Exclusive Backlot Access
Tour the movie industry’s busiest sets in a special trolley, where you can disembark to explore areas not open to the general public.
  • Visit actual sound stages where blockbuster movies and TV shows are filmed.
  • Visit our World Famous Property Department, home to thousands of set pieces and decorative items used for film and television production.
Exclusive Theme Park Benefits
Enjoy VIP privileges with escorted priority access to all rides & attractions including Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™.
  • Begin your day in our exclusive VIP lounge with a light breakfast.
  • Savor a gourmet lunch in our private VIP dining room, prepared by Universal’s very own executive chef.
  • Enjoy valet parking and VIP entry to the Park.
Expert Tour Guide
Our expert VIP guides will immerse you in the past, present and future of Universal’s Backlot.
  • Our VIP guide will take you straight to the front of the line at all rides, including Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™.
  • They will also find you the best seats at all shows.
Reservation Information
VIP Experience
  • Children must be at least 5 years old to attend and at least 17 years old to attend without an accompanying adult.
Private VIP Experience Your family/group can book a VIP departure for your private enjoyment. Contact us today at (818) 622-8477 for price and availability.
  • No age minimum, but guests must be at least 17 years old to attend without an accompanying adult.
  • Private VIP Tours available in Mandarin and Japanese. Two week advance reservation required.

Purchase with your American Express Card for exclusive access to the American Express Lounge inside the Park.

Requests to change your reservation must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
Guest Reviews
“My family had a great time and our tour guide Will C. was fantastic! …his passion and enthusiasm is contagious.”
– The Morris Family  
“Felt like a true VIP experience…[VIP tour guide David] displayed wonderful depth of knowledge, interesting dialogue and pure professionalism throughout the tour.”
– Robert Perdock