Los Angeles
The VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood

The VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood

Los Angeles, United States
  • 1 day
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Feel like a true Hollywood celebrity with this VIP access pass to Universal Studios Hollywood℠. Get behind-the-scenes access to this combination movie studio and theme park, experiencing sites that few visitors ever get to see. You'll have an extensive guided tour of the studio’s film lot, gaining special access to locations off-limits to the general public, a gourmet lunch, valet parking and express access to the park’s many thrilling rides and shows. Please note: space for the VIP Experience is limited and advance reservations are required.
  • VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Feel like a celebrity with exclusive access to off-limits areas parts
  • Unlimited Universal Express access to all rides, shows, and attractions
  • Enjoy reserved seating for all the park's shows
  • Get the A-List treatment with a gourmet catered lunch and on-site valet parking

What's Included

  • A specially-trained guide to tour locations closed to the general public
  • Tour historic Backlot locations
  • Walk through actual set of War of the Worlds
  • Roam the largest prop warehouse
  • Universal Express Unlimited access to ALL rides, shows and attractions
  • Reserved seating at ALL shows
  • Gourmet lunch in exclusive dining location
  • Light refreshments served in an exclusive VIP Lounge
  • Valet Parking
  • Sideshow games
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Movie tickets for Universal CityWalk Cinemas

What To Expect

Universal Studios Hollywood

8 hours Admission Ticket Included

Universal CityWalk Hollywood

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Super Nintendo World @Universal Studios Hollywood

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Universal Studio Tour

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Jurassic World – The Ride

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Revenge of the Mummy - The Ride

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Transformers: The Ride - 3D

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Simpsons Ride

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Super Silly Fun Land

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

King Kong 360 3-D

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Flight of the Hippogriff

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Fast and Furious - Supercharged

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free


30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

DreamWorks Theatre

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please note: Booking is only valid on selected date of travel.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Stroller accessible
  • In order to maintain the safety of guests, modified operating procedures have been put in place. Guests visiting the park will have their bags inspected by staff. Large bags and coolers will not be permitted in the park. Outside food is not permitted inside the park with the exception of bottle water, fruit and baby food.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s21).Inc.TRANSFORMERS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission.© 2021 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.© 2021 DreamWorks LLC and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. The Mummy © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. Kung Fu Panda © 2021 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved. Universal’s Animal Actors © 2021 Universal Studios. THE SIMPSONS TM & © 2021 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM and © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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      If you have children and the means, this is easily the best way to see the park and keep your sanity
      superb must go for it, you will not have to wait in lines for rides or attractions, you can cover maximum in minimum time, tour is guided by professional guide and food is included at french cafe.
      If you dont want to wait 2 hours for the rides and attractions I would recommend this tour.


