Filming Locations Guide: Where was Baywatch filmed? The Emerald Baywatch Beach

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As many people are wondering where is located the beach from the 2017 Baywatch movie, we've done our research to bring you the most relevant filming locations of this summer blockbuster based on the '90 series.

The original TV series took place in Malibu (California) and was shot mainly at Will Rogers State Beach (Santa Monica Bay). However, this new movie was set in the fictional Emerald Bay in Broward County in Florida.

Baywatch film location

Starring Dwayne Johnson (Fast and Furious, Jumanji 2) and Zac Efron (17 Again, High School Musical), the film includes the indispensable honor cameos with David Hasselhoff (Mitch Buchannon) and Pamela Anderson (Casey Jean Parker).

Baywatch was filmed on several beaches of Florida and Georgia. Here is our locations report.

Baywatch Beach
The central filming location of Baywatch is Deerfield Beach in Florida. The production was filmed near the International Fishing Pier.

However, don't expect to find this lifeguard tower there. It was built just for the movie.
Images courtesy of Paramount Pictures - Map

Where is Baywatch set
Baywatch was also filmed on Tybee Island beach (Georgia), on the north and south end of the waterfront.
Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures - Map

Baywatch Location
The filmmakers were on Tybee Island for about two weeks, shooting near the Walter Parker Pier and Pavilion (pictured).

The morgue scene was filmed at Savannah’s Memorial University Medical Center.
Image by Anthony Doudt

Where is Baywatch Beach
The chasing scene with jet skies was shot near Estill Hammock Marina, also in Tybee Island.
Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures - Map

Behind the scenes with Dwayne Johnson
The opening scene was filmed at Boca Raton Beach, Florida.
Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures - Map

Baywatch drehort
The One Thousand Ocean building near Boca Raton Inlet can be seen in several scenes.
Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures and Haugh Photography

The club party
The party and other scenes were held at the Boca Beach Club.
Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures - Map

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  1. few scenes was filmed by Pier 66 in Ft Lauderdale, where the Yacht where the drugs was found, was docked by Pier 66, I reconigzed the hotel

  2. I was checking this area on Google Earth and when finding the round hotel - Pier 66 Marina, I backed up south to the area of 15th St Fisheries. Right across the channel to the east is the Yacht they used in the movie. The Star Ship is docked right there.

  3. So the photo with zach on the motorcycle was actually filmed on Hollywood beach, Florida


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