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MV Voyager: A Perfect Example Of Small-Ship Cruising

The weather in Newcastle yesterday was thoroughly miserable, even worse at the port thanks to the wind, but my day was briefly brightened by a visit to Voyages of Discovery’s MV Voyager. She is quite a pretty little ship, even

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Introducing MV Voyager

Voyages of Discovery’s latest vessel MV Voyager is finally here and at just 15, 271 tonnes, she may be small but she is definitely perfectly formed! The Voyages of Discovery website offers readers the following in way of an introduction

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The Bay of Islands welcoming committee came out in full force to greet us this morning. It was breathtaking, there were #dolphins everywhere - even a baby came to greet us! #NewZealand #marinelife #BayOfIslands #paihia I have a massive fear of heights, but yesterday I put my big girl pants on and went up the #SkyTower in #Auckland #NewZealand. I was TERRIFIED, but I DID IT! The views are absolutely incredible and I was so happy the sky was clear. 
Fun facts:

It took two years and nine months to build, at a cost of NZ$85 million. 
It's 328 metres high

Has 1,267 stairs from the base to the Sky Deck

I went to 2 levels: Sky Deck at 722 feet and the Main Observation Level at 610 feet.
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