Malibu, California: Planet of the Apes Beach

Cove and cliff where the climactic finale to the 1968 movie "Planet of the Apes" was filmed.

Point Dume

Address:
Cliffside Dr., Malibu, CA
Directions:
Point Dume. Follow the Pacific Coast Highway to Westward Beach Road. Turn to the ocean and follow the road all the way down to the cul-de-sac. Corner of Cliffside Dr. and Birdview Ave.
Hours:
Sunrise to Sunset (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
310-457-8143
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Point Dume.

Planet of the Apes Beach

Parking at Point Dune State Beach is 3 or 6 dollars, depending on the time of day. It's a small cost if you want to explore both sides of the park, or perhaps see some frolicking dolphins (like I did!). It's a gorgeous stop for film buffs and beach bums alike.

[Sanbotical, 04/16/2019]

This is the film location of the cliff scenes and shocker ending in the original Planet of the Apes (1968) movie.


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