Visiting Disney World is a magical experience, but the crowds can be a little less than magical. Disney offer tours, parties, and experiences to help you escape the crowds and enjoy the Disney Attractions, Fireworks shows, and get up close to Disney World Wildlife.
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Disney VIP Tour Guide
With the help of your own VIP Tour Guide, maximize your fun with minimal fuss for the Disney vacation of a lifetime! The team at Disney VIP Tour Services will plan the most efficient, enjoyable way for groups up to 10 Guests to see and do all that's on your list. Just tell your VIP Tour Guide what you'd like to see and they'll customize your day your way.
With special perks like door-to-door transportation from your Central Florida accommodations, preferred seating during select entertainment offerings and expedited entry to FastPass+ attractions, you'll spend less time waiting and more time soaking up the magic of Walt Disney World Resort.
Pricing ranges from $300 - $600 per hour for a minimum of 7 hours. Pricing changes by how busy the Parks will be. Park Admission is not included. The tour guide can accommodate up to 10 guests.
Star Wars Guided Tour
Experience the epic Star Wars saga and all the Star Wars adventures Disney's Hollywood Studios has to offer with the all-new Star Wars Guided Tour. This seven-hour guided tour allows Guests to experience all the Star Wars offerings with an "all-in-the-know" tour guide to transport you to that galaxy far, far away.
This guided voyage includes:
- A Star Wars "all-in-the-know" tour guide.
- Priority boarding for Star Tours - The Adventures Continue.
- Encounter two Star Wars characters at Star Wars Launch Bay.
- An in-depth, insider's tour around Star Wars Launch Bay
- Screening of "Star Wars: Path of the Jedi."
- Enjoy Star Wars-themed menu items during dinner at Backlot Express.
- Witness 2 live stage shows—Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away and March of the First Order—from a reserved viewing area.
- A spot in the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party, which includes themed sweets and specialty beverages, as well as reserved viewing for the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular fireworks show.
- Younglings ages 4-12 on the guided tour package can also train in the way of The Force in Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.
- Personalized souvenir of your tour to commemorate your adventures.
The Star Wars Guided Tour costs US $129 per person (tax and gratuity included). Tours will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays with an early afternoon start time.
VIP Viewing Locations
Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, and Epcot offer dessert parties with a special fireworks viewing. The dessert party includes specialty desserts and beverages.
FerryTale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise features decadent sweets, specialty beverages (with and without alcohol) and one-of-a-kind views of the world-famous Magic Kingdom fireworks.
Dive or snorkel in the Caribbean Coral Reef at The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion
Explore an underwater wonderland at Caribbean Coral Reef, a 5.7-million-gallon, man-made saltwater ocean. Offering a snorkeling experience like no other for Guests who are not SCUBA-certified, this 2.5-hour experience at Epcot includes approximately 30 minutes of actual snorkeling time at The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion.
Epcot Seas Adventures - DiveQuest lasts 3 hours, and you'll spend approximately 40 minutes on your actual dive. You'll also tour the massive backstage infrastructure that filters and maintains this vast manmade ocean. You must be SCUBA-certified to participate.
Get Up Close to the Animal Kingdom Savannah
Wild Africa Trek is an immersive experience that offers Disney's Animal Kingdom Guests a unique opportunity to enjoy unexplored areas of the Harambe Reserve and have an "up close and personal" experience with intriguing African wildlife species.
This three-hour experience led by specially trained guides begins in the Safi River valley where expedition harnesses will allow Guests to cross precarious rope bridges and enjoy up-close views of Nile hippos and crocodiles. The journey continues along the edge of a magnificent, wide-open African savannah, where Guests board a specialized vehicle to enjoy an exclusive safari, including a stop at a private safari camp. This 30-minute respite allows Guests to continue premium animal viewing and enjoy African-inspired food samplings.