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Pitcairn Discovery Cruise

Located in the dazzling blue waters between Tahiti and Easter Island, this tiny, far-flung island is thousands of miles from the nearest continent. Pitcairn is so isolated it’s only accessible by sea and with all the modern conveniences of a new freighter, Aranui 5 offers a stylish and comfortable new way to visit the island. Part of Britain’s smallest territory, Pitcairn is home to a population of just 50 people – the descendants of Pitcairn’s first European settlers, the HMS Bounty mutineers, and their accompanying band of Polynesians. Visitors to the isolated isle at the edge of the world mingle with these local families, gaining a unique insight into the island’s culture and storied history.

If you’re looking for an adventure that redefines what it means to get off the beaten tourist trail, this is the remote paradise you’ve been searching for.

Please Note:

  • Port Taxes and Charges vary depending on cabin type.

  • Single supplement, child rates and triple & quad share cabins are available - please contact us for more details.

  • Dormitory cabins can be mixed sex - You should be aware that you may be sharing with males and females in these dormitories.

10 January, 2019 to 22 January, 2019 Make a booking request for Pitcairn Discovery Cruise, departing on 10 January, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Class C £ 2404 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Dormitory style composed of: 4 units of 4 occupants (12,5sqm) with porthole 4 bunk beds 1 private bathroom with shower wardrobe sitting area Children below 15 not accepted Location: Upper Deck Capacity of 4 persons in each unit. Class C – 8 Pax 1 unit of 8 occupants (26,5sqm); with porthole 8 bunk beds 2 private bathrooms with shower wardrobe sitting area Children below 15 not accepted Location: Upper Deck Capacity of 8 persons.
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Stateroom Obstructed Twin £ 3851 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Stateroom of 2 persons (32) Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole 1 bathroom with a shower double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) desk 1 flat screen TV safe Includes 6 connecting cabins on Main and Lower Decks These cabins are available on Boat Deck, Main Deck and Lower Deck. Capacity of 2 persons. *** Staterooms of 4 persons (6) Exterior cabin (16,5sqm) with porthole; 1 bathroom with a shower; double bed (160*200 cm) + 2 berths, one above the other; desk; 1 flat screen TV; safe. Location: Lower Deck Capacity of 4 persons.
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Stateroom Twin £ 4054 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Stateroom of 2 persons (32) Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole 1 bathroom with a shower double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) desk 1 flat screen TV safe Includes 6 connecting cabins on Main and Lower Decks These cabins are available on Boat Deck, Main Deck and Lower Deck. Capacity of 2 persons. *** Staterooms of 4 persons (6) Exterior cabin (16,5sqm) with porthole; 1 bathroom with a shower; double bed (160*200 cm) + 2 berths, one above the other; desk; 1 flat screen TV; safe. Location: Lower Deck Capacity of 4 persons.
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Deluxe Stateroom Twin £ 4723 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (13sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) 1 bathroom with a shower make up table; desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) safe; under counter refrigerator hair dryer These cabins are available on Sky Bar Deck, Sun Deck and Pool Deck. Capacity of 2 persons.
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Superior Deluxe Twin £ 5113 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (14,5sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer These cabins are available on Sky Bar Deck, Sun Deck, Upper Deck and Main Deck. Capacity of 2 persons.
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Junior Suite w/o Balcony Twin £ 5357 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (18sqm) without balcony with 2 windows that cannot be opened 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer These 2 cabins are on Veranda Deck.
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Premium Suite Twin £ 5802 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (18 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) glass sliding doors; semi private day room with decorative screen 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Pool Deck and Veranda Deck.
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Royal Suite Twin £ 6119 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (22 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (9,5sqm) glass sliding doors a day room a semi-private bedroom with decorative screen wardrobe; one bathroom with a shower make up table 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer This cabin is available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck.
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Presidential Suite Twin £ 7795 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (41 sqm) with glass sliding doors with private outdoor balcony (12 sqm) living room; day room mini bar bedroom walk-in closet 2 bathrooms with a shower make up table desk 2 flat screen TV safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed This cabin is available on Sky Bar Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults.
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21 March, 2019 to 02 April, 2019 Make a booking request for Pitcairn Discovery Cruise, departing on 21 March, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Class C £ 2405 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Dormitory style composed of: 4 units of 4 occupants (12,5sqm) with porthole 4 bunk beds 1 private bathroom with shower wardrobe sitting area Children below 15 not accepted Location: Upper Deck Capacity of 4 persons in each unit. Class C – 8 Pax 1 unit of 8 occupants (26,5sqm); with porthole 8 bunk beds 2 private bathrooms with shower wardrobe sitting area Children below 15 not accepted Location: Upper Deck Capacity of 8 persons.
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Stateroom Obstructed Twin £ 3855 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Stateroom of 2 persons (32) Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole 1 bathroom with a shower double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) desk 1 flat screen TV safe Includes 6 connecting cabins on Main and Lower Decks These cabins are available on Boat Deck, Main Deck and Lower Deck. Capacity of 2 persons. *** Staterooms of 4 persons (6) Exterior cabin (16,5sqm) with porthole; 1 bathroom with a shower; double bed (160*200 cm) + 2 berths, one above the other; desk; 1 flat screen TV; safe. Location: Lower Deck Capacity of 4 persons.
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Stateroom Twin £ 4055 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Stateroom of 2 persons (32) Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole 1 bathroom with a shower double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) desk 1 flat screen TV safe Includes 6 connecting cabins on Main and Lower Decks These cabins are available on Boat Deck, Main Deck and Lower Deck. Capacity of 2 persons. *** Staterooms of 4 persons (6) Exterior cabin (16,5sqm) with porthole; 1 bathroom with a shower; double bed (160*200 cm) + 2 berths, one above the other; desk; 1 flat screen TV; safe. Location: Lower Deck Capacity of 4 persons.
