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Sefa Palu and Jessica Ioane are a team of Besties on The Amazing Race Australia 5.

Noted by their sense of humour and immediately became fan favourites. Staying around the middle and even finishing in a tight second before leaving to Darwin, they received the last crocodile, and then Jess struggling in the Roadblock put them in the bottom of the pack. They were too late to complete the final task within the hours and were eliminated.


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Keep your friends close, and your frenemies closer! Sefa and Jessica have been riling each other up for the past 10 years and are ready to take their unfiltered friendship on tour.

Determined to win, and mow down anyone in their way, Sefa and Jessica love trash-talk, sarcasm and getting on each other's nerves.

Both are from a Polynesian background and would use the prize money to help support their tight-knit families.

Get to know Team Besties

Why do you want to be on The Amazing Race Australia? What do you hope to accomplish?
Sefa: It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity and it’s something you just don’t say 'no' to. I hope to see where my limit is, and what a better way to test that out.
What's the best/ worst part of travelling with your teammate?
Jessica: Worst part about travelling with my teammate is needing to share space, and having no personal space. Best part of travelling with my teammate is that we are down to make the most of the experience or trip

The Amazing Race Australia 5

Race History

Sefa & Jessica's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Queensland Food / Bev No Roadblock 7 of 14
2 2 Queensland Swim to the Beat / Snappy Feet Sefa 9 of 13
3 3 Queensland Pick / Polish No Roadblock 7 of 12
4 4 Queensland On Air / On Time Jessica 4 of 12
5 5 Queensland No Detour Sefa 8 of 11
6 6 Queensland Restoration / Rehabilitation No Roadblock 2 of 9
7 7 Queensland → Northern Territory Treat It / Eat It Jessica 10 of 10 [1]
Average 6.71
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
ֆ This team was given a Salvage, giving them an advantage in the leg
§ This team was given a Sabotage, penalizing them throughout the leg
⏭︎ The team used the First Class pass to skip the leg

1: Sefa & Jessica failed to complete the Goldfish Bowl challenge at Darwin Hidden Valley Raceway due to the challenge site closing. They were directed to proceed to the Pitstop, where they were eliminated without the penalty being applied.

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