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Tent Showcase: Hi Gear Voyager 6 Elite

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Weight:
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Pitching Style:
Yes
6  (more 6 berth tents)
22.00 KG
£300.00
2
Fully Sewn-in
Fly first
Average User Rating:
9.15/10 from 84 reviews

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84 Reviews of the Voyager 6 Elite        Showing 01 to 10          Page:   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  
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By: Smarshy86  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2015   Rating:   Date: 19/07/2016

Borrowed my friend old Blue Voyager 6 one 2 years ago for my first camping trip with the family. We absolutely loved it, it was huge for the 4 of us. The wife and kids where hooked into camping after this.

Come last year I came into some money and decided to go and buy one for ourselves. We got ourselves the Emerald Grey Elite 6 and have been a few places now and have had no troubles. Not leaked on us yet and we have had a few terrible nights with the rain.

Would be 10 out of 10 but we are looking at the porch and it is expensive and we now cannot get the Emerald Grey porch from Go Outdoors as the design has changed.

All in all would highly recommend this tent but maybe not for a party of 6 (I was always brought up being told to go bigger anyway). Massive living space and 3 rooms 1 for me and the wife and one each for the kids.
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By: Graham  Reason: I've used one  Made in: 2016   Rating:   Date: 06/06/2016

An excellent easy to erect 6 berth tent. My own tent is an Outwell Delaware 7, but as we were only popping away for a few days I took my sons Voyager 6 as to be honest the Outwell is huge.

Never put the Voyager up before and had it up in about 20 mins. Took about another 20 mins to peg it down and get our gear safely stashed. Only hick-up was I got the poles onto wrong pegs first time. A quick look at the picture on the bag revealed the problem and was quickly sorted. Very very impressed with the interior space. Big enough for a family of mom, dad and couple of kids.

I was so impressed with it I brought one when I got home.Go-Outdoors £249, ordered Wednesday night delivered Friday lunch time. Result.

I would recommend this tent to anyone
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By: Fthom7  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2016   Rating:   Date: 04/06/2016

A large tent with plenty of light and space, it is excellent to pitch and we are novices (10 years since we last camped) we had the tent up in 30 mins first go. Whilst away there was high winds and gusts of over 40 mph and the tent stood up to it very well.

Not sure I would want 6 in the tent but I do like space - would recommend the carpet as that was a definite benefit and helped keep it warmer.
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By: Emma17  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 31/08/2015

We have owned this tent since 2011. Previously we owned a Vango and struggled to pitch the metal poles with just two adults. The voyager 6 Elite has made lightwork of pitching without the compromise on space. We have holidayed for two weeks in this tent, through all elements and it has never let us down. I can highly recommend this tent, it fits our family of 4 in very comfortably. The porch almost doubles the tent space, and makes cooking easier in the wetter weather.
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By: Campinggirls  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2015   Rating:   Date: 14/08/2015

I have been camping with this tent twice now and it has been great. The bedrooms are a good size. I love the little fly mesh tops to the doors so l can see if the children are still asleep without disturbing them. The tent is easy to put up and l can do it with my six year old daughter holding the pole in one end while l put the other end into the pin. The colour coded poles are great however the very bottom bits with the pins are not colour coded so l sometimes need to switch a few over at the end. I think l may need to stitch some coloured thread onto the fabric at the pin ends so l don't get muddled up in future. The living space is a fantastic size and very light with all the Windows. I love the carpet it is so soft under foot.
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By: Dell106  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 24/07/2015

This is our third year of using our Voyager 6 and guys its the blue one not the new model in green. We love our Voyager and so do most people who come inside to view it. Like a few people we bought ours in a sale approx £169 ish. We went to buy an Outwell at Go Outdoors and it was throwing it down and the tent we were going to buy was flooded and was £395. We only went in to the Voyager to take shelter out of the rain. Once inside we were stunned at the size of it. Like other reviews we could stand up inside it and there was plenty of room and no wet puddles inside which impressed us both.

We have just come back from our 3rd trip in France and guys once treated with Nikwax before putting away this tent will give us another 3 years of safe camping. It is so reliable it just does not let you down. We love it. We have always used a porch with it which we bought on line for £65 from Argos in their sale. So look around if you need a porch as I thought Hi Gear was just for Go Outdoors.

My daughter has just bought the Voyager Elite after borrowing our tent so that speaks volumes for the model. Would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good value and reliable tent.
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By: Simoisfab  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2014   Rating:   Date: 27/05/2015

We originally bought this tent in 2011 due to a very good deal on price at Go Outdoors.

We had been looking for something with lots of space for group camping trips and this was exactly what we had been searching for.

Unfortunately there was a problem with our tent leaking which we did not discover until after the 1 year warranty period was over. After a bit of back and forth with Go Outdoors we amicably & fully resolved this issue and now had a new Voyger 6 Elite which we are very happy with. Fully watertight and everything!

Plus Points:

LOTS of space and height.

Can be pitched by 2 people but 3 or 4 is easier. (might be difficult with 2 people if it's windy!)

The secret to pitching is to get one person inside pushing up the poles from middle.

Negatives:

In rain the sloped front door drips inside when you open it. We now take a small picnic rug away with us to compensate for this. If you have the space & money I think you can get a porch addition for this tent which would help this.

The original came with 2 poles to make the front door into an porch. The new one didn't. However I bought some more poles for 7 or 8 quid from GoOutdoors and that solved that minor quibble.

In Conclusion:

Massive tent, Good Price.
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By: Gill23a  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2014   Rating:   Date: 22/05/2015

OMG I love this tent. I am new to camping but got the bug after my first time. I went to an 80's festival last year and took a small 4 berth dome tent, this did the job but me and my husband got tent envy looking at everyones bigger/flasher units. Noticed this one on sale in Go Outdoors and after reading positive reviews purchased it. I cannot get over how amazing this tent is. It's soooooo spacious you could have a party in it. It's easy to put up by two people although I know I probably couldnt do it, I'm too short. It's coped in heavy rain and a bit of wind. I purchased the carpet (husband rolled his eyes, but agreed it was definitely worth it) I purchased extra poles to make the doors into porches too. I have a purchased a foot print, but from a well known selling site as I thought the Hi Gear ones were pricey. The tent has been pitched three times so far, each time we have managed to get in back into the bag, so that's a result! On its last erection the elastic snapped in the main pole, my husband initially panicked but together we managed to re-create the pole and all was fine. We will be purchasing spare elastic for our next trip, just in case. As I said, I love this tent to bits and hope it will serve us a good few years. If you are thinking of buying one, I can recommend whole heartedly.
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By: Moonboy  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2014   Rating:   Date: 10/10/2014

I have purchased one of theses In Green and I think it is excellent value for money, the Green ones have a higher hydro static head than the older blue ones, don't know if there was a reason for this but ours stayed dry in a very persistent and heavy 2 day down poor space stability and design all great, although a rain porch on the door would have been nice, we have purchased a porch and carpet for it but not used these yet, love the tent
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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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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.

... there may be more info on their website

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