Survivor 5 will film in Thailand in July.

Survivor 5 will film in Thailand in July.
Tarutao Island National Park in Thailand has been confirmed as the location for Survivor 5, which starts taping this July. The total cost for 40 days of filming will be $4.55 million, and “[t]here won’t be any landscape changes,” according to an official responding to environmental concerns.
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