The Amazing Race Australia

Monday 8:30 PM on Seven Network Premiered May 16, 2011 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

    • Season 1, Episode 1 | Lombok, Indonesia
      In the premiere episode of The Amazing Race Australia, eleven teams will depart on the adventure of a lifetime, starting at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Their first stop is Indonesia and along the way, they will travel more than 50,000km, traversing 4 continents, 12 countries and 23 cities. Who will have the right combination of strategy, strength, skill and teamwork to win the $250,000 prize?moreless
    • Season 1, Episode 9 | Masada, Israel
      The five remaining teams set out from the Dunajec Castle in Niedzica, Poland and travel to Tel Aviv, Israel, where teams are tested on their patience and an eye for detail, before a trip to a desert fortress. As the competition intensifies, one team's race will be cut short, when they are unsuccessful in their bid to make it to the next Pit Stop.moreless
    • Season 2, Episode 8 | Australia, Cuba

      The race continues in Cuba, where siblings Joseph & Grace argue over their Detour choice, which sends them spiralling into the back of the pack. Teams come face to face with a complex puzzle, before becoming perplexed when they are instructed to drive to Australia. But before they can check in at the next Pit Stop, teams will have to tame a wild beast, and one team faces the ramifications of their actions in another continent.

    • Season 1, Episode 2 | Hue, Vietnam
      Teams leave Indonesia and fly to Vietnam, after a struggle to find viable flights. Once in Vietnam, sparks fly when one couple goes back on their word.
    • Season 2, Episode 10 | Banff, Canada

      The teams race through the race's tenth leg in frigid Banff, Canada. Teams battle on mechanical bulls for a special prize, before one team's race becomes unstuck on an ice wall. After taking to the ski slopes, the race's frontrunners find their game in jeopardy by making a costly error at the final challenge.

    • Season 2, Episode 2 | New Delhi, India

      All eleven teams continue their race, departing The Philippines for India. Dating couple James & Sarah run into relationship problems after fighting over their finances. Teams battle through a digusting Detour which gets them up close and personal with cows or cow excrement, before partaking in a Bollywood dancing and acting routine. And in a tense race to the Pit Stop, one team makes a potentially fatal error.

    • Season 2, Episode 3 | Jaipur, India

      The ten remaining teams continue racing through India, racing through the Pink City, Jaipur. Teams battle through a mentally-exhausting Roadblock which threatens to end one team's race, after two teams have an intense confrontation when one racer knocks over another team's pots.

    • Season 2, Episode 4 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

      The nine remaining teams depart India for the United Arab Emirates, after casting their votes at the race's first Must Vote U-Turn - a new twist in which the team to receive the most votes is forced to complete both Detour options. Once in Dubai, some teams find themselves stranded in the desert, while others have troubles with animals. A luck-based challenge sees much of the group equalised on a level playing-field, setting up an intense race for first place, but before the day is over, one team is arrested and another quits the game.

    • Season 2, Episode 7 | Havana, Cuba

      The remaining teams race to France's capital, Paris, where teams are challenged on their culinary skills. While some teams cook up a souffle storm, other teams start a war over a stolen taxi. Then, the race travels to Havana, Cuba, where teams experience severe complications with their old vehicles, all leading up to a surprise ending.

    • Season 2, Episode 11 | Beijing, China

      The remaining teams battle through the penultimate leg of the race in Beijing, China. Teams are faced with a gruesome eating challenge and a horrific foot massage, before battling their way just a group of warriors lining the Great Wall of China. An early mistake by one team could end up costing them the game, as the battle heats up for a spot in the Final Three.

    • Season 2, Episode 9 | Vancouver, Canada

      The race travels to Canada, where one team falls behind from the beginning after oversleeping. One team is presented with the awkward option to pose nude for a Fast Forward, while the other teams battle through Vancouver's picturesque Grouse Mountain. And with a spot in the Final Five on the line, some teams experience financial hardship en route to the Pit Stop.

    • Season 2, Episode 1 | Daraga, The Philippines

      Eleven teams begin a race around the world for a quarter of a million dollars. Their first stop is The Philippines, where teams will have to come up with the intestinal fortitude required to stomach a local delicacy, before battling through a wet and wild leg. But the episode's biggest shock is at the Pit Stop, where the first team to arrive wins an unexpected reward.

