Television personality, Katlego Maboe, has been announced as the official host for season nine of Tropika Island Of Treasure, returning for his second consecutive season.
In a statement released today, 25 July 2019, by the production house, the popular television presenter will once again assume the role of host, following his season eight run in the same position. Katlego stated, “I’m really looking forward to the new island. Most of all, I’m excited to witness the six new celebrities and contestants that will feature on this new season, competing for their share of fame and fortune, and that big R1 million. I have no doubt that it is going to be an intense level of competition and am confident that each team will bring their absolute best! The level of competition is going to be fierce, and I hope SA is as excited as I am because it really is going to be an amazing season”.
Katlego is best known as the host of the SABC 3’s breakfast show, Expresso. He has also hosted popular shows such as Strictly Come Dancing for two seasons and has made a name for himself on radio as a co-host on the Feel Good Breakfast Show. He has also gained a number of accolades in his career, such as a South African Film and Television Award and a YOU Spectacular Award.
Tropika Island Of Treasure will offer both the celebrity and fan contestants an opportunity to win R1 million. Season nine will take place in the island paradise of Curaçao – a Dutch Caribbean island – and will include celebrity contestants; Simphiwe Ngema, Kay Sibiya, Nadia Jafta, Siphesihle Vazi, Ntando Duma and Bouwer Bosch.