Where am I a Celebrity this year? The jungle that isn’t actually a jungle

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I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here fans rejoice – the series is back.

Unlike the past two years, the famous contestants have to travel much further than North Wales to try and prove their mettle.

Due to the pandemic, the series has to take place two years in a row at Gwrych Castle, Wales.

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However, in 2022, the hit ITV reality series will return to its roots and be held once again in the Australian jungle.

The cast for the 2022 edition of i’m a celeb includes DJ Chris Moyles, English footballer Jill Scott and casual women star Charlene White, as well as Culture Club singer Boy George, and — in the most sensational reality TV casting piece of the year — Conservative MP Matt Hancock.

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But where is exactly? I am a Celebrity actually filmed?

Initially, the series was filmed in Queensland, in the northeast of Australia. However, for the second series in 2003, production migrated to New South Wales.

In particular the I am a Celebrity “jungle” is located in Springbrook National Park, near Murwillumbah.

The 15,310-acre space is in fact not a jungle, as it is constantly called in the show, but a rainforest.

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Gwrych Castle in Wales, which hosted the 2020 and 2021 editions of ‘I’m A Celebrity’

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Find everything you need to know about the new series here, and the official cast photos here.

TBEN has also compiled a breakdown of the reported fees each cast member receives for participating in the show – with earnings ranging from five-figure numbers to a whopping £900,000.

Hancock’s involvement with the show has been the main topic of conversation to date, with the shamed politician receiving criticism from ministers, celebrities and viewers for agreeing to participate in the series.

I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! starts on Sunday 6 November at 9pm on ITV.