Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary Eco-lodge

If you are looking for an ideal place to base and shoot your Filming project, Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary has a proven track record with various British Production Companies. In addition to the beauty and strategic location of our 42-acre Nature Sanctuary, we have built an Eco-Lodge with a wide range of luxury facilities to make filming easier and more productive for your crew.

While staying at our Eco-Lodge you have access to:

  • Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary and its varied filming locations, including Woodlands, Grasslands, Arroyos, and Canyons
  • Our 2,000 square-foot Sky Islands Discovery Center, including:  ample space to securely store your valuable equipment, numerous electrical outlets for charging, dark spaces to carefully review film, and numerous Natural History Displays that can be useful during your shoot
  • A plethora of Wilderness Survival props authentically handcrafted by Vincent using only local, natural materials
  • Use of our unique Stone-age Village, including many attractive and functional survival shelters – all designed for learning hands-on Wilderness Survival Skills
  • Natural History props relating to the flora, fauna, and ecology of the Sky Islands region and the southwestern United States
  • Approximately 4 miles of scenic, well-marked Nature Trails that wind throughout Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary

Please visit the RAVEN’S NEST NATURE SANCTUARY section under the WHERE tab for further details.

Lodging & Meals

We have a variety of lodging options at Raven’s Nest Nature Sanctuary for you and your film crew. On the decidedly luxurious side, we have our Safari Tented Camp Eco-lodge. Both Jaguar Camp and Ocelot Camp are located in a secluded cove and each can be used as private or shared sleeping quarters. These extremely comfortable glamping sites have the following amenities:

  • Large 10’ x 14’ x 20’ attractive yellow canvas tents on Fir-wood platforms with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Each tent has a Sleep Number adjustable bed for a good-night’s sleep, as well as full furnishings.  Additional beds can be added, as desired
  • 6 state-of-the-art Incinerator Toilets, including private En-suite bathrooms for each Safari Camp with attached outdoor hot showers
  • Access to 4 indoor hot showers at Main Camp
  • Private outdoor and covered dining options for up to 30 people
  • Delicious well-water so you don’t need to bring any water, just water bottles
  • 10 Copper Sinks in various locations at the Safari Tented Camp with delicious well-water
  • 7 Solar showers at Main Camp – individual private enclosures and comfortable set-up
  • Gorgeous Lion’s Den Birdwatching & Reading area
  • Outdoor Safari Tented Camp Dining Areas – Coati Cafe & Catclaw Lounge
  • Healthy and Gourmet home-made meals with a majority of organic, local ingredients
  • Evening Campfires, as weather & wind conditions permit
  • A/V Set up for Evening presentations /programs/films at Sky Islands Discovery Center
  • Lizard Labyrinth outdoor meditation space
  • Organic Orchard & Gardens

Additionally, smaller yet very comfortable canvas tents can be set up nearby the Safari Camp, as desired, to accommodate your film crew. These tents have air mattresses, furniture, and private locations. Finally, we can also set up large, conventional tents for your crew as your needs may dictate. These are located in our Main Camp – located conveniently near our Tented Safari Camp.

Regardless of which lodging options you choose, you can also avail yourself to our gourmet cuisine. With both organic and conventional meal plan options, you can custom-make your food options while staying with us. We’ll provide complete flexibility in term of which meals you take, adjusting as your filming logistics demand.  Meals in the field can also easily be arranged.  Additionally, we can provide significant refrigerator/freezer and cooler space to help store any food you may want to bring to Raven’s Nest.