The Island with Bear Grylls has been one of Channel 4’s most popular series for years and 2019 sees the introduction of a £100,000 prize fund. Renamed Treasure Island with Bear Grylls, the premise remains the same: 12 contestants battle the conditions on a remote island in the hopes of making it to the end of the series. However, this time the winner gets to pocket a hearty sum of cash.
Channel 4 will once again send 12 new contestants to a remote island this year.
Over the years, several small, isolated islands located in the Pacific Ocean have been used.
In the first series, contestants were whisked away to the island of Isla Gibraleón.
Isla Gibraleón is located just off of the coast of Panama and is classed as one of the Pearl Islands.
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Treasure Island location: Bear Grylls is back (Image: Channel 4)
Treasure Island location: The Pearl Islands (circled) (Image: Getty)
The second season saw Isla Gibraleón used once more but also introduced the island of Isla San Telmo.
The latter island was used again in series three while Bear Grylls took the fourth season’s contestants to Isla Bayoneta.
Treasure Island’s exact location hasn’t been revealed but its’ more than likely contestants will head back to this region.
One thing we do know about the location for this year’s Treasure Island is that it’s based over