Welcome Media


Welcome to the Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA® media room.

This section of our website is designed for working journalists. The park’s communications team is eager to work with members of the media. We hope you find this section of our website useful.

Busch Gardens® is an action-packed, European-themed adventure park with 17th-century charm and 21st-century technology.  Dive into summertime fun at Water Country USA®, Virginia’s largest water park that offers fun for the entire family with a retro surf theme, resort-style amenities and water rides.

Notable features:

Busch Gardens

  • The park’s newest hit show “All For One™” is a swashbuckling spectacular where friendship, loyalty and physical feats of bravery define a true hero.
  • Home of Verbolten®, a new indoor/outdoor, multi-launch roller coaster and Griffon®, one of the world’s tallest and first floorless dive coasters
  • Offers more than 50 rides and attractions
  • Voted the “World’s Most Beautiful Park” every year since 1990
  • Wide variety of culinary experiences and world-class shopping
  • Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ children's play area featuring Elmo and his Sesame Street® friends

Water Country USA

  • Home to Colossal Curl™, the park’s newest family-thrill attraction with a unique combination of funnel and wave elements that make it the only slide of its kind in North America.
  • Virginia’s largest outdoor water park
  • More than 40 water slides
  • Features resort style amenities