Kualoa is a 4000-acre private nature reserve and working cattle ranch, as well as a popular tourist attraction and filming location on the windward coast of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi. It is located about 24 miles from Honolulu, and 32 miles from Haleiwa. The ranch consists of 3 valleys: Kaʻaʻawa Valley, Kualoa Valley, and Hakipuʻu Valley.
The ranch is located on Hawaii State Route 83 between Kaʻaʻawa and Waikane. The main street address is 49-560 Kamehameha Highway, Kāneʻohe, Hawaiʻi 96744.
Kualoa is open for guided tours. More than 50 movies and TV shows have been filmed at Kualoa over the years, including Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, 50 First Dates, You, Me and Dupree, Hawaii Five-0, Pearl Harbor, Godzilla, Kong: Skull Island, Jumanji, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Snatched, and Lost.
The valley is part of the Kualoa Ranch Private Nature Reserve. It can only be visited as part of a tour.
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