Welcome aboard the Tennessee Aquarium
River Gorge Explorer! This 70 passenger high-speed
catamaran is the first of its kind in the Southeast.
Aquarium visitors can extend their “mountains
to the sea” adventure by cruising into
the Tennessee River Gorge aboard this sleek vessel.
An Aquarium naturalist will lead you into this protected
habitat, pointing out wildlife and historic points
of interest along the way.
Shake off the winter chill and soak up the sun from the Explorer’s topside observation deck. Spring is unfolding in Tennessee’s Grand Canyon right now. Migratory songbirds and other animals can be seen against a backdrop that’s bursting with color. Book your seats aboard the River Gorge Explorer and experience the beauty of the season now that warmer, longer days are here.
||Civil War Cruise aboard the River Gorge Explorer
Saturday, April 18, 2009 -- 10:00 a.m. - 12 (Noon)
Join Jim Ogden, Historian for the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, on the River Gorge Explorer. Jim will point out how defining features along the Tennessee River played an important role in deciding Civil War actions.
Adult $29 / Child $21.50 (3
Early Bird Special – $20 per person
Save when you book the 10 a.m. cruise on Sat. or Sun. in advance. Call 1-800-262-0695 for your reservation and mention the "Early Bird Special".
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last 2 hours. Please allow 10 minutes for loading and disembarking. The
boat boards at the Chattanooga Pier - two blocks from the Tennessee
Refreshments & restrooms are
available on the boat.
Highlights and Descriptions
us aboard the River Gorge Explorer and experience
“Tennessee's Grand Canyon” as
it was meant to be seen - from the water.
the Tennessee River Gorge
Tennessee River Gorge winds along 26 miles
of the Tennessee River, and contains over 27,000
acres of protected land.
Information & Sales
your tickets online anytime
for the Aquarium, IMAX
Theater and River Gorge
Explorer and you can
pick them up at the will-call
it's a special occasion with family and friends,
or a relaxing company cruise, the River Gorge
Explorer can be chartered for all kinds of
events making it both flexible and fun!
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Learn more about
the special habitat you'll experience aboard
the River Gorge Explorer.