Planning an adventure at Navitat Knoxville is easy! You can:
Simply WALK IN during our posted OPEN hours below
- Adventure start times are on-going throughout each posted OPEN day
- We will book you and your group on the next available adventure start time when you check in at the Navitat desk located just inside the Ijams Visitor Center
- Adventure start times are available on a first-come, first-served basis unless reserved in advance.
RESERVE an adventure time in advance
- Recommended for groups that are eligible for discounts
- Required during our off-season (winter) and for desired bookings on Mondays through Thursdays during our Spring and Fall seasons.
- During our posted OPEN hours, reservations are available for any size group, large or small, that simply wants to secure a guaranteed adventure departure time.
SPRING – March 10 through May 18
- OPEN Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for both walk-in guests and advanced reservations
- FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS: Check-in times available from 10am to 8pm – Evening hours include Navitat at Night]
- SUNDAYS: Check-in times available from 10am to 4pm
- Mondays through Thursdays: OPEN ONLY BY RESERVATION (both daytime and nighttime adventures) for groups of 8+ when you book a reservation at least 48-hours in advance
SUMMER – May 19 through September 4
- OPEN Tuesdays through Sundays for both walk-in guests and advanced reservations
- Check-in times from 10am to 6pm
- Fridays and Saturdays: EXTENDED HOURS for Navitat at Night – Final check-in time is 8pm
- Also open by reservation on Mondays for groups of 8+ when you book a reservation at least 48-hours in advance.
**HOLIDAY** – Memorial Day Weekend – May 26 to 29
- In addition to operating according to our regular SUMMER hours above, we will also be OPEN for check-in until 8pm on Sunday, May 28, and OPEN for check-in from 10am to 6pm on Monday, May 29.