Guests enter the attraction via the Hollywood Boulevard section of the park, under a false facade of the Hollywood sign. The tram ride portion of the attraction features highlights such as the Catastrophe Canyon scene and a look into the set of London in ruins from the film Reign of Fire. Imagineers wanted to create a studio tour at the Walt Disney Studios Park as it had inDisney's Hollywood Studios, where the tour was once the park's signature attraction. The voiceovers are done mainly by Jeremy Irons and Irène Jacob via bilingual video. Studio Tram Tour: Behind the Magic now bypasses the costume building. At the end of the attraction, Irène Jacob and Jeremy Irons bid guests a farewell during the conclusion of the tour, along with cameos of international celebrities bidding farewells in their native languages such as Isabella Rossellini, Nastassja Kinski, Inés Sastre, and Famke Janssen.
The Studio Tram Tour's backlot includes a mix of film props and props from extinct theme park attractions. Some of these include