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Tent Showcase: Hi Gear Voyager 6 Elite

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75 Reviews of the Voyager 6 Elite        Showing 01 to 10          Page:   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8  
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By: AliandMatt  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2014   Rating:   Date: 07/09/2014

We've been away in our Hi gear voyager elite 6 three times since we've owned it and we couldn't be more pleased with it. We didn't want to spend an absolute fortune on a tent but we wanted something large with a good living space for bad weather.

We've encountered all types of weather, we even survived hurricane Burtha in it whilst camping down at Croyde bay in Devon. We've camped through thunder/lightening, heavy rain, strong winds and even sunshine.

We can't find much we don't like about this tent, the only slight niggle is the rain coming in the doors but we stopped that by not unzipping the doors all the way and making sure the bottom of the door stayed outside. But we have now invested in the porch so problem solved.

We sleep four in the large bedroom pod with two double air beds and use the small pod for storage and changing, this leaves the living area clear of clutter.

It took me and my partner around 20 minutes to put it up but it did take longer the first time we did it, but it is a very easy tent to put up and take down. We've even taken it down in the dark without any problems. Having the footprint does make pitching easier as you can see exactly the area your tent will be going. We also have the carpet, definitely makes the tent more cosy and protects the groundsheet from chair legs etc, my partner did say that it's not an essential but after we've used it a few times I think he's changed his mind, it does move around slightly but we have got some sticky Velcro to hold the corners in place.

Overall, we love this tent, everything we wanted for a bargain price! It would have been a 10 if it wasn't for the rain coming in the door but we did wander if this is done on purpose so you buy the porch extension. It's a lovely tent with loads of space and it doesn't break the bank!
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By: Clairecf  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 20/08/2013

We are only a family of four but we bought this tents as it has a really large living space with a great head height. I am 5 foot 3 inches and can only just reach the top of the tent at full stretch! We have had eight of us plus camping table inside the tent during bad weather.

The first year we used the tent we did not have any leaks but this year we had a couple but they will easily be rectified. Hence the 9 out of 10.

The sleeping compartment for 2 would be a little on the snug side for me but the children did not complain. I love the large 4 berth one and in the past all four of us have slept there in comfort.

Overall a great tent, the best of the three that we have owned.
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By: Loveholidays7  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 11/08/2013

We have had the voyager 6 for 3 years now and love it. We bought it for several reasons after looking a dozens of others. We wanted a decent tent at a good price. Bought at Go Outdoors in the sale, we wanted a tent that would have lots of room for two without being enormous but could comfortably have 4 adults in when needed. But It was the large living area that sold it to us.

It is easy to pitch but it does take two of us to do it.

We use the large bedroom with double air bed and the smaller pod for storage. When the weather has not been good we have had friends sitting inside and there as been loads of space. Their more expensive much bigger tents do not have the living area space the voyager has.

We bought the carpet this year and got electric hook up for the 1st time to which I am now a convert. Can't believe I resisted for so long.

Our tent has stood up to wild winds and rain but has never let us down. The only disadvantage which is more troublesome than a problem and has been mentioned before is that the front door lets in water when it is opened. However to solve this and to add even more space when we go to France next year for two weeks we have just bought the porch In a half price sale.

Overall a great tent at a good price . Would not hesitate to recommend . Especially if bought in a sale.
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By: Baa-chan  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2013   Rating:   Date: 12/07/2013

We bought this tent primarily because we needed space and comfort which we have from this tent. Easy to erect, snug in all weathers, it is perfect for us (Us being two old codgers who prefer to glamp rather than camp). The height and space in the main part is brilliant - with the carpet insitu it feels like home from home. We use the large 4 man area as our bedroom (complete with picnic rugs and an inflatable king size bed), and the smaller sleeping pod as a storage area. I love this tent and would highly recommend it.
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By: Proudhon  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 16/05/2013

OH and I have had this tent for 3 or 4 yrs now. We have used it regularly in snow, rain and screaming winds. We have also been the last tent standing once in one terrible gale - partly because we always peg-out properly but also due to this being a decent tent. In really bitter weather, we have had a night of -10c, we have moved into the large inner berth with our heater and seats and continued our evening as before. This was the only occasion when we have had any sign of condensation.

Air vents fore and aft do need to be monitored and would be improved with a dab of sticky backed Velcro but on hot nights are a blessing.

The only issues we have had is the lack of a pole key thing (sorry)on one of tent straps and the occasional cracked tent poles.

After some years of using this tent I am entirely satisfied with it and have no reservations in recommending it to you- especially if you can get it during a discount weekend at Go Camping.
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By: Willem06  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 09/05/2013

This is a fab tent,easy to put up with two, after few times we could do it in 20min. I can even put it up on my own. With 3 kids nagging.

