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Universal Orlando’s VIP Experience

Go Behind The Scenes

Spring 2020

Step out of the regular experience and go behind the scenes. Be the VIP of your vacation.

Behind the world-class entertainment that happens every day at Walt Disney World® Resort is a supporting cast of artistry, technology, engineering marvels and backstage secrets. Thanks to Unique Tours, Guests of any interest can peek under the curtain at the magic behind the magic. It’s a Walt Disney World you’ve never experienced, unlocking unique experiences with expert guides.

Backstage Magic features insider looks at show spectacles, staging, costuming and even ventures below Magic Kingdom® Park to the “utilidor” service tunnels. On Wild Africa Trek, join explorers following forested trails deep inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. After overlanding in a safari vehicle for up-close views of giraffes, elephants and gazelles, pathfinders close their adventure sampling African delights at a private safari camp above an animal-filled savanna. For more on these or other Unique Tours, call 407-WDW-TOUR.

Come be inspired and learn about the ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. This marine life rescue center is home to Winter the Dolphin, star of the popular Dolphin Tale movies.

During your visit you can immerse yourself into the heart of CMA’s mission on a Behind the Scenes Tour and learn about the inspiring animal success stories. See resident dolphin Nicholas from his underwater habitat viewing windows. Observe animals undergoing rehabilitation while walking through the open-air critical care facility and check out the animal food prep area. This is a one-of-a-kind experience not open to regular ticket holders.

Make your NBA experience at an Orlando Magic basketball game one to remember by purchasing courtside seats or Ultimate Seats. Pair this with an all-inclusive food and beverage package and access to the Fields Ultimate Lounge. Access to Fields Ultimate Lounge also gives fans an exclusive opportunity to see the players as they run out of the locker room, through the tunnel and onto the court, providing a truly behind-the-scenes experience.

Ever wonder what it takes to care for thousands of sea creatures from sharks to turtles to jellyfish? Team up with the education staff at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium to dive in with the Behind the Scenes tour! See what their fishy friends like to munch on, explore the laboratory and go above the three ocean habitats for a one-of-a-kind view you cannot see below.

Ignite your curiosity and discover the legacy of NASA’s past, present and future of spaceflight at Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM. On the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, included with daily admission, you have the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes on an awe-inspiring journey through America’s Spaceport. Tour the working spaceflight facility where America launched to the Moon and where NASA plans to send astronauts into deep space.

SeaWorld® Orlando offers multiple tours for guests to learn more and get closer to the animals. Some of the favorites include a Dolphin Encounter + Feeding, see how they care for their dolphins, participate in a training session and then touch and feed a dolphin on this approximately 15-minute program.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned Universal Orlando Resort fan, a day in the parks can be an overwhelming experience. Think of how great it would be to have a guide lead the way, not only showing you the best things to do but also giving you front of the line access to some of Universal’s most amazing rides and attractions.

Universal Orlando’s VIP Experience* rolls out the red carpet for a day your family will never forget. On a VIP Experience tour, your knowledgeable guide will escort you around the park, giving you an insider’s perspective, behind-the-scenes details and fascinating stories about the attractions. Best of all, you’ll enjoy priority access to many of the park’s top attractions. This is the best way to get the most out of your day, with no wasted time standing in lines or wondering where to go or what to do next.

You’ll enjoy great extras like meals, merchandise discounts, complimentary valet parking for the day** and select club access^ at Universal CityWalk for that evening. And, even after your VIP Experience ends your tour credentials grant you Universal Express Unlimited access† to skip the regular lines at participating rides and attractions the rest of the day. So the red carpet treatment continues until it’s time to go home.

You don’t have to be a celebrity to experience the parks like one. For questions or to book a VIP Experience, call 1-866-346-9350 or email

*Separate theme park admission is required. Spaces limited. Additional restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. **Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle per party, based on availability. ^VIP Experience includes free admission to select Universal CityWalk clubs on same date as your VIP Experience tour ticket. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Some venues require ages 21 or older and a cover charge for admission. Valid photo ID required. Does not include admission to Universal Cinemark, Blue Man Group show, Hard Rock Live® or Hollywood Drive-In Golf™. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. †Not valid at Pteranodon Flyers at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and separately ticketed events. Subject to availability. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. TM & © 2020 Universal Studios.