Pirates of the Caribbean
Wallilabou Anchorage was the principle Caribbean location for Disneys 2003 hit movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’. This world premiere movie is inspired by, and takes its theme from, the popular Walt Disney theme park ride of the same name.
The plot: Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) brave the Caribbean Sea to stop a ship of pirates led by Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), who intend to break an ancient curse… with the blood of the lovely Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley). Also starring Jonathon Pryce and Jack Davenport.
The set was built around our hotel and restaurant and the hotel rooms were used as ‘Green Rooms” for the actors. Our hotel, restaurant, shops and customs office were the made into the village of Port Royal, which was the famous pirate town in Jamaica.
The whole bay was bustling with hundreds of cast and crew for the duration of the filming and pirate ships ruled the sea.
We decided to keep the set and try to preserve it and are constantly in the process of restoration. We have a museum and recently finished our pirate /picture museum which is made inside the main Pirates of the Caribbean Disney set building. It is full photos of the building of the set and the stars and much much more.
Come and slip into original costumes/pirate costumes, for your souvenir photos, stand inside coffins or next to one of our canons for your holiday shots.