Visit Busch Gardens & Water Country USA in Williamsburg, VA

Exclusive Park Tours & Day Camps

Cruises

  • Rhine River Cruises

    Rhine River Cruise

    Relax on a Rhine River cruise and discover the beautiful scenery surrounding Busch Gardens.

    • bullet FIREWORKS CRUISE: Enjoy premium views of the fireworks during your cruise (Prices vary $30-40)
    • bullet BREWS CRUISE: Sit back, relax & enjoy a beer tasting flight during your cruise (Prices vary $15-30)
    • bullet Select date & time to choose your experience

    Rhine River Docks are at the bottom of a hill with a steep set of stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. Please check-in at the Rhine River Boat Docks 15 minutes prior to your reservation time as the cruise will depart promptly at the scheduled time. Must be 21 years of age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Positive proof of age is required. 

     

    Note: The Fireworks Cruise boat will not return to the dock for up to 30-60 minutes after fireworks are complete. Clearance must be given before the boat can return to the dock due to the fireworks display on the Rhine River trestle.

     

    Pass Members receive a special rate. Please log in to see the discounted pricing.

     

    Only valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg for date selected at purchase. Park admission and parking are not included and are required. Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked a minimum of one day prior to the date of visit by calling (757) 229-4386 or total payment will be forfeited. 

    Relax & enjoy nature's beauty around you
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 21+ (with alcohol) $30.00 /ea.
    Ages 3+ (no alcohol) $15.00 /ea.
    Ages 0-2 $0.00 /ea.

Animal Tours

  • Ultimate Animal Insider Tour

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Ultimate Animal Tour

    If you are a true animal lover and want to experience our Clydes & Collies and Wolf Training tours in same day, this is your chance for one low price.

    • bullet Learn about how we care for our animals as well as what training techniques and behavioral principles we use
    • bullet Guests must be ages 6 and older
    • bullet Select date & time to choose your experience

    A $1 donation will be made to the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund for every tour admission.

     

    Tours booked between March and October will be offered at:

    • 11:15 a.m. - please check-in at the Highland Stables at 11 a.m.
    • 1:00 p.m. - please check-in at the Highland Stables at 12:45 p.m.

     

    Tours booked during Christmas Town™ (Nov./Dec.) will be offered at:

    • 3:00 p.m. - please check-in at Wolf Haven at 2:45 p.m.


    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see the discounted pricing.

     

    Park admission and parking are not included and ARE REQUIRED. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a "supervising companion." Please note a “supervising companion” is defined as any individual 14 years or older that meets all the tour requirements. Prices listed are per person. Animal interactions may vary. All tours are subject to availability. Prices and tour components are subject to change without notice. All park rules and regulations apply. Only valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the date selected. Cancellations: Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked a minimum of two days prior to the scheduled tour by calling (757) 229-4386 or total payment will be forfeited.

    Get both animal tours & save $10
    Ages 6+ $50.00 /ea.
  • Animal Tours

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Animal Tours

    Want to learn more about our amazing animals here at Busch Gardens? Choose from two great experiences for guests ages 6 and older wishing to get an up-close look.

    • bullet CLYDES & COLLIES: Visit with our Clydesdales & Border Collies learn how we train them
    • bullet WOLF TRAINING: Learn the techniques & behavioral principles used to train our wolves
    • bullet Select date & time to choose your experience

    A $1 donation will be made to the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund for every tour admission.

     

    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see the discounted pricing.


    Park admission and parking are not included and ARE REQUIRED. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a "supervising companion." Please note a “supervising companion” is defined as any individual 14 years or older that meets all the tour requirements. Prices listed are per person. Animal interactions may vary. All tours are subject to availability. Prices and tour components are subject to change without notice. All park rules and regulations apply. Only valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the date selected. Cancellations: Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked a minimum of two days prior to the scheduled tour by calling (757) 229-4386 or total payment will be forfeited.

    Meet our furry friends up-close
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 6+ $30.00 /ea.

Exclusive Tours

  • Behind the Scenes Tours

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Behind-The-Scenes Tours

    Want to see how some of our unique rides work? We offer two family-friendly options that showcase Battle for Eire or our railroad.

    • bullet BATTLE FOR EIRE: Our newest ride combines VR with a motion simulator (1st in North America)
    • bullet RAILROAD: Hop aboard our steam engine & learn about our amazing locomotive machines
    • bullet Select date & time to choose your experience

    Guests need to arrive at the Education & Tours building located in England with a photo ID and reservation confirmation to check-in. 

    • Battle for Eire Tour check-in at 11:45 a.m. Tour starts promptly at 12:00 p.m.
    • Railroad Tour check-in at 4:45 p.m. Tour starts promptly at 5:00 p.m.

    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.

     

    Busch Gardens will donate $1 from every paid tour admission to the Sea World® & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

     

    Only valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg for tour date selected at purchase. Park admission and parking are not included and are required. Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked a minimum of one day prior to the date of visit by calling (757) 229-4386 or total payment will be forfeited. 

