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Bee Haven Paihia

Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 22 128 5475
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Buzzing fun!

Such a fun and informative experience. Raewyn was the perfect host and shared lots of information... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
cassienicholls
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Takapuna, New Zealand
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I'm all a-buzz!

If you love bees and honey you'll love this hands-on visit to Raewyn's Bee Haven. A lovely bush... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Ramplifers
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Waipapakauri, New Zealand
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Visit a working Bee Hive and learn about New Zealands Honey Bee, travel through regenerating native bush, enjoy a bees eye view of the Bay of Islands. Free pick up and drop off in Paihia. Protective clothing provided.
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Jan 20, 2018
“Buzzing fun!”
Sep 20, 2016
“I'm all a-buzz!”
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Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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+64 22 128 5475
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Such a fun and informative experience. Raewyn was the perfect host and shared lots of information about honey bees in New Zealand. It was super fun getting to put the overalls on and walking a short walk to the hives (even in the hot sun!)....More

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Rae S, Owner at Bee Haven Paihia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

The bees and I enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you love bees and honey you'll love this hands-on visit to Raewyn's Bee Haven. A lovely bush setting, a short walk to the hives and very nice overalls and hood. You feel comfy and safe and ready to get up close and personal with...More

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Rae S, Owner at Bee Haven Paihia, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

The bees and I enjoyed your visit. The first visit for the 2016 season.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Raewyn is very knowledgable in beekeeping and you get to taste honey straight out from the hives! The surroundings is beautiful with different flowering plants such as manuka and kanuka. Free pick up and drop off available!

Thank Yan T
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

What a great idea. Raewyn is the perfect host and was very informative with a practical demonstration of bee keeping. Raewyn has the perfect setup for anyone wanting to see a bee operation in progress. I wish her all the best with her venture.

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Reviewed 7 February 2014

We've seen so many different honey places around but none that give you the opportunity to actually get right amongst the bees and beehives - until now. Putting on our bee suits and standing amongst hundreds of bees was both scary and exciting:) Our host...More

Thank Marion R
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Rae S, Owner at Bee Haven Paihia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2014

The bees are very busy at this time of the year, this is their last chance to gather honey before they hibernate for the winter. The honey they gather over the summer is their food for the winter.

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