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List of Busch Gardens Williamsburg Rides

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List of the best rides at Busch Gardens Europe, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This ranked list of the best Busch Gardens Europe attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor / dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Busch Gardens Europe tours. The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Busch Gardens Europe enthusiasts. From the newest rides at Busch Gardens Europe to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Busch Gardens Europe. What makes the most sense to vote on, is it between Loch Ness Monster and Big Bad Wolf?

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    Verbolten is a Zierer multi-launching steel roller coaster that officially opened on May 18, 2012 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia after a soft opening began on Friday, May 11, 2012. Details about the ride were released on September 17, 2011 including a teaser video, ride statistics, and more. The new ride has replaced the Big Bad Wolf, an Arrow Dynamics suspended roller coaster that was retired in 2009. "Verbolten" is a play on words of the German word "verboten," which translates to "forbidden" in English....  more
    • Park: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    • Opened In: 2012
    • Max Speed (km/h): 85.295232
    • Drop (m): 27.0
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  • Griffon is a steel Dive Coaster roller coaster located at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg amusement park in James City County, Virginia, United States. Designed by Bolliger & Mabillard, it is 205 feet high, and is the fastest Dive Coaster built to date. The roller coaster features two Immelmann loops, a splashdown, two vertical drops and was the first of its kind to use floorless trains. Griffon was announced to the public on August 23, 2006 and opened on May 18, 2007 to positive reviews by both newspapers and enthusiasts. In 2007, Amusement Today's annual Golden Ticket Awards voted it the third-best new steel roller coaster of that year and the 27th-best steel roller coaster. It was voted...  more
    • Park: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    • Opened In: 2007-05-18
    • Ride Type: Roller coaster
    • Height (m): 62.5
    • Max Speed (km/h): 114.3
    • G Force: 4.0
    • Drop (m): 62.484
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  • Apollo's Chariot is steel roller coaster at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg theme park in James City County, Virginia, United States. The ride was the first Hyper Coaster designed by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard. It officially opened to the public on March 30, 1999. The 4,882-foot-long ride is characterised by eight air-time hills, with heights ranging between 49 and 131 feet. Riders ascend 170 feet on the chain lift hill before dropping 210 feet at an angle of 65°. Apollo's Chariot is generally well received with it consistently rating highly in industry rankings....  more
    • Park: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    • Opened In: 1999-03-27
    • Height (m): 51.816
    • Max Speed (km/h): 117.482112
    • G Force: 4.1
    • Drop (m): 64.008
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  • Alpengeist is a Bolliger & Mabillard inverted roller coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Alpengeist has an Alpine mountain region theme. The name "Alpengeist" is German for "Ghost of the Alps" or "Alps Spirit" and the ride is themed to a runaway ski lift. Since it opened in 1997, Alpengeist has been the world's tallest complete circuit inverted coaster....  more
    • Park: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    • Opened In: 1997-03-22
    • Height (m): 59.436
    • Max Speed (km/h): 107.826048
    • G Force: 3.7
    • Drop (m): 51.816
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