The Bachelor Australia finale filmed in the Hunter Valley

Irena Srbinovska and Locky Gilbert

Irena Srbinovska and Locky Gilbert

Fans of The Bachelor Australia may have noticed some familiar sights in Thursday night's season finale.

The finale - in which Bachelor Locky Gilbert chose Irena Srbinovska as the winner - was filmed at Hunter Valley locations including voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley in Pokolbin, The Woodhouse Wollombi and Wallalong House (near Morpeth).

It was just the second time in eight seasons that the finale has been filmed in Australia.

Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association (HVWTA) worked closely with Warner Bros and Network 10, alongside Wollombi Chamber of Commerce and Hunter Valley Stays, to bring this together in wine country.

"The Hunter Valley is the place to celebrate romance, love and passion, which makes it the perfect setting for the finale of The Bachelor, our nation's most loved romance reality TV show," HVWTA partnership engagement officer Katie Lee said.

"Most importantly, it was the generous and enthusiastic involvement of Hunter Valley business operators who allowed us to showcase the best of our region.

"With major involvement from voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, The Woodhouse Wollombi, Wallalong House and Aero Logistics Helicopters, plus many more Hunter Valley operators, that made this truly a community effort in bringing the production to life."

Meanwhile, Network 10 has announced the next season of The Bachelorette Australia will premiere on Wednesday, October 7.

As revealed earlier this week, Cessnock Goannas player Joe Woodbury will be one of the contestants, vying for the heart of either of this year's Bachelorettes, sisters Elly and Becky Miles.

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