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Bat Cave Adventure

Fridays + Saturdays, 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 paddle board adventure will give you a front-row seat to one of mother nature’s most spectacular occurrence
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Community Yoga in Nature

4th Tuesday April-October

We partner with Outshine Yoga once a month to offer beginner friendly yoga sessions in nature that focus on connecting breath to movement. All classes are held outdoors in community spaces around the Chattanooga. *No prior experience necessary, all are welcome.
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Choose Your Own Adventure

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Looking for something cool to do in Chattanooga with a small or large crew? We know all the best places to paddle, hike, bike and camp in and around the scenic city and would love to customize an outdoor experience for your whole crew. Contact us to build your one of a kind adventure!
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Fall Color Paddle

Select Dates October

Enjoy the fall colors and a colorful sunset while paddling in the gorgeous Tennessee River Gorge on this 4-mile guided paddle board adventure. Paddling equipment, guided tour and shuttle provided. Best for beginner to intermediate paddlers ages 14+.

Chattanooga Bike Tours

$59 - $79
Select days 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 provided on all tours.

Sunset Hikes at Stringers

Select Tuesdays April - Nov

Explore the trails at Stringer's Ridge Park at sunset on a guided hike with Outshine Adventures. This 3-mile, leisurely paced hike will lead up to an overlook to get the best view of the Scenic City at sunset. These hikes are beginner friendly and a great way to connect with new friends + new trails.

Pedal + Paddle Downtown Chattanooga

Select dates May-Sept

We've partnered with Pedego Chattanooga to offer e-bikes for an easy 6-mile ride over the iconic Walnut Street Bridge and along the Tennessee Riverwalk, 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+.

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.

Burgess Falls Paddle

September 9 & 10, 2023

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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Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

November 12, 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.

Women's Retreat

Sept. 22-24, 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 outdoor 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 in a beautiful outdoor setting.

SUP Yoga

Select 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.

Campervan Rental

Select Dates Year Round

Looking for a new way to travel and explore with family or friends? Curious about van life? Rent Outshine, the solar powered adventure van for your next vacation in Chattanooga and beyond! It has everything you need to travel in comfort and style. Just pack your clothes and a sense of adventure. We provide everything else including bed linens, cookware, stove, meal kits, custom travel itineraries, and outdoor gear add ons so you can adventure differently without the hassle of planning. Check out the features and book your trip with us today!

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.

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.