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Augusta Canal Petersburg Boat Tours

1450 Greene Street
Enterprise Mill Suite 400
Augusta, GA 30901

706-823-0440 | 706-823-7089
  • A music cruise heads up the Augusta Canal

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  • A leisurely sunset tour on Augusta Canal

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  • Luv from the plushie pals at Augusta Canal gift shop

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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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  • Hats off to the great finds at Augusta Canal's gift shop.

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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, and abundant wildlife. Heritage/ wildlife tours are offered daily. On weekends, we 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) $13.75

    Civil War -Sr./Student/mil. (1-hour) $11.75

    Heritage -Adult (1-hour) $11.75

    Heritage -Sr./Student/mil.(1-hour) $11.75

    Music Cruise -Adult (1.5-hour) $25.00

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

    Sunset -Adult (3-hour) $25.00

    Sunset -Sr..Student/mil. (3-hour) $23.00


    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


    Group Amenities

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

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

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


  • Canal Gift Shop 20% Text CANAL to 95454

    Canal Gift Shop 20% Text CANAL to 95454

    20% off purchase
    Valid : 03/05/2015 - 04/30/2015

    Text keyword CANAL to 95454. Get 20% off all Augusta Canal Discovery Center regulary priced items. Excludes snacks, consignment artwork.

    Does not apply to tour tickets, clearance merchandise.


  • 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