    • Season 2, Episode 12 | Fraser Island, Australia

      The finalists return home for the final leg of the race, where one team will be crowned winners of The Amazing Race Australia. Along the way, a season-long rivalry culminates in a Brisbane prison cell, while teams literally have to dig for the $250,000 prize, buried in a treasure chest.

    • Season 1, Episode 6 | Prague, Czech Republic
      The seven remaining teams fly to Amsterdam, capital of The Netherlands, where a simple-looking eating challenge proves to be deceptively difficult. Teams then venture to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, where one team signals their intentions to keep their eye on the prize and not on their friendships. Teams are pushed to their limits in a frantic search for the key to a damsel's heart, which could potentially determine an abrupt ending to one team's race.moreless
    • Season 1, Episode 7 | Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
      The six remaining teams test out their inner voyeur, before taking to the ice-skating rink to put a goal past the national ice hockey goalkeeper. One team experiences deja vu, when they find themselves in trouble with the police, for the second time on the race, while others experience difficulties when attempting to stomach a local delicacy; sausage.moreless
    • Season 1, Episode 4 | Port Elizabeth, South Africa
      The remaining nine teams leave Asia, heading to South Africa, where some teams confront their fear of heights. As some teams become accustomed to African traditions, others struggle when feeding giraffes.
    • Season 1, Episode 5 | Cape Town, South Africa
      The eight remaining teams venture to spectacular Cape Town, South Africa and its picturesque coastline, but one couple finds their relationship on the line, as they engage in a fierce battle at the Detour.
    • Season 1, Episode 8 | Niedzica, Poland
      The six remaining teams have to keep racing without a Pit Stop, pushing them to their limits. As teams travel by train to Krakow, Poland, one team is unexpectedly robbed of their money and passports, potentially ending their race. Teams go underground in one of the world's oldest salt mines, while a challenge involving herding sheep is what frustrates some teams. And with elimination on the line, an Intersection at the final challenge will have disastrous consequences for more than one team.moreless
    • Season 1, Episode 10 | Jerusalem, Israel
      The four remaining teams continue on to Jerusalem, Israel, where they are tested on their knowledge of Hebrew, scaling Jerusalem's old city walls and lugging a massive cross through the city, with a spot in the Final Three on the line.
    • Season 1, Episode 3 | Macau, China
      The ten remaining teams depart Hue, Vietnam and fly to Hong Kong, China, where they seek good fortunes while eating their way through thousands of fortune cookies. Teams are faced with the race's only Fast Forward, an opportunity to skill all subsequent tasks on this leg. Will any of them be brave enough to take up the hair-raising challenge? Meanwhile, the Chinese zodiac proves too challenging for some teams.moreless
    • Season 2, Episode 5 | Istanbul, Turkey

      The race continues in the United Arab Emirates, where an altercation between two racers results in a greater target being placed on one team's back. When teams fly to Turkey, things get physical, leading to an intense showdown. Meanwhile, other teams find themselves breaking down at a confusing Roadblock, leading more than one team to contemplate a four-hour penalty.

    • Season 2, Episode 6 | Istanbul, Turkey

      The race continues in Turkey, where teams have to overcome a slippery challenge, before convincing locals to have their shoes shined, as part of the leg's Detour. Teams are shocked to find the race's first Intersection, causing some teams to lose valuable minutes waiting for others. And with a thirty-minute penalty looming over one team, the pressure is on in the race for survival.

    • Season 1, Episode 11 | Colombo, Sri Lanka
      The four remaining teams fly to Colombo, Sri Lanka in a bid to secure one of three spots in the final leg. Teams deal with fish at the Detour and struggle with history, but a masked street parade could be the way to make up lost time. And with sewing as the final challenge before the final elimination of The Amazing Race Australia, all teams are pushed to their limits.moreless
    • Season 1, Episode 12 | Fremantle, Australia
      The Final Three return to Australia via Singapore, with one team ready to claim the $250,000 cash prize. In Singapore, teams receive interesting prophecies from a fortune teller, before crossing a terrifying 55-storey-high tightrope. Once in Australia, they search Fremantle Prison for their next clue. But the notorious final memory challenge is what will determine who will cross the finish line first to take home the $250,000 prize.moreless