Ask anyone what are some of the “must see” attractions in Orlando Florida and chances are, Universal Studios is one of them. Why? Because besides being one of Los Angeles’ major theme park attractions, it will definitely give you a fantastic insight into how some of the world class movies are filmed. You can even get to see some of the wonderful stunts performed in the world if you take the Universal Studios tour.
While you’re there, make sure you check out these 3 things guaranteed to make your Universal Studios Hollywood tour an amazing one!
(1) See The Backstage Splendor Through The Studio Tour
One of the greatest hightlights of the Universal Studios Hollywood is it’s Studio Tour. You will get to see the sets of popular movie and television programmes and experience the “behind the scenes” feeling. If you are lucky, you might even take a peek at the filming of an actual movie at the studios. Needless to say, you will also get to see some of your favourite Hollywood stars on the set.
Here’s a tip. If you want a personalized tour of the backstage, get the Universal Studios backstage pass. For a modest sum, you will not only enjoy the tour but also given access to public restricted film sets and preferential rights to the park’s rides. Do note that there’s a limited number of such VIP backstage pass issued per day so make sure you purchase one in advance to avoid disappointment!
Checking out the studios will enhance your understanding of movie production and will definitely give you higher appreciation of how the next blockbuster was produced. Yes, it’s more than just a theme park!
(2) Check Out How Special Effects Are Created
While you’re still in the studios, remember to check out the special effect creation interactive tour. During this short visit, you will get behind the scenes once again to see how various special effects are carried out . From ferocious animals, alien demons and dinosaur special effects to the state of the art digital film effects, the tour covers all this and more. You’ll definitely not regret trying this experience! In fact, it’s one of most popular interactive item rated by both the young and old.
(3) Enjoy These Highlight Rides & Attractions
Whilst there are many different rides at Universal Studios, 2 of the critically acclaimed ones are not to be missed. Especially if you’re someone who like to leave the park “breathless”. One of them is Revenge of the Mummy, the famous thrilling roller coasters that combines psyche and shock. You will experience special heart pounding special and sudden twists at every turn as you run away in horror from the Mummy’s revenge. A warning : this is not for the faint hearted!
The other ride that’s bound to take you through an eye popping, hair raising and butt busting ride is the Shrek 4 D. It’s said that the effects are so real that it almost seems as if you belong to the Shrek part of the world. Scary? Well, why don’t you check it out for yourself?
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