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Wild Down Under [DVD]

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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)
Price: 6.01 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over 10. Details
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Product details

  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: 2 Entertain Video
  • DVD Release Date: 27 Oct 2003
  • Run Time: 300 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0000AISIX
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 15,808 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

A journey through space and time to reveal Australasia’s natural wonders. Each episode is a detective story, delving into Australasia’s hidden secrets to explain why its wildlife is so special. Its wildlife is an astonishing mix of the surprising, the strange and the deadly. It’s one of the world’s great melting pots for both people and wildlife.

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2 Great DVD's in very good condition, fast dispatch, UK SELLER


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47 of 47 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best Australian documentary I have seen 12 Jun 2006
By Antony
Format:DVD
Born and bred in Australia, this DVD really opened my eyes to my country. I think this is the best natural history DVD on Australia. Watching this may want you to come and visit very soon, it certainly made me travel the country more to see some of the amazing sites. Great soundtrack balanced with informative commentary kept me interested all the way through. Also includes a section on islands, including Papua, New Cal, and NZ which were highly informative. A must in any collection!
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79 of 81 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Australias wildlife in its full glory 2 Dec 2003
By Morley
Format:DVD
Australia has some of the world's most unique wildlife and much of it is detailed in one of the most exciting nature documentaries yet. Spanning six fifty minute episodes the DVD focuses on wildlife based on the many different landscapes of Australia, including the seas, rainforests, the desert, and the snowy south. But that's not all, it also focuses on man's impact on the wildlife as well as taking you to see the wildlife present on New Zealand and the isolated islands east of the Australian coast. It's very likely this DVD will show you animals you've never seen or heard about, one of my favourites is the Lyre bird which imitates the other birds around it by using their songs as it's own! The extras arent bad either there's a wildlife on one special about possums with our favourite David Attenborough and profiles and a short documentary on penguins if your bothered!
Narrated by Matt Day he takes you on an exciting and interesting journey of Australia with breathtaking views, stunning scenery and a great soundtrack to boot. It just wouldn't be the BBC without it! Definately a top buy if you love unique nature.
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45 of 48 people found the following review helpful
By A Customer
Format:DVD
After watching this series on the BBc, i purchased the dvd. Normally I'm not much into nature documentaries, but this one was really fascinating. You will learn more than you realise. The footage, and imagery on this dvd is amazing. The shots, sounds, colours are so vivid. As it is done in lots of different episode, its easier to watch. Australia is somewhere where many people will want to visit, and this gives really good images of true Australia, its fascinating, and I really enjoyed it.
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Australia's Other Neighbours 27 Sep 2005
Format:DVD
Stunning photography accompanied by beautiful haunting music make Wild Down Under a must see. Matt Day narrates adding the icing to the cake. Even if you don't enjoy documentaries i'm sure you will get pleasure from this. On offer a look at Australia's unique scenery and unusual array of wildlife on the mainland and off of the coast. Although comprehensive the facts are easy to digest with narration free spaces to let you sit back and appreciate each subject. Lets hope the team travel to other regions of the world. I watched all the series on TV and couldn't believe my luck when the dvd was released so quickly. I have watched from start to finnish twice more and will add many more viewings in the future, even if I just listen to the music.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
This DVD is an absolutely spectacular - the filming, commentary and soundtracks all compliment each other to produce an audio-visual feast of the highest order.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wild down under DVD 17 April 2012
By carol
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Would recommend this DVD who has ever been to Australia or New Zealand. Its the best DVD ever on the nature and History of Australasia I have ever seen.I watch it over and over again.
Very good value and the delivery service was fanastic.Go ot and buy it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating 25 Sep 2011
Format:DVD
A very interesting, educational DVD that the whole family will enjoy watching. Great filming, shows the well-known Australian wildlife as well as many things you'll have never heard of.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Must see AZee and NZ 16 Jan 2008
Format:DVD
Very good footage, especially the aerial shots. The close-up shots of the frillneck dragon fighting was just fantastic. A must see natural history film on Australia and New Zealand as well.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Presented Well
This has a half dozen programs depicting familiar and not so familiar sights of Australia and surrounding areas. Despite having huge deserts, it looks like a fascinating place. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jeff Andrews
5.0 out of 5 stars A must for lovers of the naural world.
I had this excellent series on video originally but sold my vhs player . This dvd package is far better quality plus has some lovely extra footage . Read more
Published 2 months ago by pete hobbs
5.0 out of 5 stars To give away
Bought to give as a gift. not seen it yet I'm sure it will be fine for a friend that would love to visit Australia.
Published 7 months ago by J. Downs
5.0 out of 5 stars Great wildlife series
I had seen some episodes on BBC2 and wanted to see and retain permanently the whole series. Really good watching particularly having been a few times to OZ
Published 7 months ago by beepee
5.0 out of 5 stars it is Excellent
hi, it is excellent , and i loved the wildlife of Australia. and the commentary was good as well too
Published 8 months ago by david laker
4.0 out of 5 stars Very informative and entertaining
For anyone who is not likely to be going to Oz in the near future, if one is interested in nature, this is the next best thing. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Greg Chapman
5.0 out of 5 stars Another cracking collaboration by the BBC.
Son & Daughter in Law in Oz, thought I would check it out. This production comes close to being awesome, given the HUGE size of the continent, it covers a LOT of ground. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Lewcee42
5.0 out of 5 stars If you are interested in ......
Nature and natural history of Oz, then this is a must have. Iv'e owned a copy since it was first released and its been watched many times. Read more
Published 11 months ago by A. Messenger
1.0 out of 5 stars Wild Down Under review
This DVD was made for region 2. My DVD player only plays region 1 so I was unable to see it. I could not send it back since I had opened it and tried to use it. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Avid reader
5.0 out of 5 stars not too clear
Only thing not happy with, it is very grainy on 42 inch screen. have to watch it for clearer vision on the computer. A bit disapointing.
Published 11 months ago by melody uys
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