The Amazing Race Australia Season 06 Episode 19 Descriprion
Mexico → Australia
- Valladolid (Real Hispano) (Pit Start)
- Mérida (Mérida International Airport) to Perth, Western Australia, Australia (Perth Airport)
- Perth (Jandakot – Jandakot Airport (Royal Aero Club))
- Perth (City Centre – Swan Bells Tower)
- Perth (City Centre – Murray Street Mall (Ready Team One))
- Perth (Burswood – Optus Stadium)
- Perth (East Perth – Perth Mint)
In this leg’s Roadblock, one team member had to memorise Australian aviation trivia during an aerobatics flight. After returning to the ground, they had to correctly answer five questions to receive their next clue. The questions were: (1) What is the minimum attitude you need to be at to perform aerial aerobatics? (3,000 feet); (2) What percentage of airspace does Australia control? (11%); (3) How many years ago did the first air mail run start in Australia? (100); (4) In which country was the black box invented? (Australia); (5) What was the name of the aircraft used to deliver sugar cubes containing polio vaccine to the Outback? (Sugar Bird).
- Additional tasks
- At Swan Bells Tower, teams had to ring two bells simultaneously four times within four minutes to receive their next clue.
- At Ready Team One, teams had to play a virtual reality game and kill an alien leader to receive their next clue.
- At Optus Stadium, teams had to hang upside-down and memorise the six seasons of the Noongar calendar (Birak, Bunaru, Djeran, Makuru, Djilba and Kambrang) to receive their next clue.
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The Amazing Race Australia Show Descriprion
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.