Bachelor Nation’s Australian empire just got a little bigger.
Bachelor in Paradise Australia is officially coming to Channel Ten for the first time ever in mid-March.
The show will bring former Bachelor Australia and former Bachelorette Australia contestants together in a tropical paradise to plant a seed and see whether love grows.
So far seven cast members have been confirmed and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. As the Bachelor in Paradise Australia premiere date draws closer, more and more details have emerged about the show.
Bachelor In Paradise Australia will bring Aussie ex Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants together in paradise to find love
Here’s what you need to know:
What is Bachelor in Paradise Australia?
Like the American reality show on which it’s based, Bachelor in Paradise Australia is an elimination-style reality competition series that aims to create lasting couples. It’s to be hosted by Osher Gunsberg.
Where is Bachelor in Paradise Australia filmed?
Bachelor in Paradise Australia will be filmed at Mango Bay in Fiji.
Bachelor in Paradise Australia start date
According to Channel Ten, Bachelor in Paradise Australia will premiere Sunday, March 25, 2018, at 7:30pm.
Bachelor in Paradise Australia cast
Several fan-favorites from seasons past of The Bachelor Australia and The Bachelorette Australia will be flying to Fiji in the hopes of finding love on Bachelor in Paradise Australia.
From Sophie Monk’s season of The Bachelorette Australia, viewers can expect to see Luke McLeod, Blake Coleman, Jarrod Woodgate, Apollo Jackson and Samual Cochrane.
Joining them will be Danish beauty Florence Alexandra Sophia, Lisa Hyde, Nina Rolleston, Ali Oetjen, Megan Marx, Tara Pavlovic and Leah Costa.
Jake Ellis, who competed on Georgia Love’s season of The Bachelorette Australia in 2016, will also appear on Bachelor in Paradise Australia.
Kiera Maguire was one of the first people confirmed to be joining the cast. She originally appeared on Richie Strahan’s season of The Bachelor Australia.
Joining her in the fight for love on Bachelor in Paradise Australia will be Laurina Fleure from the 2014 season of The Bachelor along with Davey Lloyd and Michael Turnbull, both of whom competed for Sam Frost’s heart on The Bachelorette Australia in 2015.
Last, but not least, Elora Murger will round out the Bachelor In Paradise cast.
Bachelor in Paradise Australia spoilers
At present, little is known about what will unfold when Bachelor in Paradise Australia premieres. Thanks to a few clips, some fans with keen eyes, and hints from cast members, however, we do have some idea of what to expect.
For starters, Kiera Maguire and Jarrod Woodgate may already be a couple. The pair reportedly fell for one another while filming the Bachelor Nation spin-off.
Sources close to production on Bachelor in Paradise Australia told New Idea Jarrod told those close to him that Kiera’s ‘the one’.
The anonymous insiders added: ‘Since then, it’s been game on for them.
‘Jarrod is completely smitten and thinks Kiera is “The One”. He said they have an amazing connection and Kiera seems just as into him.’
After Bachelor in Paradise Australia completed filming, Kiera went through and liked several old Instagram posts by Jarrod, which fans took as a sign that they left Fiji as more than just friends.
Viewers also know to expect to see Megan Marx and Elora Murger heat things up during the show’s first season. The trailer showed the duo sharing a steamy kiss while swimming together.
In a voice over, one of the two women gushes about their budding romance, saying: ‘She’s absolutely gorgeous, she’s definitely my type of girl.’
Now, rumors are swirling that Megan and Elora are a couple.
When is the Bachelor In Paradise Australia finale?
With the show kicking off March 25, 2018, viewers can expect Bachelor in Paradise Australia to air its finale in May. That gives it plenty of time for the drama to play out before MasterChef Australia kicks off.