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Address: Orlando, FL
Phone Number: 407-939-8687
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Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: "Discover some of the secrets behind the magic of Walt Disney World...
"Discover some of the secrets behind the magic of Walt Disney World Resort! Get an in-depth look at the creative and technical operations used behind the scenes to bring innovative special effects, world-class entertainment and elaborate attractions to life.At Epcot, we'll reveal some of the exquisite details that make The American Adventure one of our most popular attractions. You'll see Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom theme park in a whole new light after your guide leads you through a hidden world—the legendary underground ""Utilidor"" tunnel system.From artistic accents to eye-catching designs, nearly everything that surrounds you at Walt Disney World Resort is created and maintained by the artisans of Central Shops whose masterpieces transport you to Fantasyland and beyond. Take a break with a family-style lunch at the Whispering Canyon Café inside Disney's Wilderness Lodge. Then, see how horticulture and landscape design play a starring role in creating an endless variety of uniquely themed environments at the Walt Disney World Nursery & Tree Farm.Head to Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park and see how Walt Disney Imagineers combined cutting-edge design with breakthrough technology to create the thrilling Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Here, as in every corner of Walt Disney World Resort, wardrobe is an integral part of the magic, so you'll learn how the Creative Costuming team outfits the performers in Disney parades and shows. Finally, wrap up a most wonderful day at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park with an up-close look at Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade."
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Imagineering at its best.

Most of the previous reviewers have outlined the schedule of events throughout the day. My experience mirrors it almost exactly. If you're at Disney enthusiast, you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
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Conway, South Carolina
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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went as a work personal development - how to make things happen to WOW guest. TRAINING - TRAINING - TRAINING.

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Hermitage, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This tour was a total waste of time. I could have received the same information and pictures in a book and not wasted the $250 pp fee. We did visit all 4 parks . The first stop on the tour was Epcot. We were taken to the basement of the American Adventure exhibit and were told how the animatronic's/computer systems... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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208 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Most of the previous reviewers have outlined the schedule of events throughout the day. My experience mirrors it almost exactly. If you're at Disney enthusiast, you will really enjoy this tour. The behind-the-scenes experience is definitely fascinating. My two favorite parts where the American experience at Epcot and the tunnel system below the Magic Kingdom. It was fascinating to see... More 

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Lebanon, Ohio
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74 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Although a little expensive, this 7 hour "Behind the Scenes Tour" offered by Disney, is a great way to enjoy an unconventional day on many Disney Properties. We started at Epcot, and saw some of the the Animal Kingdom, the extensive hotricultural / nursery inner workings for all the plants, flowers and topiaries seen throughout the parks. We then went... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I will start with the good points, the tour guides were friendly, we traveled between the parks on one of the cruise line buses, which had complimentary bottles of water available. lunch at the whispering canyon in Wildernes lodge was very tasty, The costume dept was interesting to walk through with a lot to see and well presented, mainly due... More 

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Bartlett, Illinois
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

7 hour tour for 16+. You get to see a lot of what goes on to make Disney World what it is. We were amazed by the amount of information we were told from how it all started to now and saw so many things you are not aware of when you just visit the park.

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Boardman, Ohio, United States
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57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My husband has wanted to take this tour since we first visited Disney World in 1993. Since we have been retired, we have visited Disney World 3 out of the last 4 Decembers. As we probably won't be returning for quite a few years, we decided that it was finally time to take the Backstage Magic tour. It is expensive--$249... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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162 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had an amazing day with Jean and Lauren! It was great to be shown the back areas of what makes Disney World work. We went to every park and we got to see so many different things it is hard to sum it up in one little review. Our guides were so amazing! Lauren was our guide for the... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I could not be more pleased. Our tour guides were fun, laid-back and very informative. You are going to visit back stage at all the parks. Have a wonderful lunch at the Wilderness Lodge and spend a full day that's different than any day you ever spent at Disney. This is a perfect day for people that go to the... More 

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Washington, Michigan
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My boyfriend surprised me with this tour and I was literally shocked as I never thought in a million years I would get to go! I am a big-big Walt Disney fan along with Disney World. He was worried that this tour would take the fun out of it (or ruin the magic of Disney) for me because you see... More 

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Address: Orlando, FL
Phone Number: 407-939-8687
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando

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