Riverfront Canal Cruises Season Kicks Off April 5

Riverfront Canal Cruises launches its 24th season of historic tours and private charters on Friday, April 5, 2024. The 40-minute, historically narrated tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal operate from April to November with varying hours.

The boat tours travel along downtown Richmond’s historic Canal Walk and review centuries of Richmond’s history, from Powhatan’s Chiefdom to the first commercially successful electric streetcar in the world, all while traveling in authentically styled boats. Visitors will see the unique railroad Triple Crossing, tobacco warehouses that have been converted into trendy lofts, the Virginia Capital Trail, the Low Line gardens and James River wildlife.

Tours depart on the hour from the canal’s Turning Basin at 139 Virginia Street, in Downtown Richmond. Boats can accommodate up to 25 passengers and are accessible to those with physical disabilities. Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis at the Turning Basin’s ticket kiosk, and online up to 18 hours in

For more detailed information about Riverfront Canal Cruises and to purchase tickets for hourly historic
tours or private charters, please visit: https://venturerichmond.com/our-services/riverfront-canal-cruises/