The Amazing Race Australia Season 06 Episode 06 Description
Leg 5 (Greece)
- Kamari (Santorini (Thira) International Airport) to Athens (Athens International Airport)
- Arachova (Egarsios Steps)
- Arachova (Church of Saint George (in Greek))
- Arachova (Clock Tower Overlook to Mount Parnassus)
- Arachova (Mount Parnassus to Arachova Outskirts)
- Arachova (Church of Saint George)
- Additional tasks
- At the Church of Saint George, teams had to dress as a bride and groom, then the groom had to pin €10,000 onto the bride using 50 euro notes. If the bride could spin three times without any notes falling off, then teams would receive their next clue.
- At Mount Parnassus, teams had to board the chair lift and toss snow bombs until one landed in a target to receive their next clue. Due to blizzard conditions, this task was cancelled. Instead, teams had to build a snowman that was as tall as a shepherd’s staff to receive their next clue.
- After travelling by bus back to Arachova, teams had to run two kilometres (1.2 mi) from the drop off point to the Pit Stop.
- Additional notes
- Teams began climbing the Egarsios Steps in the order that they finished the previous leg.
- Teams had to board one of two buses to Mount Parnassus. The first would depart after eight teams boarded, and the second would depart after all remaining teams boarded.
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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.