Poker Run 2023

Whangamata Bay
All Ages
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Early Bird Entry Fee Per Boat (Includes One Poker Hand)
NZ$ 82.50 (incl. fees)
Early Bird Jet Ski
NZ$ 44 (incl. fees)

Sales for this event are closed.

This fun-filled family day is open to all boat and jet ski entrants. 

Vessels will line up along the beach at Whangamata Bay, Kinloch to the right of ‘no swim’ lane for a shot gun start at 11.00am. Boat and jet ski participants will navigate their way around the western bays collecting cards at checkpoints along the way before returning to Kinloch for the prize giving at 4.30pm in the Community Hall.

Lunch for all participants will be provided at a beach on the lake. (A donation appreciated).

The winning card hands will take the major prizes. There will be a prize for the best crew costume and many spot prizes. Prize winners must be at the prize giving or the prizes will be re-drawn.

Fishing prizes for the heaviest fish – male/female/girl/boy.

All proceeds to the Kinloch Community Association in support of their ‘behind the scenes’ work in the Kinloch Community.

Entry fee per boat (includes one poker hand) $75.00 early bird, $95.00 on the day. (Jet ski early bird entry $40, on the day $60.

 Additional cards $10.00 each.


Entry forms can be collected from Trev Terry Marine Limited, Kinloch, Taupo, Turangi and The Kinloch Marina office, Mata Place, Kinloch.

On the Day Postponement or Cancellation – From 0700 hrs check KCA Facebook or Web page or ring Marina office 07 377 3323.

For more information email Elwyn: [email protected]