People riding amusement park ride Der Wirbelwind at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Der Wirbelwind

Der Wirbelwind Swing Ride

Hold on to your seat as your propelled to harrowing heights on this swing ride.

Rise to a wonderful occasion in a traditional park ride experience that turns a simple swing into a soaring seat in the sky. Propel to harrowing heights on this ride, and sit in an outside swing for an even bigger thrill.


Wirbelwindchen, the child-friendly version of this swing ride, is perfect for the park’s younger guests.

  • Min. Rider Height
    48"
  • Thrill Level
    Moderate
  • Ride Type
    Family Ride
  • Add-On Available
    Quick Queue

  • Have kids between 40" - 48"?

    They can enjoy this ride with a supervising companion (someone who meets all ride requirements and is over 14 years old).


    Please see our Accessibility Guide for specific ride requirements and our Height Check Stations for more rides your kids can enjoy.

Kids between 42" and 51.9" can enjoy these rides with a companion. Click to see details!

Must ride with companion

Kids between 42" and 51.9" can enjoy these rides when accompanied by someone who meets all ride requirements and is over 14 years old. Please see our Accessibility Guide for more details about ride requirements.


Der Autobahn (42" - 48")

Der Wirbelwind (40" - 48")

Le Catapult (under 48")

Le Scoot (under 46")

The Trade Wind (48" - 52")

Turkish Delight (under 48")