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Ernie Dingo is back! "Viewers are in for a real treat"

Ernie Dingo is back! "Viewers are in for a real treat"

Looking for a wholesome TV show to spend your night with? You will be in for a treat next month.

Ernie Dingo’s travel show Going Places with Ernie Dingo is coming back for a new season, and viewers can expect to follow the Indigenous Australian actor on his journey to some of the country’s most iconic destinations on a new channel.

The series, which has been on air since 2016 on NITV, is set to move to SBS for its third instalment with 16 half-hour episodes.

Going Places with Ernie Dingo has been a firm favourite with NITV audiences for the last two seasons and I am thrilled that it will be reaching even more Australians on SBS,” said Tanya Orman, channel manager at NITV.

In this season, the 62-year-old explores various destinations across Australia, including Charlotte Pass (NSW), Horizontal Falls (WA), Yirrkala (NT), Hervey Bay (QLD), Grampians (VIC), Bruny Island (TAS), Ceduna (SA), Mount Kosciuszko (NSW), Broome (WA), Jindabyne (NSW), Stradbroke Island (QLD), Lake Mungo (NSW), Gold Coast Hinterland (QLD), Strahan (TAS) and Port Lincoln (SA).

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“Ernie has a long history of travel presenting on Australian television and our viewers have loved seeing him in his element, travelling the country and getting to know everyday Aussies along the way,” Orman told TV Week.

“His open and relaxed interview technique brings out some amazing stories and viewers are in for a real treat as he visits some of the most beautiful places in our country.”

Starting June 12, viewers can catch the show every Wednesday at 7.30 pm on SBS.