Megan Hine, Survivalist & Explorer

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Date Published: 30/05/2023
Duration: 56:26
Season: 9

Megan Hine is a survivalist and wilderness guide who has carved her path in the fiercely competitive world of adventure travel, producing some of the biggest adventure and survival shows on TV around the world. Her big break came working alongside Bear Grylls on his hit show Man vs Wild, and from there, she’s led talent and film crews in the world’s toughest environments for over 20 years.


A seasoned adventurer, Megan also possesses an insatiable hunger for exploration. Armed with her unwavering spirit and an arsenal of survival skills, she’s led expeditions around the world, from the arid deserts of the Sahara to the icy tundras of the Arctic. Her remarkable ability to adapt to the harshest conditions and think on her feet has earned her the admiration of both novice adventurers and seasoned experts alike. Whether it’s scaling treacherous cliffs, navigating dangerous waters, or braving bone-chilling temperatures, Megan continues to push boundaries.

She is also a qualified resilience coach, and combines intimate knowledge of wilderness survival, a degree in psychology and a fascination with the psychology of survival to help clients overcome mental health struggles. Many of these techniques feature in her best-selling book ‘Mind of a Survivor’, which we talk about today.


So, fasten your seatbelts, and ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with us today, full of heart-stopping adventures, invaluable life lessons, and the transformative power of travel. From Panama to Tibet, New Zealand to Mongolia, let’s get started.


Destination Recap:


  • Pearl Islands, Panama
  • The Maldives
  • Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China?
  • Scotland
  • Iceland
  • New Zealand
  • Snowdonia, Wales
  • Newborough Beach, Wales
  • Black Rock Sands, Wales
  • Mongolia
  • Llŷn Peninsula, Wales
  • Tibet
  • Antarctica
  • Alaska, USA


You can follow Megan on her adventures on Instagram at @Megan_hine and read her book, Mind of a Survivor.


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