129 Years of Storytelling Set Free

From the first stories ever written to the latest breakthroughs and blockbusters, experience National Geographic like never before.

From the first stories ever written to the latest breakthroughs and blockbusters, experience National Geographic like never before, for the first time in one world-first app, exclusive to Optus. Submerge yourself in all National Geographic has to offer.

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Read articles, watch documentaries and scroll through the world’s most breathtaking photography.

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Experience a vast and diverse range of documentaries, videos and live TV available at your fingertips.

Nature and Wildlife
Earth Live

Journey to 171 countries in this two hour live broadcast showcasing the best of the animal kingdom in real time and in spectacular fashion.

Monday July 10 at 10am on National Geographic
Space
Mars

The greatest scientific minds in space exploration navigate us through mankind’s ongoing efforts to make the awe-inspiring voyage and colonization of Mars a reality.

Monday July 3
History
Origins

The story of the most epic and compelling mystery of all: “what made us modern?”

Monday July 3

Lose yourself in National Geographic’s vibrant and immersive photography collection.

Daily
Photo of the Day

Explore photos submitted by Your Shot community photographers around the world.

OVER 28,000
Galleries

Lose yourself in the world’s most famous photography archive.

SOCIAL
Instagram

Stream National Geographic’s latest photos from Instagram.

Erase your limits. Choose from an immense anthology of National Geographic stories, magazine and up-to-the-minute news articles.

Australia
Unsearched and Unknown, What’s Living in Australian Waters?

In deep waters off the Australian coast are a myriad of secret creatures, living undisturbed for millions of years.

Monday July 3
Science and Technology
Is AI a Threat to Humanity?

Will an AI bot steal your job in a “fourth industrial revolution?”

Monday July 10
Australia
Mysterious Mural Hides under King’s Cross Sign

Hidden under Sydney’s King Cross Coca-Cola sign for over 30 years lies a mysterious mural. What does it reveal about Australian culture in the 1970s?

Thursday July 13

Experience a vast and diverse range of documentaries, videos and live TV available at your fingertips.

Nature and Wildlife
Monday July 10 at 10am
Earth Live

Journey to 171 countries in this two hour live broadcast showcasing the best of the animal kingdom in real time and in spectacular fashion.

more
Space
Monday July 3
Mars

The greatest scientific minds in space exploration navigate us through mankind’s ongoing efforts to make the awe-inspiring voyage and colonization of Mars a reality.

more
History
Monday July 3
Origins

The story of the most epic and compelling mystery of all: “what made us modern?”

more

Keep watching on the go with Mobile TV streaming. You can now stream movies and TV from your favourite streaming services without using your data on selected plans.

Daily
Photo of the Day

Explore photos submitted by Your Shot community photographers around the world.

more
OVER 28,000
Galleries

Lose yourself in the world’s most famous photography archive.

more
SOCIAL
Instagram

Stream National Geographic’s latest photos from Instagram.

more

Keep watching on the go with Mobile TV streaming. You can now stream movies and TV from your favourite streaming services without using your data on selected plans.

Australia
Monday July 3
Unsearched and Unknown, What’s Living in Australian Waters?

In deep waters off the Australian coast are a myriad of secret creatures, living undisturbed for millions of years.

more
Science and Technology
Monday July 10
Is AI a Threat to Humanity?

Will an AI bot steal your job in a “fourth industrial revolution?”

more
Australia
Thursday July 13
Mysterious Mural Hides under King’s Cross Sign

Hidden under Sydney’s King Cross Coca-Cola sign for over 30 years lies a mysterious mural. What does it reveal about Australian culture in the 1970s?

more

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Available for Optus mobile customers who are 18+ yrs or 15-17yrs with parental approval on eligible 24 month My Plan mobile plans on selected iOS and Android devices (existing customers who aren’t eligible can recontract or move onto an eligible plan).

May take up to 24 hours after activating your handset before you can successfully receive an activation code for the app. National Geographic content will be streamed data free on the Optus network. Other content such as ads, authentication, app analytics or links to third party sites are excluded and may incur data charges.

Access to the app will be available for the life of your plan (unless you cancel or move to an ineligible plan), while Optus retains the rights. App is exclusive for 18 mths and can only be used by one user at a time on one device.

App includes selected content from National Geographic magazines. Includes full magazine content from January 2010 and web articles from January 2014.

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