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ATCHAFALAYA BASIN
AIRBOAT SWAMP TOURS

THE ADVENTURE YOU CAME FOR.

Rates for Airboat Swamp Tours

Prices Subject to Change
$ 49 Single Adult (Cash)
  • $51 Single Adult (Credit or Debit)
  • $35 for Children 5 and Under
  • $10 Discount for all U.S. Military and Veterans
  • October to January - Tours are at 10A, 12P, 2P
  • February to October, Tours are at 9A, 11A, 1P, and 3P
  • Tours Generally Run 1/5 Hours and include hearing protection and life vest
  • Call 337.228.7880 for Group Tour Pricing, and see FAQ below for additional information

AIRBOAT SWAMP TOURS

See the world famous Atchafalaya Basin from the unique vantage point of our airboat swamp tours. Airboats are designed to take you deeper into nature than regular boats will allow so that you can get closer to the action! 

ADVENTURE
FOR ALL AGES

An airboat swamp tour is a memorable adventure for folks of all interests and almost any age. We have all of the excitement you can imagine, but we maintain an excellent safety record as well!

LOUISIANA TRAVEL LIKE NO OTHER

For over 20 years, our captains have taken groups deep into the heart of the largest remaining wetland and tract of cypress trees in the U.S. so that you can experience Louisiana the way you imagined it! 

What you might see on OUR

ATCHAFALAYA AIRBOAT SWAMP TOURS

Airboat swamp tours of the Atchafalaya Basin offer the best opportunities to see the heart of Louisiana. The Atchafalaya Basin is famous worldwide for its natural beauty, sheer volume, diversity of plants and wildlife, and unparalleled history. Our airboat tours will take you deep inside some of the oldest forests in the south, and our tour guides will regale you with unbelievable tales of the swamp. In warmer months, you may see alligators, nutria, and nearly 300 species of birds. In cooler months, you might catch a glimpse of some nesting egrets and our iconic moss-draped cypress trees. Because we are located a little over a mile from the Henderson I-10 Travel Center, we are very easy to find! Book your tour today so that you can see what is so special about Southern Louisiana. 

PLANNING YOUR SWAMP TOUR

Are you interested in learning more about the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp on a Swamp Tour?  Our team brings together the best of water recreation, educational tours, and outdoor leisure to create a once-in-a-lifetime trip our guests will always remember. We carry everything you need to enjoy yourself at our general store, including groceries, beer, soft drinks, ice, fuel, live & artificial bait, tackle, and more! After your swamp tour, stop in at Turtle’s Bar, known world wide for it’s big fun in a small space. 

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to host an upcoming fishing tournament, Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours is the perfect choice. Our facilities are spacious enough to accommodate large and small events. Use our three lane boat launch for your participants, and be sure to take advantage of our covered deck, which overlooks the swamp. We recommend that you schedule your tournament one to two months in advance.

Contact us today to embark on an adventurous and educational Swamp tour with your favorite friends and family.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

TURTLES-BAR-BASIN-LANDING

THINGS TO DO

Basin Landing is located in the heart of St. Martin Parish, an area known for it’s antique markets, nature trails, cajun dancing and nightlife.

Creole style crawfish boil

DINING

South Louisiana is famous around the globe for its fantastic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Here’s where to get the best seafood, steaks, and more!

PLACES TO STAY

From houseboat rentals that will reconnect you with nature to hotels with all of the comforts of home, your choices are plentiful for lodging.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Is hearing protection required on airboat tours? 

A: Yes, we require passengers of all age to wear hearing protection while the airboats are running. Tour guides will stop the boats to share information with guests, and you are allowed to remove your headphones or earplugs on these stops along the tour. You are welcome to bring your own hearing protection, or we will provide it to you. 

Q. Are life jackets required on swamp tours? 

A. Only passengers under the age of 16 are required by law to wear life vests on airboat tours. Otherwise, it is entirely optional. Life vests are kept under your seat for your convenience and safety should you choose to wear one. 

Q. Should I bring bug or mosquito spray? 

A. No. Contrary to popular belief, mosquitos are not as present or vicious during the day as they are in the evening. You should have very few issues with bugs on your tour.

Q. Should I wear sunscreen on my tour? 

A: Sunscreen may be worn at your discretion. All of our airboats have custom canopies which help with the sun tremendously, but you will get some sun as the boat moves and turns. If you forget sunscreen, we have small bottles available for purchase in the general store. 

Q. Can we bring food and drinks onto the boat during the tour?  

A: Yes, food and beverages are allowed on the tour. There are a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase in the general store, and we also sell small coolers and ice if you  need. We do like to advise all customers to use thre restroom before the tour, as there are no bathroom breaks for 1.5 hours.

Q. How early should we arrive for our airboat swamp tour?  

A: We ask that customers aim to check in twenty minutes before your shceduled tour time. This allows time for necessary paperwork, bathroom breaks, andit greatly assists us with staying on schedule. 

 

What Our Adventurers Say About Our Tours...

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AIRBOAT SWAMP TOUR

It’s your turn to experience our airboat swamp tours. People from every corner of the globe have come to us to take them as close as possible to the mighty swamps and bayous of South Lousiana. Let us know if you have any questions, and someone will be back in touch with you shortly. already taken our tour? Leave us a review on Yelp, Facebook, Trip Advisor or Google! 

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