Hoping to encourage integration between communities on both sides of Sarawak River, Kuching City, Malaysia is looking forward to the construction of the Golden Bridge. Set to be completed by the end of 2015, the project was recently launched by Sarawak Chief Minister.
In recognition of Sarawak’s 50th Golden Jubilee Year of independence from British rule, the Golden Bridge measures 400m (1,312 feet) long and looms 12m (39 feet) above the water. The bridge spans across Sarawak River from the DUN Complex (State Legislative Assembly Building) in the north, and to the Charles Brooke Memorial near the iconic Kuching Waterfront viewing tower in the South.
Designed with the same unique S-shape as the state rivers, the bridge will soon be a potential unique venue for cocktail parties and themed events for that added-value experience Sarawak has to offer.
With the launch of the Catamaran Cruise, visitors to Kuching can expect to travel in style. The cruise has a 75-person capacity that will take tourists or convention delegates to and from the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). Locals have commuted via river transportation in their daily activities, and the State hopes to promote this to tourists as well. An alternative mode of transport for convention delegates to BCCK, the boat would also take tourists who wish to visit Medan Niaga Satok at Kubah Ria or for locals to hold events or receptions onboard – an experience like no other.