The Australian romantic comedy film Love is in the Air was released on 28 September 2023 and is currently streaming on Netflix worldwide. On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has got an approval rating of 20% while on IMDb, the movie has been rated 5.7/10 based on 864 reviews.
Despite having so many negative reviews, the film ranks on the #1 on Netflix US and fans are eager to learn more about the film especially, about the filming locations used for the movie’s beautiful backdrops. Keep reading for an inside look at where Love is in the Air was shot and some behind-the-scenes tidbits that will amaze you for sure.
Love Is in the Air Filming Locations
According to reports, Love Is in the Air was primarily filmed on location in Queensland, Australia. The state’s stunning scenery, easy access to coastal and rainforest areas, and incentives for film productions made it the perfect place to shoot an idyllic rom-com.
In addition to the Queensland, the movie romance movie was also filmed in London, England. The London scenes were primarily shot in studio, but there are also some establishing shots of the city.
Specific areas of Queensland that were used for filming include:
The beautiful beaches and lively city of the Gold Coast provided backdrops for many scenes. Locations used included Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, and Burleigh Heads.
As Queensland’s capital and largest city, Brisbane offered urban shooting locations as well as access to nature at spots like Mount Coot-tha. However, the production team spend most of their time within the studio.
Coastal gems like Noosa, Mooloolaba, and Eumundi feature the laidback, sunny vibe that was likely perfect for the film’s tone.
Inland rainforests and quaint villages on this mountain were used to get away from the coast and capture a different side of Queensland.
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Shooting in Tropical North Queensland
The cast and crew also ventured farther north to immerse themselves in the exotic natural beauty of Tropical North Queensland while shooting Love is in the Air. Specific northside locations that were utilized for the production include:
This popular resort town close to the Great Barrier Reef offered stunning beaches and coastal scenery.
Whitsunday Airport (Shute Harbour) is located in Flamtree in the Whitsunday region of Queensland and according to Netflix Tudum, the movie has been filmed in the Whitsunday Islands only.
One of the world’s oldest rainforests, Daintree is home to dramatic scenery, wildlife, and rushing rivers, providing the perfect romantic setting.
Part of Daintree National Park, the gorge’s swimming holes and walking trails were used to create the memorable backdrops in the film.
Great Barrier Reef
Underwater scenes have been captured at this iconic reef, known for its vibrant corals, marine life and picture-perfect islands.
With Queensland’s diverse scenery, experienced film crews, and blockbuster reputation, it’s easy to see why filmmakers chose this region to bring the characters’ love story to life on the big screen.
Meet the cast of Love is in the Air
- Delta Goodrem as Dana
- Joshua Sasse as William
- Steph Tisdel as Nikki
- Roy Billing as Jeff
- Dante Surace as Packers Bay Resident
- Simon Brook McLachlan as Heath
- Richard Wheeler as Packers Bay Resident
- Daniela Pizzirani as Serena
- Hugh Parker as Duncan
- Craig Walker as Elderly Passenger (voice)
- Mia Grunwald as Michelle
Love is in the Air movie Plot
Directed and co-written by Adrian Powers with Caera Bradshaw and Katharina McPhee, the movie follows a seaplane pilot, Dana (played by Delta Goodrem) flying in the tropics to deliver mail and other supplies while she’s visited by William (Joshua Sasse), the man valuating the financial spending of Dana’s business to decide the future of her business.