Out Of The Blue

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Captain Matthew Flinders

Series 1 · Episode 1

We learn how the English explorer Captain Mathew Flinders first discovered the southern coast of Australia.

Streaky Bay

Series 1 · Episode 2

A local oyster farmer teaches us about oysters and shows us how to dive for lobsters.

Coffin Bay

Series 1 · Episode 3

Here we look at abalone, King George whiting, fresh sea scallops and blue swimmer crabs.

Port Lincoln

Series 1 · Episode 4

We jump aboard a prawn trawler and follow Mathew Flinders journey north trawling for prawn as we go.


Series 1 · Episode 5

The two Michaels give us an insight into their hometown and go shopping in the famous Central Market.

Encounter Bay

Series 1 · Episode 6

We explore the Murray mouth and a unique wetland known as the 'Coorong'.

Port Lincoln 1

Series 1 · Episode 7

After anchoring overnight to wait for Great White sharks to visit us, we cook up a breakfast with a difference from seafood found locally, spaghetti marina!

Port Lincoln 2

Series 1 · Episode 8

Ever wondered how tuna are farmed? What about mussels? Or maybe even seahorses?!!

Beachport 1

Series 1 · Episode 9

Emma explores Beachport, an old whaling town and the boys go out on a Cray boat .

Beachport 2

Series 1 · Episode 10

The boys tempt your taste buds with a delicious traditional Greek recipe for grilled octopus.


Series 1 · Episode 11

The boys cook up a Gummy shark and a Flat head shark in beer batter while showing you the best way to prepare your shark.

Kangaroo Island 1

Series 1 · Episode 12

Discover McLaren Vale wine region while the two Michael's cook up Barramundi using a variety of limes and bush tucker flavours steamed in bark.

Kangaroo Island 2

Series 1 · Episode 13

The guys explore Seal Bay and then take you to a Marin farm where afterwards they get to taste a simple but perfect recipe for Marin using ouzo.

Malaysia 1

Series 1 · Episode 14

The boys take over a hawkers stall and try making a traditional Barramundi dish using Malaysian herbs and vegetables.

Malaysia 2

Series 1 · Episode 15

The boys travel to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah where they show you how to cook Tiger Prawns with saffron pasta.

Malaysia 3

Series 1 · Episode 16

The guys go searching the Mengabong River to find a tribe called the "Gypsies of the Sea".

Malaysia 4

Series 1 · Episode 17

You never know what's going to come Out of the Blue especially in Sabah, East Malaysia on the island of Borneo

Malaysia 5

Series 1 · Episode 18

Out of the Blue once again goes exploring for more beautiful Malaysian seafood dishes in the state of Sabah on the northern tip of Borneo.

Malaysia 6

Series 1 · Episode 19

This week on Out of the Blue, chefs Michael Keelan and Michael Angelakis cook up Squid in Samba Sauce and Pepper Crab.

Tasting Australia 1

Series 1 · Episode 20

Out of the Blue pays a visit to "Tasting Australia", the 4th Biennial Festival of Food Wine and Beer held in Adelaide, South Australia.

Tasting Australia 2

Series 1 · Episode 21

Michael Keelan, Michael Angelakis and Emma Forster are once again enjoying Tasting Australia, the 4th Biennial Food, Wine and Beer Festival.

Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay 1

Series 1 · Episode 27

The two Michaels visit Emma's home town of Port Lincoln and on to Coffin Bay in South Australia, diving for scallops, and going squid jigging.

Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay 2

Series 1 · Episode 28

Michael Keelan teaches us about Lemon trees and the differences between salts. Emma goes Kite surfing and takes a relaxing tour around Coffin Bay in a Kayak.

Italian Household

Series 1 · Episode 29

Out of the Blue explores Australia's migrant history and how the Italians and Greeks influenced Australia's cuisine.


Series 1 · Episode 30

The beautiful Coorong is a huge National Park and protected waterway in South Australia. The two Michaels explore its boundaries and help harvest Pippies.


Series 1 · Episode 31

The two Michael's and Emma are invited to a private Island off the coast of Port Lincoln called Thistle. It's a breath taking place and has an abundance of fish.

