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Adventure Differently – eco tours and travel inspired by Outshine Adventures

Bat Cave Adventure

Fridays, May-September

Enjoy a short, peaceful paddle to the mouth of Nickajack Cave at sunset to watch thousands of endangered gray bats emerge for their nightly feeding. This guided and fully equipped paddleboard adventure will give you a front-row seat to one of mother nature’s most spectacular occurrence
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Bike Tours

Select Weekdays and upon request

There’s no better way to explore the history, art, and culture of the scenic city than by bicycle! Our leisurely paced tours roll where no other tour company can go! Feel like a kid again and discover the best of Chattanooga. Bicycle and helmet, bottle water and snacks provided for all tours.

Choose Your Own Adventure

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Looking for something cool to do in Chattanooga with a small or large crew? We can accommodate up to 12 people and know where all the best places to paddle, hike and bike in and around town. Contact us to build your one of a kind adventure!
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Private Camping Experience at Reflection Riding

Select Fridays | Winter 2023

Rent Outshine the solar powered adventure van for a private camping experience at Reflection Riding Nature Center, a quiet nature preserve nestled at the foot of Lookout Mountain. We will deliver and set up the campervan with everything you need to camp in comfort and give your kids an experience they won't soon forget. Click below to learn more and make your reservation.

Full Moon Yoga Hike at Lula Lake

April 5, 2023

Gather in community at Lula Lake Land Trust for a guided hike and yoga practice under the light of a full moon. Enjoy a moderate, 3.5-mile hike to view Lula Falls before heading up to the bluff, where Michelle will lead a gentle lunar yoga practice as the full moon rises over the valley. Participants will need a yoga mat, water, a headlamp, and are asked to wear sturdy shoes for the hiking portion. Proceeds benefit Lula Lake's conservation efforts.
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Women's Welleness Retreat

April 21-23, 2023

If you're looking for a way to disconnect from the stress of modern life and develop a deeper connection with yourself and nature through wellness activities and workshops in a safe and supportive environment, our women's retreats are made for you. These retreats are open to anyone that feels a women's retreat is the right space for them to grow and nurture themselves through healthy habits in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

April 1, 2023

Whether you're new to mountain biking or been riding for years, there's always something new to learn and ways to improve your riding technique. Learn fundamental skills in a small group setting from a Level 1 PMBIA Certified Instructor. Perfect for beginners and intermediate riders who want to improve their riding ability and be more efficient.

Down River Sunset Paddle

Select Dates May-Sept

Enjoy a colorful sunset while paddling down the TN River into downtown Chattanooga or in the gorgeous Tennessee River Gorge on this 4-mile, 2.5-hour, guided paddle board adventure. Perfect for beginners or intermediate paddlers seeking a unique adventure while exploring Chattanooga's scenic waterways.

SUP Yoga

Sundays, May-September

Enjoy a relaxing SUP YOGA Class on the calm waters of Chickamauga Lake with a 500 HR CYT. We begin the 90-minute class with a quick paddling lesson followed by a warm-up paddle to a quiet spot on the lake where we will enjoy a 60-min yoga session on stable, inflatable paddle boards. We finish with a floating savasana and mindful meditation.

Burgess Falls Paddle

September 24 & 25

Enjoy a picturesque paddle to the base of Burgess Falls with our experienced guides. Paddling in is the only way to access the base of this breathtaking waterfall. This is a 4-mile round trip paddle board adventure on Center Hill Lake with a short hike to the base of the falls. Rated moderately difficult, this tour is one of our most adventurous tours.
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Pedal + Paddle Downtown Chattanooga

Select dates May-Sept

Looking for an immersive outdoor experience in the heart of downtown Chattanooga? We've partnered with Pedego Chattanooga to offer e-bikes for an easy 7-mile ride over the iconic Walnut Street Bridge and along the Tennessee Riverwalk - a paved pathway through downtown, followed by a 5-mile downriver paddle on the Tennessee River back to where we started. Rated as moderate, this adventure is ideal for ages 16+.

SUP and Sip

Select Dates May-September

If you love water and wine, this adventure is for you! This relaxing adventure begins with a leisurely paced paddle on the lake and concludes with a gorgeous view overlooking the river from the beautiful porch at Lookout Winery while enjoying a full sampling of their wines. Wood-fired pizza is available for purchase. All paddling equipment, tour and wine samples included.

Explore Chattanooga by Bike

Select Dates March - November

Looking for a way to get outside more and discover new places in Chattanooga? Join Outshine Adventures for a fun day pedaling bikes along the Tennessee Riverwalk learning about the local history, points of interest and discover why we call it the scenic city!

SUP with Pup

Select Sundays, June-August

Looking for a way to beat the dog days of summer? Bring your favorite furry friend and join us for a guided and fully equipped adventure on the calm waters of Chickamauga Lake. We love pups and paddling and want to give you the opportunity to try paddling with your pup on our stable, inflatable paddle boards. We'll be there to help with any mutt mishaps that might occur.

Full Moon Paddle

Select days Monthly

Join Outshine Adventures for a peaceful paddle on Chickamauga Lake beginning at sunset and ending by the the light of the full moon! On this 2-hour guided tour, you'll watch the full moon rise while floating on a stable inflatable paddleboard. This tour is great for beginners or anyone seeking a unique adventure on one of Chattanooga's scenic waterways.