11 Reasons To Watch TV’s Newest The Real Love Boat

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Julius Feldmann

Oct 10, 2022

Channel 10’s newest Australian reality TV show, The Real Love Boat, kicked off this week. Here’s 11 reasons to tune in.

1. Relive the nostalgia of The Love Boat, the massively successful 1970s sitcom that revealed the romances and adventures of the passengers and crew on the Pacific Princess

2. Follow the romantic journey of two dozen singles who will navigate love on the high seas to find ‘the one’.

3. Embrace the drama and secrets sure to be spilled by this diverse group of eligible bachelors, who will have to stay afloat during the show’s many tests. 

Check out the promotional video here.

4. Take part in the highly dramatic guessing game of who will stay or leave the cruise once it arrives at its next port and anticipate which new contestant will be waiting there… ready to board!

5. Get inspired by breathtaking Mediterranean locations that the contestants of the Regal Princess cruise ship will sail to on their many adventures. The cupid crew will be sailing the waters of Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Montenegro and Turkey over 21 days.

6. Plan the perfect couples (or singles!) vacation and steal the countless date ideas where our contestants will find their one-true-love.

7. Find out which couple will make it to the final port destination and win the undisclosed cash prize amount! Can you guess how much the winning duo will receive? 

The Real Love Boat
The Real Love Boat

8. Celebrate the return of popular TV personality Hannah Ferrier, loved during her time as Chief Steward on Below Deck Mediterranean, to her new role as Cruise Director and making up one half of the cupid crew. 

9. Daniel Doody reprises his Network 10 role as a charismatic, bubbly Roving Reporter in the series as the Entertainment Director. The natural chemistry of ‘Doods’ and Hannah are the cornerstone of a perfect cupid crew pairing. 

10. Follow the tricky task of host Darren McMullen – known for hosting The Voice and The Masked Singer– as he guides the single contestants through the modern world of dating. 

11. The Real Love Boat timely marks the return of international cruise ship sailing after a 2-year COVID-19 induced hiatus and coincides with the first ships sailing into Australian waters this October.

Catch The Real Love Boat on Wednesday and Thursday nights on Channel 10


By Julius Feldmann

Julius Feldmann is a writer on Women Love Tech and The Carousel. He has recently completed his studies at the ANU with a double Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Science and is passionate about sustainability and new technology.



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