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Universal Studios Hollywood

Studio Tour

Theme Park Ride / Attraction
Universal City, Universal City
  • Hamoud A.
    "Thanks to our tour guide Amanda first day at job and was brilliant"(5 Tips)
    Vanessa S.
    "The King Kong 3D experience is amazing!!!"(2 Tips)
    Henry J.
    "Norman Bates cracks me up! Be sure to keep looking at..."(2 Tips)
    Jay A.
    "The new Fast and Furious experience on the Studio Tour is amazing!!!"(2 Tips)
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  • Erik V.
    Erik VenegasJuly 14, 2013
    Beware of weekends summer of survival at universal studios. Lines are insanely long! Best thing though are the air misters throughout the park. Big +!!!! Suggestion...go during non-summer days
  • Hamoud A.
    Enjoyed this tour a . A lot of information about how they made the movies and how huge their efforts to make the finest movies . Thanks to our tour guide Amanda first day at job and was brilliant
  • Phurin P.
    Phurin PainaAugust 8, 2014
    Though the very long line, it doesn't take too long to wait. The tour is quite exciting and mind-blowing sometimes. It takes about more than 40 mins to finish the tour. Love it. Worth waiting for.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CooksonMay 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    If you can, go for the back side of tram 4 or 5 and sit on the left. Many more explosions, plus there's some psychotic mama's boy that always comes out on the right
  • S G.
    S G MNovember 5, 2014
    I love going on this tour since they take you back to all the different scenes where the magic happens... But if you do this with the VIP tour... It is awesome🎆🎇🎆🎬🎥🎦
  • Joseph Y.
    Joseph YamsanoodleAugust 17, 2015
    If you want a loner's opinion, it's to take the night tour before you take the day one. But take both. And lastly, try to sit on the left side of the bus. You will see more.
  • Jan O.
    Jan ORMay 15, 2015
    A great way to spend an hour in Universal Studios. A really enthusiastic host and great fun. Really recommendable.
  • Marvin A.
    Marvin AndujarJuly 6, 2013
    The tour is great. You go through the real places where big movies are shot. The effects are good too. This is a MUST go for everybody.
  • Emily T.
    Emily T.December 29, 2012
    If you don't want to get your feet wet then be sure to lift your legs up when you are crossing the bridge by the lake where George is swimming in.
  • ♡ K
    ♡ KAugust 25, 2015
    Wow the Fast&Furios ride in the tour finale is the very best! Worths all the wait in the line which takes up to 2hrs.
  • Andrew P.
    Andrew PagliughiApril 2, 2013
    Hands down the best thing Universal Studios Hollywood has to offer. A MUST SEE! Should be the first stop you make once you enter the park!
  • Stacey T.
    Stacey TroiloSeptember 8, 2013
    It IS bumpy. And dry. And sunny. And hot. ...bring water or a beer with you, and don't forget your sunglasses! You may get a water droplet on you, too.
  • Katelyn
    KatelynOctober 8, 2011
    So this is where ALL the movies are made... Off the charts! 5+ stars! It was bigger than i expected. But very cool to see none the least. Highly recommend going.
  • Jason D.
    Jason Diggs-WhiteJune 1, 2011
    I worked here for a year. Trust me Come early like 9am cuz the park is big place. Lots of rides and its best to get the food inclusive package.
  • Brennan Prill Official
    Great place to show your family how movies are made and attractions. I give this place a 10 star ratting!
  • Victor G.
    Victor GarzaAugust 5
    Still fun no matter how many times you go on it. Good excuse to rest and the new additions are great.
  • Mustafa T.
    Mustafa TuncerDecember 30, 2012
    First take Transformers and do al at the lower floor. Then take your food in hand and take the line at Studio Tour. Eat in the line.
  • Alex M.
    Very entertaining. Great mix of classic and new/modern attractions.
  • Jim B.
    Jim BarkleyJuly 7, 2013
    I always find the parting of the Red Sea to be the most immersive experience. Doesn't matter which car... ;)
  • Teresa
    TeresaMay 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best view for King Kong is the middle seat of the very last row of the last car. Most immersive experience!
  • Shalimar M.
