Based on the hugely popular franchise The Amazing Race, this reality competition follows the same format seen in various countries around the world. Teams of two compete against each other as they race around the globe in hopes of winning $250,000.
When The Amazing Race Australia continues tonight, the remaining nine teams scale great heights to face their greatest fears in South Africa. While some teams revel in the African traditions, others struggle when it comes time to feed the giraffes. Meanwhile, another team finds themselves on the wrong side of the law, and will Richard and Joey's ruthless determination be their downfall?Watch Now:Amazon
In the premiere episode, meet the 11 teams who are about to depart on the adventure of a lifetime. Starting at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, they will cover more than 50,000km, 4 continents, 12 countries and 23 cities, and along the way, they'll confront fears, experience new cultures and make lifelong friends. Who will have the right combination of strategy, strength, skill and teamwork to win the $250,000 prize?Watch Now:Amazon
At the impressive Strathgordon Dam, the teams must embrace their inner athlete and dunk a basketball into an oversized hoop on the dam wall in order to receive their next clue in the race.Watch Now:Amazon
In the final leg, the teams travel from Sydney, to Canberra, and then up to the Snowy Mountains for the epic race to the finish line.Watch Now:Amazon
Starting in Hobart, the teams head back in time at the historic town of Ross as they must compete in a gruelling challenge of strength and stamina while shackled and dressed as convicts.Watch Now:Amazon
The remaining teams make their way to Namibia in Africa and come face to face with the local wildlife. Tension is running high and threatens to turn physical between Kiwis Jono and Johnny.
With no rest period between legs, teams are still racing and heading for Kostroma in central Russia. They face a nation v nation challenge and the last team to the mat surprises all, but will a twist at the pit stop save them?
Working alongside our Aussie lifeguards in red and yellow, the teams take on some of the toughest surf conditions and complete a rigorous series of challenges to receive their next clue.Watch Now:Amazon
Travelling in style, the teams arrive in Coober Pedy via the legendary train expedition The Ghan, and are confronted by a huge surprise that will change the game.Watch Now:Amazon
The race is about to set off! Fourteen teams will criss-cross the nation taking part in heart-stopping and stomach-churning challenges, all with their eyes on the $250,000 prize.Watch Now:Amazon
The teams are faced with completing a puzzling game of cat-and-mouse as they must follow the map that will unlock the key towards the next pit stop of the race.Watch Now:Amazon
The teams take on new heights when they touch down in Townsville, where one teammate must conquer all fears and abseil down a 100-metre cliff face to capture the clue.Watch Now:Amazon
It's a race to the finish line when The Amazing Race Australia returns home for the winners to be crowned tonight. In Singapore, the teams seek their race riches from a local fortune teller; while a 55 storey tight-rope crossing Detour tests their nerves. Back in Australia, they search Fremantle Prison for their next clue. But the final challenge brings them all unstuck as they struggle to remember the highlights of their epic journey. Only one team will persevere to get to the finish line first and take home the $250,000 prize.Watch Now:Amazon
They might be in a tropical island paradise but it's not all sunshine and rainbows as the teams' endurance is put to the test in an epic challenge of strength and resilience on a barge off the shore.Watch Now:Amazon
Seeking help from the locals for an iconic outback challenge, the Dunny Derby, their newfound friends must take their place on the 'throne' for a race across town.Watch Now:Amazon
The contestants find themselves battling as much with the heat as with each other. It’s a mad dash to the end as the teams do all they can to avoid being eliminated from the race.Watch Now:Amazon
A detour has the teams explore the historic German town of Hahndorf as they must choose between slap or snag in a hilarious Bavarian bonanza.Watch Now:Amazon
The teams must brave the freezing cold water in an ambitious challenge that sees them work alongside research scientists who are studying the endangered Australian sea lion.Watch Now:Amazon
Like castaways left at sea, the teams are left with only a simple treasure map and a cryptic message in a bottle to guide them towards the finish line at the sixth pit stop of the competition.Watch Now:Amazon
Teams stay in the Czech Republic as they encounter some icy patches with each other. After introducing their butts to the ice, teams search for suspicious flagged persons before heading to brewery and church. Which teams can skate their way to the top and which teams will need a miracle to stay in the Race?Watch Now:Amazon
Tonight, the teams make a mad dash for Sri Lanka to secure a place in the finale. The Detour has some teams acting fishy; while deciding which carriage to ride in on a train trip could prove costly for one team. All teams struggle with their history; but are given the opportunity to make up some lost time at a masked street parade. And a final sewing challenge proves to be a disaster for all.Watch Now:Amazon
Tonight, the race continues as the ten remaining teams seek good fortunes in Hong Kong. After eating their way through thousands of fortune cookies in search of their next clue, teams are faced with the race's only Fast Forward. Will any of them be brave enough to take up the hair-raising challenge? Meanwhile, the relationship between two teams takes a big turn for the worse, while the Chinese zodiac proves too challenging for some teams.Watch Now:Amazon
The remaining nine teams leave New Zealand as they make their way to Cambodia where they are faced with tough challenges, including eating fried tarantulas.
In the final leg of the race, our teams battle it out in Australia's Top End. In a race where every second counts, the first team to cross the finish line will take home a $250,000 cash prize.Watch Now:Amazon
In their first challenge, the teams are locked up in the Old Dubbo Gaol. To receive their next clue, they must plan the ultimate prison break and evade the ever-vigilant guards.Watch Now:Amazon