Scorpion King Hunter is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 22.


Route Markers

The order of departure from the National Museum of Vietnamese History are as follows:

  1. Pam & Winnie (10:40 pm)
  2. Max & Katie (11:34 pm)
  3. Mona & Beth (11:37 pm)
  4. Bates & Anthony (11:39 pm)
  5. Caroline & Jennifer (11:46 pm)
  6. Joey & Meghan (12:47 am)
  7. Chuck & Wynona (3:26 am)

Teams must travel by taxi to the Hair of the Dog Bar to find their next clue.

Teams must fly to Maun, Botswana. Upon arrival, teams must travel on foot to Mack Air to sign up for one of three charter flights to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. The first two flights carry two teams each, and the third flight carries three teams. The flights depart at 9:00 am, 9:15 am, and 9:30 am. Once there, teams will find their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves down Old Xhumaga Road and search for a marked path to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform the Roadblock would have to choose a group of Kalahari Bushmen, who would accompany the team throughout the rest of the Leg. They'll follow the Bushmen into a hole that and be taught how to dig up a scorpion and carefully place it inside the jar. Once they've successfully have a scorpion, the Bushman will lead them to their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must continue driving down Old Xhumaga Road, with their Bushmen, to search for their next clue.

Choice A: Fire
Teams would have to travel with their Bushmen to a nearby village where they have to learn how to properly make fire using two sticks, zebra manure, and grass. Once they have a flame, they'll use it to light the elder Bushman's pipe in order to receive their next clue.

Only Bates & Anthony chose this task.

Choice B: Fowl
Teams would have to learn how to set up a trap in order to catch a guineafowl, utilizing a series of sticks, string, and eggs. After setting up the trap properly, teams have to act as a guineafowl and trip the trap before receiving their next clue.

Caroline & Jennifer, Chuck & Wynona, Joey & Meghan, Max & Katie, Mona & Beth, and Pam & Winnie chose this task.

Teams must travel on foot with their Bushmen to the Meno A Kwena Safari Camp to check in.

For coming in first place, Bates & Anthony won a trip for two to Phuket, provided by Travelocity.

For coming in last place, Max & Katie will have to perform a Speed Bump at some point during the next leg of the race.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forwardϵ Used the Express Pass User of the first Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • User of the second Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot
S22 BatesAnthony
 1st place 
Bates & Anthony
Hockey Brothers
S22 PamWinnie
 2nd place 
Pam & Winnie
Best Friends
S22 ChuckWynona
 3rd place 
Chuck & Wynona
S22 JoeyMeghan
 4th place 
Joey & Meghan
YouTube Hosts
S22 CarolineJennifer
 5th place 
Caroline & Jennifer
Country Singers
S22 MonaBeth
 6th place 
Mona & Beth
Roller Derby Moms
S22 MaxKatie
 7th place 
Max & Katie


  • This episode's title is said by Joey after the Roadblock, referring to himself at the challenge.


  • Sarah D. Bunting at (03/25/2013): "I've Felt The Pains Down In Africa"


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