Two New Attractions Opening in May

2022 Attractions

Two New Attractions Opening at Virginia's Largest Water Park

Splash into summer at Water Country USA® with two NEW attractions, resort-like amenities, and fun for the whole family. Experience an iconic slide with an ALL-NEW twist on Aquazoid Amped™, opening May 27, featuring a special effects show, pulse-pounding music, and dynamic lighting effects. The ALL-NEW Lil’ Surfers Splash Pad, opening June, offers a surf-inspired play experience for our youngest guests with fountains, spray cannons, and a kiddie water slide.

Rapids Racer

NEW! Aquazoid Amped™
Opens May 27

The full sensory immersive ride experience includes an all-new special effects show, pulse-pounding music, and dynamic lighting effects. Riders plunge down 864 feet of fully-enclosed twisting tube at speeds of 20 feet per second on this iconic attraction with vibrant new enhancements. With a variety of light shows, each ride could be different than the last.

Exclusive Aquazoid Amped Member Previews

Aquazoid Amped will officially open Friday, May 27, but Members can enjoy exclusive ride time before then! Beginning on May 14 when Water Country USA Opens for the season, Members can be among the first to ride Aquazoid Amped before it opens to the public. Member Ride Time will be available on May 14, 15 21 & 22. To participate, simply present your Membership to the Ambassador located at the Water Country USA Welcome center to receive your wristband to ride.
*Membership must include admission to Water Country USA in order to participate in Aquazoid Amped Member Previews.

Rapids Racer

NEW! Lil' Surfers Splash Pad
Opens This June

Kids can hang ten at the all-new Lil’ Surfers Splash Pad, located across from Surfer’s Bay Wave Pool. Designed with the youngest water lovers in mind, the surf-inspired Splash Pad features dynamic fountains, splashy spray cannons and a kiddie water slide. Fans of Water Country USA’s other kid-friendly areas, H20 UFO and Cow-A-Bunga, will find Lil’ Surfers to be the coolest new spot in the park.

More Additions to Water Country USA

New! Surfer's Bay Bar
Opens This June

Guests will enjoy an all-new wave of refreshment and relaxation at the revamped Surfer’s Bay Bar. Overlooking Virginia’s largest wave pool, the full-service bar will feature craft beers on tap and frozen concoctions to indulge in while fueling up for a day full of fun at Water Country USA. In between thrilling rides on fan-favorite slides, this tropical oasis is the perfect place to unwind.

Guests talking over frozen cocktails with the Surfer's Bay wave pool in the background

Become a Member

Become a Member today and be among the first to ride Aquazoid Amped™ with exclusive ride time, plus enjoy exclusive benefits such as up to 20% off beverages at the all-new Surfer's Bay Bar, free parking, free guest tickets and more.

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Frozen Cocktails
Guests riding Pantheon launch coaster


Pantheon™, the world’s fastest multi-launch roller coaster, is officially open at Busch Gardens® Williamsburg. This record-breaking coaster stands 180 feet tall with a top speed of 73 mph, and features a 95° drop, 4 launches, 5 air-time hills and 2 inversions.

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