Friday, July 01, 2011

Event: White Water Rafting


Enjoy the thrill of rafting along the white water rapids and invigorating river environment of Selangor River in Kuala Kubu Bharu. Located about one hour drive from Kuala Lumpur, Selangor River offers the ideal place for white water rafting with 7 km rafting trail and a cascading rapids of grade 1 to 4. In a thrill ride of about 3 to 4 hours, participants will not only enjoy the rapid stream and beauty of nature, but also make new friends in this fun and fast-paced activity. An experienced guide will be assigned in each raft, thus participants need not to worry about safety aspects. So what are you waiting for? Escape the hectic schedule and the city’s hustle and bustle, and LET’S ENJOY!!

Date: 30 July 2011 ( Saturday )
Meeting venue / Time: 7am at Wisma IEM or 9am at Kuala Kubu Bharu Post Office
Fee: RM 180 / pax
Package Includes: Rafting equipments, experience guides, group first aid kits, on river snacks and lunch
Package Excludes: Transportation and insurance
Items to bring along River sandals or lace up shoes for wearing on raft, swimming costume, basic toiletries, sunscreen lotion, personal medication, straps for spectacles or goggles for contact lenses, towel/sarong, and 1 set of dry clothing to change into after the run


Itinerary:

9.00 am • Meet at Kuala Kubu Bharu Post Office and then depart to the ‘Put In’ point about 5 km along the Kuala Kubu Bharu / Fraser Hill Road. Upon arrival, drivers will drive their car to the ‘Take Out’ point and transferred back to the ‘Put In’ point by the organizer’s crew. Allocations of all rafting equipments ( Helmet, PFD, Paddles) followed by detai briefing about 15-20 minutes. Participants will be divided into groups with maximum 6 persons per raft.

10.00 am • Start rafting and 5 minutes later, a practical exercise at the ‘Flip Corner’ about 10 minutes. The rafting will be about 3-4 hours depending on the water level and group size.

2.00 pm • Arrival at the ‘Take Out’ point where participants will have shower and lunch before departing back to destination of origin.

Following are some shots taken from the previous white water rafting held there:






Location of the gathering point venue at Kuala Kubu Bharu:



Interested? Following are the contacts for your inquiries:
Tel : 03-79684001/2 Fax : 03-79577678 E-mail : sec@iem.org.my

Prepared by Engr. Izzuddin
Posted by Engr. Mei Wong

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