Join us on Sunday, October 29 @ 1:00 p.m.

Tennessee River Gorge Trust and the Tennessee Aquarium have partnered to offer a unique fall experience for you.

Cruise through the Tennessee River Gorge with the staff of the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and the crew of the Tennessee River Gorge Explorer. Learn about the history, current programs and research being conducted in the Gorge. See miles of the Tennessee River's best views, including Mullens Cove, the Tennessee Wall, Pot Point and Williams Island.

Passengers will load a bus in Chattanooga and travel to Hale’s Bar Marina. Guests will then board the River Gorge Explorer for a return cruise to Chattanooga. Cash bar with wine, beer, soft drinks and snacks will be available during the cruise. A boxed lunch and bus transportation will be provided. 

As part of the partnership between the Aquarium and the Trust, TN River Gorge Trust supporters may register for the trip using the membership number 123456 even if you are not a Tennessee Aquarium Member. This way you will receive the member rate for the trip.

Click here to purchase your tickets from the Tennessee Aquarium. Children 12 and under are $40 and adults are $50. 

Please note that participants will need to arrive at the IMAX 3D Theater Box Office to check in between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Then, you will load a bus to be transported to Hale's Bar Marina to board the River Gorge Explorer for a return trip to Chattanooga Pier at Ross' Landing. The bus will leave at 12:30 p.m. sharp, so please don't be late.   

Location: Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater, 201 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402

Directions: Tennessee Aquarium The IMAX 3D Theater is on the corner of Chestnut Street and Aquarium Way.

Cruise Agenda: 
12:00 PM ET Board Bus at IMAX 3D Theater
12:30 PM ET Bus departs for Hale's Bar
1:00 PM ET Bus arrives at Hale's Bar Marina
1:30 PM ET River Gorge Explorer departs Hale's Bar for upstream cruise
3:00-4:00 PM ET Late lunch aboard River Gorge Explorer
4:30 PM ET River Gorge Explorer arrives at Chattanooga Pier