Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

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Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

Post by Travis M » Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:49 pm

Does anybody have any recent pictures of the Saaman tree featured in Swiss Family Robinson? It's located on the property of the Roberts Auto and Tyre Shop, off Windward Road, in Goodwood/Goldsborough Bay. The owner has been known to speak about it to tourists from time to time.

I'm very interested in seeing what can be done to preserve the site and its place in cinematic/Disney history..

Also, if anybody has any recent pictures of Richmond Bay/Richmond Beach and any of the other locations featured in the film, listed in a post below this one, I'd be interested in seeing them. Thanks!

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Re: Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

Post by Travis M » Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:56 am

Anyone??

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Re: Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

Post by Jazz557 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:58 pm

I took some photos of the Craig Hall waterfall in March (screenshot #9).
One of the old locals living in Runnemeade told me that originally the last tier of the Craig Hall waterfall had only two channels and a third (leftmost in the screenshot) was constructed for the movie set to make the scenery more visually appealing.

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Re: Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

Post by Jazz557 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:00 pm

Hi Travis,
These two photos of Craig Hall waterfall in Moriah were taken in March 2019. The waterfall flows into the WASA (water company) water intake downstream.
There is a sign that warns ‘No swimming or washing of vehicles”. There are benches to sit and enjoy the view and the concrete steps from the Northside Road leading down to the waterfall is well maintained.
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Craig Hall waterfall in the dry season
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Water flow from 2 of 3 channels in Craig Hall waterfall. The leftmost channel is man made - according to an old local living in Runnemeade, it was added for the movie.

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Re: Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

Post by Jazz557 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:33 am

This is a photo of the top two levels of the Craig Hall waterfall. It was taken in March 2019 - a good water flow for the middle of the dry season (January to May).
The cool refreshing green punch bowl pool is a no swimming area though :( - the waterfall flows downstream into the WASA (water company) Craig Hall intake.
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Top two levels of the Craig Hall waterfall with punch bowl pool above the last 3 channel drop

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Re: Swiss Family Treehouse (Goodwood, Goldsborough Bay)

Post by Jazz557 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:12 pm

I should be back in May ...
My regular car rental guy promised to introduce me to an oldie from the Windward area who 'worked with the Swiss Family" ...
Keeping my fingers crossed!

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