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Big Island Bees: Tours & Tickets

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Expand your knowledge of our environment and go on an exploration of bees! TOURS: Join our beekeeper for a fun & educational exploration about bees, beekeeping, & honey. During this open beehive demonstration, you will see a live beehive opened...more
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82-1140 Meli Rd Ste 102, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8121
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice store and honey samples; all are fresh and delicious.Timing for the tour is important or you may need to wait for a while to see it. We did not wait for the tour and had to move on with our island tour. The store...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tim_the_Enchanter417
Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Tim, 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

Reviewed September 12, 2019

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....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 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...More

Reviewed September 6, 2019

Our group of five enjoyed the visit to Big Island Bees. We'd called ahead and made reservations for the tour and enjoyed our visit. We're enjoyed the honey tasting and the discussion of the qualities of the honey when we first arrived and then had...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2019

Aloha, Bob, 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

Reviewed September 6, 2019

Just wow. An expected visit to the farm opened our eyes to the life of a beekeeper and the lives of these hard working girls! Our son-25 years old, family vacay-wanted to visit here after finding this through one of the brochures we picked up...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

We really enjoyed our visit to Big Island Bees. Very organized tour, facility well run, friendly, clean. Learned quite a lot. Definitely should be a stop while on the big island. Also great for children, over 7 or 8, as well as adults

Date of experience: July 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Aloha, JodyLynn, 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

Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

The information and the tour of Big Island Bees was awesome! Our tour guide Tricia was very knowledgeable and passionate about her work with the bees. She made learning about the bees fun and exciting. The close up experience and detailed information made this tour...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2019

Aloha, Kris, 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 Tricia. And we hope you enjoy the honey. We hope you will come to see us again on...More

Reviewed August 27, 2019

We booked a tour of Big Island Bees and ended up with a private tour as the other people on the tour no showed. The guide personalized the tour to us and what we wanted to know. Informative video and tastings too. As a side...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2019

Aloha, GotKona, 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

Reviewed August 25, 2019

Our family was looking for something to do away from the beach one day, and this was recommended on Trip Advisor. It's a bit out of the way, and we weren't able to make one of the official tours, but it was still a great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Aloha, Tiffany, 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

Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We were taken to a room to meet our tour guide/beekeeper and treated to delicious pecan honey tarts and peach passion fruit tea. After the informative video we headed to the bee housing right outside and were separated from most of the thousands of bees...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Aloha, familymemories, 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 Trish. We hope you will come to see us again on your next trip to the Big Island....More

Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

We learned lots of interesting things about bees. Off the beaten path but worth a visit. Tour guide was very enthusiastic.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Aloha, SmithsFromarizona, 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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arivas2017
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Response from sungitbabies | Reviewed this property |
we went as part of a Wasabi tour.
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