✩ Tours, special guided tours and extra magic!


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    The following are all special tours provided by Disney World and need to be booked in advance. We can also offer private Disney World tours with a Disney author and historian.

    For more information and reservations call (407) WDW-TOUR, (407) 939-8687. For group reservations please call (407) 566-2620.

    Don't forget to check out the Disney World Cruise options as well.

    Magic Kingdom Park Tours

    Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom
    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays each week, starting at 8:15 a.m. - 3 hours
    You can explore how events in Walt Disney's life helped shape the Walt Disney World Resort and the attractions within it during a new tour. The "Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom" tour will use the Park as a walking timeline to help guests discover how the events in Walt's life helped develop his understanding and view of the world around him.

    Keys to the Kingdom at Magic Kingdom Park
    (8:30 am, 9:00 am & 9:30am - Everyday - 4Ѕ to 5 hours)
    The "Keys to the Kingdom" tour takes Guests in a full circle across the Magic Kingdom Park with stops for "backstage" experiences and attraction visits. This 4Ѕ - 5-hour walking tour is a fascinating journey, allowing Guests to "unlock" the door to the Magic Kingdom Park’s history, trivia, and backstage secrets. Discover our Company’s heritage and the history of the Magic Kingdom Park. Guests hear intriguing stories of Walt Disney, his visions, his philosophies, and his accomplishments.

    Guests must be at least 16 years old to attend this program. Guests are required to have a photo ID in their possession during the program. Large bags and cameras are not permitted. This is an outdoor walking program.

    The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains at Magic Kingdom Park
    (7:30 am - Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays - 3 Hours)
    Disney’s "The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains" tour gives Guests an inside look at the Walt Disney World Railroad. This is approximately a two-hour experience which explores Walt Disney’s passion for steam trains, while giving Guests the opportunity to join the opening crew as they prepare for the daily railroad operation at the Magic Kingdom Park. This tour also offers the rare opportunity to visit our backstage "roundhouse"

    Guests must be at least 10 years old to attend this program.

    Disney's Family Magic Tour at Magic Kingdom Park
    (10:00 am - Everyday - 2 Hours)
    Guests can take the whole family on an exciting 2-hour journey through the Magic Kingdom Park. Young and young-at-heart alike can revisit their childhood on this fanciful tour of the most magical place on earth. This one-of-a-kind interactive tour takes them through the park’s themed lands in search of clues. Guests will find themselves immersed in a Disney story adventure that could only happen in the Magic Kingdom Park.

    Welcome to the Magic Kingdom Park
    (Japanese: 9:30 am to 11:30 am - Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays; English - 9:30 am to 11:30 am - Thursdays - 90 Minutes)
    Disney's "Welcome to the Magic Kingdom" Park tour takes Guests on a full circle, introductory visit of the Magic Kingdom Park. This 90-minute walking tour is an informative journey, introducing Guests to each of the seven themed lands of the Magic Kingdom Park. Knowledgeable tour guides educate Guests on the use of the park guide map, services available in the Magic Kingdom Park, dining and entertainment options, and world famous Disney attractions. Guests also will have the opportunity to experience Disney's FASTPASS Service, an exciting new system that allows Guests to avoid waiting in line at many park attractions.

    Guests should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time. The group will meet by the Tour Booth near the Guest Relations Window, outside the Magic Kingdom Main Entrance.

    Mickey’s Magical Milestones Tour
    (9:00am – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 2 hours)
    Travel throughout the Magic Kingdom Park as you weave your way through an enchanting timeline that chronicles the fascinating history of the world's most famous cartoon mouse. From a doodle on Walt Disney's notepad to the classic Steamboat Willie cartoon through the magical CGI experience of Mickey's PhilharMagic, this tour traces the creation and career of Mickey Mouse.

    Epcot Park Tours

    Hidden Treasures of World Showcase at Epcot
    (9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Tuesdays & Thursdays - 3 Hours)
    Epcot is home to a family of nations standing side by side along the shores of World Showcase Lagoon. This showcase of nations features an extraordinary collection of art, architecture, and costumes. "Hidden Treasures of World Showcase" is an in-depth study of the cultures of our international community and the Disney magic that brings it to life!

    Guests must be at least 16 years old to attend this program. Due to behind-the-scenes access, a photo ID is required while attending this program.

    Gardens of the World at Epcot
    (9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Daily - 3 Hours)
    Everywhere at the Walt Disney World Resort, the trees, shrubs and flowers play a vital role in setting the stage for recreation, entertainment and beauty. Disney landscaping has become a recognized show in itself, providing color and enjoyment throughout the year. This fascinating 3-hour program gives Guests the chance to study the various gardens of Epcot World Showcase with one of the experts responsible for helping maintain the horticultural "show".

