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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 51, Episode 2

Playground Off Placencia and Rainy Lake

A couple looks to buy an island in Belize as a playground for fishing, kayaking and making memories with friends and family. Then, two brothers search for a family island at their favorite Minnesota spot on Rainy Lake.

Monday
Aug 26
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 3

Paradise on Lake Nicaragua and Beachin' Belize

A couple in Granada, Nicaragua, is looking for their own piece of paradise on the shores of Lake Nicaragua. Then, a couple who visited islands all around the world decides to buy a permanent one of their own in Belize.

Sunday
Sep 1
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 3

Paradise on Lake Nicaragua and Beachin' Belize

A couple in Granada, Nicaragua, is looking for their own piece of paradise on the shores of Lake Nicaragua. Then, a couple who visited islands all around the world decides to buy a permanent one of their own in Belize.

Monday
Sep 2
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 13

Island Hopping in Ontario

A couple is on the hunt for a lakeside cottage that can accommodate the entire family. Modern amenities top the list of must-haves, along with the privacy only an island can provide. They hope they can find their own piece of paradise among the rocky outcroppings, towering white pines and clear water of "Cottage Country" in Northern Ontario.

Sunday
Sep 8
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 14

The Maine Option

A couple of busy professionals is eager to escape their hectic lives in Boston and find a remote, stress-free island getaway in Maine. They're on the same page about everything, except the most important item: location. While one wants the full oceanfront experience on a coastal island, the other is looking to relax and fish on the lake.

Sunday
Sep 8
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 13

Island Hopping in Ontario

A couple is on the hunt for a lakeside cottage that can accommodate the entire family. Modern amenities top the list of must-haves, along with the privacy only an island can provide. They hope they can find their own piece of paradise among the rocky outcroppings, towering white pines and clear water of "Cottage Country" in Northern Ontario.

Monday
Sep 9
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 14

The Maine Option

A couple of busy professionals is eager to escape their hectic lives in Boston and find a remote, stress-free island getaway in Maine. They're on the same page about everything, except the most important item: location. While one wants the full oceanfront experience on a coastal island, the other is looking to relax and fish on the lake.

Monday
Sep 9
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 13

On the Hunt in Ontario

For years Ray and Julie have vacationed on Georgian Bay in Ontario, but now they're ready to stop the summer rentals and purchase their own family compound on one of the area's many private islands. They've asked Island Expert, Chris Krolow, to help them find an island that fits their $800,000 budget and their large family.

Friday
Sep 27
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
Sep 27
1:30pm | 12:30c
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.

Friday
Sep 27
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 3

From the Desert to Belize

An Albuquerque, New Mexico, couple has grown tired of the arid desert and wants to buy their own island. They want to raise their young son in the Caribbean and have their sights set on the English-speaking nation of Belize where they've vacationed in the past. They hope to eventually build and run their own resort and Island Expert Chris Krolow from Private Island Inc. is there to help them. Will their budget of $1 million be enough to afford them the perfect location?

Friday
Sep 27
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Friday
Sep 27
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 3

The Hunt for a Pacific Coast Island in Two States

Dan and his long time companion Pam have spent years helping others buy and develop homes. Now they're ready to retire and create their own unique property on an island along America's Pacific Coast. They've sought out the services of Island Expert Chris Krolow, who has lined up three island tours in two different state: Calfornia and Washington.

Friday
Sep 27
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Purchasing a Summer Island in Ontario Canada

Will and 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 and Sydney have set sail in search for their dream vacation island.

Thursday
Oct 31
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 1

Vacationing Off the Coast of Croatia

Kirk, an avionics engineer, and Kimmy, a fashion designer, got married a year ago. With their one-year anniversary on the horizon, they're looking to take a second honeymoon. Drawn to the historical landmarks and the beautiful Adriatic Sea, the couple has reached out to Chris Krolow and Private Islands Inc. to find a unique island rental off the coast of Croatia.

Thursday
Oct 31
12:30pm | 11:30c
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, 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.

Thursday
Oct 31
1pm | 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.

Thursday
Oct 31
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

An Island Without Cause-way

Two cousins hunt for a Florida vacation home for their extended family, who are tired of renting. With a $4 million budget, they task Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc. with finding a unique, relaxing retreat on an island that's accessible by car.

Thursday
Oct 31
2pm | 1c
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.

Thursday
Oct 31
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

To Buy or to Build in Belize

A family with two children are seeking their own private beach in Placencia, Belize, where they can escape as a family and unplug. As a professional architect, he likes the idea of building from scratch with his own designs. However, with how much works goes into construction and development, an already-developed island may have everything they want.

Thursday
Oct 31
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 1

Georgian Bay Island Lifestyle

A former island owner misses her former island lifestyle and is looking to find her way back into it. With the help of a fellow island owner, she's hoping to find a cozy new harbor to drop anchor somewhere in Ontario's Georgian Bay. She's decided on a location and is getting a little help from Island Expert Chris Krolow from Private Island Inc. Will she be able to find the perfect island in this beautiful Canadian bay on her budget?

Thursday
Oct 31
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Off the Grid in Panama

Ready to leave the daily grind behind, a couple is on a mission to buy a private island off the coast of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Looking for peace and quiet, they are not afraid of living off the grid and building structures of their own with the potential of producing income.

Thursday
Oct 31
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 6

Philippines Holiday Hideaway

A father with a dream of owning a getaway island in the Palawan, Philippines, counts on his teen daughter to keep his decision-making realistic on their island-shopping adventure. However, she catches island fever herself and has trouble keeping her father's priorities in check.

Thursday
Oct 31
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

The Hunt For the Perfect Island Resort in Belize

David and Kathy have been married for nearly 20 years and have spent the last six of those managing several beach homes in Belize that they rent out to vacationers. But now they're looking to upgrade their portfolio by selling everything and purchasing a private island off the Caribbean coast of Belize that they can operate as a resort hotel. With a $7 million budget for the purchase and renovation, and the assistance of Island Expert Chris Krolow, this couple will set sail and shop for the perfect private island.

Thursday
Nov 21
12pm | 11c
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 fiance, 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.

Thursday
Nov 21
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

The Search for a Dream Pacific Island in Vanuatu

Tom and Gerry Lou are natives of Saskatchewan, but have decided to move to the Pacific to be closer to their children in Australia. They've set their sights on the Republic of Vanuatu, and have $3 million and the help of Island Expert, Chris Krolow to find the right island and build their dream home there. Join them as they search for an island that not only fits their criteria, but might inspire them to think bigger!

Thursday
Nov 21
1pm | 12c

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