Interlocking yellow steel loops of the Loch Ness Monster roller coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Loch Ness Monster

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    Roller Coaster

Loch Ness Monster Roller Coaster

Get ready for full throttle action on the world’s only double interlocking loop roller coaster

Continually rated a favorite by park guests, this classic interlocking, double-looping steel roller coaster gives guests a peek at Scotland’s most infamous serpent. “Nessie” hurls its passengers along 3,240 feet of steel track into the air, over water, and through a dark cave.

This classic coaster, which opened in 1978, is a registered landmark with the American Coaster Enthusiasts organization.

  • Loch Ness Monster 40th Anniversary

    The first Loch Ness Monster sighting at Busch Gardens Williamsburg came in 1978, and “Nessie” has been thrilling riders for more than 40 years. The iconic roller coaster celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018, and Busch Gardens had special celebratory festivities for the occasion. “Nessie” is a “ride” of passage for many guests. In fact, more than 58 million riders have braved the Loch Ness Monster, the world’s only interlocking, double-looping roller coaster. The thrill ride is so revered that the American Coaster Enthusiasts designated it an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark.