The Amazing Race Australia is a reality game show based on the American CBSseries, The Amazing Race. Australia's Seven Network has purchased the international format rights to the highly successful reality adventure series.[1]

Synopsis

"The US version of The Amazing Race has had a huge following on Seven and we are thrilled to be working with Disney on The Amazing Race: Australia which promises to capture the excitement of the original series.

"Audiences in Australia have shown an enormous appetite for high-quality, locally produced shows in recent years. The Amazing Race: Australia is another great milestone in our long-standing relationship with Channel Seven in bringing programs that resonate with viewers here."[2]

The Race

This section cite the differences between the American version and Australia version only.

The Amazing Race Australia is quite similar to the American edition. The basic premise is the same, namely that teams must follow clues and complete tasks to check in to pit stops in a race around the world. However, some differences between the two versions exist.

Teams

For a list of all teams, see Category:The Amazing Race (AU) teams.

Countries and Locales Visited

Africa Asia Europe
Country Season(s) Visited Country Season(s) Visited Country Season(s) Visited
Flag of Malawi.png Malawi 4 Cambodia Cambodia 3 Croatia Croatia 3
Namibia Namibia 3 China China 2 Czech Republic Czech Republic 1
South Africa South Africa 1 India India 2 France France 2
Zambia Zambia 4 Indonesia Indonesia 1 Netherlands The Netherlands 1
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 4 Israel Israel 1 Poland Poland 1
Mongolia Mongolia 4 Portugal Portugal 3
Flag of the Philippines.png The Philippines 2 Russia Russia 3
Singapore Singapore 1
South Korea South Korea 4
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1
Flag of Thailand.png Thailand 3, 4
Turkey Turkey 2
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 2
Vietnam Vietnam 1, 4
Territory Season(s) Visited
Hong Kong Hong Kong 1
Macau Macau 1
North America Oceania South America
Country Season(s) Visited Country Season(s) Visited Country Season(s) Visited
Canada Canada 2 Australia Australia All Seasons Argentina Argentina 3
Cuba Cuba 2 New Zealand New Zealand 3
United States United States of America 3


Overview of The Amazing Race Australia Seasons

Series Premiere Date Finale Winners Final City Teams Unique Distinctions
1 May 16, 2011 August 11, 2011 Tyler Atkins & Nathan Joliffe Perth, West Australia 11
2 May 30, 2012 August 15, 2012 Shane Haw & Andrew Thoday Brisbane, Queensland Introduced the Salvage Pass and Must-Vote U-Turn
3 August 4, 2014 (AU)
August 5, 2014 (NZ)
September 26, 2014 (AU)
October 7, 2014 (NZ)
Daniel Little & Ryan Thomas Melbourne, Victoria 10 Australia v New Zealand - 5 Australian Teams and 5 New Zealand teams raced. Introduced unique Starting Line task where said two nations battled against each other.
4 October 28, 2019 December 3, 2019 Tim Sattler & Rod Jones Darwin, Northern Territory 11 Starting Line was outside of Australia.
5 February 5, 2021 March 28, 2021 Brendon Crawley & Jackson Dening Thredbo, New South Wales 16 Australian Destinations Only. Filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Introduced the First Class Pass and Salvage and Sabotage Non-Elimination penalty. First season to add two Stowaway teams to the Race.

Social Media Profiles

The Amazing Race Australia's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmazingRaceAU


References

The Amazing Race Season Index
United States 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · 27 · 28 · 29 · 30 · 31 · 32
Asia 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
Australia 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
Brazil 1
Canada 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8
Central Europe Cancelled
China 1 · 2 · 3 · 4
China Rush 1 · 2 · 3
France 1
Israel 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8
Latin America 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
Norway 1 · 2
Philippines 1 · 2
Ukraine 1
Vietnam 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
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