Where is Home & Away filmed?

Fans of the Australian-based soap are wondering where is Home & Away filmed?

Where is Home & Away filmed?
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Fans of Australian soaps mourned the loss of Neighbours after it was axed following 37 years of shows before news of its Amazon Freevee 2023 revival and now fans are wondering where is Home & Away filmed?

The long-standing soap, currently approaching its 35th year, has an army of supporters who tune in each night to watch the latest instalment of their favourite characters - many of whom have done so from when Home & Away started back in 1988.

It's not the only show to be filmed in Australia, there's Married At First Sight Australia and I'm A Celeb 2022 returned Down Under last year.

But some fans are wondering where the lights, camera and action takes place as we look at all you need to know...

Where is Home & Away filmed?

Home & Away is filmed in Palm Beach, Sydney, New South Wales and Redfern and has been the location ever since the series started in 1988. It's understood that the production crew loves how well it captures the beauty of New South Wales while making a picture-perfect fictional town.

There are two main locations where Home & Away is filmed - one is the studio in Redfern and the other is Sydney's Palm beach where most of the outdoor scenes at Summer Bay are filmed.

While there is no public access to, or tours of, the Redfern studios, the outdoor sets (Palm Beach) are accessible to the public.

And fans of the soap who would like to visit the area can visit australia.com to see all the details of as special guided tour that you can take of the filming different locations.

Where is Home & Away filmed?

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Are the houses in Home & Away real?

The houses in Home & Away are not real, except for the Summer Bay House which is located on the Jackaroo Ranch, north-west of Sydney.  Meanwhile, the soaps famous Pier Diner is actually the Boat House Palm Beach and on warm, clear days it has long queues with fans and locals waiting to taste its plentiful, contemporary menu that is said to be worth the wait.

Where is Home & Away filmed?

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Where is the caravan park filmed in Home & Away?

The caravan park in Home & away is filmed on the Jackaroo Ranch, north-west of Sydney. The original house and adjacent caravan park was destroyed in a real-life bush fire back in December 2002 so stock footage of the house exterior had to be used instead until 2015 when a replica of the house was built on the same land as the original.

Where is Home & Away filmed?

(Image credit: Channel 5 / PA Mediaselect)

Home & Away airs weekdays on Channel 5 at 1.45pm, Channel 5+1 at 2.45pm, on 5* at 6pm-6.30pm, 5*+1 at 7pm-7.30pm. It also streams on My5.

Selina Maycock
Senior Family Writer

Selina is a Senior Family Writer for GoodtoKnow and has more than 16 years years of experience. She specialises in royal family news, including the latest activities of Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet. She also covers the latest government, health and charity advice for families. Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism, and gained her NCTJ and NCE qualifications. During her career, she’s also written for Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, and Woman's Weekly as well as Heat magazine, Bang Showbiz - and the Scunthorpe Telegraph. When she's not covering family news, you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories (including award-winning scarecrows!)