Rotu checks their treemail -- a nut, on a string, that they crack open. The Moppet jokes, "Well, it was a very nice necklace." John pretends to cry over the broken necklace. Or maybe he got another nasty flesh wound from a coconut shard. In any case, the clue involves "tak[ing] turns at the helm," "guid[ing] your tribe through," "learn[ing] the ropes" and a "winding path." At Maraamu, they've received the clue as well, and Sean declares it "showtime!" Gina makes with the big pep talk and then unenthusiastically drones, "All we gotta say is, let's do it, Maraamu," while picking her teeth of remnant watermelon seeds.
We now see a scenic overview of two huge, maze-like game boards. Both tribes stand on mats which feature pictures of the puzzle. How much do you think a mat like that adds to this show's budget, and do the mats add in the least to the show's watchability? As he retrieves the idol from Rotu, Peachy says, "Boy, that immunity idol's found a permanent home, huh?" The Moppet says, "He's happy; he's happy." Peachy yells, "Give him back!" but as The Moppet hands the idol over, he says, "See you soon!" Peachy wants Maraamu's reaction to Rotu's cocky statement, and Sean says, "The humble shall be exalted." The members of Rotu snicker uncomfortably and count their blessings that they're not on that wacko's tribe. Maraamu agrees that they are "long due" for a win -- all exaltation of the humble aside. Peachy explains that the challenge, for immunity, is a "coconut maze race," which sounds like something Gilligan and Mary Ann would have come up with to determine who gets more time on the ham radio. Each tribe will attempt to roll three coconuts (one at a time) through a maze and into a hole using a system of pulleys that are raised and lowered to tilt the board. Five members will compete for each tribe: one caller, and four rope pullers. When a coconut goes in the hole, the tribes rotate clockwise so that a new caller is in place. The first tribe to get all three coconuts in the hole wins immunity. The game only requires five on each side, so Rotu sits out three: Tammy, John, and Robert; and Maraamu sits out Gina.