Studio Tram Tour: Behind the Magic

The magic... and the mayhem

Climb aboard the state-of-the-art Studio Tram for an action-packed, behind the scenes tour to where movie magic is made.

You'll see the intricacy of the Boneyard props and the majesty of a full-scale movie set with commentary by Jeremy Irons. Then, expect the unexpected as your tram takes a detour into the Catastrophe Canyon film set...

  • May frighten some

Take a tour through the studio backlot, where famous props and thrilling special effects scenes await.

  • Opening Date

    16th March 2002

  • Attraction Type

    Guided tram tour with two major special effects scenes

  • Duration

    20 minutes

  • Capacity

    168 Guests per tram,
    4 trams

  • Suitablility
    • Children 3-7
    • Children 8-12
    • Young Adults
    • Adults
    • Seniors


  • Studio Tram Tour: Behind the Magic previously featured a slightly longer route, crossing over its path after Catastrophe Canyon to travel alongside a Costuming building and provide a peek inside its windows. Also along this route were additional "boneyard" props and a scene featuring planes and a small aircraft hangar from the movie Pearl Harbor. The route was closed in early 2009 to provide space for an expansion of Toon Studio including Toy Story Playland.

Catastrophe Canyon uses (and recycles!) 265,000 litres of water per show, with water pumps powerful enough to launch someone 100 metres into the air!


  • Ride first thing in the day or towards park closing time, particularly during the main parade event, for the shortest waiting times. As the attraction is located at the centre of the park, queues can be quite consistent throughout the day.
  • If you have a choice, sit in the middle of the tram or further back for a better view of the action.


  • Features scenes and special effects which may frighten some.
  • Guests may get splashed.
  • Fully accessible.