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 Dates

March 15th – May 16th
Open Fri-Sun
Fri and Sat 10am to 8pm
Sun 10am to 4pm

Open all Spring Break week from 10am to 4pm (March 18-21)
Open Monday April 22nd (Schools Closed) 10am to 4pm
*Mon-Thurs available for groups of 8+ booked 48+ hours in advance.

Summer Dates

May 17th – September 2nd
Open 6 days a week
Tues-Thurs 10am to 6pm
Fri and Sat 10am to 8pm
Sun 10am to 6pm

Open Monday May 27th (Memorial Day) 10am to 6pm
Open Monday September 2nd (Labor Day) 10am to 6pm
*Mondays available for groups of 8+ booked 48+ hours in advance

Fall Dates

September 3rd – December 1st
Open Fri-Sun
Fri and Sat 10am – 8pm
Sun 10am-4pm

Open all Fall Break week from 10am to 4pm (October 7-10)
Open Tuesday November 5th (Schools Closed) 10am to 4pm
Open Wednesday November 27th (day before Thanksgiving) 10am to 4pm
*Mon-Thurs available for groups of 8+ booked 48 hours in advance.

***Closed Thanksgiving Day***

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 | $37.95

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

Ages 12+ | $47.95

  • 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!


Purchase a Pass and Save!


Summer Pass

(Valid May 27, 2019 – September 2, 2019)

  • Adult Summer Pass
    (Ages 18+) – $79.95
  • Youth Summer Pass
    (Ages 12-17) – $79.95
  • Child Summer Pass
    (Ages 7-11) – $59.95

Book Your Summer Pass

Season Pass

(Valid for 1 full year from date of purchase)

  • Adult Season Pass
    (Ages 18+) – $99.95
  • Youth Season Pass
    (Ages 12-17) – $99.95
  • Child Season Pass
    (Ages 7-11) – $79.95

Book Your Season Pass


NEW! Navitat & Zoo Knoxville COMBO PASS:

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

Ages 7 to 11 – $39

Ages 12+ – $54

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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