Image: BBC Earth
Image: BBC Earth

With Shark Week drawing to a close, you may find yourself at a loss for quality, oceanic entertainment. If so, you will be thrilled to know that you can binge-watch the original Blue Planet on Netflix in South Africa. 

This definitive series inspired a generation of scuba divers, ocean-lovers and marine conservationists It is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and was filmed in nearly 200 locations across the globe. The team explores our underwater world, from the familiar to the unknown, revealing the sea and its communities.

“Our planet is a blue planet: over seventy percent of it is covered by the sea. The Pacific Ocean alone covers half the globe. You can fly across it non-stop for twelve hours and still see nothing more than a speck of land. This series will reveal the complete natural history of our ocean planet, from its familiar shores to the mysteries of its deepest seas.” — David Attenborough, from episode one

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Image: BBC Earth