Wake.X in collab with Taranaki Jetski and Jetski NZ.
Feb 19 - Feb 21
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 (20th) and day-2 (21st) 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.
We will be staying in the Motuoapa Bay Holiday Park or you can book something close by if you wish.
Taupo Takover Tour 2021 is all done and dusted
Don't worry we'll be doing it again in 2022! Stay tuned.
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 Taranaki Jetski
+ 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 20th 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. Taranaki Jetski, WakeX or Jetski NZ 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