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Backcountry tour and Picnic

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.Chattanooga, United States

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Experience hosted by Carolina

2 hours
Includes food, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Explore Lookout Mountain, Tennessee from the confort of the Swincar, an innovative electric off-road ATV.

Before hitting the trails our guides will equip you with the proper safety gear and introduce you to the Swincar e-Spiders. Once everyone has the knowledge they need to stay safe and drive like pros, we'll start our fast-paced, adrenaline-packed journey through over 300 acres of pristine Chattanooga wilderness.

Along the tour there will be ample opportunities to take group pictures, and because the cars make almost no noise, you are likely to spot deer, horses, wild turkeys, and birds of prey throughout the adventure. We will end our tour back at the entrance to Reflection Riding, where will send you on your way with a smile on your face and a new thirst for outdoor adventure.

You'll meet your Adventure Guides at Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center at 400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN, where they will have a hearty box lunch waiting for you upon your arrival.
Explore Lookout Mountain, Tennessee from the confort of the Swincar, an innovative electric off-road ATV.

Before hitting the trails our guides will equip you with the proper safety gear and introduce you to the Swincar e-Spiders. Once everyone has the knowledge they need to stay safe and drive like pros, we'll start our fast-paced, adrenaline-packed journey through over 300 acres of pristine Chattanooga wilderness.

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What's included

  • Food
    We will provide a box lunch to enjoy before your adventure begins
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  • Equipment
    We will provide all the necessary safety gear (helmets and eye protection)....
From ₹15,261
/ person
Fri, 30 Oct
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$199 per person, previously ₹15,261
$199 per person, previously ₹15,261
Fri, 6 Nov
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$199 per person, previously ₹15,261
$199 per person, previously ₹15,261
Fri, 13 Nov
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join 2 other guests
$199 per person, previously ₹15,261
$199 per person, previously ₹15,261

Meet your host, Carolina

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 5 Reviews
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In 2017 my husband and I relocated to Chattanooga from New York. I currently own Adventure Sports Innovation (ASI), a pioneering company, that focuses on the intersection of technology and outdoor sports. On our “Swincar Tour and Picnic” you will spend an hour and half touring Chattanooga’s favorite Arboretum and Nature Center on your very own Swincar e-Spider: the latest in innovative electric off-road technology. This is the only place in North America to experience these exciting and truly unique vehicles. My Adventure Guides, Chris and Reilly, are Swincar experts and take pride in crafting every tour to match the skills and comfort levels of our guests.
In 2017 my husband and I relocated to Chattanooga from New York. I currently own Adventure Sports Innovation (ASI), a pioneering company, that focuses on the intersection of technology and outdoor sports. On our “Swincar Tour and Picnic” you will spend an hour and half touring Chattanooga’s favorite Arboretum and Nature Center on your very own Swincar e-Spider: the latest in innovative electric off-road technology. This is the only place in North America to experience these exciting and truly un…
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Where you'll be

Refection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center sits on more than 300 acres of protected mountain slopes, meadows, creek beds, and Tennessee lowlands, all within view of the beautiful, iconic Lookout Mountain. Our 90 minute tour will take you on 14 miles of off-road trails, and our guides will ensure that you experience all the best scenery and terrain that the park has to offer.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.

Mikaela
October 2020
My boyfriend and I had a fantastic time on this swincar tour! The weather was wonderful, and the mountains and fields were gorgeous! Our guide Chris was not only super knowledgeable, but he made sure I felt safe the whole time! He told us to go at a pace in which we felt most comfortable and because of that I enjoyed the experience so much more! One of the highlights of this experience was getting to see wildlife on the trail! The best part was that they weren’t even startled! Overall I rate this experience 10/10 and would recommend to anyone who enjoys the outdoors and a bit of adrenaline! Thank you again Chris we’ll definitely be visiting you again soon!!
My boyfriend and I had a fantastic time on this swincar tour! The weather was wonderful, and the mountains and fields were gorgeous! Our guide Chris was not only super knowledgeabl…
Val
October 2019
Where the heck do I begin?! I planned this experience on a road trip for my boyfriend and I. This was a complete surprise for him for his 21st birthday! He LOVED IT! Which immediately makes this priceless to me. The price may seem a little high, but when you get onto one of these cars you will immediately feel their worth! They are incredibly capable, very comfortable, and just a full on BLAST to drive and zip around. Top speed was around 20 mph, but don’t let that fool you adrenaline junkies into thinking this isn’t enough for you! The capabilities of these machines are amazing while maneuvering through dirt trails on the inclines of Lookout Mountain with steep drops to your sides. I was lucky enough to capture the entire tour on go pro video which I will be posting clips of on YouTube for all to see. I will name it “C & V Swintober 2019” in case anyone wants to check it out for a first person POV perspective. As for the safety of these electric buggies on this trail, TOTALLY SAFE! You will get a trial run of how to operate them, which is very easy! Basically a push of a button. Once you feel comfortable, your guide will take you in through the trails where you’ll find potentially challenging curves, inclines, declines, small obstacles, and of course tons of wild life! Very shortly after strapping yourself into the SwinCar you will be totally comfortable with the handling of it and you’ll be ready to off road and have an unforgettable time! Lastly, I just wanted to add that our hosts Carolina & Chris were so helpful and kind. Carolina accommodated to us with scheduling our tour on the date we needed and ended up getting us on our own tour where it was just us two and our guide Chris! So awesome! Chris brought us a DELICIOUS breakfast from a local place he likes. Chimichanga was freakin’ amazing! He made sure we were safe and showed us an awesome route through the mountains of Chattanooga. Hope to come back one day soon. If you’re in the area, DO NOT PASS THIS UP!
Where the heck do I begin?! I planned this experience on a road trip for my boyfriend and I. This was a complete surprise for him for his 21st birthday! He LOVED IT! Which immedia…
Angela
October 2019
Overall the experience was amazing. Chris was the tour guide from sports innovations and did a superb job. Weather was perfect and learning to drive a swincar an experience in itself. Great way to explore the Reflection Riding Arboretum and even saw a family of deer along the way.
Overall the experience was amazing. Chris was the tour guide from sports innovations and did a superb job. Weather was perfect and learning to drive a swincar an experience in it…
Wendy & Galen
September 2019
We couldn’t be more pleased with our adventure today. The weather was perfect, the Reflection Riding Arboretum was breath taking and the swing cars are really cool. Chris our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Our lunch was from McAllisters deli and was yummy. Definitely recommend to anyone! An experience you will never regret.
We couldn’t be more pleased with our adventure today. The weather was perfect, the Reflection Riding Arboretum was breath taking and the swing cars are really cool. Chris our guide…
Kyle
September 2019
What a unique and fun experience The carts were easy and fun to use and we could not have had a better time. You must do this trip if you have the opportunity

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

This experience is for Licensed drivers over 18 years of age - they need to bring their license and show prior to event

What to bring

* Closed-toed shoes REQUIRED* & wear comfortable, flexible clothing.