First look at I’m A Celebrity jungle challenge in MediaCityUK

Campmates need to navigate a series of fun-filled physical challenges, inspired by the blockbuster ITV show

This summer, TV favourite, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, is bringing the ultimate jungle encounter to MediaCityUK with the multi-million pound I’m a Celebrity… Jungle Challenge.

Opening Friday 30th July at Quayside, MediaCityUK (formally known as The Lowry Shopping Centre), the hotly anticipated indoor entertainment attraction will take Campmates into the heart of the jungle.

Once there, visitors will need to navigate a series of fun-filled physical challenges, inspired by the blockbuster ITV show.

What trials can visitors expect?

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Featuring Main Camp, the Throne and Winners Bridge, the action-packed experience will put Campmates’ nerve and agility to the test as they race against the clock in a bid to collect stars and be crowned King or Queen of the jungle.

Scale The Ascent, an 8.1m vertical rock climb, reach dizzy heights racing across the suspended Treetop Trail, scramble nets, balance on beams and swing round the Jungle Run, take a leap of faith on Get a Grip and glide through the trees on a Zipline, all as part of timed trials.

Whilst there’s no critters to be seen, Campmates could find themselves taking on Kiosk Kev and a multiple-choice Dingo Dollar Challenge if the telephone boxes start to ring out.

And there will be ample picture opportunities for guests to take home a memento – up to five digital images of which are included in every admission ticket.

Europe’s first ever ceiling-mounted Spyrider

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“I’m a Celebrity… Jungle Challenge is a one of a kind, multi-sensory adrenalin adventure – bringing together the heart and soul of the hugely celebrated series, and ITV’s expertise in curating fantastic, memorable live brand experiences for guests and families across the world,” said James Penfold, Controller of Partnerships for ITV Global Entertainment.

I’m a Celebrity… Jungle Challenge will also feature Europe’s first ever ceiling-mounted Spyrider, a high-speed track which will whiz above the jungle canopy in just 18 seconds.

“The arrival of this incredible attraction will bring a real sense of excitement and fun for all the family to MediaCityUK,” said Stephen Wild, Managing Director of MediaCityUK.

“ITV is already an important part of our community with the presence of the iconic Coronation Street studios and the ‘I’m a Celebrity… Jungle Challenge’ brings the ITV experience even closer to the public, in a unique immersive way.”

When do tickets to the Jungle Challenge go on sale?

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More of the attraction will be unveiled during a streamed broadcast which will take place on the I’m a Celebrity official Twitter account @imacelebrity throughout the day this Sunday.

For the first time ever, former celebrity Campmates Andy Whyment (Coronation Street), AJ Pritchard (Ex-Strictly Come Dancing) and Fatima Whitbread (Olympian) will go against members of the public as they take on some of the challenges live.

Tickets will go on general sale from 8am on Wednesday 21st July with sessions priced at £27.50 per child and £30 per adult.

Register online at to access 24 hour priority booking from 8am on Tuesday 20th July.


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