The Amazing Race 5 Leg 8

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Leg 8
United Arab Emirates
Starting Line Lookout
Lake Manyara
Tanzania Flag of Tanzania.svg
Pit Stop Desert Oasis
United Arab Emirates Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
Winners Colin & Christie
Last Place Kami & Karli
Surrender Money
Distance 2518 miles
Contains Roadblock.png YieldIcon.png Detour.png


Kilimanjaro International Airport

  • Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Flag of Tanzania.svg
  • Distance: 86.6 miles

Teams needed to take a charter flight back to Nairobi, Kenya before departing for their next destination.

Dubai International Airport

Burj al-Arab

Burj al-Arab

  • Dubai
  • Distance: 13.9 miles

In front of this iconic building, teams received a Roadblock clue and had to travel to the nearby Spice Souk.

Spice Souk

  • Dubai
  • Distance: 11.2 miles

Roadblock.png Roadblock: Inside this souk, the chosen team member had to search through the many stalls for a particular kind of nut. They had to purchase some, and then deliver them to a ship in the nearby harbour. This task, however, was completely unaired.

Brandon, Chip, Colin, Linda

Bur Dubai Abra Port

  • Dubai
  • Distance: 0.36 miles

YieldIcon.png Yield: This Yield was not aired.

Not Used

Al Quwain Aero Club

  • Dubai
  • Distance: 36 miles

Detour.png Detour

Off Plane: Teams would be taken by plane to a height of 10 000 feet. There, they both had to tandem skidive with an instructor to a landing site 40 miles away in the Margham Dunes.
Brandon & Nicole, Kami & Karli
Off Road: Teams had to instead drive a marked 4x4 vehicle across the unforgiving sand dunes in order to travel directly to the skydive landing site. Once there, they would find their next clue.
Chip & Kim, Colin & Christie, Linda & Karen

Desert Oasis

  • Margham
  • Distance: 6.94 miles

PitStop.png Pit Stop: Teams had to ride on the back of a camel and follow a GPS navigation system to find the Pit Stop hidden in the desert. This was a non-elimination leg. The last-place team was required to surrender all of their accumulated money.

Prize: A vacation to sunny Caribbean provided by American Airlines website


Team LML KIA Plane.png JKI Plane.png BAA Roadblock.png BDA MD Detour.png DO PitStop.png Roadblocks
Colin & Christie 2nd B A Decrease2.png 4th Increase2.png 2nd Decrease2.png 4th Increase2.png 1st B Steady2.png 1st Colin 5, Christie 1
Brandon & Nicole 4th A Decrease2.png 2nd Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd A Steady2.png 2nd Brandon 6, Nicole 1
Chip & Kim 1st Steady2.png 1st Decrease2.png 3rd Increase2.png 1st Decrease2.png 3rd B Steady2.png 3rd Chip 6, Kim 1
Linda & Karen 3rd C B Steady2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th B Steady2.png 4th Linda 4, Karen 3
Kami & Karli 5th B A Decrease2.png 3rd Increase2.png 1st Decrease2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 5th A Steady2.png 5th Kami 4, Karli 2
  • An A indicates that teams completed the Off Plane Detour, while a B indicates that teams completed the Off Road Detour.
  • A bold team member in the Roadblock count indicates the team member who completed this leg's Roadblock.
  • An underlined blue team's placement indicates that the team came in last on a non-elimination leg.

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Countries United StatesUruguayArgentinaRussiaEgyptKenyaTanzaniaUnited Arab EmiratesIndiaNew ZealandPhilippinesCanada
Teams Alison & DonnyBob & JoyceBrandon & NicoleCharla & MirnaChip & KimColin & ChristieDennis & ErikaJim & MarshaKami & KarliLinda & KarenMarshall & Lance
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