Northern Territory, Australia

What: Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Crocodile Dundee with a snapper-themed trip to Australia’s Northern Territory.  Most of the movie was shot 
in Ubirr and Gunlom Falls. Dive with crocs with the protection of a perspex cage at Crocosaurus Cove, home to croc Burt that nearly ate Linda Koslowski’s character in the film. (

San Juan, Puerto Rico

What: Puerto Rico was 
one of the exotic filming locations for the recently released fourth Pirates Of 
The Caribbean film, On 
Stranger Tides. Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz shot 
scenesat the Castillo San Cristobel, set in UNESCO-protected Old San Juan, 
home to some of the island’s most impressive historic buildings.

New Zealand

What: Peter Jackson’s long-awaited The Hobbit movie (out in 2012) will showcase stunning landscapes in Queenstown and Wellington. Austravel is offering a half-day 4WD tour of film sites in Queenstown for £73.

Southern Utah, US

What: Welcome to the land of 127 Hours, where James Franco spent five days 
trapped beneath a boulder in Canyonlands National Park. Trek around secluded desert canyons and gaze in wonder 
at freaky rock formations.

Barcelona, Spain

What: While Javier Bardem’s recent Biutiful film showed Barcelona’s grotty side, Vicky Cristina Barcelona was like 
a postcard-pretty tribute to 
the city. Scenes were shot 
in Passeig de Gracia, a street studded with Gaudi buildings.

– Janine Kelso