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Deluxe Stateroom Twin £ 4725 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (13sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) 1 bathroom with a shower make up table; desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) safe; under counter refrigerator hair dryer These cabins are available on Sky Bar Deck, Sun Deck and Pool Deck. Capacity of 2 persons.
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Superior Deluxe Twin £ 5115 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (14,5sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer These cabins are available on Sky Bar Deck, Sun Deck, Upper Deck and Main Deck. Capacity of 2 persons.
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Junior Suite w/o Balcony Twin £ 5359 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (18sqm) without balcony with 2 windows that cannot be opened 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer These 2 cabins are on Veranda Deck.
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Premium Suite Twin £ 5805 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (18 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) glass sliding doors; semi private day room with decorative screen 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Pool Deck and Veranda Deck.
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Royal Suite Obstructed £ 5859 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Royal Suite Twin £ 6125 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (22 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (9,5sqm) glass sliding doors a day room a semi-private bedroom with decorative screen wardrobe; one bathroom with a shower make up table 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer This cabin is available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck.
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Presidential Suite Twin £ 7799 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (41 sqm) with glass sliding doors with private outdoor balcony (12 sqm) living room; day room mini bar bedroom walk-in closet 2 bathrooms with a shower make up table desk 2 flat screen TV safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed This cabin is available on Sky Bar Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults.
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11 April, 2020 to 23 April, 2020 Make a booking request for Pitcairn Discovery Cruise, departing on 11 April, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Class C £ 2525 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Dormitory style composed of: 4 units of 4 occupants (12,5sqm) with porthole 4 bunk beds 1 private bathroom with shower wardrobe sitting area Children below 15 not accepted Location: Upper Deck Capacity of 4 persons in each unit. Class C – 8 Pax 1 unit of 8 occupants (26,5sqm); with porthole 8 bunk beds 2 private bathrooms with shower wardrobe sitting area Children below 15 not accepted Location: Upper Deck Capacity of 8 persons.
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Stateroom Obstructed Twin £ 4045 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Stateroom of 2 persons (32) Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole 1 bathroom with a shower double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) desk 1 flat screen TV safe Includes 6 connecting cabins on Main and Lower Decks These cabins are available on Boat Deck, Main Deck and Lower Deck. Capacity of 2 persons. *** Staterooms of 4 persons (6) Exterior cabin (16,5sqm) with porthole; 1 bathroom with a shower; double bed (160*200 cm) + 2 berths, one above the other; desk; 1 flat screen TV; safe. Location: Lower Deck Capacity of 4 persons.
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Stateroom Twin £ 4259 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Stateroom of 2 persons (32) Exterior cabin (11sqm) with porthole 1 bathroom with a shower double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) desk 1 flat screen TV safe Includes 6 connecting cabins on Main and Lower Decks These cabins are available on Boat Deck, Main Deck and Lower Deck. Capacity of 2 persons. *** Staterooms of 4 persons (6) Exterior cabin (16,5sqm) with porthole; 1 bathroom with a shower; double bed (160*200 cm) + 2 berths, one above the other; desk; 1 flat screen TV; safe. Location: Lower Deck Capacity of 4 persons.
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Deluxe Stateroom Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (13sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) 1 bathroom with a shower make up table; desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) safe; under counter refrigerator hair dryer These cabins are available on Sky Bar Deck, Sun Deck and Pool Deck. Capacity of 2 persons.
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Superior Deluxe Twin £ 5375 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (14,5sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer These cabins are available on Sky Bar Deck, Sun Deck, Upper Deck and Main Deck. Capacity of 2 persons.
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Junior Suite w/o Balcony Twin £ 5629 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (18sqm) without balcony with 2 windows that cannot be opened 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer These 2 cabins are on Veranda Deck.
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Premium Suite Twin £ 6095 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (18 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (4sqm) glass sliding doors; semi private day room with decorative screen 1 bathroom with a shower make up table desk wardrobe flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Pool Deck and Veranda Deck.
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Royal Suite Obstructed £ 6149 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Obstructed view. Exterior cabin (22 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (9,5sqm) glass sliding doors a day room a semi-private bedroom with decorative screen wardrobe; one bathroom with a shower make up table 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer This cabin is available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck.
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Royal Suite Twin £ 6429 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (22 sqm) with private outdoor balcony (9,5sqm) glass sliding doors a day room a semi-private bedroom with decorative screen wardrobe; one bathroom with a shower make up table 1 flat screen TV double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer This cabin is available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults. These suites are available on Sun Deck, Pool Deck, Veranda Deck and Boat Deck.
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Presidential Suite Twin £ 8189 GBP pp (+ Port charges. From 419 NZD pp)
Exterior cabin (41 sqm) with glass sliding doors with private outdoor balcony (12 sqm) living room; day room mini bar bedroom walk-in closet 2 bathrooms with a shower make up table desk 2 flat screen TV safe under counter refrigerator hair dryer double bed (180*200 cm) or 2 twin beds (90*200 cm) sofa bed This cabin is available on Sky Bar Deck. Capacity of 2 or 3 adults.
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Pitcairn Discovery Cruise itinerary:

