New Zealand’s Vertigo Climb

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Do you fancy a 1) ……..……………………..……… (SENSATION) view of one of the world’s most                             2) ………..……….………..…… (GLORY) harbours? Are you 3) ……..……..……….……… (MODERATE) fit, brave, and above all, not scared of      4) ……………………...….… (HIGH)? If you can answer yes to the questions above so that is something for you.

Auckland’s Sky Travel has opened a new 5) ……..….………..… (ATTRACT) called Vertigo which will take you up to some 328 meters (1000ft) above sea level. If bungee jumping off the tower isn’t enough, you can now take an 6) …….……..………….…. (ADD) two-hour guide tour inside the mast to the highest public man-made                                        7) …….………………….….. (VIEW) platform in the Southern Hemisphere. Stand on the glass floor panels and see Auckland at your feet - if you dare! 8) ……………………...….….. (ORGANISE) say you can see both of Auckland’s harbours as well as Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean. 9) ………...…………………. (CLIMB) wear a special helmet and body harness that’s attached to a 10) …………………….……….... (SAFE)-approved cable system which runs up the ladder. You start with a practice climb and 11) ……….……………….…. (EDUCATE) video and then it’s up in the lift to Sky Deck on level 60 where you begin the 44-metre 12) ……………………………….. (ASCEND)

Vertigo’s spokesperson Sonya Haggie says it’s an                                                       13) ……………….……….…. (MISS) experience combining breathtaking views with the most 14) …………………………………. (BELIEVE) sense of exhilaration and                                         15) ……………………….………. (ACHIEVE).

The 16) ……………….………… (DAY) climbs take 2.5 hours. Vertigo is open daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and anyone who is 17) ………….………………. (REASON) fit can do it!

 

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1.     sensational

2.     glorious

3.     moderately

4.     heights

5.     attractive

6.     additional

7.     viewing

8.     organizers

9.     climbers

10.  safety

11.  educational

12.  ascent

13.  unmissable

14.  unbelievable

15.  achievement

16.  daily

17.  reasonably