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™, 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™

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.

Rapids Racer

NEW! Lil' Surfers Splash Pad

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

Guests can 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 features 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

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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


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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Guests riding Pantheon launch coaster
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