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Passport to Paradise

As a guest of Eden Crest you will be able to enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, for all of the attractions and shows listed below. You do not have to pick one of the attractions below, you get access to them all! Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Ripley’s® Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teeming with life – their 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, no reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Pirates Voyage® Dinner and Show 

Ahoy Matey! Celebrate the Pirate Spirit with fun and adventure in Pigeon Forge, TN! Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show invites you to join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in an indoor hideaway lagoon! Be amazed by beautiful mermaids, tropical birds, and much more all while you enjoy a fabulous four-course feast.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, no reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Dolly Partons`s Stampede Dinner Attraction

Billed as the Smokies’ Most Fun Place to Eat, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is a restaurant and show like no other. Watch as 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders and entertainers thrill you with daring feats of trick riding, friendly competition, spectacular special effects, and phenomenal musical productions. As the action begins, you’re served a four-course feast meant to satisfy those delicious home-cooked, country-style cravings. Get here early and enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside the open-air stables to sneak a peek at the horses. It’s also your chance to meet the equine stars of the show up close and before the main event, enjoy live entertainment from bluegrass and country band, Mountain Ruckus, in the Saloon. Come see and taste what everyone is talking about. Dolly Parton’s Stampede is more than just dinner and a show. It’s a cherished tradition that your family will always remember.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, no reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud

It’s Feudin’ Feastin’ Family Fun – These families put the ‘fun’ in DysFUNctional! Choose your side and help end the longest running family feud in American history with a plum ticklin, hilarious competition between clans. All you can eat – served family style, this feast will stir up loads of laughs, action-packed stunts, extraordinary country, bluegrass, and gospel. Come Join the Fight – best dinner show in town!

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Comedy Barn Theater

The most hilarious and most successful clean comedy show in the world! Side-splitting hilarious fun for the whole family, where you will be treated to magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, animals, comedians, and live country and gospel music. Guaranteed to be a night of a thousand laughs.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Smoky Mountain Opry

The Smoky Mountain Opry is the area’s largest musical variety show featuring music from Big Band Swing through today’s country. See the most talented cast of singers, dancers, comedians, and musicians the Smokies has to offer! Marvel at our special effects, laser lights, pyro, giant video screens, dazzling costumes, and high flying musicians!

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Big Creek Expedtions Whitewater Rafting

The Pigeon River gorge cuts East to West across the Smoky Mountains from North Carolina and into Tennessee. As one of the most popular rafting trips in America, the Upper Section of the Pigeon River offers guests the best introduction to a classic Southeast whitewater trip.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Reservation Tips and Cancellations

  • Mornings are usually busy, especially early in the week.
  • Have your Xplorie Card and major credit card ready.
  • Know your preferred activity day and requested time, but have alternatives available.
  • Read the rules and restrictions to maximize your activity usage.
  • CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED EVENT.
  • Any late cancellation or no-shows (including partial no-shows) will be charged to the credit card on file for all admissions reserved, including the complimentary reservation.

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Rules and Restrictions

  • The Xplorie card must be presented with a photo ID to claim the activity.
  • The last name on the Xplorie card must match the last name on the photo ID.
  • Activities must be redeemed by an adult (18 years or older).
  • Guest receives one complimentary admission, per activity, per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Activities are noncumulative and nontransferable and are valid for daily and weekly stays only.
  • Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Activities are available on the day of check-in and for each night paid, but they are not available on complimentary days or on the day of departure.
  • Reservations must be made through Xplorie in order to take advantage of the complementary activity.
  • Reservations made by guests directly with the Activity Provider and not through Xplorie will not be complimentary.
  • All reservations must be made with a valid credit card.
  • Cancellation policies may apply.
  • Activities are subject to weather, maintenance, and availability and therefore, are not guaranteed.
  • The Activity Provider reserves the right to hold up to 30 days a year for private events.
  • Activities, prices, and availability are subject to change.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teeming with life – their 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, no reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Ahoy Matey! Celebrate the Pirate Spirit with fun and adventure in Pigeon Forge, TN! Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show invites you to join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in an indoor hideaway lagoon! Be amazed by beautiful mermaids, tropical birds, and much more all while you enjoy a fabulous four-course feast.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Billed as the Smokies’ Most Fun Place to Eat, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is a restaurant and show like no other. Watch as 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders and entertainers thrill you with daring feats of trick riding, friendly competition, spectacular special effects, and phenomenal musical productions. As the action begins, you’re served a four-course feast meant to satisfy those delicious home-cooked, country-style cravings. Get here early and enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside the open-air stables to sneak a peek at the horses. It’s also your chance to meet the equine stars of the show up close and before the main event, enjoy live entertainment from bluegrass and country band, Mountain Ruckus, in the Saloon. Come see and taste what everyone is talking about. Dolly Parton’s Stampede is more than just dinner and a show. It’s a cherished tradition that your family will always remember.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

It’s Feudin’ Feastin’ Family Fun – These families put the ‘fun’ in DysFUNctional! Choose your side and help end the longest running family feud in American history with a plum ticklin, hilarious competition between clans. All you can eat – served family style, this feast will stir up loads of laughs, action-packed stunts, extraordinary country, bluegrass, and gospel. Come Join the Fight – best dinner show in town!

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

The most hilarious and most successful clean comedy show in the world! Side-splitting hilarious fun for the whole family, where you will be treated to magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, animals, comedians, and live country and gospel music. Guaranteed to be a night of a thousand laughs.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

The Smoky Mountain Opry is the area’s largest musical variety show featuring music from Big Band Swing through today’s country. See the most talented cast of singers, dancers, comedians, and musicians the Smokies has to offer! Marvel at our special effects, laser lights, pyro, giant video screens, dazzling costumes, and high flying musicians!

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

Big Creek Expeditions Whitewater Rafting. The Pigeon River gorge cuts East to West across the Smoky Mountains from North Carolina and into Tennessee. As one of the most popular rafting trips in America, the Upper Section of the Pigeon River offers guests the best introduction to a classic Southeast whitewater trip.

Enjoy one free adult admission per unit, per paid night stay, with reservations made in advance. Reservation required. Noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

Seasonal restrictions apply – call Xplorie for availability.

  • Mornings are usually busy, especially early in the week.
  • Have your Xplorie Card and major credit card ready.
  • Know your preferred activity day and requested time, but have alternatives available.
  • Read the rules and restrictions to maximize your activity usage.
  • CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED EVENT.
  • Any late cancellation or no-shows (including partial no-shows) will be charged to the credit card on file for all admissions reserved, including the complimentary reservation.
  • The Xplorie card must be presented with a photo ID to claim the activity.
  • The last name on the Xplorie card must match the last name on the photo ID.
  • Activities must be redeemed by an adult (18 years or older).
  • Guest receives one complimentary admission, per activity, per unit, per paid night stay.
  • Activities are noncumulative and nontransferable and are valid for daily and weekly stays only.
  • Unused admissions expire daily.
  • Activities are available on the day of check-in and for each night paid, but they are not available on complimentary days or on the day of departure.
  • Reservations must be made through Xplorie in order to take advantage of the complementary activity.
  • Reservations made by guests directly with the Activity Provider and not through Xplorie will not be complimentary.
  • All reservations must be made with a valid credit card.
  • Cancellation policies may apply.
  • Activities are subject to weather, maintenance, and availability and therefore, are not guaranteed.
  • The Activity Provider reserves the right to hold up to 30 days a year for private events.
  • Activities, prices, and availability are subject to change.