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The VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood

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    What to Expect
    Ever wanted to be treated like a movie star? With the VIP Experience you can enjoy just that. This unique experience includes an extensive guided tour of Universal Studios Hollywood℠ and its motion picture studio with access to areas of the studio lot that the general public never sees.
    Your VIP guide will also escort you to the park’s most popular rides and attractions, taking you in via special exclusive VIP entrances. Afterwards, enjoy time to explore the vast park on your own, you can skip the queues at every attraction, get the best seats in the house for every show, enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch and more.
    The VIP Experience offers:
    • A full day of movie-making magic with a specially-trained guide to tour locations closed to the general public
    • Tour historic Backlot locations
    • Walk through actual sets of War of the Worlds
    • Roam the largest prop warehouse
    • Take photos at the original Psycho House
    • Unlimited Universal Express access to ALL rides, shows and attractions
    • Reserved seating at ALL shows
    • Gourmet lunch in exclusive dining location
    • Light refreshments served in our exclusive VIP Lounge
    • Valet ParkingPlease note: Booking is only valid on selected date of travel.
    Rides, Shows and Attractions:

    Special Effects Show
    Don’t miss our enhanced new Special Effects Show, where real Hollywood stuntmen and cutting-edge technology come together to recreate scenes from your favorite blockbuster movies!

    Studio Tour:
    Go behind-the-scenes where movies are made and where Hollywood’s biggest stars work daily. Take the world famous Studio Tour for a fresh, behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking secrets. Experience the largest movie set street expansion in Hollywood history built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg himself. See the sets from ABC's hit series Desperate Housewives and witness special effects used in blockbusters like The War of the Worlds and Universal Pictures’ King Kong.

    King Kong 360-3D:
    Your heart pounds. Your adrenaline flows. Your survival instincts are on overload. You’re caught in the middle of a terrifying struggle between a 35-foot T-Rex and the 8th wonder of the world – King Kong. You’ve never experienced him this real before. Welcome to King Kong 360 3-D the world’s largest, most intense 3-D experience. Here, you won’t just see it, you won’t just hear it: you’ll feel it. It’s 3-D to the next level. Terror has a new home: King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson.

    Revenge of the Mummy- The Ride:
    Face heart-pounding special effects and shocks at every turn, plus raging mummy warriors, on a rollercoaster ride into the world of The Mummy!

    WaterWorld® - A Tidal Wave of Explosive Action:
    High-powered stunts, extreme action, death-defying feats and breathtaking pyrotechnics-all with you just inches away!

    Universal's Animal Actors:
    Come see what happens when the world's most talented animal stars take over the show! You're sure to laugh and be amazed at this live performance. Who knows, you may even co-star!

    ©2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.  Artistic depiction of ride vehicle. HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18).  Universal’s Animal Actors © 2018 Universal Studios.  © 2018 Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment, Inc.  The Mummy © 2018 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.  THE SIMPSONS TM & © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. The Walking Dead © 2018 AMC Film Holdings LLC. All Rights Reserved.  TRANSFORMERS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission.  © 2018 Hasbro.  All Rights Reserved.  © 2018 DreamWorks LLC and Paramount Pictures Corporation. Licensed by Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The Universal Studios VIP Experience is absolutely fantastic. It is expensive but well worth the extra dollars. It is a very full day with lots of walking so be prepared with comfortable clothes and shoes. On arrival, you enter the VIP entrance undertake a very...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank prw05
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Universal Studios VIP Experience is an experience like no other. You truly feel like a VIP. After much debate the evening before with my friend (over the hefty price difference of the ticket) we decided to go ahead with it! WOW was it worth...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Donna B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    As we had been to Universal Studios six years earlier on our return visit we decided to do the VIP Experience. I had bought the tickets well in advance and surprised the rest of the family upon arrival, from the moment we arrived at the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank 167jasonf
    Reviewed July 4, 2019

    As we had only 1 day on our tour on the west coast and we are a family of 7 we decided that we would go VIP. So glad we did it was worth every penny. It was just us on our tour. Our tour...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Mrskb17
    Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

    We signed up for the VIP Experience for the family and were glad that we did. The morning started off with us registering at a separate check-in counter where we were issued with our VIP passes for the day. This was followed by breakfast in...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    2  Thank Waynewml
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    August 2, 2019|
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    Response from Donna B | Reviewed this property |
    Get an earlier slot and arrive 30-45 minutes before so you can enjoy the breakfast buffet in the VIP lounge. The earlier you do, the more time you have. We had a 11.15am slot and that was perfect. You can even go on a few... More
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    July 17, 2019|
    Response from 212naderh | Reviewed this property |
    There is one simulation for star treck, you being in a ship and trying to save your friends. It is cool and easy
    Janell H
    June 28, 2019|
    Response from 212naderh | Reviewed this property |
    You have up to 48 hours before the trip date.
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