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Address: 1 Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-5664
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7946
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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
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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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Best Theme Park!!! Great Rides, Food, Zoo, Displays, and Shows!!!

I've been going to Busch Gardens for years and always have a blast!!! I now live in Williamsburg, VA and will sometimes just stop by for a nice dinner at the Das Festhaus after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Hopkins, South Carolina
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff are not as friendly or useful as they should be. Long long lines (yes, that is to be expected) but just wanted to give a heads up. Plenty of walking!! Comfy shoes are a must. This place is huge, so be prepared to get turned around a bit. Expensive, but cheaper if you book online.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been going to Busch Gardens for years and always have a blast!!! I now live in Williamsburg, VA and will sometimes just stop by for a nice dinner at the Das Festhaus after work and go on a few rides. So worth it!!!

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Suffolk, Virginia
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144 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Groupon had $40 single day passes that we couldn't resist. We went on a Friday while most kids are in school, and we hardly waited for any rides. Kids aged 3-12 will enjoy the Sesame Street "Forest of Fun." Buy a park cup and get free refills all day (make sure you purchase the correct one). And be sure to... More 

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fishing creek, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anhueser-Busch gone and with it....the charm of Busch Gardens....the theme park that once rivaled Disney World.....has been seriously downgraded!

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BGWGuestRelations, Social Media Coordinator at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sharing your comments and review. We regret to hear that you are disappointed with the park experience. If you would like to share your thoughts, we welcome you to email us at SocialMedia@buschgardens.com. We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us. Sincerely, Destinee More 

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited Busch Gardens Williamsburg last weekend. We really enjoyed the Oktoberfest/Bier Fest. The selection of German foods and beers was a nice change from typical park fare. Several of the rides were lots of fun (Alpengeist, Verbolten, Apollo's Chariot), but it seemed like there weren't as many rides as BG in Tampa. Would probably visit again... More 

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BGWGuestRelations, Social Media Coordinator at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, responded to this review

Hello, Jennifer! Thank you for sharing your comments and review. We are delighted that you and your husband enjoyed Bierfest as well as our thrilling coasters. Have you all tried Tempesto? Our newest coaster is a heart-pounding experience perfect for thrill-seekers. We thank you for sharing your comments. We look forward to seeing you both again soon! Sincerely, Destinee More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been going to Busch Gardens since I was a young kid and have had nothing but fond memories there. It's a beautify park with wonderful landscaping, animal exhibits, and my favorite- roller coasters! If you go in the heart of summer vacation time the lines can be a bit lengthy, but that's to be expected at any major amusement... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't get on the rides, but I can enjoy the shows, and the animals. We try to go every year, great walking routs for me. Beautiful scenery thru out the park. Food is okay, great place for any age.

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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We planned our 1st anniversary trip through the Busch Gardens website. We were really looking forward to visiting both the park and colonial Williamsburg. Everything was all set and ready to go without a hitch. The website was very smooth and easy to compare different prices. We left at 5am to travel to Williamsburg. Around 10am I received a call... More 

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BGWGuestRelations, Social Media Coordinator at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sharing your comments and review. We'd like to get some clarification about your experience. At your earliest convenience, please email SocialMedia@buschgardens.com. We look forward to hearing back from you. Sincerely, Destinee More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We hadn't visited Bush Gardens Williamsburg in many years and was nicely surprised to see how beautiful it is and how many exciting rides and shows it now has.

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went as a couple. They were having their Bier Fest, an Oktoberfest style weekend. It was fun for the adults and seemed lots of people were partaking in it. Unfortunately the park closed at 6, otherwise we would have spent all evening and into the night there. Very fun to walk around and not super crowded. Ride lines didn't look... More 

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