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Five days on top of the world’s most active volcano

I've just returned from a mini expedition to Vanuatu, spending five days on top of Mount Yasur - the most active volcano in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BavamMXaU6Q Our trip started with a 3 hour flight from Auckland to Port Vila. Passengers are often confused to see they are ...

Expedition Iceland 2022

Iceland has always been on our bucket list, but the prospect of flying for 36 hours or more to get there from New Zealand was a daunting (and costly) prospect. We made a pact that when a volcano erupts in Iceland, we'd go. And when ...

Expedition Vanuatu 2022

Spending an entire week on top of an active volcano and filming closer than ever before. Vanuatu finally announced the reopening of their borders and with that, Geoff Mackley, Justin Noonan and myself headed to Tanna Island, to spend an entire week at the top of ...

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Images & Video

Much of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcanic island has been destroyed as a result of the Jan 15 eruption. Extreme Pursuit landed on the island back in 2016 during an expedition to Tonga. We have decided to publish our entire library of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai images and ...

Into the snowmageddon

With 50-70cm of snow forecast to drop in a day, we headed for Christchurch and onto the Lewis Pass, with New Zealand's best storm chasing vehicle. (more…)

Hiking the Chatham Islands

We're just back from a mini expedition to the Chatham Islands (including Pitt Island), located 800 kilometres east of the South Island of New Zealand. It's about as close as we can get to an "overseas" expedition right now. The islands do feel distinctively different ...

Expedition to the Arctic

The Arctic Circle, Alaska / January 2020 After our expedition to Antarctica, we found ourselves compelled to visit the Arctic also. A land of beauty, desolation and frigid cold. Cold of -40 degrees C and below. And with a desire to push north was a far ...

Expedition to Krakatau, post Tsunami

In October 2018, we made our very first expedition to Anak Krakatau, Indonesia. During this expedition, we witnessed impressive vulcanian eruptions, often throwing lava bombs skyward. We made multiple landings and ventured far too close (as usual!). Two months later, a large part of the south-western ...

Expedition Guatemala

Guatemala / August 2019 Guatemala, you put on an out-of-this-world show for us! Eruptions, lava flows and a spine-chilling electrical storm. A couple weeks back, we arrived in Guatemala to explore the volcanoes of Fuego and Pacaya. We ended up getting caught up in a massive electrical ...

Classic South Island Snow Storm

Lewis Pass, New Zealand / June 2019 This season's winter has been particularly mild, but with a South Island snow storm on the way, we jumped on a plane bound for Christchurch, picked up a 4x4 and headed towards the Lewis Pass where we hunkered down ...