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Water rides at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Water Rides

Beat the heat by taking a ride on one of Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s refreshing water rides.

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Your Guide to the Water Rides at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

A trip to Busch Gardens is an excellent decision no matter what time of year. Whether you’re here in the fall for Bier Fest and Howl-O-Scream or during the holiday season for Busch Gardens Christmas Town, Busch Gardens has plenty of fun year-round.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s season begins in spring, just as the weather starts to warm up. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy some adrenaline-pumping fun on one of Busch Gardens’ rides. When summer rolls around, you may want a way to cool off as you traverse the massive amusement park. Beat the heat by taking a ride on one of Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s refreshing water rides.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Water Rides

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has three water rides at the park. These water rides are open until Labor Day weekend, giving you plenty of opportunities to enjoy them during the summertime.

All three water rides are a medium-thrill level, and are perfect for the whole family.

Escape from Pompeii

Visit Italy for your chance to take a boat ride through the ruins of ancient Pompeii. The ride begins calm until Mt. Vesuvius begins to erupt. To escape, your boat will plunge into the pool below as fire flashes around you.

To achieve a bigger splash at the end of the ride, make sure the boat is full.

Escape from Pompeii has a minimum height requirement of 42 inches.

Roman Rapids

Right next to Italy, in Festa Italia, your water chariot awaits. Experience the thrill of white-water rapids right here at Busch Gardens. You’ll twist and turn as you ride through Roman ruins, past erupting geysers and under waterfalls.

Roman Rapids has a minimum height requirement of 42 inches.

Le Scoot

From Italy, journey to a charming rustic village in France. Hop into a log flume and ride through an old saw mill. The ride features mild speeds and dips leading up to a 50-foot vertical drop.

Le Scoot has a minimum height requirement of 46 inches.

Other Water Rides in Williamsburg

If you’re looking to spend the day fully soaked, visit nearby Water Country USA. Located just a few miles away from Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Water Country USA offers plenty of water rides and attractions that are perfect for the whole family.

Click here to read more about Water Country USA.

Those interested in visiting both Busch Gardens and Water Country USA can purchase tickets to both parks and save money.