Narrated by renowned international author and conservationist, Tim Winton, the series takes audiences to the breathtaking Ningaloo region of Western Australia
The three-part global original series premieres on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Love Nature in Canada and across the brand’s global platforms
(Toronto, ON – March 22, 2023) – Love Nature’s latest global original series Ningaloo: Australia’s Ocean Wonder (3×50’; 4K and HDR), spotlights one of the last wild, untouched places on Earth – Ningaloo, a biodiversity hotspot and World Heritage listed conservation region located in Western Australia. Written and narrated by internationally acclaimed author and conservation activist, Tim Winton (Cloudstreet, Dirt Music, Breath), the docuseries shares his personal stories of the natural wonders of the place that has inspired his award-winning work. Throughout the three-part series, Winton shares stories of the animals and people drawn to Ningaloo and asks audiences what the region’s biodiversity, deep history and Indigenous knowledge can teach us about balance and the protection of our planet moving forward. Ningaloo: Australia’s Ocean Wonder debuts on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Love Nature in Canada. Love Nature is also available on Prime Video and Apple TV in Canada with Ningaloo: Australia’s Ocean Wonder available to stream from April 22.
“This is a deeply personal journey for me,” says Tim Winton. “Ningaloo has had an enormous impact on my life and work, and this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pay homage through new science, ancient knowledge and a shared ethic of stewardship. This is one of the world’s last great wild places, a genuine beacon of hope for the future, so Earth Day is the perfect time to bring it to global attention.”
Ningaloo: Australia’s Ocean Wonder reveals a bewildering diversity of wildlife, spotlighting one of the only inshore whale shark aggregation sites, the world’s largest humpback whale nursery, a global sea snake hotspot, the largest fringing coral reef on Earth, and a refuge for ancient troglobites in the region’s 800+ caves. The series also reveals how the Ningaloo Reef maintains vital ecological links that are a haven for migratory species spanning almost a third of the globe.
Ningaloo: Australia’s Ocean Wonder is produced for Love Nature and ABC (The Australian Broadcasting Corporation) by Artemis Media in association with Matter of Factual. Tim Winton serves as Writer, Narrator and Executive Producer. Peter Rees is Series Director, Co Producer & Additional Writing and Celia Tait is Executive Producer for Artemis Media. Executive Producer for Love Nature is James Manfull. Overseeing the global original series for Love Nature is Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager, Love Nature.