Season 13

Cook Islands

Season #13: Cook Islands

Premiered 2006 | Aitutaki, Cook Islands

In the remote waters of the South Pacific lay the Cook Islands, where 20 strangers have volunteered to be marooned for the next 39 days. They have been divided into four very unique tribes - Asian Americans, Caucasians, Latinos, and African Americans. It is a social experiment like never before. In the end, only one will remain to claim the million dollar prize. 39 days, 20 people, 1 Survivor!

Contestants

Episodes

Number
Date Aired
Title
Description
1
9/14/2006
"I Can Forgive Her But I Don't Have To Because She Screwed With My Chickens"
The 20 castaways are separated into four tribes divided along ethnic lines. After the first challenge, the losing tribe heads to Tribal Council and eliminates one of their own.
2
9/21/2006
"Dire Strengths and Dead Weight"
It's dire straits for one tribe when a lack of fire leads to serious dehydration.
3
9/28/2006
"Flirting and Frustration"
An unexpected twist sends the castaways scrambling for new alliances, and the third castaway is voted off the island.
4
10/5/2006
"Ruling the Roost"
One tribe finds itself divided by gender?will this division be their downfall?
5
10/12/2006
"Don't Cry Over Spilled Octopus"
One tribe pays an unexpected visit to the other tribe's camp. How will the castaways react?
6
10/19/2006
"Plan Voodoo"
Win or lose, both tribes must vote one of their own off the island.
7
10/26/2006
"A Closer Look"
The first fifteen days are revisited and never-before-seen footage is featured.
8
11/2/2006
"Why Aren't You Swimming?!"
At an extremely physical Reward Challenge, one castaway collapses from exhaustion. How will that Survivor's tribe cope?
9
11/9/2006
"Mutiny"
At the Reward Challenge, the remaining castaways are given the opportunity to leave their current tribe and join the opposing tribe.
10
11/16/2006
"People That You Like Want To See You Suffer"
A sealed message in a bottle leads one tribe to an unexpected twist.
11
11/23/2006
"Why Would You Trust Me?"
When the tribes merge, one player attempts to change the course of the game.
12
11/30/2006
"You're a Rat..."
With only eight castaways left, Jonathan is in the hot seat with certain tribe members after turning on his former alliance.
13
12/7/2006
"Arranging a Hit"
With only seven castaways left, the Survivors? loved ones arrive in hopes of winning a Reward.
14
12/14/2006
"I Have the Advantage...For Once"
With only six castaways left, two outsiders fight to stay in the game.
15
12/17/2006
"This Tribe Will Self-Destruct in 5, 4, 3..."
After two Tribal Councils and the hardest puzzle challenge in the game's history, three castaways are left to battle it out for the title of Sole Survivor.
16
12/17/2006
"Reunion"
Jeff Probst and the 20 castaways from Cook Islands reunite in a town hall forum for a look back on the season.

Results

Yul Kwon

Winner

Ozzy Lusth

Runner-up

Becky Lee

2nd Runner-up

Sundra Oakley

4th

Adam Gentry

5th

Parvati Shallow

6th

Jonathan Penner

7th

Candice Woodcock

8th

Nathan "Nate" Gonzalez

9th

Jenny Guzon-Bae

10th

Rebecca Borman

11th

Brad Virata

12th

Jessica "Flica" Smith

13th

Cristina Coria

14th

Anh-Tuan "Cao Boi" Bui

15th

Stephannie Favor

16th

J.P. Calderon

17th

Cecilia Mansilla

18th

Billy Garcia

19th

Sekou Bunch

20th