A Great Place For Kids

Plan a fun trip with kid-friendly things to do

At Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA, even our youngest guests can have tons of fun. Our parks were designed with kids in mind, and our kid-friendly offerings are geared toward families with children 9 and younger.

Family Fun All Year

Splash at Cow-A-Bunga's play area
Get soaked in Rock 'n' Roll Island
Enjoy fall family fun during the day
Soar through the sky on Little Gliders

Plan your Virginia family vacation before you ever leave your home. There are fun things for kids to do throughout the year at Busch Gardens and Water Country USA. From conquering their first roller coaster to splashing down Malibu Pipeline for the first time, there’s always something worth celebrating.

Take a look at our parent resources for tips from other parents, FAQs and more. It is a great resource guide that provides all the information you'll need to know while traveling with young children.

Kids Ages 5 & under play FREE!

Kids ages 3 - 5 can play for free at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA with a 2024 Preschool Pass! Our youngest guests can enjoy unlimited admission now through November 3, 2024 including Busch Gardens Kids' Weekends this spring and Halloween Spooktacular in the fall. Must register online & visit the park by June 9, 2024 to activate.

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Parents can still enjoy their favorite rides with Child Swap

Is your child too small to ride?

Take turns riding your favorite rides with Child Swap. One parent can wait with the child who is not riding while the family rides. After they exit, the remaining parent can board the next available seat.

We offer kid-friendly menus in the park

Helpful Services for Families

We strive to make life easier for you while you’re visiting by offering conveniences like stroller rentals, baby changing stations, nursing rooms, and kid-friendly menu options.

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