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South Africa to Zanzibar

Simon Reeve travels around the edge of the Indian Ocean. This first leg of his journey takes him from South Africa to Mozambique, and on to Zanzibar.

In this six-part series, Simon Reeve travels around the edge of the Indian Ocean in an epic and exotic journey that takes him from the paradise islands of the Maldives to the front line of the war against piracy and terror on the streets of Mogadishu.

This first leg takes him from the rugged coast of South Africa, where he joins the fight against wildlife poachers, through Mozambique, and on to the tropical island of Zanzibar. On the way, he swims with sharks, meets the refugees who have found shelter in a luxury beachfront hotel, and travels on a huge container ship fortified against the constant threat of pirates.

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59 minutes

Last on

Wed 28 Mar 2018 16:15

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:08

    Christoph Schwarz

    Das Richtschwert Des Henkers, Teil 7

  • 00:09

    Amon Tobin


  • 00:09

    Alibi Montana

    Little Haiti

  • 00:18

    Jonny Trunk



Role Contributor
Writer Simon Reeve
Presenter Simon Reeve
Executive Producer Sam Bagnall
Producer Andrew Carter
Director Andrew Carter


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