11 December 2003
AUCKLAND - Macau may soon have a brand new aerial
attraction in the form of a new bungy jumping attraction
from the Macau Tower, after it was revealed that bungy
pioneer AJ Hackett is "in the process" of setting up a new
The suggestion came via Auckland's Sky City, which is
this week celebrating the 2nd anniversary of its Sky jump
attraction, which has seen more than 20,000 jumps of
Auckland's Sky Tower since its opening in December
The release goes on to say: "The successful Sky Jump
concept is in demand internationally. Sky Jump's creators,
in conjunction with AJ Hackett, are currently in the
process of setting up a Sky Jump system at Sky Tower's
sister Tower, the Macau Tower."
With Macau enjoying a surge in visitorship, especially
from China, the new attraction would likely be well
received by thrill-seekers and viewers alike.
According to Auckland's Sky Jump manager Steve Weidmann,
the attraction received 30 percent more customers in 2003
than in the previous year.
"Sky Jump is enjoyed by a wide range of people - we have
had jumpers as young as ten and as old as 86."
"Among our most famous jumpers is Actor Tom Cruise who
jumped twice along with his children, sister and friends -
and raved about the experience."