Title Episodes and Run Time Type Genre
XTREME TOURIST 13 x 24 minutes Series Travel Adventure / Sports

 

Dynamic host Ernie Harker sets a frantic pace for this high-energy travel series aimed to get viewers excited about experiencing what the world has to offer as he seeks for opportunities to do something physically extreme in every episode. Ernie packs as many activities as possible into a short amount of time at each destination. Syndicated throughout the U.S. on nearly 250 television stations.

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Episode 1: Cancun

Host Ernie Harker is off to Mexico's Riviera; Garrafon Reef Park; Senor Frog's; Coco Bongo; scuba-diving off Cozumel; parasailing; and a pirate cruise on an 18th-century Spanish galleon.

 

Episode 2: Moab

Ernie finds Utah's best mountain biking in the red sandstone landscape; gunfights at the Bar-M Chuckwagon; rappelling from Corona Arch; and four-wheel Jeeping Hell's Revenge.

 

Episode 3: Seattle

America's Pacific Northwest; Snoqualmie Falls; rock climbing the famous REI Pinnacle; mountain biking the I-5 Colonnade Trail; a cruise on Lake Union; then kayaking Portage Bay.

 

Episode 4: Belize

Through Central America's dense jungles on a waterfall cave hike; Shark Ray Alley scuba-diving; fly-fishing; stormy kiteboarding; and an ATV ride through the jungle.

 

Episode 5: San Diego

California cool and surfing school; mountain biking on the best-made bike in the world; aerial acrobatics in a World War II fighter plane; vintage Old Town; an overnighter on the USS Midway aircraft carrier; and a romp in the water with Beluga whales at Sea World.

 

Episode 6: Rio De Janeiro

Surfing at Venice Beach before take-off; soccer at Maracana Stadium; hiking up Corcovado to the famous Christ the Redeemer statue; rappelling on Sugarloaf Mountain; Brazilian jiu-jitsu lessons from a master; hang-gliding off Pedra Bonita; then Samba dancing 'til dawn.

 

Episode 7: Maui

Adventures in an Hawaiian paradise; spear-fishing; luau on the beach; surfing lessons from pro Tommy Castleton; parasailing; jungle hiking; a helicopter flight through the Maui mountains and fire-dancing.

 

Episode 8: St. Croix

Scuba-diving among the Virgin Islands' undersea cliffs; the raucous annual "Jump Up" Festival; and competing for the first-time in a triathlon at the world's most difficult Ironman event with world-class triathlete James Lawrence.

 

Episode 9: Lake Tahoe and The Wild West

Ernie goes powered hang-gliding; "snuba" diving and paddle-boarding in Emerald Bay; tries his game at the Apple Mountain Golf Club where llamas are caddies; takes a Heavenly Ski Resort gondola ride up nearly 2 1/2 miles; get a "Rum Runner" at Camp Richardson; then he checks on the ghosts of children at the haunted Sequoia Mansion in Placerville.

 

Episode 10: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Ernie tries skiing without snow on roller skis; learns how to survive in the wilderness like a Mountain Man; joins the paddle-boarders maneuvering the rapids in the Snake River; gets a lesson in falconry at a rehab center for injured birds; joins daredevil mountain biker Jefferson Franklin in an insane downhill bike course; then kicks back at dinner served from a local elk perserve.

 

Episode 11: Return to Cancun

Unseen footage of Ernie's jungle diving and swimming in a cenote; the ancient Mayan sights of Coba and Chichen Itza; incredible Xcaret Eco Park; kayaking, rappelling and ziplining; then scuba-diving at Cozumel.

 

Episode 12: Awesome Trails

Ernie's favorite and most awesome experiences on trails . . . Snoqualmie Falls; the I-5 Colonnade; Hawaiian jungle swimming; Utah's Slickrock Trail and Corona Arch; Rio's Sugarloaf Mountain; and the deep, dark mountain caves in Belize.

 

Episode 13: Wildest Surf and Sky

Ernie has combined blue sky and white surf adventures . . . skim-boarding and hang-gliding in Rio; surfing, paragliding and spear-fishing in Maui; kite-boarding and scuba-diving in Belize; California surfing school and aerial stunts in a World War II Mustang fighter plane; then scuba and parasailing in Cancun.

 

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