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Universal Studios VIP Tour in Santa Barbara

Universal Studios VIP Tour

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Immerse yourself in a full day of movie-making magic on this Universal Studios VIP Tour!
  • Go behind the scenes to visit private sets and working sound stages
  • Walk through actual sets including Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds
  • Roam the enormous and incredible prop warehouse
  • Enjoy VIP perks such as valet parking, gourmet lunch in the exclusive VIP dining room and VIP privileges at Universal Studios theme park!

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About this Experience

  • Immerse yourself in a full day of movie-making magic on this Universal Studios VIP Tour!
    • Go behind the scenes to visit private sets and working sound stages
    • Walk through actual sets including Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds
    • Roam the enormous and incredible prop warehouse
    • Enjoy VIP perks such as valet parking, gourmet lunch in the exclusive VIP dining room and VIP privileges at Universal Studios theme park!

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  • Prepare to be pampered like a star with a VIP Tour of Universal Studios Hollywood you'll never forget!

    Immerse yourself in a full day of movie-making magic as you discover a side of Universal Studios the general public doesn't see. Go behind the scenes and visit private sets and working sound stages. You won't forget the insider's stories about the making of famous movies and TV shows!

    Visit actual sets from legendary movies and shows such as the Bates Motel from Psycho, Wisteria Lane from ABC's hit series Desperate Housewives or tour the set from Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds.

    Don't miss out on exploring Universal's award-winning sound department and roaming the enormous prop warehouse where you can take photos with props from historical films.

    In addition to your VIP tour, enjoy:

    • VIP lounge
    • Valet parking
    • Gourmet lunch in the exclusive VIP dining room
    • VIP privileges at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park, including Universal Express Unlimited™, which gives unlimited express access to each ride, attraction and seated show

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  • Essential Information

    • Participants must be at least 5 years of age
    • Gourmet lunch buffet, valet parking and VIP privileges at the theme park included

    Duration

    Approximately 6-7 hours

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    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.

    Maximum Participants

    There will be up to 16 participants per tour. For group sizes larger than 4, please contact Cloud 9 Living directly for pricing.

    Spectators

    This VIP experience is only available to those on the tour.

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is not weather dependent.

    What To Wear

    Please dress comfortably and appropriately for expected weather conditions and walking. Tennis shoes are recommended.

    Booking Information

    For this experience, we recommend booking at least 7 days in advance.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are not allowed. All bookings are final.

    Experience ID

    LIF-SBA-0002

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    1. Are there any age requirements?
      All participants must be at least 5 years old for the Universal Studios VIP Tour.
    2. What are the perks?

      This VIP tour includes behind the scenes visits to private sets and working sound stages, access to the enormous prop warehouse, valet parking, VIP entry/exit to the park, a gourmet buffet lunch, and reserved seating at all shows. It also includes Universal Express Unlimited™, which gives unlimited express access to each ride and attraction (does not apply to food and retail locations). 

    3. What type of food is served at the VIP lunch?
      A buffet is prepared daily by Universal Studio's Executive Chef providing a variety of seasonal & fresh items.The typical selection includes several different types of salad, various entrees & side dishes, a kid-friendly item and a selection of breads & desserts.
    4. How long is the tour?
      This tour lasts approximately 6-7 hours, including the time in the VIP lounge for lunch.
    5. How are guests with disabilities accommodated?

      This tour provides convenient access for guests with disabilities. Many rides, shows, attractions, escalators and parking structures are designed to comfortably accommodate guests in wheelchairs and with other disabilities. 

      Wheelchair and Electric Convenience Vehicle rentals are available for rent just inside the park, across from the Universal Studios Store. 

    6. Can I change the date of my experience?
      No, you can't change the date of your reservation. All bookings are final, non-refundable, and dates for the passes may not be changed. 

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Universal Studios - Hollywood, CA

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