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Address: One Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7946
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg...
Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg, Virginia, home to Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA. First, challenge Busch Gardens’ newest roller coaster, Verbolten®, a breathtaking, multisensory thrill ride through the Black Forest. Then discover shared family fun playing at Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ and Land of the Dragons®. Water Country USA®, Virginia’s largest water park, is just three miles west of Busch Gardens and features state-of-the-art water rides and resort-style amenities. Guests are in for an epic journey on the park’s newest family thrill slide, Colossal Curl™, which debuts this spring. True to its name, this mega water slide will deliver a high-adrenaline, family-friendly, action-packed adventure.
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Made my fourth trip to Busch Gardens last week. We have been going since 2004. Had a great time as usual! Tempesto was awesome. Lines moved quickly. Only complaints were they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Made my fourth trip to Busch Gardens last week. We have been going since 2004. Had a great time as usual! Tempesto was awesome. Lines moved quickly. Only complaints were they really need to add more indoor dining since it gets SO hot there. Only one indoor dining venue in the whole park! They also have a serious bee issue!... More 

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Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fun. The seven day value pass for water country and Busch gardens is the way to go. Leaving at night was complete kaous. The shuttle line was huge so decided to walk. There wasn't any signs for the different parking lots or lights. All we saw was a lady yelling this way. We had to climb a small hill to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The park is excellent. The staff do a wonderful job of keeping it clean and safe. The park is targeted for ages 10-40 so if your younsters cant ride a roller coaster be ready. The food is overall pretty terrible and it its overly priced (nothing you cant excpect from an ammusement park.) I had a lot of fun through... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is arguably one of the most beautiful theme parks anywhere. The parks landscaping and excellent use of trees for shade and beauty are welcome on a hot and humid summer day. The park itself offers a wide range of rides for children and adults alike including roller coasters. Busch Gardens is separated into sections that pay homage... More 

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Sanford
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you love rollercoasters, you'll love Busch Gardens with several first class coasters to choose from. If you're not a fan, there is still plenty of rides to choose from along with some excellent shows, especially "Celtic Fyre". Lots of things for the kids to enjoy ... even us "senior citizens" had a lot of fun. Be sure and schedule... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

That park overall is great. I have always loved going there. This last time though I was upset that several of their employees seem outright lazy. At one of the rides, two young ladies no older than 16 or 17 kept chatting and chatting. They would let time go by before they loaded and unloaded people of the ride because... More 

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Newark, DE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great coasters and lines were very manageable, even the end of July. We did not pay for the Quick Queue passes and were grateful. Our family never stood longer than 10 minutes in a line. Loved the new coaster, Tempesto! It was a very smooth ride. The Celtic Fyre show, featuring Irish dancing, is not to be missed! Lockers are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Went to Busch Gardens for the first time and was very impressed. A trolley to take us from the parking lot to the main gates. Plenty of staff to answer any questions that we had. The wait times were very reasonable. Food was decently priced, drinks were slightly over priced. Tons to do for all ages. LGBT friendly (I went... More 

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Fletcher, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I think I had more fun than my kids... We split up as it was a school trip and I think the adults rode more rides than the kids! The kids had a blast and rode a lot of rides played games, and ate some pretty good food. As the adults we were just out to have some kid free... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Clean, well landscaped and very eye cat hing, but the poor maps and ill design of the park made for a lot more walking than necessary!

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Additional Information about Busch Gardens

Address: One Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7946
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 75 - 75

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