Zion Manufacturing Company is a new timepiece and accessory company from Surf Coast Australia, right on the Great Ocean Road. Zion breeds quality and focuses on building the most stunning timepieces from the ground up, pairing them with accessories made from the highest quality Kangaroo Leather. Zion’s vision is to develop the finest and most desirable timepieces that tell the story of one of the most beautiful places on earth.
The name ‘Zion’ carries significant weight throughout religious history and is used to describe the ‘Holy land’ or ‘perfect place’. For us, this perfect place is Surf Coast Australia, our home town and heritage. Where is your Zion?
Our Zion; The Great Ocean Road, is a rugged, winding road that stretches from Torquay; Australia’s surfing Mecca, to Warrnambool, one of Australia’s most important towns during the gold rush of the 1850’s and 60’s. The first section of the road was built in 1919 by returned servicemen from WW1, this section joined a number of small bush settlements along the Surf Coast. Today, we know those small bush settlements as Anglesea, Airey’s Inlet and Lorne, some of Australia’s most iconic coastal towns. Later, the second stage extended the Great Ocean Road’s reach to Apollo Bay, Port Campbell and the magnificent 12 Apostles.
This beautiful part of the world has developed over time and become one of the most desirable places to live and holiday. The people of the Surf Coast maintain a chilled-out lifestyle that is inescapable in this beach culture. In the 60’s and 70’s, surf brands like Rip-Curl and Quiksilver were founded on the Surf Coast and quickly became icons around the world. Now it’s our time. With roots firmly planted in the the Surf Coast and on the Great Ocean Road, we have the opportunity to give the world a piece of what the Surf-Coast represents now.