Classic South / Augusta

Augusta Canal Petersburg Boat Tours

1450 Greene Street
Enterprise Mill Suite 400
Augusta, GA 30901

706-823-0440 | 706-823-7089
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  • Augusta Canal boat passes Confederate Powder Works chimeny

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  • Augusta Canal boat leaving dock at Enterprise Mill

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  • A leisurely sunset tour on Augusta Canal

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Informative, entertaining guided tours explore the scenic, historic Augusta Canal National Heritage Area. View Civil War powder works, 1880-era mills, abundant wildlife. Heritage/wildlife tours daily. Weekends offer Music Cruises, Sunset Tour and Civil War history tour.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:30AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Civil War - adult(1-hour) $12.50

    Civil War -Sr./Student/mil. (1-hour) $10.50

    Heritage -Sr./Student/mil.(1-hour) $10.50

    Heritge -adult (1-hour) $12.50

    Music Cruise -adult (1.5-hour) $25.00

    Music Cruise- Sr,/Student/mil. (1.5 hour) $23.00

    Sunset -adult (3-hour) $22.00

    Sunset -Sr..Student/mil. (3-hour) $19.00

    Discounts

    Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Maximum Group Size, Minimum Group Size, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    20

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site, Eco-Friendly, Film & Music Site

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+), Adults (21+), Kids (5-8), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Tweens (9-12)

Deals

  • Teachers Tour Free

    Teachers Tour Free

    $12.50 off admission price per person
    Valid : 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014

    Georgia and South Carolina teachers and a guest ride free on Augusta Canal’s Petersburg tour boats in July for during Augusta Canal National Heritage Area’s Teacher Appreciation Month. Offer valid for both Heritage and Civil War one-hour canal tours. Good for educators grade pre-K through 12 with school I.D. or badge and one guest. PROMO CODE: TAM14Free2

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    Subject to seat availability. Reservation required. Call 706-823-0440 x 4 or email canalatix@augustacanal.com. One offer (two free tickets) per travel party. Must show I.D. at time of purchase.

Events

  • Civil War Canal Tour

    Civil War Canal Tour "Food, Fabric & Firepower"

    03/01/2013 - 12/29/2015

    In observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area presents a Petersburg boat tour highlighting Augusta's role as a Confederate city. The one-hour tour explores the behind-the-lines role that the canal played in supplying the troops, including the famous Confederate Powder Works, Rigdon-Ansley Pistol factory, Confederate Bakery, shoe factory and much more. Informative guides share stories from this explosive time in our history as you enjoy a ride al... read more

  • Moonlight Music Cruises - Fall Series

    Moonlight Music Cruises - Fall Series

    09/05/2014 - 10/31/2014

    Take a ride on Augusta Canal's Petersburg boat Friday evenings in the fall and enjoy live musical performances Sept. 20 through Nov. 1, 2013.

    Reservations are required, and tickets are $25 per seat. Call 706-823-0440 ext. 4 for more information and to purchase tickets.

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  • Moonlight Music Cruises - Fall Series

    Moonlight Music Cruises - Fall Series

    09/05/2014 - 10/31/2014

    Take a ride on Augusta Canal's Petersburg boat Friday evenings in the fall, and enjoy live musical performances September 5-October 31, 2014.

    Reservations are required, and tickets are $25 per seat. Call 706-823-0440 ext. 4 for more information and to purchase tickets.

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