island Documentaries

Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

2015 Unrated

For the first time ever a film crew is given full behind the scenes access to one of the most exclusive holiday destinations in the world, the private Necker Island which belongs to British billionaire Richard Branson. This 2015 BBC programme gives an in-depth insight into how the super rich and sup[...]

Red Ape: Saving the Orangutan


The Orangutan is one of the most endangered species in the world thanks to the destruction of their natural habitat because of deforestation and through illegal hunting.   For ten years a team of medics has been working in the jungles of Borneo to help save this critically endangered anim[...]

Galapagos with David Attenborough


"Galapagos with David Attenborough", a three-part series written by naturalist David Attenborough which explores the history of the Galálpagos Islands.   The series is also known as "Galapagos 3D", however, the one on Dailymotion is the 2D version.

Garbage Island

2008 Unrated

  The 2008 Garbage Island documentary was created by Thomas Morton for Viceland and is about an enormous pile of garbage floating in the Pacific ocean.   It's hard to imagine an island of garbage the size of Texas just out there in the middle of the ocean, which is why the tea[...]

The Island President

2012 Unrated

  A synopsis from Jon Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of hi[...]

Impossible Island: Dubai Palm Islands


A documentary about the Dubai Palm Islands narrated by Jonathan Hart and produced by Jessica Bassett for the TV series Mega structures. This modern marvel of the world consists of three artificially created islands for which construction began on back in 2001 and is still being worked on today,[...]

Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World


When one thinks about Easter Island the first thing that comes to mind is the ancient civilisation who lived there 1000’s of years ago and built the great monuments which turned Rapa Nui into the tourist attraction and land of mystery it is today. Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World, a BB[...]

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