The 37-year-old is in talks with ITV about appearing in the jungle, according to the Daily Star.
Commenting on his experience of eating exotic foods, Dettori said: "I've been all over the world and eaten many things. I've tried snake, crocodile and camel.
"The weirdest thing has to be eating fox in Hong Kong."
Other celebrities linked to the show include Esther Rantzen and athlete Dwain Chambers.
The new series, which will once again be presented by Ant and Dec, is scheduled to air in November.