‘It only makes sense for our special day’: Bindi Irwin and fiancé Chandler Powell confirm the VERY Australian detail at their upcoming wedding
Bindi Irwin got engaged to her handsome beau Chandler Powell on her 21st birthday last month.
And on Sunday, the wildlife warrior revealed the very Australian detail she plans on having at her upcoming wedding to the American wakeboarder, 22.
Taking to Instagram, Chandler shared a snap of the loving couple holding a koala, an animal native to Australia.
Crikey, that’s different! Bindi Irwin, 21, has revealed the very Australian detail she plans to have at her wedding to American wakeboarder Chandler Powell after getting engaged this month
Chandler captioned the snap: ‘One of the most beautiful photos from our engagement last week.’
‘It only makes sense that we include our Australia Zoo family in on our special day,’ he added, adding a koala and a wedding ring emoji.
Under the snap, however, Bindi let her fans know the pair would also be including koalas when they tie the knot.
Surprise: Bindi let fans know that koalas at the wedding at a ‘MUST’ for her
She wrote: ‘Koalas on our wedding day at Australia Zoo is a MUST.’
Despite only recently getting engaged, Bindi has been letting out details of her big day in a piecemeal way.
On Saturday, the young conversationalist took to Instagram to pen a touching open letter to her late father Steve Irwin.
Love: Bindi revealed in an Instagram post how her late father Steve Irwin will be part of her wedding. Bindi is pictured as a child with father Steve, mother Terri and brother Robert
Bindi posted a sweet family photo alongside her moving words and revealed how she is including her father on her wedding day.
Bindi has special role her brother Robert, 15, will play on her big day, and she knows her dad will be looking on.
Writing in the caption, Bindi began: ‘Dad, You would be so incredibly proud of Robert. He’s been such an amazing support during this beautiful new life chapter.’
Bindi wrote: ‘Dad, You would be so incredibly proud of Robert…I know you’d be beaming with pride when the time comes that he walks me down the aisle’. Pictured: Bindi and Robert
She added: ‘I know you’d be beaming with pride when the time comes that he walks me down the aisle.’
‘I wish you could be here for these moments, but I know that your spirit lives on in us’, she finished.
After six years of dating, Chandler popped the question at Australia Zoo on July 24th 2019, Bindi’s 21st birthday.
Loss: Steve was killed by a stingray in a freak accident 13 years ago at the age of 44, leaving behind his wife Terri and children Bindi and Robert. Pictured with her father in 2006
Bindi also told Entertainment Tonight that from the start, she wanted her brother to take the place of her father and walk her down the aisle.
‘I think that for me, it’ll be really important that Robert walks me down the aisle. That’s something that I really want to do,’ she said.
She says her brother, ‘always stepped up and been the one to give me a hug when I need it and encourage me forward in life’.
Steve was killed by a stingray in a freak accident 13 years ago at the age of 44, leaving behind his wife Terri and children Bindi and Robert.
True love: After six years of dating, Chandler, 22, popped the question at Australia Zoo on July 24th 2019, Bindi’s 21st birthday