    Shalimar MalikNovember 5, 2015
    45 mins to an hour,, very nice and enjoyable 👍🏼
  • Bethany
    BethanyNovember 13, 2012
    Ask for Kyle, he's by far the best tour guide. King Kong 360 3D is LEGIT!
  • Ray L.
    Ray LekJuly 4, 2011
    King Kong 3D, subway earthquake, Fast & Furious Tokyo Drift & Mummy cave are fun. The rest of the tour is especially interesting for movie fans.
  • m. allan i.
    m. allan ikeaApril 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Want to skip the line? Go on the Spanish tour. During the summer even more different languages are offered.
  • Kurt V.
    Kurt VanderahJune 4, 2013
    If you get Marcellus as tour guide, you're in for a treat. He's been doing this 19 years -- and it shows, he's a great entertainer.
  • Robert B.
    Robert BowlingJanuary 31, 2010
    The mid-to-rear trams are the best to enjoy the tour. I also recommend sitting on the far-left side of the tram to get the most out of the Earthquake stage.
  • Pete A.
    Pete A.November 24, 2012
    Long waits. Read the other tips while you're waiting in line. Helps pass the time. Reddit helps too.
  • Jason C.
    Jason CJuly 8
    Long wait for the studio tour, but you do get three "rides" out of it. The Fast and Furious experience is chaotic, but worst of all, cheesy.
  • Maribel E.
    If u want to enjoy the tour ... SIT IN THE MIDDLE CAR or send to the last
  • Dan D.
    Best part of Universal Hollywood. Get a peek at history and access to two pretty dope 3D rides (King Kong / Fast & Furious)
  • Audrey L.
    Audrey LeasureMay 13, 2011
    Be prepared to get soaking wet, watch out during the jurrasic park part, the dinosaurs will spit considerable amounts of water on you.
  • JNET
    JNETJuly 29, 2015
    Best to sit in third or fourth car on the left hand side 😊
  • Faris A.
    Faris AltorkiSeptember 14, 2015
    It is a must. Try to make it your first stop in the park.
  • Darul
    DarulJanuary 13, 2014
    Awesome tour.... car from back to the future..... and effect was fantastic
  • Tim N.
    Tim NowakFebruary 22, 2011
    Its Worth it! King Kong was really impressive. Being a film maker, It's real cool to see all this behind the scenes locations.
  • Sumeyra V.
    Sumeyra VuralSeptember 3, 2013
    King Kong 3D is amazing!!! I can see it several more times again and again!
  • Vanessa S.
    Vanessa S.November 1, 2015
    So much fun! The King Kong 3D experience is amazing!!!
  • Violet R.
    Violet RaysJuly 18, 2015
    It's usually a good tour but we were on the bus for an hour because of technical problems and watched clips instead, not vey happy
  • Kanchana S.
    Kanchana SamarakoonDecember 21, 2015
    Loved it, most amazing experience ever.. worth the wait..
  • Anwar E.
    Anwar El ChamaaDecember 8, 2014
    Studio tour is good.. You'll find out all the sound a visual effects done on stage
  • Andrew H.
    Andrew HaiflichDecember 30, 2015
    A must if you go to Universal. Get there early and make this your first ride!
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 27, 2015
    Must do tour! Always fun to see the "movie magic"!
  • Jay A.
    Jay AguirreAugust 30, 2015
    The new Fast and Furious experience on the Studio Tour is amazing!!!
  • rajalbassam
    rajalbassamAugust 16, 2013
    So much fun to be there its an amazing full of fun an excitement
  • Pri M.
    Pri MoJune 28, 2013
    Great experience but the old king Kong tour was better back in the early 90's
  • Don A.
    Don AokiAugust 4, 2012
    Use your AAA card to get a 10% discount on all food
  • Charles I.
    Charles IoaneNovember 14, 2010
    Sit in the back of car 2 or the front of car 3 for the best spot to enjoy King King 360!
  • Reetesh Y.
    Reetesh Y.V.May 25, 2011
    Don't sit at the comer seats, the visible boundaries of King Kong 360 will spoil the immersion/fun.
  • Len B.
    Len B.August 21, 2015
    One of the best parks of visiting Universal Studios.
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleyFebruary 17, 2012
    This is the best attraction in the park and an incredible experience for movie buffs!
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