KL TOWER INTERNATIONAL BASE JUMP
MERDEKA CIRCUIT 2007

Menara Pelita
Kuching, Sarawak

Menara PelitaKuching Sarawak - Menata Pelita

 

91 BASE jumps were completed off Menara Pelita by 19 BASE jumpers.

 

The first stop of the tour this year was in the city of Kuching which is the capital city of the state of Sarawak. Sarawak is in East Malaysia on the island of Borneo.

Kuching Sarawak - Menara Pelita

Harbour View HotelCat City Holidays
All BASE jumpers were picked up at the airport by Cat City Tours and transported to the Harbour View Hotel.

 

Sarawak General Hospital - Childrens Cancer Ward - Charity Visit

The event started with a charity visit to the children's Cancer Ward at Sarawak General Hospital by the jumpers and staff of Menara Kuala Lumpur Sdn Bhd.
A donation to Sarawak Children's Cancer Society was made by Menara Kuala Lumpur and gifts were presented to the children at the ward.

Sarawak General Hospital - Childrens Cancer Ward - Donaton to Sarawak Children's Cancer Society Sarawak General Hospital - Childrens Cancer Ward - Charity Visit


Kuching Sarawak Menara Pelita

In afternoon jumpers got a first look at the first building on the tour, Menara Pelita. Jumpers were given an event briefing then inspected the launch point and landing areas of the building they would BASE jump off the following morning.

 

 

The next day was jump day. After a quick practice jump, several of the jumpers performed a display jump for the opening ceremony. Jumping then continued for the rest of the day.

Douggs and Sarawak locals dressed in tradtional costume. Menara Pelita BASE jumpers Gary, Dan and Douggs at the launch point
Menara Pelita BASE Jumpers Douggs BASE Jumping off Menara Pelita www.basedreams.com Richard Webb BASE jumping off Menara Pelita
Dan Witchalls BASE Jumping off Menara Pelita Norizan BASE Jumping off Menara Pelita
Asnawi Hassan jumping off Menara Pelita Menara Pelita - Gary Cunningham Menara Peleta - Ronald Luke
Douggs under canopy Gary Cunningham
Gary Cunnningham under canopy Gary Cunnningham - Ness canopy
Maurizio di Palma under canopy. Aziz Ahmad under canopy
Star Italian jumpers Maurizio di Palma and Giovanmaria Morandi having there picture taken with the locals. Unity and Harmony


After jumping had concluded all participants were taken on a Sarawak River Cruise for dinner which was hosted by the Sarawak Tourism Board.

Sarawak River Cruise

Sarawak River Cruise


In the morning of our final day in Sarawak jumpers got to experience some of Sarawak's traditional culture at the Sarawak Cultural Village.

Sarawak Cultural Village SarawakCultralVillage
Sarawak Cultural Village Sarawak Cultural Village - Douggs Blow Pipe

Sarawak Culture Village

 

In the afternoon jumpers visited the Semenggok Orang Utan Sanctuary.

Semenggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre Douggs at Semenggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre - Who is the monkey? Semenggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
Semenggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre Semenggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre

The next morning jumpers traveled to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah for our second building of the event.

Sarawak Hornbill Trail

Sarawak Tourism