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Film Locations of Kauai

There’s no doubting the inspiring scenic beauty of Hawaii’s Island of Discovery. But did you know dozens of filmmakers have been inspired by Kauai’s beauty as well? For decades movies and television shows have used Kauai as the stunning backdrop for their epic stories, from “South Pacific” to “Jurassic Park”. Take a movie tour to learn about the more than 60 feature films shot on location in Kauai, or you can discover them for yourself and make your own movie moments:

Huleia River (by air tour or kayak only): Raiders of the Lost Ark
Nawiliwili Harbor: Jurassic Park: The Lost World
Lydgate State Park: Blue Hawaii
Wailua Falls: Fantasy Island (TV show)
Wailua River: Blue Hawaii, Islands in the Stream
Coco Palms Hotel: Blue Hawaii, South Pacific
Opaekaa Falls: Blue Hawaii, The Wackiest Ship in the Army
Kapaa Town: Honeymoon in Vegas
Anahola Mountains: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Kilauea Lighthouse: Lilo & Stitch
Anini Beach Park: Honeymoon in Vegas, Lilo & Stitch
Hanalei Bay: South Pacific, Lilo & Stitch
Lumahai Beach: South Pacific
Makua “Tunnels” Beach: Body Heat, South Pacific
Kee Beach: Lord of the Flies, The Thorn Birds, Throw Mama from the Train
Kalalau Valley: King Kong, Mighty Joe Young
Napali Coast: Jurassic Park: The Lost World, Six Days/Seven Nights
West Side:
Waimea Canyon: Donovan’s Reef, Honeymoon in Vegas, Lilo & Stitch
Hanapepe Town: Flight of the Intruder, Lilo & Stitch, Thornbirds
South Shore:
Manawaiopuna Falls (by air tour only): Jurassic Park
National Tropical Botanical Garden’s Allerton Garden: Jurassic Park, Honeymoon in Vegas
Olokele Valley (by air tour only): George of the Jungle
Koloa (by air tour only): To End All Wars
Kipu Kai Beach (by air tour only): Hawaii, Hook, Six Days/Seven Nights