7 local celebs hitting the beach in Tropika Island of Treasure season 8

2017-09-13 12:45


Tropika Island of Treasure cast season 8
Tropika Island of Treasure cast season 8 (Photo: Supplied)

On Friday, 1 September 2017 it was announced that 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. 

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Here are the 7 celebrities who are starring on Tropika Island of Treasure season 8:

1. Khanya Mkangisa

Khanya Mkangisa is a South African TV presenter and actress best known for her role as Aphiwe on Isidingo.  Khanya currently presents a lifestyle show, Selimathunzi, which boasts over 3 million viewers

2. Brendan Peyper

Singer, Brendan Peyper is not a talented musician and songwriter, but he is also a dedicated sports fanatic. 

3. Sbahle Mpisane

Sbahle Mpisane was born and raised in Durban, South Africa. She loves working out and posting her fitness advice for her followers on Instagram.

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4. Karabo Mogane

Karabo Mogane is a singer who was crowned winner of Idols season 11. The artist has signed a deal with Disney Africa to record a theme song for their series The Lion Guard, becoming the first African to be offered such a deal.  

5. Tumi Voster

Tumi Voster  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. She also has a Marketing Communications Degree, so when she is not  in the boardroom as a marketing manager, she’s holding down the radio fort at 5FM.
6. Nay Maps

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Nay Maps is probably best known for his role as Mxolisi Xulu on Uzalo on SABC 1. 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.

7. Melinda Bam

Melinda Bam is a South African director, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss South Africa 2011, becoming the official representative of her country to Miss Universe 2012.

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

How you can take part in Tropika Island of Treasure season 8: 

South Africans dreaming of joining their favourite celebs in the Maldives need to buy any Tropika product and join the Tropika team at the #TIOT8 auditions: 

Saturday, 30 September 2017 – Cavendish Square, Cape Town
Saturday, 7 October 2017 – Gateway, Durban
Saturday, 14 October – The Zone, Johannesburg

Consumers who join at the auditions should keep an eye out for their favourite celebs, who will be making appearances when least expected. 

South Africans who don’t make it to the Maldives still stand to win awesome daily prizes when they buy Tropika product (from September onwards), including:

A trip for two to the Maldives.
A share of R500 000 airtime 
15 Instax cameras and film
X5 R10 000 Travelstart vouchers (valid until February 2018)          

More about the host: 

Katlego Maboe

Katlego Maboe is probably best known as a host of the SABC3 show, Expresso. He also hosted two seasons of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 and 2015, and has been awarded the title of Presenter of the Year at the 2015 & 2016 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). 

In addition to hosting the show, Katlego will also be performing the theme tune for #TIOT8 which will be launched to Tropika fans, soon.