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      The only way to go
      Sanna_T, Aug 2023
      Beyond Amazing! The VIP is the only way to visit the park. Amazing lunch, very knowledgeable tour guide. We highly recommend Ryan. Very little to no wait in the line rides
      VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood
      Carlos_C, Jul 2023
      Expensive but worth it, especially when you account for very low to no wait times on rides, includes valet parking, breakfast and lunch, unlimited water, and an exclusive tour not open to the public. When you factor in the summer heat, I am glad we took this tour.
      An Unforgettable VIP Day
      Katherine_C, Jul 2023
      We had an amazing day! Our tour guide was knowledgable and friendly. We learned a lot about Universal Studios and had a ton of fun packed into one day. We had delicious meals and went on all the popular rides with virtually no wait. We truly felt like VIPs! Would highly recommend.
      VIP Experience
      Andrea_S, Jul 2023
      Really enjoyed the experience, my kids were super excited. We were especially enjoyed the VIP lunch that was offered.
      An old experience made new!!!!
      Brenda_P, Jul 2023
      I celebrated my birthday at Universal Studios and had the VIO Tour experience. What a blast! I have been there many times, but it was a brand new experience. I would do it over and over and over again! So much fun!!!
      Excellent experience
      carolinequye, Jun 2023
      Enjoyed everything about the vip tour experience, Katy our tour guide was amazing, really happy with the day from breakfast, rides and lunch was amazing. Would definitely recommend
      Amazing day at Universal Studios
      LuisDaniel_C, Jun 2023
      Melinda was amazing! She knew her way around the park very well, was knowledgeable, and humored us throughout the whole day. I would definitely recommend.
      Fab trip
      Judith_W, May 2023
      Tour guide very friendly and informative and couldn’t have enjoyed the trip without the VIP status 👍👍👍
      Worth the indulgence
      kahele_a, May 2023
      While this is pricey, we found it to be worth the extra money. If this will be your only visit to Universal I would definitely recommend this tour. We had our boys with us, 11, 9 and 6. Our guide, Robert, was so patient with the kids and accommodating to our entire group. (our group was 12 people) The day we went was pretty busy so it was really nice to skip all the lines. (this tour is the only way to skip most of the line for the Mario Kart ride. ) You don't walk to the very front of the lines, but skip at least 95% of it. The longest we waited was 10 minutes for Mario Kart(general line was 110min) The food at lunch was incredible, it was nice to be in a private area for lunch, it was quiet and calm, perfect for relaxing for a bit. The studio tour was fun since you can get out and walk around some of the sets. Our tour ended about 4 and then we had the rest of the day to explore on our own. Your VIP badge allows you to skip the lines for the rest of the day.
      Came with my kids fir my...
      Sanela_B, Apr 2023
      Came with my kids fir my bday. They never been. Absolutely grateful for the experience. Loves every bit of it.
      Saves so much time!!!
      Matthew_W, Mar 2023
      Our guide Peter was so informative and funny! Great behind the scenes tour. Excellent food on arrival and for lunch. No waiting in long lines for rides. Was a great experience. Thank you!
      A fantastic experience
      Josephine_M, Mar 2023
      The whole day was wonderful! Our guide was fantastic, the ability to walk straight on to all the rides was incomparable, lunch was excellent, and the opportunity to get out and explore on the back lot tour was unique.
      Victor is the VIP Star Tour Guide
      Kyle_E, Mar 2023
      Victor, our tour guide made a terrific experience even more fun. Crowds and lines disappear on this smashing experience. The delightful VIP waiting lounge with scrumptious brunch 😋, film, movie posters, academy awards, and balcony to enjoy coffee with park view. Rides great. Food fabulous Get extra chocolate chip cookies
      My Brilliant Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood
      Julian_M, Feb 2023
      The most memorable parts of my experience were going to attractions that I have or have not been on in Universal Orlando Resort, visiting Super Mario World for the first time, seeing the Waterworld show, and most importantly going on the VIP Studio Tour.
      NYE disaster
      Frank_P, Jan 2023
      Booked this Experience through Viator to give my family a great New Years Eve experience. We got to the VIP area and they didn’t show our reservation in the system and the only way i could enter was to buy more tickets. Still waiting on a response from Viator on what happened and a full refund. NYE was ruined and I looked pretty stupid to my family.
      Worth every penny
      JennyFishman, Dec 2022
      You can't beat the price..valet parking, at least 8 guided rides with no wait, nice buffet lunch, no hassles. Very knowledgeable guide, and get to know the families on the same tour. Perfect for out of towners to hit all the best rides in a day. The tour is for the whole day till 5pm, then we got to roam around on our own till 10pm. Kids had the best time!
      Too much about the rides, not enough about the movie sets
      Ralph_B, Nov 2022
      You really should split up your V.I.P. tours into a "Rides" tour and also a "Movie Set" tour. There were 3 of us there that were not the least bit interested in the rides. We just wanted to see the back lot movie sets. Had to walk around for 4 hours watching other peoples kids on rides while waiting to get to the interesting stuff.
      Really fun and great experience
      Kendra_B, Nov 2022
      Our tour guide, Danny B., was amazing and so excited to share his knowledge with us. He also took the time to find out what we were most interested in. The studio tour was our highlight with walking around the backlot and seeing the War of the Worlds set.
      Fantastic Experience
      Maureen_R, Oct 2022
      This was a fantastic day, our tour guide Michael K was great, knowledgeable, informative and fun. Definitely the best way to experience universal!!
      All of it, it was...
      Bradford_C, Aug 2022
      All of it, it was awesome!! 👍👍 I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys the regular park tour!! It’s that on steroids!!