May 14, 2018
The St. Regis Princeville Resort is delighted to announce that the beloved property will be debuting an exclusive movie set tour and experience showcasing the breathtaking island of Kauai as Hollywood’s tropical backlot. A long list of actors and production crews have shot in Kauai as the famous island and its incredible, natural surroundings has served as a set for a range of feature films including Jurassic Park, which will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of its release this year, Hook, South Pacific, Avatar and many more. The St. Regis Princeville Resort also played a role in The Descendants, starring George Clooney, as parts of the movie were filmed on property.
The St. Regis Princeville Resort has designed an exclusive day tour which offers an intimate glimpse of some of Hollywood’s most famous and celebrated locations on the island of Kauai. Angela Tillson, one of the island’s most prolific film location managers who has worked on the set of numerous films including Jurassic Park: The Lost World to The Descendants, will guide guests on an in depth and interactive private tour which will begin with stops at locations where films such as South Pacific and Jurassic Park were filmed. Guests will then visit Kipu Ranch where they will embark on a private ATV tour, visiting the historic landscape and famous movie locations featured in films such as Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Pirates of the Carribean, On Stranger Tides and The Descendants. The one of a kind experience will culminate with a thrilling private helicopter charter with Island Helicopters to Manawaiopuna Falls, better known as “Jurassic Falls,” a privately owned waterfall, made famous in the movie, Jurassic Park, which can only be reached by helicopter and is otherwise inaccessible to the public.
As part of the experience, guests will also have the opportunity to stay in The St. Regis Princeville Resort’s Presidential Suite, which was prominently featured in the film The Descendants.
With legendary St. Regis services and luxurious amenities, The St. Regis Princeville Resort is the address for life’s celebrations. Perched on the cliffs of Kauai’s North Shore, the resort plays homage to the island’s beautiful land and vibrant culture and boasts stunning views of Hanalei Bay and Mt. Makana, luxurious suites and rooms, four distinctive dining venues, the 10,000 square foot Halele’a Spa, a premiere golf course and a spectacular infinity pool among other outstanding amenities.
The historic Kipu Ranch, established in 1872 is a 3,000-acre, privately-owned cattle ranch located on the lush island of Kauai. Exciting off-road and 4X4 touring experiences are offered by Kipu Ranch Adventures, enabling visitors and residents alike to discover the rich history, landscape and legends that make Kauai activities unique.
Since 1980, Island Helicopters Kauai, Inc. has specialized in providing personalized tours for the independent traveler, families, and groups of all sizes. With the majority of this picturesque island unreachable by car, a helicopter tour is one way to see one of the most beautiful places in the world in its entirety.
The St. Regis Princeville Resort’s one day Movie Set Tour Experience will be available from March 1 to September 30, 2018 and priced at $5,674.00 plus tax based on two adult guests. A four-night stay in the resort’s Presidential Suite is USD $14,700 plus tax (based on double occupancy). To reserve, guests can contact The St. Regis Princeville Resort’s Travel Specialist at 808-826-9644 and request the Movie Set Tour Experience Package. The tour, available to guests of The St. Regis Princeville Resort, is based on availability and the resort requests 30 days advance booking.