Season 9

Vanuatu

Season #9: Vanuatu

Premiered 2004 | Efate, Shefa, Vanuatu

The island nation of Vanuatu in the South Pacific is home to 9 active volcanoes. It is a land with a fascinating history of cannibalism, where rituals like sorcery and black magic are still a part of daily life. It is here that 18 Americans are about to begin an adventure of a lifetime. In the end, only one will remain to claim the million dollar prize. 39 days, 18 people, 1 Survivor!

Contestants

Episodes

Number
Date Aired
Title
Description
1
9/16/2004
"They Came at Us With Spears"
Eighteen new castaways, separated into two tribes of men vs. women, are stranded on the remote islands of Vanuatu in the South Pacific.
2
9/23/2004
"Burly Girls, Bowheads, Young Studs, and the Old Bunch"
Tribes are quickly dividing as the stress of their situation takes an early toll.
3
9/30/2004
"Double Tribal, Double Trouble"
The castaways are shocked to learn that both tribes will lose a member at the next Tribal Council.
4
10/7/2004
"Now That's a Reward!"
The Tribe that wins Reward is surprised by a prize that sends them a visitor for 24 hours.
5
10/14/2004
"Earthquakes and Shake-Ups!"
A major earthquake rocks the island, literally shaking things up for the tribes.
6
10/21/2004
"Hog Tied"
The tribes attempt to herd piglets at the Reward Challenge
7
10/28/2004
"Anger, Threats, Tears...and Coffee"
One castaway, in danger of being voted off, becomes invaluable at the Immunity Challenge.
8
11/4/2004
"Now the Battle Really Begins"
Anxious about a possible tribal merge, a Survivor makes one-on-one pacts with numerous others.
9
11/11/2004
"Gender Wars...It's Getting Ugly"
The castaways get more than they anticipated when Tree Mail arrives.
10
11/18/2004
"Culture Shock and Violent Storms"
One castaway struggles to decide whether to stay with their existing alliance or join another.
11
11/25/2004
"Surprise and...Surprise Again!"
A castaway attempting to secure a Final Four position must face the fact that things may not always be as they seem.
12
12/2/2004
"Now Who's in Charge Here?!"
One castaway's in hot water for breaking a pact.
13
12/9/2004
"Eruption of Volcanic Magnitude"
One castaway is alienated and jeopardizes a position in the Final Four after a disturbing outburst.
14
12/12/2004
"Spirits and the Final Four"
Two Survivors get into a fight after one says the other doesn't deserve to be there.
15
12/12/2004
"Reunion"
Jeff Probst announces the Sole Survivor and winner of the $1 million.

Results

Chris Daugherty

Winner

Twila Tanner

Runner-up

Scout Cloud Lee

3rd

Eliza Orlins

4th

Julie Berry

5th

Ami Cusack

6th

Leann Slaby

7th

James "Chad" Crittenden

8th

Lea "Sarge" Masters

9th

Rory Freeman

10th

John Kenney

11th

Lisa Keiffer

12th

Travis "Bubba" Sampson

13th

Brady Finta

14th

Mia Galeotalanza

15th

John "J.P." Palyok

16th

Dolly Neely

17th

Brook Geraghty

18th