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. If you’d like the security of knowing your adventure start time, simply make a reservation!

RESERVE an adventure time in advance

  • Recommended for groups that are eligible for discounts
  • Required during our off-season (winter), for desired bookings on Mondays through Thursdays during our Spring and Fall seasons, and for bookings on Mondays during our Summer season.
  • 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 HOURS: March 9th – May 17th

  • OPEN Fridays & Saturdays with check-in times from 10am to 8pm, for both walk-in guests and advanced reservations
  • OPEN Sundays with check-in times from 10am to 4pm, for both walk-in guests and advanced reservations
  • Friday and Saturday evening hours include Navitat at Night
  • OPEN FOR SPECIAL SPRING BREAK HOURS: Monday, March 12th – Thursday, March 15th from 10am to 4pm & Friday, March 16th from 10am to 8pm
  • Also OPEN BY RESERVATION any other day for groups pf 8+ when you book a reservation at least 48 hours in advance

Members Save!

Navitat Knoxville is proudly located at Ijams Nature Center. Become an Ijams Member, and receive 10% off your Navitat visit — each and every time you adventure with us!


Adventure Rates

Standard rates include a briefing and gear-up followed by 2 hours of adventure time in the park.


Complete the adventure trails as many times as you like within your timeframe!


Our highly trained staff will help you select trails most appropriate to your skill and comfort level.


Ages 7-11 | $34.95

  • An adult must, at minimum, supervise child (monitor from ground) on beginner courses and actively accompany on moderate and difficult courses.

Ages 12+ | $44.95

  • Choose your own adventure! There are six different adventure trails to conquer: two beginner, three moderate, and one difficult course. How many can YOU complete?


Don’t want to accompany your child? Or simply want a little expertise on your side? Ask about our “Rent a Guide” rates! We can gladly join you in the treetops!


NEW! Navitat & Zoo Knoxville COMBO PASS:

Experience Knoxville’s two best attractions at a great discount!

Ages 7 to 11 – $39

Ages 12+ – $49

More Combo Pass info 



Be sure to review our Participant Requirements prior to booking, or prior to arriving at Ijams Nature Center.


Special Group Rates and Packages also available!


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