No Disneyland Vacation can be complete without a
Disneyland tour – especially if it is your first trip to
Disneyland. There are currently four different tours
to choose from, and Disneyland park admission is
required for all tours. It is strongly advised that you
make a reservation for the tours that you wish to go
Disneyland’s Discover the Magic Tour may be the
most popular of the four. This tour will have you and
your family working with Disneyland characters to
find clues and hunt for treasure. You can literally live
out a Disneyland fantasy with your family and loveable
characters, outsmarting the Disney bad guys! This
tour includes lunch and an exclusive gift that can only
be obtained on this tour.
The Discover the Magic Tour lasts for about three
hours. There is a two ticket minimum, and the cost
is $49 each of the first two tickets, with additional
tickets costing $39. The tour is appropriate for the
5 – 9 year old age group, and adults. The tour is
not really suitable for children under the age of five,
or for children who need strollers.
The VIP Tour lasts for about four hours, and costs
$75 per hour for a party of up to ten people. You
must book this tour well in advance, or there will be
an additional twenty dollar fee. The tour is not
recommended for children, but is designed more for
people who have a true love and interest in Disney
and Disneyland history.
The Welcome to Disneyland Tour is absolutely
perfect for first timers. There are many benefits to
this tour, including priority seating at one of the stage
shows, tips and suggestions for getting the most out
of your Disneyland vacation, a brief history of the
park, priority seating at one of the many restaurants,
instruction in using FastPass, two bonus FastPass
tickets, and much more. This tour lasts about two
and a half hours, and costs $25 per person.
A Walk in Walt’s Footsteps focuses on the vision of
Walt Whitman, and is not really suitable for small
children. Filled with history and trivia about the park,
this tour lasts for more than three hours, and costs
$49 per person. The main feature of this tour is your
peek at the exclusive Club 33.
Again, you should definitely consider making one of
these tours part of your Disneyland experience –
especially if this will be your first trip to Disneyland.
You may see things and learn things that you would
not see or learn without the benefit of the tour!