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Public Pay Boat Launch

Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours has one of the most convenient boat launches along the levee. Our oversized 3 lane boat launch will get you and your fishing crew out on the water in no time. Boating after hours? No problem, just leave $5 in our overnight box. 

We can accommodate boat launches year round, even during drawdown. We have ample parking for large groups.

For the frequent fishermen, Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours has discounted passes for $100 annually with unlimited launches. 


Fishing Tournaments

With many tournaments a year under our belt, we are a more than ideal spot to host your next fishing tournament. Perks of hosting a tournament with us include: 365 day a year weather coverage for tournament officials under our back patio, nearby restrooms and refreshments, large 3 lane boat launch, ample parking lot for larger boats and trailers. 

After your winners have been chosen, kick back and enjoy a cold one at the world famous Turtle’s Bar, or enjoy the variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment that South Central Louisiana has to offer. Need help planning your trip? Check out the Nearby section of our website to find out all South Louisiana has to offer you! 

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The King of Henderson Fishing Tournament

The King of Henderson Fishing Tournament has been held on the back porch of Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours since 2003. This Tournament is put on by OCR – Olivier’s Custom Rods, and is held every other Thursday from March 14th until the Classic in August. To register for this tournament, contact Craig Olivier with OCR. 

Also known as the Thursday Night Dawg Fights, this tournament pits two man teams of bass fishermen against each other to see who reigns supreme. If you plan on participating, please keep in weekly touch with tournament officials, as blast off and weigh in times change based on available daylight hours. To learn more about this tournament, visit OCR on facebook. 

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