    Guests must be at least 16 years old to attend this program. Due to behind-the-scenes access, a photo ID is required while attending this program.

    Epcot DiveQuest

    (4:30 pm & 5:30 pm - Everyday - 3 Hours with the dive lasting 40 minutes)
    DiveQuest will allow certified scuba divers to live the ultimate diving dream. Imagine a salt-water dive with 203 feet of visibility and over 4000 animals native to the Caribbean swimming with you in every direction. Tropical fish, sharks, stingrays, giant sea turtles, and plenty of coral for you to enjoy is just part of the fun. The other part, is you become part of the show! Your family members and friends can view your dive through any of the 56 giant acrylic windows at The Living Seas!

    Included is a limited edition t-shirt, that you can only receive from participating in Epcot DiveQuest.

    Proof of current SCUBA certification is required. Ages 10 and older, guests between 10 and 14 years old must be diving with a parent or legal guardian.

    Dolphins in Depth at Epcot
    (Meet at 9:45 am - Monday through Friday - 3 Hours)
    A behind-the-scenes experience for Guests interested in learning more about the dolphins and research at The Living Seas as well as those wanting to increase their awareness and appreciation for dolphin counterparts in the wild. Most importantly, you will meet them up close and personal, in the water! You are guaranteed to get wet and most likely splashed, by our resident dolphins.

    Included is a photograph with the dolphin, refreshments and a t-shirt.

    Guests must be at least 13 years old to attend this program. (Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult). (Not recommended for expectant mothers) Note: Wetsuits are provided but guests must bring their own swimsuit. Guests will be getting in the water up to their waist for 30 minutes.

    Behind the Seeds at Epcot
    (10:30 am to 4:00 pm - Daily - 1 Hour)
    Guests can go behind the scenes at The Land at Epcot to explore the wonders of growing food plants with the Disney touch! Tour greenhouses to discover over 60 crops from around the world, and see some of the latest techniques used to grow and improve plants. Guests can take home environmentally-friendly ideas for growing their own gardens, then venture through the fish farm to see thousands of fish and alligators, too!

    The UnDISCOVERed Future World at Epcot
    (9:00 am - Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays - 4 to 4Ѕ Hours)
    The "UnDISCOVERed Future World" tour takes Guests back to the creation of Epcot and discusses the legacy of Walt Disney and his plans for a better world. This walking tour covers all of the Future World pavilions and gives Guests a glance at how each area celebrates man's accomplishments and challenges. Guests will discover the vision behind this most unique Disney Theme Park.

    Guests must be at least 16 years old to attend this program. This is an outdoor walking program.

    Animal Kingdom Park Tours

    Backstage Safari at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
    (8:30 am and 1pm - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 3 Hours)
    "Backstage Safari" Guests are invited to find out what happens behind-the-scenes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. During this in-depth 3 hour program they’ll get an insider's look at the innovative ways that Disney Cast Members are meeting challenges in areas such as conservation, animal nutrition and medicine, animal care and behavioral studies. This program takes place entirely behind the scenes and includes visits to backstage animal housing areas. Animal viewing is extremely limited. No photography is allowed backstage. Tour meets outside park turnstiles next to Guest Relations window.
    Pricing information changes periodically, through Jan 1, 2010 the price is $70/Guest.
    After Jan 1, 2010 the price will be $72.

    Guests must be at least 16 years old to attend this program. Guests are required to have a photo ID in their possession during the program. This is an outdoor program, including moderate walking and stair climbing. Guests with special needs can be accommodated with prior notice.

    Wild by Design at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
    (8:30 am - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 3 Hours)
    "Wild by Design" presents Guests with an opportunity to learn some of the stories behind the making of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Guests learn how art, architecture, historical artifacts and storytelling are combined to transport them to exotic lands filled with wild animals. This 3 hour on-stage, walking tour will provide insights into the design and building of this new species of theme park as well as a glimpse into the complexities of caring for animals and habitats. A light continental breakfast will be served midway through the program. Tour meets outside park turnstiles next to Guest Relations window.
    Pricing information changes periodically, but currently the price is $60/Guest.

    Guests must be at least 14 years old to attend this program. This is an outdoor program, including moderate walking. Guests with special needs can be accommodated with prior notice.

    Wild Africa Trek at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
    (8:30 am - Varying Days - 3 Hours)
    "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 authentic cuisine. It’s a way to experience the exclusivity and thrills of a safari adventure right in the heart of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
    A portion of the Tour price will be donated to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.

    The tour is $129 per person until 02/26/2011 at which time the price will increae to $189 per person.

    Must be 9 years or older to attend. Guests under 18 most be accompanied by a participating paying adult. This is a walking and climbing experience. Participants must be ambulatory.