A Do-It-Yourself Challenge is a Reward Challenge in which there is no supervison from Jeff Probst, though challenge producer John Kirhoffer is still present. However, this means that the contestants must determine the winners themselves.

List of Do-It-Yourself Challenges


Episode Challenge Winner
"Hungry for a Win"
Bocce in a Box S19 brett tS19 dave tS19 erik t
S19 john tS19 kelly tS19 laura tS19 monica t
S19 russells tS19 shambo tS19 yasmin t
One World
"Total Dysfunction"
D.I.Y. Knots S24 bill tS24 colton tS24 jay t
S24 jonas tS24 leif tS24 matt t
S24 michael tS24 tarzan tS24 troyzan t
One World
"Go Out with a Bang"
D.I.Y. Ladder Tree Golf S24 alicia tS24 jay t
S24 kat tS24 tarzan tS24 troyzan t
Alicia, Jay, Kat, Tarzan, & Troyzan



  • One World is the only season to have multiple Do-It-Yourself Challenges.
  • Both seasons to feature Do-It-Yourself Challenges were filmed in Samoa.
  • Troyzan Robertson, Tarzan Smith, and Jay Byars are the only castaways to win a Do-It-Yourself Challenge more than once.