Walt Disney World has so much to see and do. From the thrilling rides and attractions to the breathtaking shows and parades, there is never a dull moment! To bring all this magic to life there is so much that goes on behind the scenes. There is a tour that allows guests to go behind the scenes across Walt Disney World!
During the Adventures by Disney Backstage Magic Tour, Disney fans are able to get an up-close look at the at wizardry, technology and hard work that occurs backstage and the ability to see how the magic is brought to life! This tour will offer a brand-new experience beginning in June: behind-the-scenes access to Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s nighttime spectacular, “Rivers of Light”!
This exclusive visit, which occurs during the day, will take guests to a hidden marina backstage. This is where the animal and lotus barges are prepared for the evening performance. These Backstage Magic tour guests will be among the first to see the inner workings, as well as learn about the mechanical and technological secrets, behind Rivers of Light!
A new private lunch at Tiffins Restaurant will also be provided for guests. This lunch will feature a special menu as well as fascinating insider stories about the creation of the park. The new private lunch also begins in June. Fans of Animal Kingdom will definitely want to add this to their wish-lists!
Backstage Tour Information
The Adventures by Disney Backstage Tour is a 7-hour tour that is expertly led by knowledgeable Adventure Guides. The tour is an immersive experience that allows guests to witness first-hand the magic and hard work that occurs behind-the-scenes at the theme parks. Highlights of this tour include:
EPCOT: Discover the inner workings of The American Adventure attraction as your Adventure Guides reveal the engineering feats and attention to detail behind the inspiring Audio-Animatronics stage show.
Creative Costuming: Have you ever wondered how the character, show, and parade costumes are designed? Observe the talented professionals that design these for the Walt Disney World Resort performers!
Central Shops: Explore the facility where all of your favorite attractions, including Audio-Animatronics, ride vehicles, and elaborate stage sets are developed and maintained by engineers, mechanics, and artisans. Be amazed by the tiniest of details!
Magic Kingdom: Become immersed in the story that started with Walt himself on Main Street, U.S.A. Guests will have the opportunity to navigate the “utilidor” tunnels which are the network of underground passageways constructed beneath the theme park. These allow Disney Cast Members and delivery vehicles to move around undetected.
If your tour departs prior to June 1, 2019, instead of the new activities at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park and lunch at Tiffins, guests will eat lunch at Whispering Canyon Café located at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Guests will also get to visit Textile Services which is an experience like no other – it is one of the world’s largest laundry facilities!
Ready to book your Backstage Magic Tour? All guests must be at least 12 years of age or older and those under 18 years of age must be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian who is registered for the tour. Tours may be booked by calling 407-939-8687 or contact your travel agent to book! Make sure you check out the other tours offered by Adventures by Disney as well.
Source: Disney Parks Blog
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