It’s been five months since the sixth season of Gold Rush: White Water was released and fans have since then been anxiously awaiting the return of Dustin Hurt and his squad for more gold-hunting adventures. But the question is will Gold Rush: White Water be back for a seventh season? Let’s find out all the details about the show below.
Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush: White Water is a reality TV program that was first aired in January 2018. This series is a spin-off of Gold Rush, it revolves around placer gold panners father-son duo “Dakota” Fred Hurt and Dustin Hurt, as they return to the nature of Haines Borough, Alaska, in search of their fortune by suction dredge swooping within its deep whitewater streams.
The series which is loved by many has so far released a total of six seasons and now fans are earnestly looking forward to the next season.
Is Gold Rush: White Water Season 7 Renewed or Canceled?
As of April 2023, the reality series has not been renewed or canceled yet. According to reports, Gold Rush: White Water is currently on a long hiatus.
Series producer and executive at Discovery-Warner Bros Tim Dalby published a social media post stating that his program Gold Rush: White Water was going on a long break. He shared that it had nothing to do with him and he wasn’t too pleased about it.
With that said, it might probably take a while for them to release any official announcements concerning the renewal status of the series. But fans need not worry as the reality series will be back at some point.
Gold Rush: White Water Season 7 Release Date
The first season was released on January 19, 2018. The second season came out on December 28, 2018. The third season was launched on November 1, 2019. The fourth season premiered on November 23, 2020. The fifth season aired on November 5, 2021. The sixth season was released on November 8, 2022.
As mentioned earlier, the show is on a hiatus. Hence, there is no release date announced for season 7 of Gold Rush: White Waters.
However, it is most likely the series’ new episodes will be available to watch by the end of 2023 or in early 2024 at the earliest.
The Cast of Gold Rush: White Water Season 7
The cast expected to return in season seven of Gold Rush: White Water includes “Dakota” Fred Hurt, Dustin Hurt, Paul Richardson, Wes Richardson, Carlos Minor, James Hamm, Scott Allen, Kayla Johanson, and Justin Peterson.
How Many Episodes Are There in Season 6 of Gold Rush: White Water?
Season 6 consisted of eight episodes in total. The list of episodes are:
- Episode 1: “Fortune Favors the Bold”
- Episode 2: “Into the Unknown”
- Episode 3: “Airboat Accident”
- Episode 4: “Dakota Fred Takes Charge”
- Episode 5: “Homemade Highway to Hell”
- Episode 6: “Fuelling the Pressure”
- Episode 7: “At War with a Widowmaker”
- Episode 8: “Explosion at Nugget Creek”
What to Expect From Season 7 of Gold Rush: White Water?
Plot details are not known but it is expected that the new season will also follow a similar concept with Dustin Hurt and his squad will explore new places in search of gold.