Collins Class Submarine

Series 1 · Episode 32

Off to Western Australia where the Michaels board the HMAS Dechaineux, a Ferocious 77 metre Collins Class submarine. They meet Zorro the chef and cook up a storm in the galley.


Series 1 · Episode 33

Fremantle in Western Australia is renowned for the best fish and chips in Australia. The two Michaels catch up with a local restaurant owner and cook some of the local fare.

Crocodiles and Barramundi

Series 1 · Episode 34

Up in the heat of the Northern Territory amongst crocodiles and barramundi, the Michaels and Emma visit Darwin. Michael Keelan meets an Aboriginal who takes him on a bush tucker tour.

Crab Claw Island

Series 1 · Episode 35

Still in Northern Territory, the guys visit Crab Claw Island where they come face to face with some of the biggest mud crabs ever seen.

Port Willunga,South Australia

Series 1 · Episode 36

Port Willunga in South Australia is famous for its rugged cliffs and man made caves. The two Michaels drop into the Star Of Greece restaurant which is a favourite of Kylie Minogue's.

Murray River and Ghosts

Series 1 · Episode 37

Up the Murray River cruising on the Spirit Of The Coorong, the two Michaels make a sensational smoked trout dip for the lively passengers.

Sydney Harbour

Series 1 · Episode 38

Sydney Harbour is the backdrop for this episode where the Michaels catch up with the famous Peter Doyle of Doyle's restaurants. Emma visits the serene Chinese gardens.

Sydney Fish Market

Series 1 · Episode 39

The Sydney fish market in Pyrmont is possibly one of the few fish markets situated in the heart of a capitol city. In this episode the Michaels meet Neil Perry.

Penang, Malaysia

Series 1 · Episode 40

Penang is the only island state of Malaysia and has a wonderful mix of cultures. The Michaels visit Batu Ferringhi and sample the flavours of Indian, Chinese and Malay cuisine.

Penang, Malaysia 2

Series 1 · Episode 41

Chef Andy Oh walks the boys through the process of cooking Penang Laksa and shares his special fried rice recipe. Emma tries parasailing.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Series 1 · Episode 42

The Two Michaels fly to Ho Chi Minh City where they are met with a hive of activity and a sea of motor cycles. This incredible city has beautiful French architecture and food to die for.


Series 1 · Episode 43

The gang venture up the Mekong Delta through small tributaries and experience the Vietnamese people's lives along the Delta. Emma tries her hand at making rice paper rolls.

Christchurch, New Zealand

Series 1 · Episode 44

The Out of the Blue crew fly into Christchurch and discover how the British designed it to look like "little England".

Nelson, New Zealand

Series 1 · Episode 45

In Nelson the boys cook up the strangest looking but delicious tasting Black Oreo Dory. Emma flies through the air at 100KMH on the Skywire strapped to not much more than a car seat.

Normanville, South Australia

Series 1 · Episode 46

The boys visit Normanville in South Australia and stop in at the Links Lady Bay. Emma goes fishing for squid and believe it or not catches a boat load!

Los Angeles

Series 1 · Episode 47

G'day from LA! The boys visit the land of stars. Michael Angelakis leaves Australia with a suitcase filled with octopus and cooks it up at the Australian food and wine trade day.

Glenelg, South Australia

Series 1 · Episode 48

Glenelg, affectionately known as 'the bay' by the locals is one of the most picturesque seaside cities in Australia. Emma visits the Rodney Fox Shark Experience Museum.

South Australia

Series 1 · Episode 49

Leaving from the Cruising Yacht Club on a beautiful old yacht called the Tangarea, the two Michaels and Emma cruise out of the harbour of Northaven to the open seas of the Gulf.

Goolwa, South Australia

Series 1 · Episode 50

Michael Angelakis and Emma enter the 'rough and ready' boat building competition, where they have only a few hours to build a boat and sail it in the rough and ready race.

Kingston, South Australia

Series 1 · Episode 51

The gang head over to Kingston South East where they hit the high seas to collect the biggest lobsters from lobster pots belonging to a local fisherman.


Series 1 · Episode 52

Over Bass Strait to Tasmania the gang visit Launceston where Emma has a look at the breathtaking Cataract Gorge. The Two Michaels are impressed by the local fish species.