We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina

1377 Henderson Levee Road, Off I-10 Exit 115, Henderson, LA 70517
+1 337-228-7880
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Saw the biggest gator of my life

Went on an airboat ride. Didn't see much alligators so it was a bit dissapointing. Until we met Sam... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Corine S
Beautiful

This trip was sooo much fun. The guide was amazing and so knowledgeable. I'm from Louisiana and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Ewilson7575
,
Lake Charles, Louisiana
via mobile
Read all 152 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“air boat” (14 reviews)
“airboat ride” (17 reviews)
“baby alligators” (12 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
1377 Henderson Levee Road, Off I-10 Exit 115, Henderson, LA 70517
CONTACT
Website
+1 337-228-7880
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (152)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Went on an airboat ride. Didn't see much alligators so it was a bit dissapointing. Until we met Sam and Samantha. When Sam pulled up to the boat.....It is quite intimidating to see a 4,5 meter long alligator just one meter away from you. Sam...More

Thank Corine S
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This trip was sooo much fun. The guide was amazing and so knowledgeable. I'm from Louisiana and absolutely loved every minute of it. Made me proud to be from the boot!!!

Thank Ewilson7575
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

If this isn't on your bucket list, it should be. It was amazing. The knowledge of the guide, the "whee" moment when he puts the foot down, the scenery and last but not least all the gators! We loved every minute, particularly having a boat...More

Thank weegiexpat
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour! This is the second year we have taken this tour with Captain Tucker. We have taken kids ages 2-6 and they loved it! The Captain grew up on the swamp and shares his knowledge of the area during the tour.

Thank Dianna G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Rent an airboat and a guide and you'd think you're starring in one of those TV reality shows where Cajuns are hunting alligators in the swamps of Louisiana. This is Atchafalaya Basin or Atchafalaya Swamp, the largest wetland and swamp in the United States. Located...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Very fun! Our captain was knowledgeable, and we were in and out of every nook and crany of that swamp. Saw about 6 gators. Everyone was very friendly. Loved it!

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was a wonderful experience for myself and my family. We had both chances to looks at the swamp and enjoy its serenity and then experience the excitement of have alligators all around your boat. Captain Craig made this a fun trip as he stopped...More

Thank cshrader
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out in the swamp ,our guide had so much knowledge of the area,history,and where anouts of gators with some favorite female gators.the scenery was breathe taking and airboat was so much fun.staff booking in were great.all in all a must for the region...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I live in Texas which is roughly 4 hours away. A trip was planned to take my grandkids on an airboat ride to see the alligators and swamps. Swamps were pretty what little bit we seen. They had two places they feed the alligators we...More

1  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great tour with my family of the Henderson Swamp and a bit of the Atchafalaya Basin. Learned a lot while seeing lots of wildlife including gators. It was a good time had by all!

Thank Doug M
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Crawfish Town USA
314 reviews
7.76 km away
Pat's Fisherman's Wharf
229 reviews
3.99 km away
T-Sue's Bakery
6 reviews
7.69 km away
The Boudin Shop & Country Store
140 reviews
7.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
McGee's Landing - Atchafalaya Basin Swamp Tours
110 reviews
.35 km away
Whiskey River
32 reviews
2.88 km away
Atchafalaya Welcome Center
68 reviews
4.68 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
dpgerb
11 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Tony H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it did on a few occasions. It was a fun trip
1
Vote
solitarysouth3
30 June 2017|
Answer
Response from BasinLanding | Property representative |
There isn't a weight limit, we would just need to know if there are any passengers over 250#, and an approx. weight of each on that is over. It would effect how many passengers we could put on the boat.
0
Votes
dadencatering
26 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ross G | Reviewed this property |
i would say no. they have trained alligators to meet the boat, small dogs would be very attractive to hungry wild animals. Would be taking a risk and would be surprised if the operators would agree but please call them. We... More
0
Votes