Season 2 of Adventure Cities Kicks-Off With Premiere on Discovery Channel

11 April 2023

Award-winning video production company Heliconia is excited to announce that Season 2 of Adventure Cities premiered on the Discovery Channel on Saturday, March 25th. In the new season, host Jonathan Thompson takes viewers on an exhilarating journey to explore some of the most exciting and adventurous cities in the world.

The premiere episode features visits to Darwin, Australia and Sacramento, California, where Jonathan discovers the unique cultures, histories, and outdoor activities that make these cities truly special. Adventures include a safari, crocodile feeding, helicopter tours, waterfall swimming, rail biking, whitewater rafting, and experiencing the riches of a true farm-to-fork city. Throughout the season, viewers will also get to experience the unique adventures and attractions of Alice Springs, Long Beach, Québec City, Aqaba, Portland, Sapporo, Dallas, and Pensacola.

"We are thrilled to bring Adventure Cities back for a second season," said Brendan Mark, Heliconia's Executive Producer. "With Jonathan as our guide, viewers will get to see a side of these cities that they have never seen before. We are confident that audiences will be inspired to pack their bags and embark on their own adventures after watching this season."

Adventure Cities is produced by Heliconia, a leading video production company known for producing high-quality outdoor adventure programming. The series is sure to be a hit with adventure seekers, travel enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a fresh perspective on the world's most exciting cities.

Season 2 of Adventure Cities will continue to premiere throughout the year on Discovery Channel, after which episodes will begin airing on Bally Sports. Be sure to tune in and join host Jonathan Thompson on unforgettable journeys of discovery and adventure. 


Adventure Cities follows award-winning travel journalist Jonathan Thompson as he searches for outdoor adventure and reveals the wonderful cultures, allures, and attractions of the world’s most fascinating urban centers. Each 30-minute episode is comprised of two, 10+minute Features and is broadcast into more than 130 million US TV households through Discovery Channel and Bally Sports Network. Tourism destinations interested in being featured on Adventure Cities are encouraged to reach out to Stefanie Manton at [email protected]. Learn more about the series at


Heliconia’s goal is simple — to get more people outside and to help them become lifetime outdoor participants. The award-wining video production company does this by showcasing outdoor adventure and adventure travel through inspiring and educational content with industry-leading influencers. Heliconia currently produces six unique media projects, providing authentic storytelling opportunities for every adventure and every destination. These series include: Epic Trails, Facing Waves, Adventure Cities, Great Family Adventure, Chad Hoover Fishing, and Road Trip Angler. For more information, visit

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