The BEST Episodes of The Amazing Race Australia
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2020
Network: Network Ten
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.
#1 - Leg 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 6, 2011
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?
#2 - Leg 1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 16, 2011
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?
#3 - Leg 12
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 3, 2019
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.
#4 - Australia v New Zealand Leg 4
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 25, 2014
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.
#5 - Australia v New Zealand Leg 6
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 1, 2014
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?
#6 - Leg 12
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 1, 2011
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.
#7 - Leg 4
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2019
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.
#8 - Leg 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 27, 2011
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?
#9 - Leg 11
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 25, 2011
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.
#10 - Leg 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 30, 2011
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.
#11 - Leg 8
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2019
Teams race through the challenges, but for those afraid of heights, swinging over a gorge isn’t their idea of a good time. Will they push themselves, or will their hesitation cost them the race?
#12 - Australia v New Zealand Leg 2
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 11, 2014
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.
#13 - Leg 5
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2019
The race is well and truly underway as the remaining teams land in Mongolia. All hell breaks lose as the teams try to milk goats, herd sheep and ride camels across the sand dunes.
#14 - Australia v New Zealand Leg 1
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 4, 2014
Australia and New Zealand are pitted against each in 10 teams of two – five from each country. On the first leg they travel from Australia to Christchurch New Zealand, where the last team to arrive at the pitstop may be eliminated.
#15 - Leg 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 23, 2011
The worldwide adventure continues when most teams struggle to find flights out of Indonesia. One team enquires about a bus off the island, while sparks fly when another couple can't agree on how to get to Vietnam.
#16 - Leg 10
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 26, 2019
Would you rather spend the day doing laundry by hand, or sorting through different species of fish? And what if that decision could cost you $250,000?
#17 - Leg 8
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 4, 2011
When The Amazing Race Australia continues tonight, the teams fight fatigue and have to keep racing without a rest stop. While on board a train for Poland, one team is robbed of their money and passports. Is it game over? Then, teams head underground in one of the world's oldest salt mines; while herding sheep proves frustrating for some. And the final challenge will end disastrously for more than one team.
#18 - Leg 3
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 13, 2012
The remaining teams are forced to take on a driving test on the chaotic streets of of Jaipur, India. A run-in with workmates Paul and Steve sees engaged couple Kym and Donna left reeling. An old abyrinthine step-well could prove to be the undoing of one of the teams.
#19 - Leg 9
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 2019
Five teams remain, as they make their way through Malawi and get closer to the winning prize of $250,000. If you can shell peanuts, mould bricks, or sew shirts, then this is your leg of the race!
#20 - Leg 11
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 2, 2019
The final four teams make their way to Thailand. Teams are faced with their toughest eating challenge yet, with every contestant having to take part in order to get their next clue.
#21 - Leg 10
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 13, 2012
The teams battle it out in Banff in the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains. They find the going tough on the snow and ice and atempting to climb a frozen waterfall proves particularly difficult or a race favourite.
#22 - Leg 7
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 9, 2012
The teams are pleased after they learn that they are heading to Paris and straight into a culinary adventure. There is friction after Joseph and Grace steal Sarah and James' taxi, and the ramifications will still be felt thousands of kilometres away.
#23 - Leg 1
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 28, 2019
Hosted by television’s loveable loose-cannon Beau Ryan, 22 Aussie hopefuls will tackle trains, planes and camels as they ping-pong across the world in pursuit of the $250,000 cash prize.
#24 - Leg 5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 13, 2011
In tonight's exciting episode, the teams continue their South African odyssey in the beautiful coastal city of Cape Town. But the high-flying antics quickly come to an end for Chris and Anastasia at the Detour. Has this fiery relationship finally hit rock bottom? The teams put the race into perspective when they visit a local orphanage to deliver some much-needed goods, and will a nasty accident on the last challenge bring the race to an end for one team?
#25 - Leg 2
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 29, 2019
Teams will need to choose their challenges wisely when an obstacle course or a skill testing drone flight are on the table. The last team to arrive at the pit stop may be eliminated.