Would recommend the porch it gives fab cooking area and storage.

Only down side was when wet 9most of last year) and you open tent door water drips in, but upside get the porch and that stoped it
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By: Mrswhite  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 20/01/2013

We have just pitched our Voyager 6 for the first time and are so pleased with it. It took us an hour to pitch and put the bedroom pods up as well. My Hubby has never pitched a tent before so I am really pleased with the time and am sure we will get this down now we know what we are doing. It took 10 minutes to take down and get back into the bag. We left the bedroom pods in, meaning the tent was fatter when folded but it still went in OK. The instructions are really easy to follow and the poles are colour coded to each sleeve.

The tent is a fantastic size for the three of us and the dog, with lots of room in the living room area for us to spread out. The bedrooms are a great size and although I haven't tested it I'm sure two double airbeds will go in the large bedroom.

I am also really happy with the 175 we paid and feel we got great value for money. The tent does get reduced more over the year but we wanted to be ready to go out as soon as the weather is a bit better.

All we need now is the carpet to make the tent cosier and we're ready for action.

I would definitely recommend the Voyager 6 as a first tent for a small family and we can't wait to spend our first weekend away in it.
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By: Sjshelley  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 13/01/2013

Fantastic spacious tent, whole family love it! Only downsides are, rain comes in when opening front door in wet weather, No matter how we peg it out always get ridge along fitted groundsheet near front of tent. Think porch too expensive for us and judging by reviews doesn't fit too well. Very easy to put up/peg out, stands up to high winds pretty well, not planning on changing it any time soon.
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By: Julia64  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 05/10/2012

Love our hi-gear tent but it is very heavy and takes 2 to load and unload from the car and we have had to add lots of extra Velcro to windows and doors to prevent flapping up. Saying this it is excellent value for money and so spacious. If you choose to buy this tent buy a long electric cord as it only has one side entrance for the cord.
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By: Janelou67  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 18/09/2012

Our first ever tent we bought & it's turned out to be absolute bargain [on offer from go outdoors] this year 2012. We went to look at the Rock 4 but when my partner & me saw the Voyager 6 there was no changing our minds. We've been camping 3 times so far. We had wind, rain & the tent stood up to it both & dried off quickly. No leaks & reasonably warm especially in the bedroom when zipped up. As others have said when opening zip on doors after rain you do get wet dripping in a bit.

It's easy to erect with colour coded bars & tent edging it took around 45 mins first time and about 30 mins after that & that's getting our stuff inside. As my partner carries on pegging & I unpack.

The large 4 person bedroom is a good size with the centre divide rolled up it allows for a god sized double airbed with room to get around it. Although it's not full head height around the edges of the bedroom, it still doesn't feel cramped.

The smaller second bedroom we take down & use the space for the bags/boxes, our clothes & dressing area.

Having both the doors able to become sun canopies is good, we had a set of poles in with porch poles, so only have to buy a 2nd set if we need to. The tent is very well ventilated with lots of space to move around in the good sized living area before adding a porch & with the porch on you have lots of extra space. It's surprising how much you need to take even though it's only the 2 of us. Having the porch on keeps the chill out a bit more on those colder nights.

The first time we went we had no carpet, so was quite chilly under foot. The last time we went we bought the carpet & you could feel the difference straight away.

I would definitely recommend this tent to family, friends & to anyone wanting a spacious, reasonably luxurious camping set-up at a reasonable price. Good value for money, but keep a look out for Go Outdoors sales offers. We had a great bargain with ours as got the tent & porch together in their sale.
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Manufacturer's Description

A strong, stable and spacious 6-person tent with large windows and generous headroom.


Built using a strong semi-geodesic structure, the Hi Gear Voyager Elite 6 is an easily-pitched tent with room to accomodate 6 campers and all their gear.

It has a large, full-standing-height bedroom area, which can be adapted to convert some of the space into storage quarters if needed.

The groundsheet is sewn in, meaning you get no unwanted draughts, moisture or bugs getting in. Multiple windows (and mesh panels) let you control how much sunlight gets in, and maintain your privacy. The large front door and additional side door give you easy access for you and your gear, and also let you control ventilation.

It's stable enought to stand up to very windy conditions, with the cross-pole design giving it extra strength and flexibility.

A versatile tent that's great for families, groups of friends or festival-goers - and don't forget, you can add extra comfort and insulation by choosing the Hi Gear Voyager Elite Carpet, and extend your sheltered space by adding on the Hi Gear Voyager Elite 6 Porch.

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