The Amazing Race Australia Season 06 Episode 17 Description
- Mérida (Palacio Municipal de Mérida)
- Mérida (Taqueria La Lupita or Parque de Santa Lucía)
- Mérida (Cementerio General)
- Mérida (Calle 64)
- Mérida (El Minaret)
This leg’s Detour was a choice between Cactus of Chorus. In Cactus, teams had to make five cactus tacos to receive their next clue. In Chorus, teams had to sing “La Cucaracha” with a mariachi band to receive their next clue.
In this leg’s Roadblock, one team member had to count the number of light pink-coloured papel picado strung among 3,000 to receive their next clue.
- Additional task
- At Cementerio General, each team member had to paint a Day of the Dead calavera design onto their partner’s face to receive their next clue.
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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.