Family with a dolphin at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida
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Vip Experiences in Orlando

No matter your age, budget or preferences, you’ll find unique things to do in Orlando, and there’s no better place to enjoy one-of-a-kind adventures than at our world-famous theme parks. Numerous VIP experiences, behind-the-scenes tours, up-close animal encounters and other amazing options are available for visitors seeking unforgettable memories that can only happen in Orlando!

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Walt Disney World® Resort

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At Walt Disney World Resort, the underground tunnels at Magic Kingdom are the stuff of legend — and you can see them for yourself courtesy of the park’s Backstage Magic tour! Lasting seven hours, it also takes you behind the scenes at Epcot, and a tasty barbecue lunch at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is provided.

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Another popular package at Walt Disney World is the Ultimate Day of Thrills VIP Tour. Lunch is included in this seven-hour swing through top attractions — minus the lines — at Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

If seven hours is too much of a time investment for you, Disney has many shorter tours to choose from. For instance, running four hours each, the Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour will take you through eight of Magic Kingdom’s most iconic rides, while the Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom includes instant access to that park’s top attractions (including those at Pandora — The World of Avatar) and VIP seating for the Rivers of Light nighttime spectacular.

At Epcot, The UnDISCOVERed Future World is a four-hour walking tour of the theme park with a focus on Walt Disney’s vision. And clocking in at 2.5 hours, the Epcot Seas Adventures — Aqua Tour invites you to snorkel at The Seas With Nemo & Friends Pavilion.

Finally, if money is no object, consider a Disney VIP Tour. Boasting a flexible start time that you select, these tours don’t end until you’re ready to call it a day or the parks close, whichever comes first. You and up to nine of your closest family and friends will be paired with a friendly, knowledgeable Disney VIP Guide, and you’ll get to experience everything you want at all of Disney’s Orlando theme parks, including quick — and even repeated — access to your favorite rides.

Walt Disney World offers several other VIP experiences and tours in Orlando. However, keep in mind that these special events carry an additional cost and do not include regular admission to the featured theme parks.

Universal Orlando® Resort

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Universal Orlando Resort offers standard and private VIP Experiences. Both provide you with an expert guide for a romp through Universal Studios Florida™, Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ or a combination of the two.

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For the standard VIP Experience, you’ll be placed in a group with as many as 12 people. The tour includes priority, front-of-the-line access to select attractions, as well as behind-the-scenes experiences. Complimentary valet parking is part of the package, as is breakfast and lunch from a Universal Orlando Resort quick-service eatery.

The Private VIP Experience includes everything from the standard tour, but you’ll also get to personalize your itinerary, and the complimentary breakfast and lunch gets upgraded to a full-service Universal Orlando Resort restaurant. Both VIP Experiences last between five and seven hours and require regular park admission.

Universal Orlando Resort’s annual Halloween Horror Nights event scares up its own exclusive tour opportunities. First, the Behind-the-Screams: Unmasking the Horror Tour takes you backstage at up to six haunted hours during daylight hours. Then, the nighttime Halloween Horror Nights R.I.P. Tour provides unlimited priority access to all haunted houses and participating attractions — if you can handle the terror!

SeaWorld® Orlando

Family walking in Penguin Encounter at Seaworld in Orlando, Florida. ©Seaworld Orlando

At SeaWorld Orlando, you can become one with the oceans courtesy of a Private VIP Tour. In addition to personal experiences with dolphins, penguins and other sea life, these guided, four-hour excursions include the park’s Quick Queue Unlimited program, reserved seating at a signature show, expedited park entry, preferred parking and more.

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For even more quality time with SeaWorld’s denizens of the deep, book an Elite VIP Tour or Ultimate VIP Tour. Lasting six and eight hours, respectively, these packages include everything from the Private VIP Tour while adding additional signature shows and dining upgrades. All three VIP Tours require regular park admission.

If you come to SeaWorld more for the creatures than the rides, consider the park’s Animal Experiences— affordably priced add-ons to regular admission that will get you face-to-face with the park’s amazing residents without committing to a guided tour. And if you’ve ever wanted to swim with dolphins, the Trainer for a Day Program at SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove™ will pair you with two of the majestic creatures, plus a behind-the-scenes tour and other extras.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

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Bricks are integral to everything at LEGOLAND Florida Resort — including the theme park’s VIP Experiences! They’re available in Red Brick, Silver Brick and Gold Brick packages, all of which include single-day admission, a personal VIP Host, an exclusive tour of LEGOLAND’s model shop, priority access to rides and attractions, and reserved seating at shows, plus other bonuses.

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Silver Brick guests also get complimentary valet parking and refreshments. Lunch, all-day refreshments, a VIP gift bag, a Q&A session with a Master Model Builder and a building session with a take-home build are included with the Gold Brick package.

LEGOLAND’s Red Brick VIP Experience runs four hours, and the Silver Brick and Gold Brick versions are seven hours each.