Ben Cropp is an Australian conservationist and documentary film maker who was born in 1936, originally a shark hunter Ben retired from shark hunting in 1962 to pursue his passion for oceanic documentary film making – he would go on to make over 150 wildlife documentaries.
ViewLorium is currently screening a range of Ben Cropp *Wild Australia* documentaries, you can watch these free TV shows online, and for those of you with a passion for nature, those wishing to learn more or for anyone wanting to show their children the beauty of this country any of the Ben Cropp documentaries will be sure to entertain, delight and educate everyone. The best thing is you can stream all these great documentaries to your capable device completely free – 24/7!
Some of the best picks from the Ben Cropp – This rugged coast series include:
- The Coral Labyrinth – it’s difficult at times to understand that there are still uncharted and unexplored areas in the world, with all the sonar, satellites, GPS and technology available but along a 1,250 mile stretch of the Great Barrier Reef is an area called Swains Reefs – and while many people have been drawn here in the past, some have NOT returned. Ben and his crew will need to navigate this coral labyrinth and find their way out again, but it’s not that easy as in this area lives the largest population – in the world – of venomous sea snakes. This action packed documentary runs for 47 minutes. Watch The Coral Labyrinth online Free!
- Mysteries of the Nor’west – in this 48 minute documentary, Ben travels the Kimberly Coast, following the King George River to its stunning waterfalls along rivers full of crocodiles. Ben is here to see the revenge Aborigines practiced on Groote Island – a trial by spears. Very few vessels have been along this remote coast and Ben discovers ancient rock art depicting soldiers coming ashore probably from 1644 when Abel Tasman’s Dutch crew landed. This historic landing was captured by the Aborigines. Watch Mysteries of the Nor’west Online Free!
- Dead Men’s Silver – pirates and treasure – there is a graveyard of a real treasure galleon on a small sandy patch at a reef’s edge at Beacon Island – and is the sight of incredible drama – all part of early Australian history. The tiny island located nearby saw Australia’s first Mutiny along with mass murder and rape. Ben and his team are here to help the western Australian museum team not only relive it’s murderous past but also to recover its treasures! Watch Dead Men’s Silver Online Free!
This is just a sample of the free TV series available for you to watch online and some of the exciting Ben Cropp documentaries. ViewLorium has a range of free Documentary shows and full movies online you can stream for free.