov 21

11pm

Episode 5

Greener Pastures

With predators stalking the homestead, the family livestock is in danger. Atz Sr and Atz Lee plan a new pasture on Perl Island for safer grazing.

Nov 24

9pm

Episode 6

Otto's Surprise

Jane and Charlotte trek through bear country to protect their herd. Three generations of Kilchers build a shack on Perl Island and Otto has a surprise for Charlotte.

Dec 1

9pm

Episode 7

Moving Mountains

Things get explosive when the Kilchers expand a road with the help of a detonation expert. Atz Sr and Bonnie brave the backcountry to salvage vital resources.