AIRBOAT SWAMP TOURS
GATEWAY TO THE ATCHAFALAYA WILDERNESS AREA
About Our Atchafalaya Airboat Tours
Ready to make your reservation for an Atchafalaya airboat tour? Our Atchafalaya airboat tours run seven days a week, weather permitting and by reservation. We maintain the largest airboat fleet in the area, so we are also capable of taking your school or corporate group. Basin Landing is located near several world-famous attractions such as Pat’s Fisherman’s Wharf, Henderson I-10 Travel Center, and Landry’s Seafood.
If you are interested in a photography tour, call us for details about our extended group tours.
Our Atchafalaya airboat tours are second to none, from Yelp, Google, Facebook and TravelHost. Our business is a family-owned and operated marina and swamp tour destination located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin.
Since 1999, travelers and local residents have made the trek to our facility to enjoy fishing, touring, and other fun activities as they take in the natural sights and sounds of the swamp.
Get up close and personal with ancient mossy cypress trees, majestic bodies of water, and of course, the alligators of the Atchafalaya Basin when you schedule your tour with Captains Tucker, Craig, and Nick. As experienced airboat captains, we enjoy spending our spare time in the swamp. Now, we’re ready to accompany you and your guests into bayou territory for an amazing tour experience.
Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours stands alone in our ability to give our guests an experience like no other, because we offer a wide range of services and amenities for both local residents and tourists alike. Captains Tucker, Craig, and Nick are excited to show you and your friends and family a great time when you schedule your trip to Cajun country.
About Our Swamp Airboat Tour Guides
Tucker Friedman has been making a way of life on the Bayou since he was a kid. One of his first jobs was to help local fishermen ramp their boats at a nearby landing here on the Levee. Because of his deep affection for the area, he purchased Basin Landing in 1999 and has feverishly worked to expand it to what it is today.
When he isn’t working at the marina, he enjoys exploring the bayou, especially during fishing or duck season. Since becoming a licensed Captain, he has logged hundreds of hours on the airboats, giving visitors a glimpse of the Atchafalaya Basin (or as he calls it, his backyard). Tucker speaks both English and Cajun French.
Craig Latiolais, also known as “Bugsy”, is a highly experienced airboat operator with over 30 years of experience. A lifelong citizen of Henderson, LA, his work has taken him throughout the U.S., driving boats for various oilfield and seismic companies. Besides English, Craig also speaks Cajun French as a second language.
Since retiring from the travels of oilfield life, he enjoys spending his time in the swamp and showing guests around the place where he grew up. During his time off, he enjoys deer hunting.
The youngest of Tucker’s three children, Nick Friedman has grown up working and playing on airboats his entire life. Nick is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing and boating, but his true passion is duck hunting. Joining our crew in 2018 was a natural fit for Nick since he has worked around our boats most of his life.
Rates for Airboat Swamp ToursBeginning June 1st, 2021
$45 - U.S. Military
$39 for Children 10 and Under
October to January Tours are at 10A, 12P, 2P
February to October Tours are at 9A, 11A, 1P and 3P
Airboat Tours Generally Run One and One Half Hours
Call (337) 228-7880 for Group Pricing Options