When you show up at the gates of Universal Studios Hollywood, with your express ticket in hand, you're already ahead of the game. The park offers a limited number of these tickets each day and they often sell out. The popular option gives you one-time express access for each ride, show and attraction in the park, with a maximum wait time of 15 minutes. You'll also enjoy some special behind-the-scenes benefits at select attractions.
Take the park's famous Studio Tour to see where many Hollywood movies are made and witness the world's largest 3-D experience, Peter Jackson's King Kong 360 3-D. End your Studio Tour with the cast of the Fast & The Furious during an exhilarating high-speed chase.
Visit the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ to surround yourself with magical spells and creatures, explore Hogwarts™ castle and visit the shops of Hogsmeade™. Take a 3-D ride with Gru, his daughters, and the mischievous Minions, during which you'll become a Minion yourself. Go see the Special Effects Show, where real Hollywood stuntmen and cutting-edge technology come together to recreate scenes from popular movies or join America's favorite animated family on The Simpsons Ride™. Please see Itinerary section below for a full list of rides, shows and attractions.
Travel between September 4 to September 30, 2018 and receive an Universal Express Unlimited Ticket for the price of a Universal Express Ticket!
Please Note: Priority entry privileges, reserved seating, special demonstrations and special tours are subject to ride, show and attraction availability.
Rides, Shows and Attractions:
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it's all here at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world's best-known establishments. Plus experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement.
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem:
Join Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions on the heartwarming and thrilling 3-D ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Start your adventure in Gru’s home, where you’re recruited for his latest scheme – one where you’ll become an actual Minion. Then visit a re-creation of the first film’s memorable seaside carnival, “Super Silly Fun Land,” an all-new, over-the-top outdoor family play zone inspired by the lively experience shared by Gru and his three adorable girls: Margo, Edith and Agnes.
TRANSFORMERS: The Ride 3D:
An immersive, next generation thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality. Fusing HD 3D media and flight simulation technology, this epic ride creates an experience unlike anything this planet has ever seen. Based on the popular movie franchise, this mind-blowing new TRANSFORMERS adventure puts you in the middle of the ultimate war zone. Fight alongside Optimus and try to survive as you protect the Allspark from Decepticons® over four stories tall. Remember, the future of the human race is counting on you. Prepare for the greatest battle you'll ever ride. TRANSFORMERS: The Ride 3D.
Fast and Furious – Supercharged
Experience the Studio Tour’s all-new grand finale, Fast & Furious–Supercharged. Join the all-star cast from the hit film series in an exhilarating high-speed chase that catapults you into the high-stakes underworld of fast cars and international crime cartels.
Special Effects Show
Don’t miss our enhanced new Special Effects Show, where real Hollywood stuntmen and cutting-edge technology come together to recreate scenes from your favorite blockbuster movies!
Go behind-the-scenes where movies are made and where Hollywood’s biggest stars work daily. Take the world famous Studio Tour for a fresh, behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking secrets. Experience the largest movie set street expansion in Hollywood history built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg himself. See the sets from ABC's hit series Desperate Housewives and witness special effects used in blockbusters like The War of the Worlds and Universal Pictures’ King Kong.
King Kong 360-3D:
Your heart pounds. Your adrenaline flows. Your survival instincts are on overload. You’re caught in the middle of a terrifying struggle between a 35-foot T-Rex and the 8th wonder of the world – King Kong. You’ve never experienced him this real before. Welcome to King Kong 360 3-D the world’s largest, most intense 3-D experience. Here, you won’t just see it, you won’t just hear it: you’ll feel it. It’s 3-D to the next level. Terror has a new home: King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson.
The Simpsons Ride™:
Join America's favorite animated family as they take you on a wild and hilarious adventure on The Simpsons Ride™. Ride alongside Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie as Springfield comes to life with action packed fun and excitement at every turn.
Revenge of the Mummy- The Ride:
Face heart-pounding special effects and shocks at every turn, plus raging mummy warriors, on a rollercoaster ride into the world of The Mummy!
WaterWorld® - A Tidal Wave of Explosive Action:
High-powered stunts, extreme action, death-defying feats and breathtaking pyrotechnics-all with you just inches away!
Universal's Animal Actors:
Come see what happens when the world's most talented animal stars take over the show! You're sure to laugh and be amazed at this live performance. Who knows, you may even co-star!
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