Ant and Dec: I'm A Celebrity plan is to return to Australia

Ant and Dec are keen to return to Australia for this year's I'm A Celebrity credit:Bang Showbiz
Ant and Dec are keen to return to Australia for this year's I'm A Celebrity credit:Bang Showbiz

'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' bosses are planning to return to Australia for this year's series.

Show co-hosts Ant and Dec have revealed there are plans in place to head back Down Under, after the past two series of the popular ITV show took place in Wales' Gwrych Castle instead of the Australian jungle, due to the coronavirus pandemic and international travel restrictions.

Speaking on Thursday's (17.02.22) episode of 'The One Show', Dec said: "Well, the plan is the jungle."

Ant then said: "Nothing against Wales. We love Wales, but Australia is [the show's] home and we'd like to get back there if we can."

Previously in December last year, the duo spoke about wanting to go back to Australia, and joked they can "torment" the campmates more Down Under.

Ant said: "I think we would like to return to Australia. We had a great time for two years in Wales – we were made to feel really welcome and at home – but its proper home is Australia, so we'd like to get back there for next year if we can."

Dec added: "We can torment them more in Australia.

"It's harder conditions outside and there are all sorts of creepy crawlies in the camp, so it's harder in Australia, definitely."

It comes after Storm Arwen battered Wales late last year, resulting in the campmates having to be evacuated from the castle and forcing 'I'm A Celebrity' off air mid-series, before it later returned to our screens after the winds had died down.

Ant said at the time: "The only reason they took the celebrities out of there was we felt it was just mean keeping them in there when we can't film them, we can't do anything with them.

"So, it was decided to take them out of the castle and put them into their single quarantine, like they had before they went into the show.

"So they've got no phones, no internet, they are completely cut off from the rest of the world. Just how we like it."