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    Stop At: Kealakekua Bay, Honaunau-Napoopoo, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704

    When you visit our honey farm in Hawaii, you will enter the world of bees and beekeeping. We have a variety of activities for you and your family, only one of which requires advanced reservation. Take a beekeeping tour where you'll have a box seat on beekeeping in a safe and secure screened area (reservations strongly recommended). Visit our museum and tasting room to explore the amazing world of bees and enjoy a free sampling of our delicious, raw organic kinds of honey. You can also browse our store full of honey, beeswax products, and beekeeping memorabilia.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    82-1140 Meli Rd, Captain Cook, HI 96704, USA
    Duration
    45m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Snacks - Tea and snacks available in addition to honey samples
    • Entry/Admission - Kealakekua Bay
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Persons allergic to bee stings should not take the tour but can visit the museum.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    23Reviews1Q&A
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    Our guide (sorry, forgot this name), was FABULOUS! He had so much knowledge of bees and he was so entertaining and friendly. I had to drag my two 11 year old girls there, but in the end they said they enjoyed it. Loved tasting the honey, the lovely tea and the mac-nut caramel
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    Response from Philip G, Owner at EXPERIENCE OUR HONEY FARM AND BEEKEEPING TOUR
    Responded 1 week ago
    Aloha, Kym, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a marvelous review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff, especially Joe. We are especially gratified to hear that your daughters also enjoyed their visit. We hope you will come to see us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil
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    Enjoyed the drive there and loved the location. Very welcoming and friendly staff. They are passionate about beekeeping and this made the tour very informative and fun. Great information for adults and kids. Tho there are bees flying around, I never felt threatened that I
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    Response from Philip G, Owner at EXPERIENCE OUR HONEY FARM AND BEEKEEPING TOUR
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Aloha, Kathleen, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a marvelous review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil
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    What a great time. Learned so much,guide was great. After seeing the guide handle the bees I realized how misunderstood they are. Definitely worth stopping by, doing to tour and trying there honey.
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    Response from Philip G, Owner at EXPERIENCE OUR HONEY FARM AND BEEKEEPING TOUR
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Aloha, Gary, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a marvelous review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We hope you will come to see us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil
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    I had always wanted to visit a honey farm and learn about the bees and honey process. My husband went along to appease but me but ended up loving it, I couldn't get him to stop asking questions. The tour was a small group and included an interesting video about Big Island Bees
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    Response from Philip G, Owner at EXPERIENCE OUR HONEY FARM AND BEEKEEPING TOUR
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Aloha, Laurie, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a marvelous review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff, especially Jillian and Joe! We hope you will come to see us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil
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    We are a family of three with a tween boy who visited the Big Island in July, 2019. As an advocate for keeping it local, we made reservations for the Big Island Beekeeping Tour. The Big Island Bee Farm is located in beautiful Captain Cook. We arrived early before our
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    Response from Philip G, Owner at EXPERIENCE OUR HONEY FARM AND BEEKEEPING TOUR
    Responded Sep. 12, 2019
    Aloha, Pamela, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a marvelous review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. And great to hear your husband is less fearful of bees as a result of his visit! We hope you will come to see us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil
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    About the operator
    By: Big Island Bees
    331 reviews
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    kymgpeck
    Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
    90
    BI Bees is GREAT!
    Our guide (sorry, forgot this name), was FABULOUS! He had so much knowledge of bees and he was so entertaining and
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    Kathleen M
    Shingle Springs, California
    378
    Great Experience
    Enjoyed the drive there and loved the location. Very welcoming and friendly staff. They are passionate about
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    Gary C
    20
    Awesome time
    What a great time. Learned so much,guide was great. After seeing the guide handle the bees I realized how
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    lauries614
    Aurora, Colorado
    1030561
    Loved it! Go support a local business
    I had always wanted to visit a honey farm and learn about the bees and honey process. My husband went along to
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    Tim_the_Enchanter417
    Lake Forest, California
    455112
    Interesting Hive Store
    Nice store and honey samples; all are fresh and delicious.Timing for the tour is important or you may need to wait
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    281pamela916
    Folsom, California
    43
    Bees are our friends
    We are a family of three with a tween boy who visited the Big Island in July, 2019. As an advocate for keeping it
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    BobFromVerona
    Wisconsin
    5724
    Low key, informative, and fun activity.
    Our group of five enjoyed the visit to Big Island Bees. We'd called ahead and made reservations for the tour and
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    882jennifer
    Plano, Texas
    376
    All the Buzz is worth it
    Just wow. An expected visit to the farm opened our eyes to the life of a beekeeper and the lives of these hard
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    jodylynn1
    Melville, New York
    310
    Fantastic place to visit
    We really enjoyed our visit to Big Island Bees. Very organized tour, facility well run, friendly, clean. Learned
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    Kris H
    10
    Bee Keeping Tour
    The information and the tour of Big Island Bees was awesome! Our tour guide Tricia was very knowledgeable and
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    gotkona
    Marina, California
    13074
    Very informative and personalized
    We booked a tour of Big Island Bees and ended up with a private tour as the other people on the tour no showed.
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    tiffanyl206
    Sherwood, Oregon
    3116
    Something Unexpected on the Big Island
    Our family was looking for something to do away from the beach one day, and this was recommended on Trip Advisor.
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    familymem0ries
    San Marcos, California
    79
    Great tour!
    We were taken to a room to meet our tour guide/beekeeper and treated to delicious pecan honey tarts and peach
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    SmithsFromArizona
    Phoenix, Arizona
    40
    Very Interesting
    We learned lots of interesting things about bees. Off the beaten path but worth a visit. Tour guide was very
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    Christie P
    Omaha, Nebraska
    104
    Fun AND informative!
    This is a great experience, and well worth the time. Joe is enthusiastic, friendly, and a great guide. Seeing the
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