Taupo Takeover is back for 2022!!

If you've never joined us for Taupo Takeover then you wont want to miss out on this once a year opportunity hosted by WakeX

This is a 2-day trip and will be visiting Lake Taupo to include the Maori Rock Carvings, Kinloch, Waterfalls and much more on Day-1 (19th) and Day-2 (20th) Lake Ohakuri with all its unspoiled Attractions, Thermal pools, The Squeeze etc and lots more in between. So do both days or just one. The choice is yours.

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DON'T OWN A JETSKI AND WANT TO JOIN!?

Check out the hires we have avilable for the weekend.
Sea-Doo GTI 90
$405.00

Our new 2020 Sea-Doo GTI 90 jetskis.

These lightweight jetskis offer maximum fun with a new, lower centre of gravity for extra stability and control. They also have Sea-Doo's exclusive iBR (Intelligent Braking & Reverse) system for faster stopping and better maneuverability at low speeds and in reverse.  

Sea-Doo SPARK
$350.00

Get out on the water and have an adventure with this lightweight and compact jetski. Introducing our Sea-Doo SPARK®.

19th February

Lake Taupo launching from the Motuoapa Marina

+ Please note there is a $6 Boat Ramp Permit for the day and can be purchased in advance https://ramp-permit-taupo.dia.govt.nz/  (Preferred boat ramp 'Motuoapa' 24-hr is all that’s needed)

+ All Jetskis are to be registered to a council (or face a fine at your cost) https://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/services/regional-services/navigation-safety/rules-and-safety/jetskis/

 

20th February

Lake Ohakuri launching from 457-499 Vaile Road, Broadlands Rotorua

+ All Jetskis are to be registered to a council (or face a fine at your cost) https://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/services/regional-services/navigation-safety/rules-and-safety/jetskis/

Event Pre-Ride Briefing starts at 9:45am Sharp
Event Departure Time 10:00am Sharp

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It is expected that all riders will abide by all the rules outlined in the Taupo area and district NAVIGATION SAFETY BYLAWS.  A copy of this can be downloaded from the council's website. You are responsible for your actions on the water.

+ Life Jackets are Mandatory

+ Abide by Maritime NZ and Marine rules, any local bylaws, along with all the rules, regulations, and laws laid down by WAKE.X

+ All Jetskis are to be registered to a council (or face a fine at your cost) https://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/services/regional-services/navigation-safety/rules-and-safety/jetskis/

+ Please note there is a $6 Boat Ramp Permit for the 19th Lake Taupo and can be purchased in advance https://ramp-permit-taupo.dia.govt.nz/  (Preferred boat ramp 'Motuoapa' 24-hr is all that’s needed)

+ Liquor is not to be consumed by any person/s or vessel operators during the hours of the on-water duration of the event.

+ Remember - Keep to 5 knots [a fast walking pace / 9.25km per hour] within 50m of another vessel and structures & 50 of a person in the water.

+ Stay right when possible at all times. All oncoming vessels must pass to your left.

+ Remember this is not a race, but a social event. 

You agree with all the terms and you agree and acknowledge you will enter into this high risk event (Taupo Takeover) at your own risk. WakeX or it’s organisers WILL NOT be held accountable for any of the above or any damage, injuries, lost property that may occur. All insurance is up-to the individual. 

Please register your going by completing the form on the page OR clicking "GOING" on the Facebook event page OR make contact on the details below so that we know numbers to expect on the weekend. Do both days or just one, the choice is yours

 

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