Chattanooga Riverboat Cruise
A Chattanooga Riverboat Cruise on the River Gorge Explorer is part thrill ride and part nature tour.



  1. IMAX® film is the largest commercial film format ever invented.
  2. The IMAX® camera weighs up to 100 pounds.
  3. Average IMAX® screen is 4500 times bigger than an average TV screen.
  4. IMAX film is strong enough to pull a truck.
  5. Film frame used by IMAX® projection system is 10 times the size of a conventional 35mm frame.
  6. IMAX® screens are designed to encompass your peripheral vision.
    These screens are painted silver to maximize the amount of light reflected back to the audience.
  7. IMAX® uncompressed digital, wrap-around sound is a patented Proportional Point Source (TM) Loudspeaker system that delivers exacting volume and quality at every seat.
Ranger Rick

Frequently Asked Questions

Common requests include economic impact information, facts about the Aquarium buildings and a history of the Tennessee Aquarium and its role in the revitalization of downtown Chattanooga. The following are links answer the most frequently asked questions. If you need additional information, please contact:

Public Relations Department: 
Thom Benson (423) 785-3007

Marketing Research Department:

Cindy Todd (423) 785-3004 or Danelle McDaniel (423) 785-3013