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Test your mettle in the wild by spending 72 hours on a secluded sub-tropical island with minimal equipment. You’ll be divided into small teams to find your own food, prepare your own shelter and ultimately, survive. May the best team win.

Quick Facts








The challenge is simple. Choose 5 key items. Survive for the next 3 days.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience takes place a remote sub-tropical island. You’ll be split into small teams and will be required to be self-sufficient for a 72-hour period. That means creating shelter, identifying food sources and living off the land like the pioneers of the yesteryear.

This is the ideal opportunity to test your mettle and team-building capabilities. And it’s all a competition. At the end of the 72-hour period the teams will be judged on their living condition and morale.

Are you up for the challenge?

The 72 Survivor is designed to get you outside your comfort zone and to test survival skills in the field. 5th Element Expeditions team will coach and guide but also assess how each team member performs in the field and give a survivor score at the end of the experience.

A strong base fitness is critical to the fulfillment and enjoyment of this expedition. You must also be a confident swimmer.

If you are interested in attending this challenge and don’t feel prepared, contact the 5th Element Expeditions team for some tips and training routines.

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    Leatherman OHT Coyote One-Handed Multi-Tool (Tan)

    $241.00 $199.50
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    CamelBak Thermobak 3L Auscam Camo Hydration Pack

    $129.00 $109.50



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