Survivor Behind the Scenes: Survivor San Juan Del Sur

Jeff Probst on LIVE with Kelly and Michael

1. Jeff Probst on LIVE with Kelly and Michael

Jeff Probst stops by LIVE with Kelly and Michael on September 17.
Immunity Idol

2. Immunity Idol

Get a behind the scenes look at the immunity idol being made. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Tribal Council Set Up

3. Tribal Council Set Up

Take a behind the scenes look at tribal council being built. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Early sketches

4. Early sketches

An early sketch of this season's tribal council area. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Immunity Idol sketches

5. Immunity Idol sketches

Early sketches of this season's immunity idol. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Jeff tests the reward challenge

6. Jeff tests the reward challenge

Jeff & his friends testing "Parallel Universe" Reward Challenge. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
 Season 29 Snuffer Blueprint

7. Season 29 Snuffer Blueprint

See how Jeff's snuffer came to life. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Game of Throw Ins Construction

8. Game of Throw Ins Construction

The crew preps the "Game of Throw Ins" competition. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Tribal Mouth blueprint

9. Tribal Mouth blueprint

The doorway to the vote temple was designed to look like a giant mouth, with large teeth draped in moss. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
The entrance to Tribal Council

10. The entrance to Tribal Council

The doorway to the vote temple was designed to look like a giant mouth, with large teeth draped in moss. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Coyopa Tribal Pride blueprint

11. Coyopa Tribal Pride blueprint

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Jeff tests

12. Jeff tests "Tromp Stomp"

Jeff and his friends tested this challenge a lot and loved it. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Jeff tests the catapult

13. Jeff tests the catapult

This is a brand new style of catapult to Survivor. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Jeff prepares for the challenge with the dream team

14. Jeff prepares for the challenge with the dream team

Did you know Jeff has never fallen into the water during a challenge? For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Behind the Scenes of

15. Behind the Scenes of "Shakedown St"

This immunity challenge is named after a Grateful Dead song, Shakedown Street. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Behind the scenes of the immunity challenge

16. Behind the scenes of the immunity challenge

The swing platform is a new element. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Hidden Immunity Idol Blueprint

17. Hidden Immunity Idol Blueprint

Take an early look at the hidden immunity idol blueprint. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
More Than A Feeling Reward Challenge- Fun Fact

18. More Than A Feeling Reward Challenge- Fun Fact

This puzzle is a Mayan Mask. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
More Than A Feeling Reward Challenge- Behind the Scenes

19. More Than A Feeling Reward Challenge- Behind the Scenes

This challenge took a dream teamer 30 minutes to complete. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Individual Immunity Necklace

20. Individual Immunity Necklace

Check out a rough sketch of the Individual Immunity Necklace. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Testing out the challenge

21. Testing out the challenge

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22. "Long Road to Ruin" Reward Challenge Behind the Scenes

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23. "Long Road to Ruin"

The puzzle pieces weigh upwards of 40lbs. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Reward Challenge Behind the Scenes

24. Reward Challenge Behind the Scenes

This is the same tower you saw in episode 1. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Shake it Off Reward Challenge

25. Shake it Off Reward Challenge

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Testing out the immunity challenge

26. Testing out the immunity challenge

Challenge Producer John Kirhoffer tests the challenge. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Game is Afoot

27. Game is Afoot

This is the first time Survivor has done a challenge only using feet. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Jeff tests out the challenge

28. Jeff tests out the challenge "Uncomfortably Numb"

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Jeff gets

29. Jeff gets "Uncomfortably Numb"

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Jeff test the challenge

30. Jeff test the challenge "Paddle Out"

Jeff enjoys testing out the challenge. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Behind the scenes of

31. Behind the scenes of "A Bit Tipsy"

This was originally slated to be a duel earlier in the season, but it was decided to shift it later in the season. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Jeff tests out the early stages of

32. Jeff tests out the early stages of "Vase Off"

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Jeff prepares to test out

33. Jeff prepares to test out "Vase Off"

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Jeff tests out the challenge

34. Jeff tests out the challenge

This challenge went through 22 different versions. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
Austin’s EOC Challenge

35. Austin’s EOC Challenge

This challenge was created by a 13 year old boy named Austin. He came to the location from Make A Wish foundation and pitched this challenge. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.
A beautiful scenic shot

36. A beautiful scenic shot

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The voting urn

37. The voting urn

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An original sketch of the torches

38. An original sketch of the torches

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Sketching the torches

39. Sketching the torches

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Behind the Scenes of

40. Behind the Scenes of "Temple of The Dog"

This was the windiest day they had on location. The gusts were blowing up to 35 knots. For more behind the scenes images watch the full episode with CBS Sync.