Water Country USA Tickets in Williamsburg, VA

176 Water Country ParkwayWilliamsburg, VA 23185
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Virginia’s largest water park, Water Country USA near the Busch Gardens theme park offers state-of-the-art water rides and resort-style amenities in an ideal Williamsburg location. Guests to the 43-acre park can enjoy a number of attractions, including a free-floating river ride, a high-energy water playground, a relaxing wave pool, winding water slides, exciting tube rides and more.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Williamsburg Travel Experts
  • Features more than 30 water rides for unlimited thrills.
  • Tickets are only valid for the current season.
  • Parking is an additional fee.
  • Free life vests are available for guests who require them.
  • Outside food is not permitted inside the water park.
  • Weather-or-Not Assurance included with select tickets.


from Water Country USA
Grab your suit and jump into the coolest kind of summertime fun—Water Country USA, Virginia's largest water park, just minutes from Busch Gardens.

Water Country USA is a flashback to the surfin' safari days of the '50s and '60s with splish-splashin' slides, a way-out wave pool, kid-friendly pay areas and hours of fun in the summer sun. The park will be open select dates May 11th through September 15th for the 2024 season.

More than 30 water rides and attractions, all sorts of live entertainment and hoppin' restaurants, make a trip to Water Country USA—a day that's ready to rock your socks off.

Riptide Race™ - Openrd Summer 2023 with Virginia's First Dueling Pipeline
Three, two, one - GO! Slide into excitement at Water Country USA® on the ALL-NEW Riptide Race™. This adrenaline-pumping water slide pits teams against each other as riders take their mark atop a 54-foot tower before racing through 520 feet of slide, with low walls to keep an eye on the competition. It’s a dash to the splash in this side-by-side race through high-speed tunnels and twists on a two-person raft. Who will feel the rush of victory on this exhilarating adventure? Find out at Water Country USA, Virginia’s largest water park.

Cutback Water Coaster - Now open at Water Country USA. Blast uphill, rush down steep hills and around high-speed turns on this high thrill slide on Virginia’s first hybrid water coaster.

Note: Park closing times vary throughout the year, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Water Country USA Reviews

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Rosa Astudillo
Levittown, NY
2 Reviews
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"Awesome water park"
August 2019
All rides were a lot of fun, although some were closed. It seemed as there were plenty for all also a variety of fun rides.
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Tip: A lot of walking, pricey foods/locker rental, and use a lot of sunscreen.

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Constance Moser
Bethlehem, PA
1 Review
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"Worth the money"
August 2019
Tripster saved me $80 for tickets. With 40 water slides $35 for a 6 and 7 year old was awesome. The grandchildren loved the wave pool. I made them wear life vests. We all had a great time.
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Tip: All the big rides you had to be 48 inches.

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Matthew Diggs
Middletown, MD
1 Review
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"Great water fun!"
August 2019
Long waits in. Would be great if you were told how long the waits are. Like a sign updating lwaitimg times. Knowing that can maximize everyone's time.
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Tip: Long waits. Wear flip flops. Dont go in bare feet

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Eric Maynard
1 Review
August 2019
Food was not good, wanted 11.50 for a beer. Lines for rides were about hr long and one was closed
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Terkessha Chatman Odom
Nashville, NC
1 Review
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"Mini family day trip"
August 2019
Great water park!!!!! My family and I love this water park. It is great for the whole family!!! The lazy river is just what the doctor order! This park is worth the 2 1/2 hours drive.
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Tip: Wear water shoes.....ground really hot!!!

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Sandy Tedrick
Clear Spring, MD
1 Review
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"First Time"
July 2019
This was our first family trip to Water Country and we enjoyed every moment. My husband and I surprised our 2 adult children for the day and we will definitely be going back again.
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Tip: Definitely purchase water shoes to wear in and out of the water!

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Dominique Hammond
Virginia Beach, VA
1 Review
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"Water country usa"
July 2019
Website worked great and tickets got to my email fast
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Tip: Website works great and tickets get to fast

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Shaylin Crim
Berryville, VA
1 Review
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"June 2019"
June 2019
Great trip
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Tip: Wear water shoes

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Frequently Asked Questions about Water Country USA

How much does it cost to park at Water Country USA?

