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Chris Krolow

In HGTV’s Island Hunters , Chris Krolow helps people find their exotic dream property - their own private island.
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About the Show

It's House Hunters ... with a tropical twist! Follow some lucky buyers who aren't just looking for a house, they're looking the ultimate getaway — their own private island! Follow families as they tour three separate islands, complete with vacation homes and gorgeous beachfronts. Then see which beautiful tropical island escape they choose!
Season 1, Episode 10

The Hunt for a New Home on North Carolina's Crystal Coast

Father and daughter, Bill and Emily, are looking to sell the family farm and move to North Carolina's Crystal Coast. Joined by island expert Chris Krolow, they will tour the quant, charming islands along the Intracoastal Waterway in the search for a new island home.

Friday
Nov 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Searching for a Warm Weather Getaway in the Florida Keys

Wisconsin natives Bob and Jeanne love the simple life in the Florida Keys. They want to find a private island to escape the freezing Wisconsin winters. Private island specialist Chris Krolow will show them three islands to try and find their dream getaway.

Sunday
May 31
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 10

The Hunt for a New Home on North Carolina's Crystal Coast

Father and daughter, Bill and Emily, are looking to sell the family farm and move to North Carolina's Crystal Coast. Joined by island expert Chris Krolow, they will tour the quant, charming islands along the Intracoastal Waterway in the search for a new island home.

Monday
Jun 8
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

The Hunt for a Second Island on Lake Huron's Georgian Bay

Father and daughter, Robert and Laura, already own an island on Lake Huron's Georgian Bay, just north of Toronto. With the island's popularity as a summer rental, they are hoping to find a second island that can be utilized for their summer parties and overnight stays without disrupting their guests. Island expert Chris Krolow will join the pair as they traverse the clear fresh water archipelago in search for the perfect island.

Friday
Jun 26
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Looking for the Perfect Honeymoon in Belize

Toronto natives Pamela and Paul have finally decided to tie the knot and want to elope in one of the most beautiful places in the world: Belize. They've turn to Adam McKie of Private Islands Inc to find an island resort that will host both their nuptials and honeymoon vacation.

Sunday
Jul 5
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Searching for a Summer Cottage on Georgian Bay

City dwellers Patrick and Kathy want to leave modern living behind in Toronto, Canada and find a summer retreat two hours north on the expansive Georgian Bay. Private Island expert Chris Krolow will direct them as they tour three islands complete with rustic charm in the hopes of finding one that can become their dream island getaway.

Sunday
Jul 26
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

On the Hunt for an Island Resort in the Exuma Islands of the Bahamas

Yacht captains Peter and Kim love sailing the Exuma Cays in the Bahamas. They dream of finding an island to build their dream home and a small resort on. Private island specialist Chris Krolow will help them try to find the perfect slice of paradise in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.

Sunday
Jul 26
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Searching for a Resort Home Off the Coast of Belize

Toronto native Bill fell in love with local Yvette on a business trip to Belize. Now married with two daughters, the two are in search of a private island that can host the family and act as a tourist destination for Bill's boat charter business. Island expert Chris Krolow will show them three islands that showcase the beauty of the country's Caribbean waters.

Sunday
Jul 26
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

The Quest for a Dream Vacation in Tahiti

Now that he's completed his residency, Doctor John is looking to celebrate with his wife Kerry. The Southern California natives have their sights set on Tahiti, and with the help of Adam McKie of Private Islands Inc, they'll find the perfect vacation island in this French Polynesian paradise.

Monday
Aug 17
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

Shopping for an Island Home in the Florida Keys

Real Estate Developer Avi is in love with the warm climate and clear waters of the Florida Keys and wants to purchase a new family home on one of its many islands. With daughter Eli and island expert Chris Krolow in tow, he tours three beautiful islands compounds located near Marathon, Florida and hope to find his dream home in the island chain nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.

Friday
Nov 27
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

The Search for an Eco Resort in Nicaragua

Brits Peter and Nicki vacationed in Nicaragua and have since fallen in love with the Latin American nation. They're now looking to live there full time and run their own eco-resort on one of the volcanic islands in Lake Nicaragua. Island Expert Chris Krolow joins them as they tour the islands of the Lake to find the perfect resort.

Friday
Jan 15
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

A Voyage Through the Fjords of Chilean Patagonia

Seattle native Duane has decided to relocate to Chile to pursue his dream of living in the beautiful mountainous fjords of Chilean Patagonia. In order to promote his passion for the region, and make a living, he's looking to invest in one of the huge islands in the region and has asked local Barbara to partner up. Now with a purchase budget of $10 Million dollars, and the assistance of Island Expert Chris Krolow, he will traverse the majestic lakes and protected Pacific harbors of this South American nation to look for the perfect private island.

Monday
Jul 11
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Purchasing a Summer Island in Ontario Canada

Will & Sydney have enjoyed spending summers in Georgian Bay with their two children. Now they're ready to take the plunge and purchase their own island in the Sans Souci region of the bay. With a budget of $1.5 Million, and the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow, Will & Sydney have set sail in search for their dream vacation island.

