Survivor Behind the Scenes: Survivor San Juan Del Sur

Jeff Probst on LIVE with Kelly and Michael

Jeff Probst on LIVE with Kelly and Michael

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coyopa Tribal Pride blueprint

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Jeff tests

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Testing out the challenge

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"Long Road to Ruin" Reward Challenge Behind the Scenes

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"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

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

Shake it Off Reward Challenge

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Testing out the immunity challenge

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

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

Jeff tests out the challenge "Uncomfortably Numb"

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Jeff gets

Jeff gets "Uncomfortably Numb"

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Jeff test the challenge

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

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

Jeff tests out the early stages of "Vase Off"

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Jeff prepares to test out

Jeff prepares to test out "Vase Off"

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Jeff tests out the challenge

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

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

A beautiful scenic shot

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The voting urn

The voting urn

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An original sketch of the torches

An original sketch of the torches

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Sketching the torches

Sketching the torches

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Behind the Scenes of

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.