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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 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.

Thursday
Dec 25
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Looking a Tropical Island Paradise in the Republic of Fiji

Husband and wife James and Erin have almost twenty years experience running some of the top vacation destinations in the island nation of Fiji. Now it's time for the couple to set out to find their own resort to own, operate and relocate to permanently. Island expert Chris Krolow will help navigate them through the difficulties of island ownership to find their perfect haven.

Thursday
Dec 25
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 11

Searching for a Summer Vacation Island in the North Atlantic

Erika is a renowned interior decorator and wants to escape from LA to her own private island hideaway on the North Atlantic coastline. Accompanied by her best friend Jolene and island expert Chris Krolow, she will tour three islands in the waters off of Maine and New Brunswick in the search for a new summer escape.

Monday
Jun 22
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 16

Searching for Seclusion in South Florida

Former Top Gun Rob and his wife Takhmina got married eight months ago, but work commitments have forced them to delay their honeymoon. With a quiet week ahead of them, they're finally ready to go on vacation and have enlisted the help of Private Islands Inc's Adam McKie to help guide them as the tour some of South Florida most unique islands.

Sunday
Jul 26
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

Outdoor enthusiasts look for an island home in Ontario, Canada.

Doctors Geoff and Catherine have enjoyed Ontario's Honey Harbour for decades. Now that they're close to retirement, they would like to make one of the Harbour's islands a permanent residence where they can raise their newly adopted children. They've enlisted the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow, who can help them whittle down their large criteria and pick the island of their dreams.

Monday
Sep 21
1:30am | 12:30c
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
Nov 27
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Monday
Aug 22
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 14

Canadian Island Envy

After helping his best friend pick an island, Jaffe has been bitten by the island bug and is now looking to purchase his own property on Canada's Lake Nippissing. Jaffe travels to Ontario with his son Alex to track down the perfect all-weather island with the help of Island Expert, Chris Krolow.

Monday
Oct 17
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 16

Searching for Seclusion in South Florida

Former Top Gun Rob and his wife Takhmina got married eight months ago, but work commitments have forced them to delay their honeymoon. With a quiet week ahead of them, they're finally ready to go on vacation and have enlisted the help of Private Islands Inc's Adam McKie to help guide them as the tour some of South Florida most unique islands.

Monday
Oct 24
1am | 12c
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 4, Episode 12

Big Time in Fiji

A Fijian native with dreams of owning and maintaining his own island joins forces with a friend with hospitality experience to make his fantasy a reality. Together, they look for a private island where they can open their own resort and cater to the country's booming tourism industry. With their purchase and construction budget set, they get the assistance of island expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands, Inc. to find the perfect spot.

Monday
Aug 7
1am | 12c
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
Aug 11
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 14

Hunting for Georgian Bay Views

After spending childhood summers in Georgian Bay, Canada, a husband wants to share his love of the great outdoors with his wife and their two daughters. With the help of island expert Chris Krolow and a budget of $2 million, they're on the hunt for a new vacation island that offers spectacular views of the bay.

Sunday
Aug 27
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 10

Searching for a deserted island in Fiji.

Now that they've sold their successful chain of retirement communities, Larry and Luba are taking the time to enjoy the good life. They've decided that an island in Fiji would be the perfect home base for their upcoming adventures. And they don't want to be tied to the resort communities so they've set their sites on the undeveloped islands in Northern Fiji near the remote town of Labasa. With a budget of $3-5 Million dollars, they've tasked Chris Krolow with finding them an island paradise.

Monday
Dec 25
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 5

A Belated Honeymoon in Tahiti

Physician Mark and his wife, Marianela, have been married for nearly 30 years, but between starting a family and Mark's education they forgot to take a honeymoon. Now that the kids are out of the house, they want to rent a whole island for a long vacation in Tahiti. With the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow from Private Island, Inc. and a budget of $10,000, Mark and Marianela are ready to begin the hunt.

Monday
Dec 25
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Monday
Dec 25
9am | 8c
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.

Monday
Dec 25
9:30am | 8:30c

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