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Jun 19

Newport News Visitor Center Sells Discounted Busch Gardens and Water Country Tickets

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 10:35 AM by Communications Department

Enjoy big savings on the price of admission to Busch Gardens and Water Country USA when purchasing tickets in advance at the Newport News Visitor Center. The 2-Park Fun Card, valid through September 10, is the best deal being offered. Fun cards allow visitors to pay for a single day and receive unlimited visits throughout the entire summer. Busch 1_SCA regularly priced Fun Card to the two parks costs $115 at the gate, but when purchased from the Newport News Visitor Center, the 2-Park Fun Card is only $95, a savings of $20.

If the idea of a water park doesn’t float your boat, then there’s a Fun Card available for just Busch Gardens. It’s offered at the Newport News Visitor Center for $72 versus $80 at the Busch Gardens gate. Pay for a day and visit as much as you want through September 4 (also for age 3 and up).

If residents have guests visiting town, the Newport News Visitor Center also sells a pass that is good for seven consecutive days at both parks called the Busch Gardens-Water Country USA Flex Ticket. The price of this pass is $72 at the Visitor Center. Busch 2 Coaster_SCIf purchased from Busch Gardens-Water Country USA, the Flex Ticket costs $120 at the gate.

In addition, single-day tickets to both parks can be purchased. A Busch Gardens single-day ticket costs $53 for adults (regularly $90 at the gate) and $44 for children 3 to 9 (regularly $80 at the gate). A single-day admission ticket to Water Country USA costs $30 for adults (regularly $60 at the gate) and $24 for children 3 to 9 (regularly $53 at the gate). Unfortunately, parking is not included with any of these discounted tickets, so expect to pay a $15 fee when entering each park.

For more information call the Newport News Visitor Center at 757-886-7777 or visit them in person. They are located at the entrance to Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave, and are open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.