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“VIP tour - fantastic!”

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Owner description: Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Explore Universal Studios backlot on the legendary Studio Tour. Then face the action head on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. End your day with the energy and excitement of Universal CityWalk. All this and much more. Only at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.
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“VIP tour - fantastic!”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

The VIP tour is well worth the extra dollars. We had a group of 16 and were greeted with tea/coffee/pastries etc. We had a private trolley car tour of the backlot which was much more extensive than the backlot tour with general admission. First of all it was timed so there were no other groups to be seen, secondly we got off the car and walked around both indoor and outdoor set locations including walking up Wisteria Lane. We also were shown through the prop warehouse which was great. Following the backlot tour our guide took us to all the rides, skipping the line, before dropping us off at our lovely buffet lunch. Our guide was fabulous, holding bags for the whole group whilst we went on rides and handing out poncho's for the Jurrasic park ride. We met back up again after lunch where our guide had arranged for us to see all the shows perfectly timed and with reserved prime viewing seating. After this (about 5pm) we free to revisit any rides, once again skipping the lines. The VIP tour is set up so that you see everything in the park in the most efficient way + get the extra's in the backlot tour+ no lines at all!! The rides are ok, not as good as the Gold Coast theme parks, but as our guide said they are about the movies not the rides. Highly reccomend the VIP tour.

Visited September 2012
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“Beat the crowds in October”
Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Transformer ride was awesome. The back stage lot tour was awesome. No crowds if you go in October. Save time and buy your tickets online.

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“the best”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

wow, it was soooo unbelievable, the rides are amazing and everything is well-done. Come here early to enjoy all the attractions without lining

Visited September 2012
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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“Back to the 90's”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

First time in the U.S., but it's obvious that the place hasn't changed for a while.
Terminator 2, Water World, Jurassic Park...
Nice, but should update to the latest.
Nevertheless, good place to spend a day in LA.

Visited September 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Was Ok”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

Very busy and lots of walking. Parking $15. Was okay to see once but would not go back. Good if you have children with you.

Visited September 2012
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