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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 15

A Voyage through the Wild West of the Philippines

Best friends and business partners Matt and Matthew moved from London to Manila to pursue their dream of owning and operating their own island resort. They've set their sights on the remote islands in The Philippine province of Palawan and have requested the services of Island Expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc to assist in their search.

Sunday
Jun 28
10pm | 9c
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 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
Jul 26
4pm | 3c
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
Aug 24
1am | 12c
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.

Sunday
Oct 18
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
Oct 19
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 4

The Hunt for Islands 30 Miles East of Columbus Ohio

Local business owners Gary and Roxy have taken their family to Buckeye Lake for decades. Now they want to create a family compound on one of the islands in the manmade lake and have turned to Island Expert Chris Krolow, who will be challenged with finding properties that are actually up for sale.

Friday
Nov 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Young Married Couple searches for islands in Ontario Canada.

Calgary residents Dave and Stephanie have been visiting Ontario's Parry Sound for years. They would like to turn one of the many islands in the area into a summer residence that can enjoy in the future. They're meeting Chris Krolow, an island expert who owns his own island in the Sound, who can help them navigate the tricky waters of island ownership.

Friday
Jan 15
6:30pm | 5:30c
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 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
Jul 8
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

The Hunt for Islands 30 Miles East of Columbus Ohio

Local business owners Gary and Roxy have taken their family to Buckeye Lake for decades. Now they want to create a family compound on one of the islands in the manmade lake and have turned to Island Expert Chris Krolow, who will be challenged with finding properties that are actually up for sale.

Monday
Aug 22
1am | 12c
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
Sep 2
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Sunday
Sep 25
10pm | 9c
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.

Sunday
Sep 25
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Sep 26
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
Sep 26
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

The Hunt for a Caribbean Paradise

Jill and Shawn meet on a Caribbean cruise over twenty years. Now married with children, these Ohio natives want to share their love for Belize with friends and family and have decided to purchase their own private island on which they can build an elaborate vacation home. With a budget of up to $1 Million for purchase and construction, they've asked Island Expert Chris Krolow to join them as they look for an island that's close enough to the mainland to be accessible but also far enough out so Shawn can easily pursue his favorite hobby: Deep Water Fishing.

Sunday
Oct 2
10pm | 9c
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.

Sunday
Oct 2
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

The Hunt for a Caribbean Paradise

Jill and Shawn meet on a Caribbean cruise over twenty years. Now married with children, these Ohio natives want to share their love for Belize with friends and family and have decided to purchase their own private island on which they can build an elaborate vacation home. With a budget of up to $1 Million for purchase and construction, they've asked Island Expert Chris Krolow to join them as they look for an island that's close enough to the mainland to be accessible but also far enough out so Shawn can easily pursue his favorite hobby: Deep Water Fishing.

Monday
Oct 3
1am | 12c
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
Oct 3
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

Sunday
Oct 9
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 6

The Fantasy Islands of Lake Nicaragua

Husband and wife, Kim and Tammy, are homeowners from Santa Barbara, California. They have become obsessed with the idea of trading up and owning a whole island. Having vacationed on Lake Nicaragua before, they know they can find a luxurious island within their $1 Million budget, so they've sought out the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow to secure them the perfect monkey-filled Nicaraguan island.

Sunday
Oct 9
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Oct 10
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 6

The Fantasy Islands of Lake Nicaragua

Husband and wife, Kim and Tammy, are homeowners from Santa Barbara, California. They have become obsessed with the idea of trading up and owning a whole island. Having vacationed on Lake Nicaragua before, they know they can find a luxurious island within their $1 Million budget, so they've sought out the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow to secure them the perfect monkey-filled Nicaraguan island.

Monday
Oct 10
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.

Sunday
Oct 16
10pm | 9c

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