The Amazing Race Australia Season 07 Episode 04 Description
India → Malaysia
- Kochi → Langkawi, Malaysia (Langkawi International Airport)
- Langkawi (Telaga Harbour)
- Langkawi (Datai Bay or Pulau Rebak Besar)
- Langkawi (Gua Pinang)
- Langkawi (Fruit Farm)
- Langkawi (Tanjung Rhu Beach)
- Episode summary
- During the Pit Stop, teams flew to Langkawi, Malaysia. Teams departed the airport in the order that they finished the previous leg and had to drive to Telaga Harbour in order to find their next clue.
- For their Speed Bump, George & Pam had to clean up a section of beach and fill two Hessian sacks with trash before they could continue racing.
- This leg’s Detour was a choice between Eagle Eye or Mai Tai. In Eagle Eye, teams had to drive a personal watercraft to Datai Bay, parasail above the bay, and spot a piece of eagle artwork. Teams then had to choose a trinket at a floating shop that matched the artwork in order to receive their next clue. In Mai Tai, teams had to drive a personal watercraft to Pulau Rebak Besar and use a standup paddleboard to deliver a tray of two cocktails to a pair of holiday-makers on a boat in order to receive their next clue.
- After the Detour, team had to travel by boat to Gua Pinang and search inside the cave for their next clue.
- In this leg’s Roadblock, one team member had to replicate a fruit basket in order to receive their next clue directing them to the Pit Stop: Tanjung Rhu Beach.
- Additional note
- Although the last team to arrive at the Pit Stop was eliminated, there was no rest period at the end of the leg and all remaining teams were instead instructed to continue racing.
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The Amazing Race Australia Show Description
The Amazing Race Australia is an Australian adventure reality game show based on the international Amazing Race franchise. Following the premise of other versions of the format, the show follows teams of two as they race around the world. The race is split into legs, with teams tasked to deduce clues, navigate themselves in foreign areas, interact with locals, perform physical and mental challenges, and travel by air, boat, car, taxi, and other modes of transport. Teams are progressively eliminated at the end of most legs for being the last to arrive at designated Pit Stops. The first team to arrive at the Finish Line wins a grand prize of A$250,000.
The series was first aired on the Seven Network, who purchased the format rights to produce an Australian version in 2010 and (as of 2020) hold the Australian broadcast rights to the American version. The first two editions of the show aired in 2011 and 2012 were produced by activeTV, which also produced the Asian and Israeli versions of The Amazing Race, in association with ABC Studios. Following a hiatus in 2013, a third season titled The Amazing Race: Australia v New Zealand, which included New Zealand teams, aired in 2014 and was produced in-house by the network’s own Seven Productions. The show aired in New Zealand on TV2. The host for Seven’s iteration the show was actor Grant Bowler. Seven’s iteration of the show was not renewed for a fourth season.
In June 2019, it was announced the series would be revived by Network 10. 10’s iteration of the show is produced by Eureka Productions and hosted by former rugby league footballer Beau Ryan. The first edition of 10’s iteration, and the fourth season overall, aired in late 2019. 10’s second and the fifth season overall aired in 2021 and was set in Australia, following international travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The series was renewed for another season for 2022, which returned to the regular global travel format.