Celebrity Contestants For Tropika Island Of Treasure 8 Revealed


On 1 September 2017 it was announced that the wildly popular campaign and TV show, Tropika Island of Treasure, would be rolling out an eighth season – set in the Maldives and hosted by Katlego Maboe. Over the past week Tropika has been revealing one celebrity a day, now totalling the seven that will join in on the fun in paradise. The celebrities for #TIOT8 are:


Khanya Mkangisa

Khanya Mkangisa is a South African TV presenter and actress best known for her role as Aphiwe on Isidingo. Khanya began her television career at the tender age of 15 as a child star on YOTV; she currently presents a lifestyle show, Selimathunzi, which boasts over 3 million viewers.



Brendan Peyper

Starting from humble beginnings and then going on to become a big name in the South African music scene, multi-talented heartthrob, Brendan Peyper, is a true inspiration to many South African youth. Not only is he an incredibly talented musician and songwriter, but he is also a dedicated sports fanatic – promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.


Sbahle Mpisane

Sbahle Mpisane, also commonly known to many as, FitnessBunnie, is a wellness and fitness motivator who was born and raised in Durban. Her love for exercise led her to share her journey in the hopes of motivating and inspiring others to adopt a healthier lifestyle beyond the goal of losing weight. Her persistent discipline has been her driving force to dominate the fitness industry, and many describe Sbahle as an ambassador for African curvaceous women.


Karabo Mogane

Karabo Mogane is a gifted singer who went on to be crowned winner of Idols season 11. In addition to attracting the attention of fans across South Africa, he has impressed multi-award winning American RnB gospel singer, Bebe Winans, who has promised to collaborate with him on his next show in South Africa. To top it off, Karabo has signed a deal with Disney Africa to record a theme song for their series The Lion Guard, becoming the 1st African to be offered such a deal.

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Tumi Voster

Tumi Voster is a multi-dimensional powerhouse and easily one of South Africa’s most cherished media darlings. She warmed her way into millions of hearts and homes across South Africa when she made her TV debut as a YOTV presenter on SABC 1, at the age of 15. Tumi is armed with a Marketing Communications Degree, so when she is not found in the boardroom as a marketing manager, she’s holding down the radio fort at 5FM where she hosts two shows of her own – 5FM Nights (weekdays 7-10pm) and The Saturday Situation (weekends 5-7pm).

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Nay Maps

Probably best known for his role as Mxolisi Xulu on Uzalo on SABC 1, he has a long history behind him. He started off modelling and appearing in TV commercials, and was a TV presenter for a show called Hashtag. Through his company Map Worx, Nay travels around the country motivating and inspiring the youth and people of all demographics to realise their true potential and what they can achieve in life.

Melinda Bam

Melinda Bam is a South African director, model and beauty pageant title holder who was crowned Miss South Africa 2011, becoming the official representative of her country to Miss Universe 2012. In June 2013 it was announced that Melinda was appointed as National Executive for the Miss South Africa Pageant and would be in charge of arranging potential sponsors for the pageant, as well as preparing the outgoing queen to both the Miss World and Miss Universe Pageants.

#TIOT8 will once again air on SABC3, from 5 February 2018

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