WGVU Explorers  |  Explore the World

WGVU Public Media is offering our members an exclusive opportunity to travel around the world and become a WGVU Explorer. Each year the WGVU Explorers enjoy overseas trips that include meals, lodging and expertly-led tours. Come explore the world with WGVU Explorers!

  • Great selection of special sites to choose from daily and free time off for you to plan your own side trips
  • Exclusive VIP gathering and meal
  • Personalized travel briefing before your trip leading to a guided check in, putting your concerns to rest
  • Commemorative gift & secure photo sharing opportunities
  • Post trip celebration
Sold Out Springtime River Cruise

Memorials of World War II

featuring the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landing

Departing April 10, 2019
Returning April 19, 2019

An unforgettable journey of discovery and remembrance awaits you on a sojourn to Northern France on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. In Westminster, discover London’s connections to the war at Churchill’s underground War Rooms. Travel to Paris via the high-speed Eurostar Train, and drive through the French countryside en route to Caen Canal and Pegasus Bridge, captured by the heroic British 6th Airborne Division. Immerse yourself in the history of Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches and visit the Normandy American Cemetery. Pay your respect to the fallen men of the Commonwealth land forces with no known graves at Bayeux Memorial, and visit the Museum of Surrender in Reims, where the German’s gave their unconditional surrender to end the war in Europe. Finish in Paris for the incomparable experience of dining inside the Eiffel Tower.
For additional information | berendke@gvsu.edu or call 800-442-2771
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Explorers Icelands Magical Northern Lights

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights

Departing October 27, 2018
Returning November 2, 2018

The “land of fire and ice” is a place of many wonders, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis – or northern lights. Travel in Iceland will bring you on a search for that once-in-a-lifetime moment. Take an exhilarating evening northern lights cruise. Travel to the “Golden Circle,” home to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Spend time at Thingvellir National Park, the nation’s most historic area. Gaze at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall – one of the world's most incredible cascades. At Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Center, learn about life during and after the dramatic 2010 volcanic explosion. Explore Skogar Folk Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the natural geothermal pool the Blue Lagoon. Spend your evenings gazing at the night sky in search of the elusive and dazzling northern lights.

For additional information | berendke@gvsu.edu or call 800-442-2771

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Collette, we consider each traveler to be our personal guest. This means that every moment on tour matters to us because we know it matters to you. We’re passionate about helping people make their travel and tour dreams come true, and it’s our privilege to share in the experience. Come away with us! Let us show you the world!
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WGVU Presents

WGVU Explorers: Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise

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We talk with some WGVU Explorers about their recent trip to Alaska._

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WGVU Explorers - Italy #1516

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WGVU Explorers - Italy #1516

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WGVU Explorers: Central and Eastern Europe #1627

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We talk with the WGVU Explorers about their recent trip to Central and Eastern Europe.

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WGVU Explorers #1433

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WGVU Explorers Show #1433

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WGVU Explorers: South Pacific Wonders #1616

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WGVU Explorers: South Pacific Wonders #1616_

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Ask the Travelers #1312

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Shelley talks with WGVU Explorers.

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WGVU Explorers - British Landscapes #1526

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WGVU Explorers - British Landscapes #1526_