Famous Film Locations on Kaua’i

  • Rohn Boyd
  • 06/13/22

Kaua’i is no stranger to the limelight and drawing people in with its breathtaking landscapes and backdrops. This is especially true when it comes to big market movies and television shows!

Dozens of filmmakers have been inspired by Kaua’i’s beauty and for decades show business has used the Garden Island as a stunning place for their epic stories. Take a movie tour to learn about the more than 60 feature films shot on location in Kaua’i or you can discover them for yourself and make your own movie moments!

Lihue:
• Huleia River (by air tour or kayak only): "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
• Nawiliwili Harbor: "Jurassic Park: The Lost World"

East Side (Coconut Coast):
• 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"

North Shore:
• 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 Thornbirds", "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", "The 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"

BOTTOM LINE: You should visit these awesome Kaua’i landmarks that are the home to some of your favorite movies! The Garden Island is full of amazing locations.

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