About the Host

In HGTV’s Island Hunters , Chris Krolow helps people find their exotic dream property - their own private island.

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 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.

Wednesday
Dec 24
8am | 7c
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
Jul 12
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Voyage to an Island Resort in Fiji

Business partners Dennis and Lane own a travel company and are looking to expand by buying their own island resort in Fiji. Though amenities for guests are important, they also want an island that can become a new home where they can relocate their families. With the aid of island expert Chris Krolow, they will explore three islands with the potential to make their dreams come true.

Monday
Sep 28
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Hunting for a luxurious island in the South Pacific

College sweethearts Bryan and Carlee have been married for 14 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
Oct 4
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Hunting for a luxurious island in the South Pacific

College sweethearts Bryan and Carlee have been married for 14 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.

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

Searching for a Resort Home Off the Coast of Belize

Toronto native Bill fell in love with local Yvette on a business trip to Belize. Now married with two daughters, the two are in search of a private island that can host the family and act as a tourist destination for Bill's boat charter business. Island expert Chris Krolow will show them three islands that showcase the beauty of the country's Caribbean waters.

Friday
Nov 27
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 22

A Return to Island Living in Sans Souci

Randy and Susan have owned an island in Toronto's Sans Souci region for years, but with it's limited room to expand and its hilly terrain, the couple is looking for something that can accommodate their vision for a perfect summer home. Enlisting the help of Island Expert Chris Krolow, the search is on for a new retreat.

Thursday
Jun 2
4pm | 3c
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.

Monday
Sep 5
1:30am | 12:30c
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
Nov 7
1:30am | 12:30c
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. They've tasked Chris Krolow with finding them an island paradise.

Monday
Nov 28
1:30am | 12:30c
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?

Saturday
Sep 2
3pm | 2c
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.

Thursday
Oct 12
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 8

Turning a Profit in the Bahamas

Bahamas native Aaron and wife Ashley have a dream to own and operate a resort hotel near Hope Town in the Abaco region of the Bahamas. They reach out to Island Expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc. to help find a property in the Abacos that will help their business grow.

Sunday
Dec 24
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

Turning a Profit in the Bahamas

Bahamas native Aaron and wife Ashley have a dream to own and operate a resort hotel near Hope Town in the Abaco region of the Bahamas. They reach out to Island Expert Chris Krolow of Private Islands Inc. to help find a property in the Abacos that will help their business grow.

Friday
Jun 29
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 13

Georgian Bay Home Base

An adventurous husband and wife decide to buy an island in Georgian Bay, Canada, for their new summer base of operations. They've asked island expert Chris Krolow to help them find an island that fits their $2 million budget, features a move-in ready four-bedroom home, and offers power from the mainland.

Friday
Jun 29
1:30pm | 12:30c
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
Jun 29
2pm | 1c
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.

Friday
Jun 29
2:30pm | 1:30c
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 budget.

Friday
Jun 29
3pm | 2c
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
Jun 29
3:30pm | 2:30c

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