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DAY 1 DEPARTURE
Papeete - Tahiti
DAY 2 ANAA (TUAMOTU)
Try your hand at traditional javelin throwing and handicrafts. Anaa is also home to a sustainable fishing program.
DAY 3 AMANU (TUAMOTU)
Enjoy this idyllic atoll with palm- fringed crystal-clear lagoons and a village visit to see local handicrafts.
DAY 4 AT SEA
DAY 5 MANGAREVA (GAMBIER)
The Gambiers were the cradle of Catholicism in Polynesia; visit the renovated St Michael’s catholic church where the altar is inlaid with iridescent mother-of-pearl shell.
DAY 6 ADAMSTOWN (PITCAIRN)
Walk in the footsteps of the Bounty settlers from the landing at Bounty Bay to Adamstown and Christian’s Cave. Meet the descendants of the mutineers at the curio market, visit the grave of the last surviving mutineer John Adams, learn about an earlier Polynesian civilisation and view artefacts from the Bounty at the Museum.
DAY 7 DEPART PITCAIRN
DAY 8 AUKENA (GAMBIER)
Home to pristine lagoons that are perfect for black pearls, visit a pearl farm, do some sightseeing and enjoy a beach barbeque.
DAY 9 AT SEA
DAY 10 RAPA (AUSTRAL)
Visit a cave and agricultural centre and enjoy arts and crafts and a barbeque in the village.
DAY 11 DEPART RAPA
DAY 12 RAIVAVAE (AUSTRAL)
After being welcomed by villagers, explore archaeological sites on an island circle tour before a swim at the beach.
DAY 13 ARRIVAL
Papeete – Tahiti
Please Note:
This itinerary may be modified due to technical, meteorological reasons or freight constraints.

