Where was Tomb Raider filmed? Locations for the new 2018 movie

Tomb Raider where filmed
The new Lara Croft action-packed movie is based on the 2013 reboot of the original Tomb Raider video game from 1993. In this occasion, the athletic archaeologist will embark in a dangerous adventure looking for the fictional lost island of Yamatai.

Emerging star Alicia Vikander substitutes Angelina Jolie, who was the titular Lara Croft for the 2001 and 2003 films. Into the Badlands led actor Daniel Wu plays Lara's ally, Lu Ren, and the bad guy is interpreted by The Hateful Eight actor Walton Goggins.

Tomb Raider was filmed in South Africa and England. These are the spoiler-free filming locations for the movie reboot of one of the most successful video games of all time:

Tomb Raider filming locations
We travel to South Africa, where a section of Hong Kong's fishing harbour was recreated in Cape Town.
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Tomb Raider 2018 movie locations
Lara lands in a private beach at Forest Hall, in the area of Plettenberg Bay (Western Cape).
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Tomb Raider locations South Africa
A large part of the film, where Croft meets the Trinity expedition, was shot in a quarry on a wine estate of the city of Paarl. Images courtesy of Warner Bros


Tomb Raider shooting locations
Cape Town Film Studios hosted several sets for the production. One of them was the World War II plane wreck waterfall scene, composed using with lots of CGI. Images courtesy of Warner Bros


Tomb Raider locations
An outdoor water tank was built in the studios lot specially for the film.
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Also the boat was constructed in one of the hangars and soundstages of Cape Town.
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Tomb Raider filmed in London
In England, the headquarters of Croft Industries are located in the modern glass building at 62 Buckingham Gate in Westminster, as it appear in the movie. Alicia Vikander also filmed the cycling scenes in the streets of East London. Image courtesy Warner Bros and Google Maps


Where is the Croft Manor
The new Croft Manor was filmed at Wilton House near Salisbury (Wiltshire). This is considered one of England's most beautiful country houses, seat of the Earls of Pembroke for the last four centuries.
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