Volunteer Princess Luxury Yacht

The luxury yacht, Volunteer Princess, is Knoxville’s premier waterfront dining experience. Climate controlled decks and windows line the beautifully appointed 100 foot luxury yacht, providing spectacular views from every seat in the house. With a capacity of 149 passengers, the Volunteer Princess provides a first-class dining experience that is unlike anything else that can be found in Knoxville. Whether you are searching for something different to do on Date Night or are planning a Private Event, the Volunteer Princess will surely exceed your expectations of service, luxury, and enjoyment. The yacht is available year-round and is ideal for Wedding Events, Rehearsal Dinners, Corporate Events, Football Parties, Family Reunions, as well as Romantic Dinner Cruises, Sunday Brunch Cruises, & Holiday Events that open to the general public. Excellent food, fabulous service, and a relaxing atmosphere make all of our cruises an unforgettable experience because the Best Events are on the Water!

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Latitude: 35.961819 Longitude: -83.910385 Elevation: 831 ft
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About the Vessel

The Volunteer Princess is the only modern and luxurious dining cruise vessel on the upper Tennessee River. Named after the University of Tennessee Volunteers, the Volunteer Princess is Knoxville's premier dining attraction, cruising for public and private events.

A 149-passenger yacht built specifically for experiencing all that the Knoxville skyline has to offer, the Volunteer Princess features:

  • Two totally enclosed, climate controlled decks
  • A one-of-a-kind bride's room
  • Fully-stocked bar and galley
  • Scenic views from every seat on the ship

Seasons Open and Departure Times

Year round

Length of Excursion

90 minute up to 3 hours

Costs and Fees


How to Find the Departure Point

The departure point is located on Volunteer Landing behind Ruth Chris Steak House.  Take the walkway on the right side of Ruth Chris down towards the water and the Volunteer Princess will be docked behind the building.

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