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Island Beehive

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“honey tasting”(26 reviews)
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Island Beehive produces world renowned, Certified Organic Ligurian Bee Honey. Complete with Cafe, Gift Shop, Honey Produce and Tours.
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Kingscote SA 5223 Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 0080
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staff where friendly but we just went to try the delicious honey KI has to offer we will go again...

Thank tamb1977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't think the short tour was worth the $20 family entry. Was expecting to see the honey being extracted but you have to be lucky to see this as it only happens at certain times. Just seeing the machinery was disappointing. Ask before you do...More

Thank Danielle I
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello. Thank you for writing a review. Sorry you were not aware we were not extracting on that day, we do try to ensure customers know this. Glad you found our beehive and set up modern. Hope you enjoyed Kangaroo Island and will visit again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here great place to visit great honey products and coffee great on a cold day will come back again

Thank Lee-ann S
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed your time with us and will come back again - see you when you do!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived and instantly greeted by a nice staff member who explained how the tasting works and showed us around. We liked the honey and bought some for gifts. The ice cream is very nice although expensive at $5 for a small tub. We enjoyed our...More

Thank AustTrail
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and found the staff welcoming. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful bright active place to visit. The 1/2 tour and information session was terrific and I learnt so much about bees and their busy lives!! The young female tour guide has all the answers to some tricky questions. The cafe and gift shop one...More

Thank helsur
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and first off thank you for the lovely review! Glad you enjoyed your tour and the guide has answers to all your questions, we don't know everything about bees but we do try our best - there is so much to learn! Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spur of the moment stop, but well worth it. Staff were all positive and friendly. They have a working beehive so you can see the worker bees busy doing stuff. The shop has a great range of local produce at very reasonable...More

Thank Gerry K
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review Gerry. Glad you enjoyed the visit and found our staff positive and friendly - they eat so much honey whats not to smile about? :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a look around but didn't get anything. There was plenty of Honey & local products to buy & also a small cafe to get food & or a drink at.

Thank pies1990
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello. Thank you for taken the time to visit and review us. Glad you were able to visit us.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Kangaroo Island in December with extended family. We visited this gem and oh my goodness... what a surprise: honey tasting AND BUYING, gifts to die for, a tour, the best scones with fresh cream and honey and a live beehive with glass panels inside...More

Thank Cillie-family
Islandbeehive, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed your time with us here. Hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Knowledgeable staff. Interesting tour starts at a hive and ends at a jar of honey. Lots of different honey to sample. Honeycombe coffee delicious.

Thank sharonaallen
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for reviewing us! Glad you found the tour interesting and enjoyed your coffee.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This place does the best honey on KI. There are different types to sample and lots of honey to buy on site in different sized containers. Especially loved the cup gum honey as I brought some back to the UK with me. Also try the...More

Thank ahepworth82
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for the lovely review! We are chuffed that you think our honey is the best on KI! Cup gum is also my personal favourite. Thank you for trying the mead, glad you liked it. Happy travels!

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