Skull Island — a remote, newly discovered world of savage, predatory flora and fauna.

An otherworldly paradise of wonders and terrors. Battered by treacherous seas and devastating storms, Skull Island is a place where size matters! Gigantic predatory insects—towering beasts and ravenous reptiles—mysterious tribal warriors—all are dwarfed by the mighty Kong.

Here’s an inside look at Skull Island ...and those who would venture into its darkest secrets.

Where to stay on Skull Island

Treat yourself to a totally unique travel experience and visit the actual sites where Kong: Skull Island was filmed. Explore exotic locations in Vietnam, Hawaii and Australia.

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Stories from Skull Island

Cast and filmmakers reflect on these amazing locations

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Plan your Skull Island trip

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Meet the characters

Those who dare face the beast

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Capt. James Conrad

Survival Expert

Played by Tom Hiddleston

A highly decorated officer of the British Army’s Special Air Service, Captain James Conrad’s expertise in pathfinding and jungle survival makes him the perfect guide to the dangerous wilds of Skull Island.

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Mason Weaver

Her camera never lies

Played by Brie Larson

Mason Weaver will take her camera anywhere to get the perfect shot and the greatest story. A thrill-seeking anti-war photographer on a quest to discover the truth, it leads her to dangerous places and places never-before-seen. She has never seen anything like Skull Island before.

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William Randa

Myth-Hunter

Played by John Goodman

As part of the secretive monster-hunting agency known as Monarch, Randa leads the mission to Skull Island, believing it to be a place where myth runs wild. What he finds there is a 100-foot walking myth—the living mountain of might and majesty known as Kong.

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Lt. Colonel Packard

Devil of the skies

Played by Samuel L. Jackson

As leader of the ‘Sky Devils’ helicopter squadron, Packard bravely pilots his men through the perpetual storm system around Skull Island, only to awaken the fury of the almighty Kong. Picking a fight with the ultimate force of nature, Packard believes it is time to show Kong that man is King.

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Lt. Hank Marlowe

Survivor of the unspeakable

Played by John C. Reilly

A wild-eyed castaway trying to find his way home, Hank Marlow has survived upon Skull Island for 28 years, encountering beasts beyond imagination. Given the wonders and terrors he has seen, his eccentricity is understandable.

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The Iwi

Mysterious lost civilization

The Iwi tribespeople are an ancient people, who deify Kong as their god and protector. Their unique tribal markings and mysterious customs suggest a people of extraordinary wisdom – if only we could communicate with them.