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  1. KonTiki Expedition (short)

    KonTiki Expedition (short)

    A short version of the famous documentary of the Kon-Tiki Expedition in 1947. Thor Heyerdahl, together with 5 friends, built a replica of an ancient Peruvian balsa-log raft and sailed from Callao, Peru, to Raroia in the Tuamotus. The film won Oscar for best documentary feature in 1951.
  2. Construction of the Kon-Tiki raft in Callao, Peru in 1947

    Construction of the Kon-Tiki raft in Callao, Peru in 1947

    A collage of images and film from the Kon-Tiki Expedition, from the port city of Callao in Peru. From The Kon-Tiki Museum Archive.
  3. Reverend Tommy Gunn

    Streaming Premiere of Kon-Tiki Time Theater

    SHOW PREMIERE!! The PREMIERE of KON-TIKI TIME THEATER with Rev. Tommy Gunn is FINALLY coming!!! **ONLINE ONLY: Saturday, June 20, 2020 @ 12 noon (Eastern time)** Tell your friends, tell your mom - Rev. Tommy Gunn will be coming to you directly from the Hā Kummon Awanna Lei-ya Tiki Lounge...
  4. The Kon Tiki Museum, Oslo

    The Kon Tiki Museum, Oslo

    A trip to the Kon-Tiki Museum is located on the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, Norway. It houses vessels, maps and books from the Kon-Tiki expedition. Thor Heyerdahl (1914–2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947.
  5. Tiki Bot

    Adventurers Kon-Tiki Musuem Opens

    Today in History.... The Kon-Tiki Museum opened its doors on May 15th, 1950. The Kon-Tiki Museum opened its doors on May 15th, 1950, dedicated to the Kon-Tiki expedition of 1947. Knut Haugland and Gerd Vold Hurum were both instrumental in convincing Thor Heyerdahl to see the raft as a...
  6. Reverend Tommy Gunn

    Anyone ever visit the KON-TIKI Theatre in Dayton, Ohio?

    it's gone now - but it was really something in its day! Anyone ever been??
  7. Tiki Bot

    Adventurers Kon-Tiki Expedition launches from Peru to Polynesia

    The Kon-Tiki expedition was a 1947 journey by raft across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands, led by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl. The raft was named Kon-Tiki after the Inca god Viracocha, for whom "Kon-Tiki" was said to be an old name. Kon-Tiki is...
  8. The Tangaroa Expedition (The Kon Tiki Expedition)

    The Tangaroa Expedition (The Kon Tiki Expedition)

    Olav Heyerdahl had heard the stories of his grandfather, of how he crossed the Pacific in 1947 on a primitive tiny raft called the Kon-Tiki was the name of a tiny balsa-wood raft, constructed by Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. IN THEATRES APRIL 2017 In 1947, the world is gripped with...
  9. Kon-Tiki (1950)

    Kon-Tiki (1950)

    The YouTube description.... Kon-Tiki" was the name of a wooden raft used by six Norwegian-Swedish scientists, led by Thor Heyerdahl, to make a 101-day journey from South America to the Polynesian Islands. The purpose of the expedition was to prove Heyerdahl's theory that the Polynesian Islands...
  10. Kon-Tiki (1950)

    Kon-Tiki (1950)

    Title: Kon-Tiki Tagline: The Amazing Adventure Of Six Men On A Raft Across The Pacific! True! Thrilling! Genre: Documentary Director: Thor Heyerdahl Cast: Thor Heyerdahl, Herman Watzinger, Erik Hesselberg, Knut Haugland, Torstein Raaby, Bengt Danielsson, Ben Grauer Release...