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Helicopter arriving at Isla Nublar

In a captivating moment from Jurassic Park, the main characters take a helicopter ride to arrive at Isla Nublar, the home of the Jurassic Park theme park. This grand entrance was filmed in the United States. Keen to find out where exactly this was shot? Keep reading or click on the map pin icon in the navigation section.

“I bring the scientists, you bring a rock star… There it is.”

John Hammond

Where was Helicopter arriving at Isla Nublar scene filmed?

The breathtaking helicopter scene, which transports the characters to Isla Nublar, was filmed while flying next to Keōpuka Rock, located in Kaumahina State Wayside Park on the Island of Maui, Hawaii, United States.

More about Keōpuka Rock and Kaumahina State Wayside Park:

Keōpuka Rock is an iconic sea stack that stands out along the coast of Maui. Kaumahina State Wayside Park is a state park featuring lush foliage and a scenic view of the northeastern coastline of Maui. The park itself is a lush area, with exotic trees and vibrant flowering plants. Visitors to the park can enjoy picnicking facilities and trails that meander through the rich vegetation. The park also offers stunning views of Maui’s northeastern coastline and the deep blue Pacific waters, making it a popular stop for those driving along the scenic Hāna Highway.

The scene filmed at Kaumahina State Wayside Park

Helicopter arriving at Isla Nublar Island:
(Jurassic Park 1993)
In this scene, John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Dr. Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are on a helicopter approaching Isla Nublar. The helicopter soars alongside a Rock formation Island as the characters marvel at the upcoming adventure, setting the stage for the unfolding drama.

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