|Also known as||'Ray Mears' Extreme Survival'|
|Created by||Ray Mears|
|Directed by||Dick Colthurst|
|Presented by||Ray Mears|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||3|
|No. of episodes||18|
|Running time||30 minutes (1999-2000)
50 minutes (2002)
|Original network||BBC Two|
|Original release||1999 – 2002|
|Related shows||World of Survival, Ray Mears' Bushcraft, Ray Mears Goes Walkabout|
Extreme Survival is a survival television series hosted by Ray Mears. The series airs on the BBC in United Kingdom, it is also shown on Discovery Channel in the United States, Canada, India, Italy, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and Russia, where he demonstrates his wilderness skills and presents tales of survival from some of the world's most difficult environments. The show was first broadcast in 1999, after the success of World of Survival from 1997–1998, and ended in 2002.
His journeys have taken him to the farthest corners of the earth, encountering indigenous peoples who embody his philosophy and live in tune with their natural environment.
The first and second season DVD, containing two discs was released on 24 March 2003. The third season was released on DVD separately on the 19 May 2003. Both sets were released by Mears' own studio, Woodlore.