Man vs. Wild

10 Best Episodes of Man vs. Wild - Season 2

MAN VS. WILD brings seasoned adventurer Bear Grylls face to face with the grueling task of navigating remote locations, sharing invaluable survival strategies along the way.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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Man vs. Wild - S2E7

#13 - Bear Eats (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Grylls offers tips on dining in the wild, with some unusual offerings that are not necessarily palatable.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 13 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E4

#12 - Jungle (Season 2 - Episode 4)


Survival techniques for Panama's mangrove swamps and jungle.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 30 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E1

#11 - Sahara (Season 2 - Episode 1)

In the sun-scorched Sahara Desert, Grylls uses survival tactics of the indigenous people, including eating a scorpion and a sandfish. He also explains how to escape from quicksand.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 51 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E2

#10 - Desert Survivor (Season 2 - Episode 2)


In the desert, Grylls offers tips on skinning and disemboweling a dead camel for water.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 22 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E6

#9 - Andes Adventure (Season 2 - Episode 6)

In Patagonia, Grylls skins a hare, scales a cliff, tracks a puma, drinks dirty water, and crosses the Perito Moreno glacier, a vast frozen labyrinth of ice caves and crevasses.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 23 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E9

#8 - Namibia (Season 2 - Episode 9)


Grylls parachutes into the heart of the Namib desert.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 20 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E3

#7 - Panama (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Grylls travels to Panama, where he travels in the equatorial heat through mangrove swamps and rain forest, and endures more than 100 mosquito bites and one painful snake bite.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 34 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E5

#6 - Patagonia (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Grylls parachutes into Patagonia, the southernmost tip of South America, where he first encounters a vast ice field, then forages in a beech forest, wades through a frozen bog and swims through icy water.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 30 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E8

#5 - Zambia (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Grylls drops into the mighty Zambezi river.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 21 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E10

#4 - Ring of Fire: Jungle Swamp (1) (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Grylls battles the fierce swamps in Sumatra, Indonesia. As he struggles to keep dry and avoid trench foot, he runs into several types of wildlife, including lizards and the deadly mangrove snake.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 24 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E12

#3 - Siberia (1) (Season 2 - Episode 12)

With temperatures dipping to -50°C, Grylls has to keep warm before hypothermia sets in. He uses snares to catch his food, and a fire to keep warm. He puts up a scenario for the great dangers to walk over a frozen lake, and how to survive without drowning and/or before hypothermia sets in.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 23 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E11

#2 - Ring of Fire: Castaway (2) (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Dropped by helicopter, Grylls has to survive on a remote island located in Indonesia. He hunts for stingrays and land crabs while drinking whatever fresh clean rain water he may get. In the end he builds a small raft out of drift wood of bamboo and heads to the sea.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 22 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S2E13

#1 - Siberia: Land of Ice (2) (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Grylls is in Siberia, learning survival techniques from the Tuvans and, eating raw yak liver as well as drinking its blood for food.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 14 votes.

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