White tropical beaches and palm trees is not something that you might assiciate with a Star Wars movie. And that is why director Gareth Edwards choose this location for the planet of Scarif. Never before was there such a location in the Star Wars Universe. And it is very unlikely we see this location in […]
Game of Thrones – Ireland – Glens of Antrim
A mythical place by itself are the “Glens of Antrim” in Northern Ireland. 9 glens strech over an area of 80 miles. Some can be seen in the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones”. In season three, they were used as Dothraki Sea. Other location in Ireland include: Murlough Bay,
Game of Thrones – Ireland – Murlough Bay
The National Nature Reserve “Murlough Bay“, in North Ireland is the location for Iron Island in season 3 of “”Game of Thrones”. The first three seasons of “Game of Thrones” use many different locations in the North of Ireland. Like the Glens of Antrim.
Raiders of the Lost Ark – Anahola Mountain
The Paramount Mountain used in the opening scene of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” can be found on Kauai. It is Anahola Mountain.
Raider of the Lost Ark – Huleia National Park
In the opening scenes of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, Indiana Jones is looking for the lost Idol in Peru… the crew went to a more tropical location, the Island of Kauai. Spielberg would return here for his blockbuster “Jurassic Park“. For Indy, the boulder scenes were also filmed at the wildlife refuge. Kipu Falls […]
Jurassic Park – Olokele Canyon
Olokele Canyon or Valley, was used to set up the electrified fence for Jurassic Park. Even though most people just see “a fence” in the film, Michael Lantieri and his team put great effort in getting the wires tight. The size of the fence made that very difficult.
Jurassic Park – Allerton Garden
Allerton Garden (4425 Lawai Road, Koloa) on Kauai is definitely a place where you don’t want to go… if you have seen Jurassic Park. First this is the place where Grant finds the hatched raptor eggs. Later in the movie, this location was used to build the shed, where a raptor attack took place. But […]
Jurassic Park – Mount Wai’ale’ale
The map above is a rough estimate for the exact location of one of the biggest gems for Jurassic Park visitors, the Main Gate. The location is at the base of Mount Wai’ale’ale. You can get there hiking if you are a good hiker or by 4×4. Detailed descriptions are here if you go by […]
Jurassic Park – Valley House Plantation Estate
An iconic scene in Jurassic Park is the arrival at the visitor center (and the departure at the end). The exteriors for the Visitor center were constructed at Valley House Plantation Estate, 6191 Hauaala Road, Kealia. The interiors were filmed on a sound stage in LA.