Embark on an extraordinary journey through Kaikōura, redefining your perception of this stunning region.
Your 4 hour adventure starts in the heart of central Kaikōura at EcoZip’s home base.
Our renowned crew awaits here, ready to prepare you for a fun 15-minute scenic shuttle ride south to our designated “gear up” and staging location.
Transition seamlessly to a custom-built Unimog 4X4, designed to traverse the intertwining freshwater streams of the Kahutara River and onward to the scenic Rakanui Station.
Throughout every stage of your journey, two expert local guides will accompany you, offering insights into the region’s rich history, sharing captivating stories of the locals, and highlighting how your engagement in the EcoZip experience actively contributes to the restoration of Rakanui Station’s farmland into native forest.
Rakanui Station, a sprawling 3000-acre working farm adorned with rolling valleys, native trees, trickling rivers, cascading waterfalls, and lush farmland, sets the stage for your 4X4 expedition.
Traverse the farm’s valleys and paddocks, encountering grazing livestock as you move toward the next chapter of your adventure.
Blessed with breathtaking 360° views, Rakanui Station invites you to leave the Unimog at the top lookout, offering panoramic vistas of plains and the awe-inspiring Kaikōura mountain ranges.
Follow a short natural trail through the native New Zealand Forest, setting the stage for the thrilling zipline experience.
Embark on five epic ziplines, ranging from 250m to 610m, covering a total distance of over 2.2km.
Experience the thrill of gliding through the air with spectacular sea and mountain views unfolding beneath you.
Our twin lines provide a shared, side-by-side adventure, exhilarating every moment of your ziplining experience. This is Kaikōura like you’ve never imagined – an adventure that combines nature, history, and the excitement of EcoZip’s conservation efforts.