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Busch Gardens

One Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
+1 800-343-7946
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Ranked #10 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Traveler Description: Busch Gardens is an action-packed European-themed adventure park boasting more than 350 acres of fun-filled world exploration. Guests can combine... more »
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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College Park, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Holy cow! Busch Gardens is so awesome! Sure you have to pay to park. I can't think of one you don't have to pay. This park is now my favorite park! With the coin souvenir machines it gives you something else to do. I didn't get a Scotland penny but oh well. The German food was ok. Rather expensive but... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Having visited Busch Gardens Tampa 3 times, we expected a big day out. What a shame! Yes it was busy but a 95 minute wait for a haunted castle was simply too long. We therefore bought the Quick Pass. This wasn't quick, as the staff do not give a priority to those that cough up $80. Also I couldn't get... More

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Long Island, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

They offer everything you can get in an entire trip in one park. The big rides were extreme and kids part was great for the kids. The hidden gem was the country themed walkthrough that offered a taste of each countries culture and food, plus animal exhibits that were interactive and entertaining.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We just came home from visiting Busch Gardens! We had a nice time. They have different country areas and since I have been to Epcot I guess you can't help but compare. It's a nice park but doesn't compare. Having said that I also must say I did not have to wait two hours to get on every single ride.... More

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Hadley, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Long waits for good roller coasters. One of the few times I would pay for line jumping privilege. Also buy tickets at AAA and save more than 15%. It was crowded and we could not believe that every ride was more than a 30 minute wait. The food was dreadful. I expected an amazing amusement park based on other comments... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We live here, so season passes are the norm for us. The park is beautiful and there are plenty of rides for young kids, older kids, teens and adults. Shows are good, too. Lines for the big rides (roller coasters, Mach Tower, etc.) can get long during peak season. Sometimes we go here just to get out of the house,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I have been spoiled with great amusement park worlds such as Disney World and Universal Studios. This is a great amusement park! It has some of my favorite roller coasters such as Apollo's Chariot, Verbolten, and The Loch Ness Monster! You have to go! If you go, go early at opening and get preferred parking you'll thank yourself later!

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed Busch Gardens. The themes they have worked into each are were EXCELLENT! The place is immaculate. My husband and son loved all of the rides. I loved the Clydesdale's :-) We are Disney fanatics , and we have decided this in our second favorite there park ( then it is Hershey!)

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The teens loved our visit to Busch Gardens Williamsburg. They loved the rides. A couple were closed but they didn't seem to mind. Food was good especially at Trappers Smokehouse. It was a great lunch location with tables. I recommend paying extra for the preferred parking especially during the busy season. Restroom locations are plentiful! We did invest in the... More

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Newark, Delaware
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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

On the nicest day of the year thus far, my husband and I headed to Busch Gardens for the day. We elected to buy our tickets and QuickQeue Unlimited passes online the day before. We arrived at the park around 9:30am and were able to walk right through the turnstiles with no line. We then headed over to Guest Services... More

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