General Parking: $30 Parking upgrades are also available at the park.

Does Water Country USA close for capacity?

In order to ensure our guests' comfort and safety, Water Country USA's capacity is limited. Admission into the park may be temporarily suspended during the day due to periods of high attendance.

May I bring my own food and beverages into Water Country USA?

No outside food, beverages, or coolers are allowed to be brought into Water Country USA, except you may bring a bottle of water or a refillable water bottle. Exceptions may be made for Guests with special dietary needs, including food allergies and baby food/formula. Guest should contact Park Security or Guest Relations when they arrive at the Park for approval to bring in special dietary foods.

Are lockers available for rent at Water Country USA?

All-Day Lockers are available for rent. Lockers are located near Hubba Hubba Highway, Jet Scream and Daddy O's Eats.

Are pets permitted at Water Country USA?

With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed in our water park.

Does Water Country USA provide kennel service or boarding facilities for guests?

Pet care services are located in Busch Garden Williamsburg's England Parking Lot. Guests can board their pet for the day in our climate controlled kennel. Service is available from park open to close. Owners are responsible for feeding and walking their pet; our Pet Care Team Members will only provide water throughout the day. NOTE: Guests must purchase Preferred Parking in order to park in the England Parking Lot. We suggest pre-booking your rental for pet boarding service online before you arrive. Alternatively, you can make arrangements when you pay for parking or at Guest Relations upon arrival.

Can I smoke or Vape at at Water Country USA?

Smoking and vaping are only permitted in specific outdoor smoking locations throughout the park. Smoking Stations are designated in guest areas by smoking urns, benches and "designated Smoking Area" signs.All indoor areas will remain smoke-free environments.

Can I rent a wheelchair or ECV at Water Country USA?

Wheelchairs and Electric Carts are available for a nominal fee. You must be 18 years of age to rent electric carts and wheelchairs. Rentals are on a first-come, first-serve basis; therefore, we encourage guests to make their reservations online (at least one day prior to their visit). If there are no mobility devices available when you arrive, you may place your name on a wait list, and one of our Team Members will contact you when one becomes available.

What is the best way to dress for a visit to Water Country USA?

Please note that Water Country USA is a family experience, therefore we ask that the appropriate swim attire be worn (i.e., no bathing-suit thongs, please). For the health and safety of all of our guests children in diapers are required to use waterproof protectors. Appropriate swimwear is required. Swimwear or shoes with buckles, rivets, or any sharp objects are not permitted on our attractions. Cotton shorts or shirts, sport shorts, cover ups, loose fitting articles, or similar items are permitted but not on body slides. Footwear such as water shoes, sandals, or water socks are permitted but not on body slides.

What is a Quick Pay Cashless Wristband?

With a Quick Pay Cashless Wristband, you can make purchases all day in the park without fumbling for your wallet. Simply use your credit card or cash at the beginning of your visit to set up a spending account. You’ll be issued waterproof wristbands for the whole family, which can be used to charge purchases throughout the park. Your account will automatically settle at the end of each day. It’s a free, smart and convenient way to enjoy your visit without worrying about misplacing your cash or credit cards.

What happens if it rains?

Weather-or-Not Assurance: Water Country remains open during inclement weather, although some of the parks rides and attractions may be temporarily affected. If your day is impacted by weather, visit the Guest Relations to receive a ticket for your return visit ticket. Please be advised that policy enactment is at the discretion of Guest Services. Parking, locker rentals, Quick Queue, All Day Dine, and additional upgrade purchases from initial visit are not included in your return visit. Weather-or-Not Assurance Guarantee may ONLY be utilized by guests with a Single-Day Ticket or Multi-Day Ticket. You can also visit Water Country's direct website within one week of your visit date to submit a Weather-or-Not Assurance claim. Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather.

Will I be required to wear a face covering?

Consistent with CDC guidance, Water Country USA recommends that guests wear face coverings while indoors. Water Country USA reserves the right to require guests to remove and replace face coverings that are deemed offensive, or tend to provoke, shock, or offend the community or any group.