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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 4, Episode 6

A French Connection in Tahiti

Georges and Mike travel a lot for work and only get to settle in at home for a few months out of the year, so they're looking to move out of the cold climate of Canada. The couple has their sights set on Tahiti, and they've reached out to Island Expert Chris Krolow of Private Island Inc. to turn their $10 million budget into a dream retreat.

Sunday
Sep 23
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.

Friday
Oct 12
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 4

Island Shopping in the Bahamas

Joel and Aimee sold their industrial supply business in Wisconsin to relocate their family to a considerably warmer climate. They've decided to trade in their vacation home in the Bahamas for their own private island, teaming up with Island Expert Chris Krolow from Private Island Inc. to explore the Commonwealth and find the perfect secluded paradise.

Friday
Oct 12
1:30pm | 12:30c
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 and 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.

Friday
Oct 12
2pm | 1c
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
Oct 12
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Friday
Oct 12
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 9

Dropping Anchor in Bocas del Toro

Francine has spent the last six years living on her sailboat and exploring the Caribbean. After the adventure of a lifetime, she's ready to drop anchor and find a more permanent home. With the help of island expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc, and armed with a budget of $700,000, Francine is touring the islands in Panama's Bocas del Toro region looking for a home and a place for her new business venture: a boutique eco-resort.

Friday
Oct 12
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Parry Sound For the Summer

High school sweethearts want to take the guesswork out of choosing a summer trip destination. Having frequently taken their family up to Canada's Georgian Bay for years, the couple is hoping to buy their own private island near the township of Parry Sound. With a budget of up to one million dollars, they're hoping to find a move-in ready island with enough bedrooms for all of their grandchildren. They have Island Expert Chris Krolow from Private Island Inc. in their corner, but will the Canadian bay give them what they're looking for?

Friday
Apr 26
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 9

Dropping Anchor in Bocas del Toro

Francine has spent the last six years living on her sailboat and exploring the Caribbean. After the adventure of a lifetime, she's ready to drop anchor and find a more permanent home. With the help of island expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc, and armed with a budget of $700,000, Francine is touring the islands in Panama's Bocas del Toro region looking for a home and a place for her new business venture: a boutique eco-resort.

Friday
Apr 26
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Friday
Apr 26
5pm | 4c
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 and 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.

Friday
Apr 26
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

Island Shopping in the Bahamas

Joel and Aimee sold their industrial supply business in Wisconsin to relocate their family to a considerably warmer climate. They've decided to trade in their vacation home in the Bahamas for their own private island, teaming up with Island Expert Chris Krolow from Private Island Inc. to explore the Commonwealth and find the perfect secluded paradise.

Friday
Apr 26
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 15

A Belizean Blank Slate

A Texas couple with Hawaiian roots has their hearts set on finding a new home in Central America. With a budget of $1.5 million and the assistance of Island Expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc., the couple traverses the gorgeous blue waters of the Caribbean to find the perfect private island off Belize. Will they find the tropical dream home they're searching for?

Friday
Apr 26
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Sunday
Jun 2
10pm | 9c
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.

Sunday
Jun 2
10:30pm | 9:30c
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.

Monday
Jun 3
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
Jun 3
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Seeking Privacy in Belize

A couple dreams of owning a private island resort off the coast of Placencia, Belize. They agree on having clear waters, white beaches and gorgeous views but must choose between an undeveloped island with a blank slate or an already fully functioning resort.

Sunday
Jun 9
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 4

A Keeper in Key West

A couple scours the Florida Keys for a private family retreat that can also generate income. They're willing to do a lot of work, but with few options to choose from, they may need to venture further out to get what they want.

Sunday
Jun 9
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Seeking Privacy in Belize

A couple dreams of owning a private island resort off the coast of Placencia, Belize. They agree on having clear waters, white beaches and gorgeous views but must choose between an undeveloped island with a blank slate or an already fully functioning resort.

Monday
Jun 10
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 4

A Keeper in Key West

A couple scours the Florida Keys for a private family retreat that can also generate income. They're willing to do a lot of work, but with few options to choose from, they may need to venture further out to get what they want.

Monday
Jun 10
1:30am | 12:30c

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