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Chinook Honey Company

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386079 16th St W, Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A1, Canada
+1 403-995-0830
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Great customer service!

Stopped here due to previous Tripadvisor reviews. The staff was so helpful!! Bought a few different... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracey K
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Interesting and Fun

I was skeptical abut a honey farm but we had a ton of fun watching the live hive and searching for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Chinook Honey Company is an apiary nestled in the Calgary foothills. The honey boutique includes many honey made treats including ice cream, jams, jellies, sauces and body care products and apitherapy items. A live observation hive gives an insight into the fascinating world of bees and helpful staff will gladly answer any questions. Chinook Arch Meadery offers free mead (honey wine) tasting. Learn how this ancient beverage is made. Organized tours available ($).
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386079 16th St W, Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here due to previous Tripadvisor reviews. The staff was so helpful!! Bought a few different honeys and wines. Havent tried the wines yet but the honeys are all good. In fact the cinnamon honey we bought is almost gone! I would totally recommend stopping...More

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was skeptical abut a honey farm but we had a ton of fun watching the live hive and searching for the queen. The staff were very friendly and each was extremely knowledgeable about the entire operation and the products for sale in the little...More

Thank ttsdahms
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for stopping by to visit us! We always enjoy the opportunity to share our love of bees and answer your questions about them and our wide variety of honey products and varieties of our delicious award winning meads.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a fun way to spend $10! Did the live hive demo and it was super fascinating. They showed different colonies and opened up the hive to show you (don't worry you're behind a net) the different stages and types of bees (yes they...More

Thank Lem0n07
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for participating in our open hive demonstration. Your timing was excellent as we only offer that experience one weekend per year during Alberta Open Farm Days. We hope to see you again and don't forget to visit our observation hive in the store to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We frequent the Honey Farm as it is the only place around here I like to buy my honey. I have tried multiple different flavors always reverting back to the regular honey that they sell because it's my favorite and my husband is not a...More

Thank KakeB13
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your detailed review is very appreciated and I've passed it along to our team of amazing worker bees. Thanks!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Neat little gift shop and a place where you can watch the bees work away in their hive. Information sessions are very informative, honey ice cream is very tasty and beeswax candles are beautiful! Would like to see more for kids to do since the...More

Thank CgyNancy
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your helpful review. We're always looking for suggestions to improve and if you have time to contact us we'd welcome your detailed input.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing local honey and I would recommend this to anybody staying in Calgary or Okotoks. I mainly go for the honey but the ice cream is awesome too.

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Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your great review. It's rewarding to get support in our efforts to provide natural, non- pasteurized honey and the many sweet items related to it!

Reviewed 16 July 2017

My family enjoyed our visit to the honey shop. They are very knowledgeable about their products, which are varied. They also let you try about everything. My sons enjoyed the bee displays and the honey ice cream, and my daughter and I loved the spa...More

Thank hallidaysa
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for coming out to see us! We are glad your family found our demonstration hive interesting. Our staff love bees just as much as we do and love to share their knowledge with our guests. The ice cream is pretty irresistable to all of...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Friendly knowledgeable staff made us feel welcome. We enjoyed seeing the bees and learning how they work. A nice variety of products including, honey, candles, soap, ice cream, deli and mead

Thank suescanning
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to us and found it so enjoyable. With a wide selection of unique items in our store there is always a reason to return and see us again the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great place to stop and see how bees live and work and to buy some specialized honey. Wine also available. Right off of our route of travel. Brought several jars of Maple Honey for friends back home.More

Thank JackfromGigHarbor
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for your review! Our location is perfect for an easy visit and our mead (honey wine) tasting is an added attraction. We hope your friends enjoyed the maple honey - one of our many unique gifts - and that you gained more insight into...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Always a fun stop when we venture out of town! They do hive tours, mead/wine tastings, education on the indoor hive, and honey products galore! Family friendly, and great to support local!More

Thank Melissa P
Cherie A, Owner at Chinook Honey Company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review of Chinook Honey Company. We're glad your visit with us was educational and fun. We've got a great family event coming May 13 & 14th - Horde at the Hive is a live Viking adventure with an historic village,...More

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Barb S
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Response from Cherie A | Property representative |
Hello, Our tours are $10 for adults $7.50 for seniors and children. For our tour info and schedule please check our web site.
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