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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 17

A Journey Through the Exotic Islands of The Maldives.

Globetrotters David and Simone have traveled the world over in search some of the most exotic and unique places in the world. They've decided that they want to take the ultimate vacation and have enlisted the help of Adam McKie of Private Islands Inc to tour three of the most exclusive private islands in the world.

Thursday
Jan 1
4:30pm | 3:30c
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 9

Looking for a Secluded Getaway in Georgia

Newlyweds Rachel and Jeff live in Boston Massachusetts, but are dreaming of an anniversary vacation down on the Georgian coast. With a noisy apartment and hectic schedules at home, the quiet secluded promise of island living sounds intriguing to the couple. Island Agent Louisa Baumander will help them wade through the Georgian marshland to find a private island vacation that fits their budget and their desire for privacy.

Friday
Jun 26
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Looking for a Vacation Rental Island in Upstate New York

Party animals Marc and Hyleri have been happily married for four years, but have seven marriage and seven children between them. They are on the hunt for a unique weeklong vacation to reunite their extended family and think that a rental in the Thousands Island region of Upstate New York would be perfect. Adam McKie of Private Islands, Inc. will join the couple as they search for their dream vacation island.

Friday
Jun 26
6pm | 5c
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 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 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 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 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
Sep 2
3:30pm | 2:30c
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
Sep 2
5pm | 4c
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 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
Dec 4
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Dec 5
1am | 12c
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
Dec 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Dec 19
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

Sunday
Dec 25
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 5

Buying an Island Off the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua

Ken, a retired pharmacist, holds several rental properties in South Florida, He's ready to sell everything he has and go all in on purchasing an island off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua where he can live and operate a resort. Ken has invited his property manager, Gwyn, to join him as Island Expert Chris Krolow shows off islands that can fit within his $1 Million dollar budget.

Sunday
Dec 25
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

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

Sunday
Dec 25
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 18

The Hunt for a Resort Island in the Maldives

Business partners Peter and Hassan are looking to start their next business venture and have their sights set on opening a resort in the Island Republic of the Maldives. Even though Hassan was born and raised in the country, the pair have enlisted the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow to help them navigate the choppy of purchasing their own island.

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

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