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The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando Blog Unlocking the Magic: Exclusive Orlando Theme Park Tours

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Ever wondered what lies behind the curtains of Orlando’s iconic theme parks? Many of the parks offer special behind-the-scenes tours, revealing the magic that brings all the beloved rides to life and uncovering the inner workings of the most popular attractions. Discover how fan-favorite rides came to be and uncover the inner workings of Orlando theme parks’ most popular attractions.
Prepare to witness the magic like never before and find out all the details of what guests can expect from some of the most popular behind-the-scenes adventures at Orlando’s theme parks.

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Keys to the Kingdom Tour Disney’s Magic Kingdom

This magical, five-hour walking tour grants guests backstage access to secret locations throughout the Magic Kingdom including the underground “Utilidor” tunnels. Learn more about the park’s most popular attractions, Walt Disney and his vision, along with little-known facts and other bits of park trivia. The tour includes a delicious lunch and gives each guest a special take home souvenir to take home.
Happy family in front of Tron Lightcycle Run roller coaster at the Magic Kingdom
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Girl wearing candy themed Minnie Mouse ears looking up at Spaceship Earth in EPCOT | Walt Disney World
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Behind the Seeds Tour Disney’s EPCOT

Become immersed in the backstage green houses, growing laboratories, and inner workings of the Living with the Land attraction at Disney’s EPCOT. The Behind the Seeds Tour is a one-hour journey taking guests through The Land Pavilion to explore the fish farm and four greenhouses. Observe and experience the state-of-the-art growing techniques for large fruits and vegetables grown from unique crops found around the world.

Wild Africa Tour Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Wild Africa Trek allows guests to travel through a grassland path, across a rope bridge, and on a rugged safari vehicle through the untamed environment of the Safi River Valley. Be on the lookout for giraffes, hippos, rhinos, crocodiles, and other African wildlife going about their day in a setting that resembles their home. This allows for a genuine feel of an African outdoor expedition right in the middle of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Kilimanjaro Safari truck driving by giraffes at DIsney's Animal Kingdom
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Universal Orlando Resort

Teens at the Jurassic World raptor encounter at Universal Islands of Adventure
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VIP Experience

The Universal Orlando VIP Tour is the ultimate guided experience through Universal Studios and/or Islands of Adventure. Enjoy exclusive backstage access, learn all the insider history and park secrets, and receive priority access to all the popular attractions in both parks. Additional perks include valet parking, complimentary breakfast and lunch, Universal Express Unlimited ride access for the rest of the day, an exclusive VIP lanyard, and discounts at select merchandise locations.

Private VIP Experience

The Private VIP Tour includes all the benefits of the standard VIP Tour, but is also tailored to the specific interests and preferences of each group of guests, creating a unique and personalized adventure.
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SeaWorld Orlando

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VIP Tour

Dive into a luxurious adventure with SeaWorld Orlando’s VIP Tour, offering the park’s finest, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enjoy exclusive front-of-the-line access to exhilarating rides like Manta, Kraken, and Pipeline. Delight in intimate meet-and-greets with dolphins, orcas, sea lions, and other magnificent wildlife. Savor a gourmet lunch at Sharks Underwater Grill, relishing a delectable meal while enjoying a breathtaking 180-degree view of sharks in their natural habitat.

Rescue Tour

Discover the inner workings of SeaWorld’s Rescue facility and learn how SeaWorld has taken care of over 41,000 rescued animals for more than 50 years. Get a closer look at sea turtles, manatees, and other animals on this 30-minute tour.
Behind the scenes look at the manta aquarium in SeaWorld Orlando
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The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando Luxury Resort Vacation Homes

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Unlocking the magic of Orlando’s theme parks through exclusive tours is a truly unparalleled experience, offering a deeper, richer appreciation of the creativity and innovation behind each attraction.
Enhance this magic even further by staying at a luxurious vacation home at the Bears Den Resort Orlando. The resort’s top-tier amenities and proximity to the parks – including complimentary shuttle – ensure that Orlando adventures are as comfortable and convenient as they are exciting.
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