    Get a closer look at how rides work
    Ages 3+ $30.00 /ea.
  • Guided Adventure Tours

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Guided Adventure Tours with kid-friendly and general park experiences available.

    Explore Busch Gardens with guide - choose from kid-friendly or general park experience. Tours vary from 4-6 hours and include lunch.

    • bullet FAMILY FUN: Sesame Street® character meet & greet; up-close with Lorikeets, barn owls & trains & priority access (family rides/Pet Shenanigans®)
    • bullet ADVENTURE: Priority access to select rides like Battle for Eire, reserved show seating at Celtic Fyre® & OktoberZest, plus visit our animals
    • bullet Select date & time to choose your experience

    Park admission is not included and is REQUIRED. Guests must meet all ride height and safety requirements. Guests need to arrive at the Education & Tours building located in England at 11:15am with a photo ID and reservation confirmation to check-in. Tour starts promptly at 11:30am.


    Busch Gardens will donate $1 from every paid tour admission to the Sea World® & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund
     
     
    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.

     

    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the tour date selected at purchase. Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. All tours are subject to availability. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked by calling (757) 229-4386 a minimum of one day prior to the reservation date or total payment will be forfeited.

    Ready for an adventure to remember?
    Ages 3+ $60.00 /ea.
    Ages 0-2 $0.00 /ea.
  • Roller Coaster Insider Tour

    Roller-Coaster-Insider-Participant

    Go behind-the-scenes to see control rooms, maintenance areas, Verbolten special effects building & early ride time.

    • bullet PARTICIPANTS (MUST BE ages 14+): Behind-the-scenes, special ride time, photo CD, Preferred Parking plus Griffon lift experience
    • bullet OBSERVERS (ages 6+): Behind-the-scenes, special ride time, photo CD & Preferred Parking
    • bullet MINI-TOUR (ages 6+): Condensed version includes behind-the-scenes, ride time at Loch Ness Monster, Griffon & Verbolten only

    Park admission is not included and is REQUIRED. Participants must be 14 years or older. Observers & mini-tour guests must be 6 years or older. Guests must meet all ride height and safety requirements. Please bring your photo ID & confirmation with you for check-in.

     

    Participants & Observers should arrive at the Employee/Delivery Entrance at 8:15am as the tour promptly starts at 8:30am. 

    Mini-Tour guests should arrive at the Education & Tours building in England at 1:45pm as the tour starts promptly at 2:00pm.

     

    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.

     

    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the tour date selected at purchase. Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. All tours are subject to availability. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked by calling (757) 229-4386 a minimum of one day prior to the reservation date or total payment will be forfeited.

     

    Are you ready to get in the loop coaster fans?
    Participant $75.00 /ea.
    Observer $50.00 /ea.
    Mini-Tour $30.00 /ea.
  • Elite VIP Tour

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Elite VIP Tour

    Sit back, relax, and let our park experts plan out an amazing day for your family and friends to include TWO exclusive tour experiences.

    • bullet TOUR INCLUDES: Personal guide, preferred parking, complimentary meals & snacks*, priority boarding on rides, reserved seating at shows **, photo memory card and more
    • bullet NOTE: Park admission is not included and is required
    • bullet Prices vary by day from $200-350

    A park tour guide will contact you for a brief pre-visit consultation in order to plan your experiences based on your interests like: animal lover, coaster enthusiast, show fanatic and more. Please email BGWVIPTOURS@buschgardens.com or call (757) 253-3271 to speak with a member of our Tours team if you want to book this tour within 3 days of your desired visit; have a large group (10+ guests); receive an error message that there is not enough inventory available; or want an Elite VIP experience at Water Country USA. Please note Elite VIP Tours bookings within three days of a desired visit will incur a $50 late booking fee. Reservation requires a minimum of 2 people.


    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.

     


    Busch Gardens will donate $3 from every paid tour admission to the Sea World® & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund.


    Park admission is not included and is required. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a "supervising companion." Please note a “supervising companion” is defined as any individual 14 years or older that meets all the tour requirements. *Alcoholic beverages, candy shop items, and all-you-care-to-eat experiences are not included. **Concert reserved seating not included. Booking this tour online requires three day minimum advance booking. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. Prices, tour components and availability are subject to change. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked a minimum of two days prior to the scheduled tour or total payment will be forfeited.

    Let us plan & guide your VIP day
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 3+ $200.00 /ea.

Camps

  • After Camp Extended Care

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg After Camp Extended Care

    Unable to pick-up your camper at 4:00 p.m. after camp each day? We have after camp care until 6:00 p.m. available to book by the day.

    • bullet Camp counselors will watch and interact with the campers as they engage in activities, games & more
    After Camp Extended Care will be available for campers participating in a camp program at Busch Gardens Williamsburg the same day. After Camp Care does not provide any educational learning experiences. 

     

    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the camp date selected at purchase. Program offerings, dates and fees are subject to change and/or cancellation. Prices do not include taxes. All products are subject to availability. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Program is non-refundable. All park rules and regulations apply. 

