Basketball Tours to Atlanta
Be a player and a spectator!
A basketball tour to Atlanta is a great opportunity for your players to experience the best of the game as both a player and a spectator. With NBA, WNBA and strong college teams, Atlanta is a haven for basketball fans and, with strong club and school links, your players are guaranteed competitive fixtures against local opposition. For time at leisure, head to the Olympic Park and Museum and check out the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, or explore American history with visits to the Martin Luther King Centre and the CNN Headquarters.
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight from UK to Atlanta
Arrive and transfer to hotel
Enjoy views from Skyview Atlanta and a meal at the Hard Rock Cafe
Head to the batting cages, then enjoy a stadium tour of the local baseball ground SunTrust Park
Transfer to fixture 1
Breakfast and day of sightseeing, stopping at the World of Coca-Cola
Visit the Centre for Civil & Human Rights
Dine out and then head back to the hotel
Breakfast and visit the College Football Hall of Fame
Visit Centennial Park and explore its Olympic legacy
Relax back at your hotel – maybe a quiz evening!
Breakfast followed by a Mercedes-Benz Stadium guided tour
Farewell evening meal
Breakfast and visit the King Centre
Transfer to the airport
Based on 7 day, 5 night tour for 40 members (+4 free places) travelling in October 2020. Subject to availability.
- Flights from UK to resort
- Airport and fixture transfers in resort
- 5 nights' B&B accommodation
- Welcome and departure meal
- 2 x fixtures per team with well-matched opponents, based on ability, age and international rules
- Travel insurance
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Tour pennant per fixture & souvenir pennant to keep
- College Football Hall of Fame
- Coca-Cola Museum
- Live Sport
- Centre for Civil & Human Rights
- The King Centre
- Hard Rock Café Atlanta
- SunTrust Park
- Mercedes-Benz Stadium Tour
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in Atlanta
- Within walking distance of many attractions
- Close to metro station
- Easy access to restaurants and cafes
- Fitness centre on site
- Private bathroom facilities
- HD Flat-Screen TVs in room
- Dine out at nearby restaurants and cafes
- Walk on foot to the Georgia Aquarium
Excursions in Atlanta
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Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From professional coaching to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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What our customers say
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Ms Rebecca Caisley
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Do your hotels comply with our local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?
You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.
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