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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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.

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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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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.

Full Moon Paddle

Select days Monthly

When the sun goes down, the true adventure begins! Join Outshine Adventures for a peaceful paddle on the calm waters of Chickamauga Lake beginning at sunset and ending by the the light of the full moon! This 2-hour guided adventure is perfect for beginners of experienced paddlers seeking a unique adventure on one of Chattanooga's scenic waterways.

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 moderate due to distance.
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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+.

Women's Adventure Retreat

September 16-18, 2022

This 3-day, 2-night all-inclusive outdoor adventure retreat allows first timers and seasoned outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to explore and develop a deeper connection with nature and other women through adventure activities like hiking, paddling, mountain biking in a safe/supportive setting. You can “do-it-yourself” tent camp or “glamp” in the rustic chic off-grid units on Lemon Lane Farm.

Fall Yoga Hike at Lula Lake

November 27, 2022

Join Outshine Yoga and Outshine Adventures for a 2.5 hour Fall Yoga Hike. We will start with a mindful yoga practice before heading on a moderate hike to the waterfalls. On our hike down to the falls, we will observe the fall colors, and bask in the sounds of the rushing water. After capturing these stunning views, we'll walk through the property's old railway tunnel and see the sunset glow through the autumn leaves. Participants will need a yoga mat, water, a headlamp, and are asked to wear sturdy shoes for the hiking portion.
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Paddle with Manatees

February 18 or February 19, 2023

Join us in the Sunshine State, paddling with manatees. This includes a guided tour at Silver Springs State Park and all paddling equipment. Choose your paddling date - Saturday, February 18 or Sunday, February 19 or both days! You can also choose to make it a long weekend camping under the stars with us - camping reservations will need to be made on your own. If you have your own board/paddling equipment, you can join the tour for half price.

Campervan Rental

Daily, year round

Looking for a new way to camp and explore with family or friends? We invite you to rent our adventure ready campervan with everything you need to travel in style and comfort. Just pack your clothes and bring your food. We provide everything else including custom travel itineraries and outdoor gear so you can adventure differently without the hassle of planning. We'll even set you up at one of our favorite local campgrounds and give you some outdoor gear so you can get outside and play!

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.

1:1 Yoga Sessions

Daily, year round

Start with a free 20-minute virtual consultation with Michelle to discuss and identify areas of growth and determine an action plan utilizing your yoga goals to improve overall health and wellbeing. Michelle offers support in Kundalini Yoga, Yin Yoga, Mindful Vinyasa, Chair Yoga, Meditation, and Restorative Yoga. These sessions are done in your own space. Choose from these 1:1 yoga packages for 1 hour: $75/class, $250 for 4 classes or $700 for 11 classes.

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.

1:1 Mountain Bike Instruction

Daily, year round

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 from a Level 2 PMBIA Certified Mountain Bike Instructor in a one on one setting. Perfect for beginners and intermediate riders who are looking to improve their riding ability and be a more efficient rider through formal instruction and skills practice.