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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!

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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.

Thursday
Nov 27

7:30pm | 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.

Friday
Nov 28

8am | 7c

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
May 29

2:30pm | 1:30c

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 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
Jul 5

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 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.

Monday
Jul 20

1:30am | 12:30c

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 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
Nov 27

8am | 7c

Season 1, Episode 20

The British are Coming… to the Islands of Lake Nipissing

UK resident Max wants to buy his own private island but his searches in the United Kingdom have proven fruitless. Having received a tip that islands are more plentiful and affordable in Canada, Max has flown to Toronto with his best friend Jaffe to meet Island Expert Chris Krolow. Chris knows a thing or two about the island market in Ontario, Canada has set up three island tours, one of which may be the vacation island of Max's dreams.

Monday
Dec 14

1am | 12c

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

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