Visit Busch Gardens & Water Country USA in Williamsburg, VA

Exclusive Park Tours & Day Camps

  • Rhine River Cruises

    Rhine River Cruise

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

    • Wine Cruise: Enjoy a sampling of food & wine from our Food & Wine event (Prices vary $15-30)
    • Fireworks Cruise: Enjoy premium views of the fireworks during your cruise (Prices vary $30-40)
    • Bier Fest Cruise: Sit back, relax & enjoy a beer tasting flight during your cruise (Prices vary $15-30)
    • Select date & time to choose your cruise 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 Spectacular on the Rhine 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. 

    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

    Clydesdales-and-Collies-UpClose-Tour

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

    • Clydesdales & Collies Experience: Visit with our Clydesdales & Border Collies and learn how we train them
    • Wolf Training Up-Close: Learn the same techniques and behavioral principles used to train our world-famous wolves
    • Select date & time to choose your animal 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.
  • Behind the Scenes Tours

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Behind-The-Scenes Tours

    Want to explore some of our unique attractions and see how they work? We offer two family-friendly experiences that showcase Battle for Eire or park railroad.

    • Battle for Eire Tour: Discover our newest ride, the first of its kind in North America - combining VR with a motion simulator
    • Railroad Tour: Hop aboard our real steam engine railroad and learn about our amazing locomotive machines
    • Select date & time to choose your park 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. 

    Ages 3+ $30.00 /ea.
  • Guided Adventure Tours

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

    Explore Busch GardensĀ® with a tour guide - choose a kid-friendly or a general park focused experience. Tour lengths vary between 4-6 hours and both tours include lunch.

    • Family Fun Tour: Meet & Greet with Sesame Street® characters, up-close with Lorikeets, barn owls & trains, plus priority access to family rides & Pet Shenanigans®
    • Adventure Tour: Priority access to a variety of rides including Battle for Eire, reserved seating at popular shows such as Celtic Fyre® , OktoberZest, visits with some of our animals
    • Select date & time to choose your park 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.

    Ages 3+ $60.00 /ea.
    Ages 0-2 $0.00 /ea.
  • Roller Coaster Insider Tour

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    Are you a roller coaster enthusiast? Go behind-the-scenes with our coasters, see control rooms, maintenance areas, special effects building at Verbolten, and early ride time.

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

     

    Prices Starting at
    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.

    • TOUR INCLUDES: Personal guide, preferred parking, complimentary meals & snacks*, priority boarding on rides, reserved seating at shows **, photo memory card and more
    • NOTE: Park admission is not included and is required
    • 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.


    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.

    Prices Starting at
    Ages 3+ $200.00 /ea.
  • Summer Day Camp

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg  Summer Day Camp

    Treat your child (ages 6-14) to five days of action-packed learning and laughing at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA.

    • Fun, quality educational experience with superior safety standards and low counselor-to-camper ratios
    • Five-day sessions (Mon. thru Fri.) 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on select weeks throughout the summer (Space limited)
    • Campers will be grouped by age, please select camp date to view age group camps available that week
    Our week-long summer day camps include but are not limited to: active, hands-on learning experiences, games, puzzles, crafts, park exploration, scavenger hunts, rides, shows, animals, attractions, and so much more. NOTE: Water Country USA is only included in designated camps. All bookings must be made 7 days in advance.
     
    For our camps, children are placed into groups based on the child's age on the first day of the camp selected to attend. Please sign-up for the appropriate age group as campers cannot be assigned to a group if they do not meet the age range defined. Campers groups are as follows: Ages 6-8, 8-10, 10-12 and 12-14. NOTE: Due to limited availability of camp offerings, each camper will only be allowed to sign-up for one or two camps per the summer session. 

     

    Please select date from calendar to see which age groups are available for the week selected as we do not offer every age group each week. *Once booked, a confirmation packet will be emailed including release forms, directions and a parking pass. If you have questions please call (619) 222-4SEA.

     

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

     

    Prices and camp components/activities are subject to change and availability. Program offerings, dates and fees are subject to change and/or cancellation. Prices listed as per camper and do not include tax. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Camps are non-refundable. Allpark rules and regulations apply.

     
     
    Camper $300.00 /week
  • 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.

    • 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

  • 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.

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