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.
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.moreless
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.
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.moreless
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.moreless