Filming location in Jurassic Park Series

Filming Location
Jurassic Park Waterfall and Landing Platform

The breathtaking waterfall featured in “Jurassic Park” can be found in the heart of Kauai’s jungle in Hawaii. Known as Manawaiopuna Falls, this stunning location sets the scene where visitors first arrive at the park and again at the end when they flee. If you’re interested in discovering the exact filming spot, continue reading or refer to the map pointer in the navigation.

“Bad wind sheers. We’re going to have to drop pretty fast, so hold on. There can be a little friction “yahoo” heh!”

John Hammond

Where did they film the “Jurassic Park Waterfall and Landing Platform” scene?

Manawaiopuna Falls, commonly known as the Jurassic Park Waterfall, nestles in the lush jungle of Hawaii. It’s surrounded by breathtaking scenery and located in the heart of Kauai, the fourth-largest Hawaiian island. The real name of the falls, Manawaiopuna, has been overshadowed by its fame from the 1993 movie “Jurassic Park,” leading many to refer to it as Jurassic Falls.

If you’re planning a visit, you should know that Jurassic Falls is only accessible by helicopter since the land is privately owned with no road access. Island Helicopters is the only company authorized to land near the waterfall, allowing you to walk to it. More information can be found here. Alternatively, you can charter a helicopter for a flyby, enabling you to snap some pictures from above.

The scene filmed at Manawaiopuna Falls:

Guests arrive at the Jurassic Park
When John Hammond, played by Richard Attenborough, and his guests arrive, they land at a platform beneath the waterfall. Here, the company Jeeps wait to transport them to the visitor facility.

The survivors flee from the Jurassic Park
At the film’s conclusion, a helicopter collects the survivors from the landing platform. Before boarding, Hammond looks back at the park with reflection and concern. Grant, portrayed by Sam Neill, comforts him, and they both enter the helicopter.

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