     

    Camper $20.00 /day

No Escape Rooms

  • No Escape: Case of the Haunted Hotel

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Haunted Hotel Escape Room

    Weary travelers have sought refuge in this once-grand lodging; few have ever been seen again. Dark secrets lurk behind every door. Unlock the mysteries of this hotel or once you check in… you'll never check out.

    • bullet Physical adventure game: Get locked in a room and use clues around you to solve puzzles to escape before time runs out
    • bullet Must be 16 years or older to participate
    • bullet Prices vary by day from $35-50
    • Each play session can have a maximum of 6 players, lasts for up to 30 minutes and includes one complimentary photo
    • NOTE: If you book less than 6 players for the session, you may be paired with other players
    • Arrive 15 minutes prior to play time at the Wilkommenhaus in Germany (located next to Land of the Dragons) 

    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.


    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the tour date selected at purchase. Park admission is not included and is REQUIRED, Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. All experiences and interactions are subject to availability and may vary. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked by calling (757) 229-4386 a minimum of one day prior to the reservation date or total payment will be forfeited.

    Will you check-out before time is up?
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 16+ $35.00 /ea.
  • No Escape: Jack's Nightmare

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Jack"s Nightmare Escape Room

    Guess who's back? Busch Gardens' original trickster... Jack! And he's had plenty of time to come up with new ways to surprise & startle his fans in this NEW Escape Room that is sure to bring the SCREAM back to Howl-O-Scream.

    • bullet Physical adventure game: Get locked in a room and use clues around you to solve puzzles to escape before time runs out
    • bullet Must be 16 years or older to participate
    • bullet Prices vary by day from $35-50
    • Each play session can have a maximum of 6 players, lasts for up to 30 minutes and includes one complimentary photo
    • NOTE: If you book less than 6 players for the session, you may be paired with other players
    • Arrive 15 minutes prior to play time at the Wilkommenhaus in Germany (located next to Land of the Dragons) 

    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.


    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the tour date selected at purchase. Park admission is not included and is REQUIRED, Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. All experiences and interactions are subject to availability and may vary. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked by calling (757) 229-4386 a minimum of one day prior to the reservation date or total payment will be forfeited.
    Can you escape from Jack's Nightmare?
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 16+ $35.00 /ea.

Howl-O-Scream Tours

  • Howl-O-Scream Eerie Tour

    Eerie-Insider-Tour

    Experience the "Best of Howl-O-Scream" with no lines. Join us on this 2 hour guided group tour through ALL seven Haunted Houses for the fright of your life...if you dare.

    • bullet Recommended for guests ages 12+, due to frightening elements, parents should use discretion
    • bullet Member Only Sneak Peak - Sept. 14. Must be a Basic, Unlimited or Premier member to attend & purchase tour on this day
    • bullet Prices vary by day from $50-100

    Park admission is not included and is REQUIRED. Due to the popularity of Howl-O-Scream, please arrive at the park early to ensure entrance to the park. Guests need to arrive at the Education & Tours building located in England 15 minutes prior to tour start time with a photo ID and reservation confirmation to check-in. Tour starts promptly at designated time.


    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.

     

    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the tour date selected at purchase. Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. All tours are subject to availability. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked by calling (757) 229-4386 a minimum of one day prior to the reservation date or total payment will be forfeited.

    Scream through all our Haunted Houses
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $50.00 /ea.
  • Howl-O-Scream All-Access Tour

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg All Access Insider

    When we say "ALL ACCESS", we mean it. This 7 hour guided group tour includes priority access to ALL seven Haunted Houses and ALL three spooky shows, plus dinner in Das Festhaus. Come explore the terrors that await.

    • bullet Recommended for guests ages 12+, due to frightening elements, parents should use discretion
    • bullet Member Only Sneak Peak - Sept. 14. Must be a Basic, Unlimited or Premier member to attend & purchase tour on this day.
    • bullet Prices vary by day from $75-125

    Park admission is not included and is REQUIRED. Due to the popularity of Howl-O-Scream, please arrive at the park early to ensure entrance to the park. Guests need to arrive at the Education & Tours building located in England 15 minutes prior to tour start time with a photo ID and reservation confirmation to check-in. Tour starts promptly at designated time.


    Members and Pass holders receive a special rate. Please log in to see discount pricing.

     

    Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on the tour date selected at purchase. Prices and products are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. All tours are subject to availability. All park rules and regulations apply. Reservations must be cancelled or rebooked by calling (757) 229-4386 a minimum of one day prior to the reservation date or total payment will be forfeited.

    The Ultimate Howl-O-Scream Experience
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $75.00 /ea.

  • Water Country USA offers priority access to slides, private loungers and cabanas, dining deals and much more

    Water Country USA Add-Ons

    Make your visit even more relaxing and fun by adding one or more of these options:

         - Beat the lines with priority access to rides & slides
         - Make mealtime a breeze with a dining plan
         - Relax poolside in a private lounger or cabana
         - Reserve a stroller, wheelchair or electric scooter
         - Prepay for parking and more

    The possibilities for the best day ever are endless at Water Country USA.

    Learn More
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