Sunday
Oct 30
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 9

Hunting for a luxurious island in the South Pacific

College sweethearts Bryan & Carlee have been married for fourteen years. As owners of their own luxury pool cleaning business, they're looking to get away before the busy summer season. With the assistance of Adam McKie of Private Islands Inc, they'll be turning their dream of a week in Bora Bora into a reality.

Friday
Feb 17
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

Looking for the Perfect Honeymoon in Belize

Toronto natives Pamela and Paul have finally decided to tie the knot and want to elope in one of the most beautiful places in the world: Belize. They've turn to Adam McKie of Private Islands Inc to find an island resort that will host both their nuptials and honeymoon vacation.

Friday
Feb 17
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

The Search for an Eco Resort in Nicaragua

Brits Peter and Nicki vacationed in Nicaragua and have since fallen in love with the Latin American nation. They're now looking to live there full time and run their own eco-resort on one of the volcanic islands in Lake Nicaragua. Island Expert Chris Krolow joins them as they tour the islands of the Lake to find the perfect resort.

Friday
Feb 17
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 8

A Voyage Through the Fjords of Chilean Patagonia

Seattle native Duane has decided to relocate to Chile to pursue his dream of living in the beautiful mountainous fjords of Chilean Patagonia. In order to promote his passion for the region, and make a living, he's looking to invest in one of the huge islands in the region and has asked local Barbara to partner up. Now with a purchase budget of $10 Million dollars, and the assistance of Island Expert Chris Krolow, he will traverse the majestic lakes and protected Pacific harbors of this South American nation to look for the perfect private island.

Friday
Feb 17
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

A Salty Proposition in Panama

After meeting at an engineering college in the Netherlands, Sid and Reinoud decided to go into business and create a scalable water desalination system to sell to the world. In order to demonstrate the capabilities of their system, the Dutch duo have raised $7 million from investors and are looking to purchase a private island that can serve as a showcase for the system and house a boutique resort. With the help of Island Expert, Chris Krolow, these business partners journey up and down the Pacific coast of Panama in search of an island that fits their very specific needs.

Friday
Feb 17
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 16

Alaskan Island Home

Scott and Karen operate their own diving business in Anchorage, Alaska. Charmed by the unique city of Sitka, which is only accessible by plane or boat, they've made the decision to relocate their business and family to the small Alaskan village. They're looking for a unique island home, with the help of Island Expert, Chris Krolow, in the waters surrounding Sitka that can house both their extended family and all of their diving equipment.

Friday
Feb 17
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

On the Hunt for an Island Resort in the Exuma Islands of the Bahamas

Yacht captains Peter and Kim love sailing the Exuma Cays in the Bahamas. They dream of finding an island to build their dream home and a small resort on. Private island specialist Chris Krolow will help them try to find the perfect slice of paradise in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.

Friday
Feb 17
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 10

The Hunt for a New Home on North Carolina's Crystal Coast

Father and daughter, Bill and Emily, are looking to sell the family farm and move to North Carolina's Crystal Coast. Joined by island expert Chris Krolow, they will tour the quant, charming islands along the Intracoastal Waterway in the search for a new island home.

Friday
Feb 17
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

The Quest for a Dream Vacation in Tahiti

Now that he's completed his residency, Doctor John is looking to celebrate with his wife Kerry. The Southern California natives have their sights set on Tahiti, and with the help of Adam McKie of Private Islands Inc, they'll find the perfect vacation island in this French Polynesian paradise.

Friday
Feb 17
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 11

Taking Flight Over Queensland

John and Doris are a couple with a successful hotel in Queensland, Australia. Looking for a new challenge, they want to expand the business to a private island near the Great Barrier Reef. With the help of Island Expert, Chris Krolow, they are hoping to find an island that fits their $6 million budget, and includes an airstrip for easy access to the mainland.

Friday
Feb 17
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 21

Pushing for Privacy on Lake of the Woods

Winnipeg residents Michael and Tess have enjoyed vacationing in the rustic Lake of the Woods region for years. But now they're ready to take a permanent vacation and purchase their own private island that can act as a family retreat for their many kids and grandchildren. With the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow, Michael and Tess will traverse the giant Lake of the Woods and tour three options for their new home away from home.

Friday
Feb 17
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 2

Pre-Honeymooning in Colombia

Betsy visited Colombia over ten years ago and fell in love with the country. Now that she's engaged to her fiancée Andy, she's hoping to expose him to unique culture and natural beauty of the South American nation. The couple have set a budget for $9,000 for a week long vacation and have reached out to Chris Krolow and Private Islands Inc to find a unique island rental property to help turn their Colombian dreams into reality.

Friday
Feb 17
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

The Hunt for a Luxury Island in Georgia, Connecticut and New York

Emmy-nominated television legend John Amos has partnered with his friend Pauly to create a run the Halley's Comet Foundation, a children's charity camp that teaches at risk inner city youth how to sail. With the charity up and running, they're looking to purchase an island that can act as a campground for the program, while also acting as a destination for their investors to visit. With a budget of up to $20 Million, they've joined up with Island Expert Chris Krolow to find the perfect island on the east coast of the United States.

Friday
Feb 17
7pm | 6c

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