Locations in wildlife documentaries
Nature documentary featuring Sea Lion Island and its unique wildlife encounters include:
The National Geographic’s “Flying Devils” in 2000, followed the antics and captivating behaviour of the inquisitive and curious, but globally rare Striated Caracara.
Nigel Marven created “Killer Whale Islands” in 2007. He described the amazing scene as “a pod of orcas taught their young the hunting tactics on the southern elephant seals, which make these beautiful but deadly creatures the greatest predators in the southern seas”.
In 2007/2008 Sea Lion Island were host to the filming for “BBC Life” nature documentary series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
The episode “Killer Whales vs Sea Lions” was filmed in 2012 for the Trials of Life filmed by BBC Earth and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
In 2017, Silverback Films were hosted on the Island during filming “Our Planet”, the major 2019 landmark series and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.