Finalists Announced for the Ultimate Antarctica Wedding Adventure!
The "Wedding" Chapel | Photo Cred: Ultima Antarctic Expeditions | Supplied

“Love on Ice” finalists eagerly await their fate in the quest to win a dream wedding in Antarctica, with the winning couple set to be revealed on November 6.


Johannesburg, South Africa (04 November 2023) – Antarctica, the breathtaking and icy continent at the southernmost tip of our planet, has long been a place of fascination and adventure. For many, the thought of visiting this remote and pristine land is but a distant dream.

However, for the finalists of the “Love on Ice: Win the Wedding of a Lifetime in Antarctica!” contest, that dream is one step closer to becoming a reality. With eager anticipation, the finalists have been announced, and they are ready to take the next exciting steps on their journey to the wedding of a lifetime.

The 40 finalists for this extraordinary opportunity include (please note we have included names or social media handles):

  • Andri Van Der Merwe
  • Bianca Getz
  • Caitlin van der Westhuizen
  • Carli Andringa
  • Carmen Whelan
  • Chanel Blignaut
  • Chivan Duvenage
  • Christelle Klynkie Du Plessis
  • Cinj182
  • Eldina5424
  • Erwee Badenhorst
  • Gift Drop ZA
  • Joanne Strijdom
  • Johan Southey
  • Johnny Van Der Merwe
  • Jonathhan Schieteka
  • Keenzie Equestrian Centre
  • Lindie Odendaal
  • Loren King
  • Marie-Claire Shearer
  • Marie-Claire Stewart
  • Melissa Du Preez
  • Monique Geyer
  • Monique.19x
  • Nicole Cheri Currin
  • Paul Burger
  • Peta-Ann Lord
  • Reghard Botha
  • Samantha Huysamen
  • Sarel van Vuuren
  • Sim Monton
  • Steven Boshoff
  • Stuart Barke
  • Sweet_Pea_Leigh87
  • Tarryn Nice
  • Thersia Rossouw
  • Vander What Van Der Merwe
  • Werner Weltz
  • Wilmarie Steyn
  • Zylke Van Wyk

What’s next for these finalists on their journey to the icy wonderland of Antarctica?

The next step is to create a 30-second video introducing yourselves as a couple deeply in love. We want to encourage you to express your unique connection, chemistry, and adventurous spirit that makes you the ideal candidates for this incredible experience.

The video should be posted to your profile on social media and tagged with @UltimaAntarcticExpeditions, @GoodThingsGuy, @BrentLindeque, and @RiaanManser.

In addition to the tags, they should use the following hashtags: #Antarctica, #GoodThingsGuy, #RiaanManser, #WeddingVacay, #WhosIn, #LetsGo, #WhatAVibe, and #UltimaAntarcticaExpeditions ##UltimaAntarcticExpeditions.

To stay in the competition, these videos must be uploaded by 7am on Sunday, the 5th of November. The clock is ticking, and you have a limited window to showcase your love and enthusiasm for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

But that’s not all! To embark on this incredible adventure, the winning couple must also meet a few essential requirements.

  • You need a valid passport, so it’s time to check those expiration dates and make sure everything is in order.
  • You must be available between Tuesday and Friday next week, from November 7 to 10, to make this dream wedding a reality.
  • You also need to pop an email with your full names (both names of the couple please), a contact number, and the city you live in.
  • And, of course, you should be in good health to fully enjoy and appreciate every moment of this exceptional experience.

The judges will have the exciting task of watching all the videos on Sunday, and the winning couple will be announced on Monday morning, November 6, at 7am on and Ultima Antarctic Expeditions Instagram.

As we track the progress of these finalists and the countdown to the big reveal, one thing is evident – love knows no limits, and this competition exemplifies the remarkable journeys that await those who dare to dream and love wholeheartedly. Antarctica, with its unparalleled beauty, offers a stunning setting for a love story that will be treasured forever. We’re eagerly anticipating the announcement of the fortunate couple and the enchanting moments that will unfold in the icy heart of the southern continent.

*The judge’s decision is final and does not depend on post-engagement.

Sources: Ultima Antarctic Expeditions | GoodThingsGuy | BrentLindeque | Riaan Manser
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