WTVP Travels


WTVP-public television has always been your window to the world. Now, WTVP Travels is your passport to experience it for yourself. These exciting trips have been exclusively designed for the WTVP audience and highlight the rich historical significance, breath-taking natural beauty and exotic cultures of the places you’ve visited through your favorite public television programs. Be more adventurous … Join us as WTVP Travels.

Contact Chet Tomczyk (309) 677-4747 for more information or complete the interest form below.

Current Tours

February 15 - March 1, 2016
“Land Down Under Adventure”
Visiting Australia & New Zealand
February 15 - March 1, 2016
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Experience the “lands down under” as you join WTVP Travels in New Zealand and Australia for the adventure of a lifetime! You’ll enjoy the natural beauty and majesty of both the north and south Islands of New Zealand, explore the Great Barrier Reef in person, learn to throw a boomerang and visit the iconic Sydney Opera House. You’ll see kangaroos, koalas and kiwi birds in their natural habitat, dine with locals, and immerse yourself in native culture. All this while enjoying world-class cuisine, first-class accommodations, and plenty of free time for shopping and exploring on your own. Of course, this adventure comes complete with our exceptional WTVP hospitality and care for our travelers.
$7989.00 per person including airfare from Chicago / Per person based on double occupancy
Exclusive Tour Features:
  • Round trip motor coach transportation from Peoria to O’Hare Airport
  • Air transportation from Chicago to Auckland and return from Sydney on regularly scheduled flights
  • Air transportation within New Zealand and Australia
  • 14 nights of First Class hotel accommodations
  • Full breakfast daily
  • Welcome Dinner at Orbit Revolving Restaurant in Auckland
  • Visit to the Glowworms Caves in Waitomo
  • Experience a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park
  • Visit to the Agrodome Sheep Show
  • Visit to the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute and Rotorua Museum of Arts & History
  • Maori Dinner & Concert in Rotorua
  • Dinner at Stratosfare Restaurant in Queenstown
  • Sightseeing tour to Milford Sound including a cruise and lunch
  • City tour of Christchurch including a Skyline Gondola Ride
  • Home-Hosted dinner in Christchurch with a local family
  • Full-day tour to Daintree & Mossman Gorge
  • Full-day excursion to Michaelmas Cay to explore the Great Barrier Reef with lunch
  • Dinner at Dundee Restaurant in Cairns
  • City tour of Sydney
  • Visit to the Sydney Opera House
  • Coffee Cruise on Sydney Harbor
  • Full-day tour to Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park with lunch
  • Dinner at Cyren Restaurant in Sydney
  • Extensive sightseeing as outlined, including all entrance fees and narrated by a guide
  • Luggage handling of one suitcase per person at all hotels
  • All current airline fuel surcharges, subject to change.
Air taxes of $225.00 per person, tips to guides/drivers, beverages with included lunches or dinners, and trip cancellation insurance package. Each passenger must obtain an entry to Australia visa online ($20 current fee). Instructions will be provided with the final invoices.
For reservations & information, please call: WTVP (309) 677-4747 or Eskin Tours (800) 315-9179 or complete the form below. Space is limited, call today to book your seat.
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September 3-15, 2015
The Best of Scandinavia
Visiting Sweden, Denmark, Norway & the spectacular Fjords
September 3-15, 2015
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Experience the incomparable sights, tastes and culture of Scandinavia as you join WTVP Travels for this outstanding trip, exceptional both in destinations and value. We'll visit Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Sognafjord, and Bergen, and highlights include royal palaces, the Viking Ship Museum, Tivoli Gardens, the Flam Railway, Naeroyfjord and the Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, an overnight ferry trip, sightseeing cruises and a ride on the Floibanen funicular. And, of course, fjords, fjords, fjords! The price includes round trip transportation, all hotels and ferry accommodations, local tours and transportation, daily breakfasts, seven dinners, and more. Join us for this exceptional trip!
$4,999.00 per person from Peoria including airfare / Per person based on double occupancy
Exclusive Tour Features:
  • Round trip motor coach transportation from Peoria to O'Hare Airport
  • Air transportation from Chicago to Stockholm and return from Bergen on SAS Scandinavian Airlines.
  • 1 night onboard international ferry crossing from Copenhagen to Oslo (accommodation in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC, Scandinavian dinner and breakfast buffet on board)
  • 10 nights of First Class hotel accommodations as follows:
    • 2 nights - Stockholm, Sweden
    • 2 nights - Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2 nights - Oslo, Norway
    • 2 nights - Flåm, Norway
    • 2 nights - Bergen, Norway
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 5 hotel dinners
  • 1 dinner onboard the ferry
  • Farewell dinner at Fløien Folkerestaurant (in Bergen)
  • 1-hour sightseeing cruise on the canals in Copenhagen
  • 2-hour sightseeing cruise on the Oslofjord
  • Fjord cruise on the Sognafjord from Flåm to Gudvangen
  • Roundtrip excursion on the Flåm railway
  • Roundtrip excursion on the Fløibanen funicular
  • City sightseeing with local guide: Stockholm , Copenhagen, Oslo and Bergen
  • Entrances fees to: Stockholm Town Hall, Viking Ship Museum (Oslo), and Fram Museum (Oslo)
  • Train transportation from Stockholm to Copenhagen, First Class
  • Luggage handling of one suitcase per person at all hotels
  • Full time tour director from arrival in Stockholm to departure in Bergen
  • Current airline fuel surcharges
Not included: Tips to guides and drivers, air taxes of $105.00 per person, and optional insurance package.
For reservations and information, please call: Chet Tomczyk (309) 677-4747 or complete the form below. Space is limited, call today to reserve!
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