Busch Gardens

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1 Busch Gardens Blvd., Williamsburg, VA, USA
www.buschgardens.com - 1 (800) 343-7946

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Reviews

littlemollica littlemo…
18 reviews
Europe.... with Rollercoasters! Nov 26, 2009
Bush Gardens Williamsburg is a theme park modeled after 'Old-World' Europe and enhanced with state-of-the-art roller-coasters. Beautifully landscaped and pain-stakingly detailed, this park is fun for the entire family.

The park is divided into eight countries (England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, and an animal park) each with it's own shows, rides, shops, and authentic restaurants.

The shows are interesting and hold your attention very well! The jugglers and street performers in Italy come to mind and had my girlfriend and I rolling! Every day Germany's Festhaus features an Oktoberfest show that's not to be missed!

Waits for rides can be long in peak season, but plan your trip properly (think mornings) and you can expect short waits and repeat rides. Variety is good as well. They have many '4d' rides as well as roller coasters, a log flume, and spinning tea cups.

The food is well beyond what I'm used to for an amusement park/ public attraction. Whereas at the DC zoo and Six Flags you get a mystery-meat burger and an overly syrupy soda, here you can go to Germany's Festhaus and get an authentic German meal. We had the Festhaus sampler and were not disappointed.

All in all we spent a FULL Sunday here and enjoyed every last second of it. From enjoying all of Anheuser-Bush's brews, to Escape from Pompeii (which we rode 9 times. Yeah. 9 times.); this park was fun from start to finish. If we had to do this all over again we would've carried a smaller bag- our backpack became a bother- and would've stayed later to get more rides in!

A must visit if you're in the area!
Clock tower in the park
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Andy99 Andy99
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Busch Gardens: Europe Without a Passport Mar 21, 2008
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg is one of the most beautiful and beautfully maintained theme parks. The theme at the Wiliamsburg, VA, park is Europe. The park is divided into eight theme areas, each with its set of rides, restaurants, shows, and shops. A train runs around the park to connect the themed area.

Banbury Cross (England) is the entance area with the Globe Theater for shows.

Tweedside (Scotland) features the Loch Ness Monster looping roller coaster. The famous Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale horses are on display here, too.

Killarney (Ireland) has Corkscrew Hil, a motion simulation ride over old Ireland and an Irish step dancing show.

The Wild Preserve features a variety of animals and animal shows.

Aquitane (France) has the new Griffon diving roller coaster.

New France (French Canada) features Le Scoot, a log flume ride.

Germany is one of the largest lands with the Alpengeist inverted looping roller coaster, Big Bad Wolf suspension roller coaster, the Rhine Cruise, Curse of DarKastle motion and motion simulation thrill ride, and a perennial favorite, Das Festhaus, with German food and shows. Also in Germany is the children's play area, Land of Dragons, and a carousel.

Festa Italia (Italy) features Apollo's Chariot, a tall roller coaster, Escape from Pompeii water chute, Roman Rapids tube ride, and several smaller themed rides.

Busch Gardens is a favorite and highly recommended for theme park enthusiasts of all ages!
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Roman Rapids ride
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pinchora says:
Oh... I loved Bush Gardens when I went there... to this day it's probably the best theme park I've ever been to!!!
Posted on: Apr 03, 2008
mississueswa mississu…
1 reviews
Sep 16, 2007
Busch Gardens In Williamsburg, VA Is A LARGE Theme Park Where Thousands Of People Go Every Day (Yes, I Did Say Per DAY) To Have Fun Riding The Water Rides And The Huge Roller Coasters. My Favorite Was Escape From Pompei And The Theater We Went Into To Watch The Step Dance Show They Had While We Were There. It Cost About $40 To Get In When We Were There, That Was In 2004... The Price May Have Changed Some Since Then. But After Paying The $40 Entrance Fee... The Majority Of The Rides Were Free. We Also Ate At Some Of The Places There And We Saw A Wolf Exhibit Where They Had Wild Wolves Doing Tricks, They Had Learned, For The Public. I Thought It Was Funny When A Little Kid Dropped Their Large Pixie Stick Into The Habitat And A Female Wolf Noticed It And Guarded It So Nobody Could Take It Away From Her. Wolves Are Very Dominant Animals. There Is Lots More I Could Tell About Busch Gardens, But There Really Is A Lot To That Place And I Don't Have That Much Room In Here. I Give Busch Gardens Five Stars.
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TaylorMan TaylorMan
5 reviews
Nov 03, 2007
There are two Busch Gardens in the United States, one in Tampa, FL, wich is Africa themed, the other is in Williamsburg, VA, wich is Europe themed, and is the one I am writing about. It is a large amusment park wich has different sections named after the different contries in Eruope. All sections look different from each other and have different rides, shows, and restraunts. I think the biggest roller coaster is called Appolos Chariot, and has a 200 ft drop on it! one of the first roller coasters in the park is called the Lockness Monster, and is perhaps one of the most famous. there is also a hotel on the park for people who want to stay a few days. There are also many show that go on around the park such as animal shows, and dance shows. It is defenintly a memorable experience.
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