Pitcairn Discovery Cruise reverse itinerary:

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This itinerary may be modified due to technical, meteorological reasons or freight constraints.
Papeete – Tahiti
After being welcomed by villagers, explore archaeological sites on an island circle tour before a swim at the beach.
Visit a cave and agricultural centre and enjoy arts and crafts and a barbeque in the village.
Home to pristine lagoons that are perfect for black pearls, visit a pearl farm, do some sightseeing and enjoy a beach barbeque.
Walk in the footsteps of the Bounty settlers from the landing at Bounty Bay to Adamstown and Christian’s Cave. Meet the descendants of the mutineers at the curio market, visit the grave of the last surviving mutineer John Adams, learn about an earlier Polynesian civilisation and view artefacts from the Bounty at the Museum.
The Gambiers were the cradle of Catholicism in Polynesia; visit the renovated St Michael’s catholic church where the altar is inlaid with iridescent mother-of-pearl shell.
Enjoy this idyllic atoll with palm- fringed crystal-clear lagoons and a village visit to see local handicrafts.
Try your hand at traditional javelin throwing and handicrafts. Anaa is also home to a sustainable fishing program.
Papeete - Tahiti
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Aranui 5, the ship servicing Pitcairn Discovery Cruise

Aranui 5

Aranui 5 is a new custom-built, dual-purpose passenger/freighter that sails from Tahiti to the Marquesas, Tuamotu and Society Islands in French Polynesia on a 14 day all-inclusive cruise. Designed to offer all of the comforts of a cruise liner, while operating as a supply ship, Aranui 5 is classified as a small vessel, accommodating approximately 254 passengers and 103 cabins.

With 8 different guest decks, the interior decor reflects the Polynesian heritage of her owners and crew.  The ship features a restaurant where all the meals onboard are served in a casual setting; 2 lounges; 2 conference rooms, where guest lecturers will offer presentations on various topics related to the Marquesas; 4 bars, including the Sky Bar with sweeping panoramic views; an outdoor pool; a boutique; a massage room and a gym.

Passenger accommodations range from Premium exterior staterooms, more than 90 percent with a private balcony; to Standard exterior staterooms with a picture window or porthole; to Class C, shared dormitory style cabins with occupancy for 4 or 8. Aranui 5’s registry is France and thus sails under French pavilion.  As such, she operates under the strictest building and safety guidelines, including the requirements of international SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations and the French Coast Guard (CCS).

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• Visit the grave of mutineer john adams

• Hand feed the island’s only galapagos tortoise

• Browse pitcairn’s local curio and craft market

• See the bounty cannon at pitcairn island museum

• Walk to christian’s cave, where fletcher christian watched for passing ships

• Meet the descendants of the bounty mutineers and their polynesian consorts
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