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Island Beehive

Kingscote SA 5223 Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 0080
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Great tourist spot

Great tourist spot with loads of history and products to purchase. Honey tasting And a real hive on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
phamilton1503
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Adelaide, Australia
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Passionate about honey and bees

Just outside Penneshaw, this company is passionate about honey and bees. It’s a big shop and tours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bob D
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Adelaide, Australia
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Island Beehive produces world renowned, Certified Organic Ligurian Bee Honey. Complete with Cafe, Gift Shop, Honey Produce and Tours.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (31 reviews)
“honey tasting” (23 reviews)
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Kingscote SA 5223 Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great tourist spot with loads of history and products to purchase. Honey tasting And a real hive on show to watch the bees inside their own hive. Coffee lovely. Honey ice cream was very tasty. Staff helpful and friendly

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you enjoyed the coffee, staff, ice-cream and your whole experience here. Hope you can visit again some time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just outside Penneshaw, this company is passionate about honey and bees. It’s a big shop and tours and tastings are often available without booking. They described their Cup gum raw organic honey as light with a hint of caramel. It was certainly delicious and we...More

Thank Bob D
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Bob. Thank you for your lovely review. I think you have your Kangaroo Island towns mixed up, we are actually outside of Kingscote but this is definitely us from the looks of your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your time with us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, interesting tour, nice gift shop and delicious yet simple cafe style food. All staff were polite, engaging and knowledgable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped and had a honey tasting. They also make lovely scones. You can do tours but best to book. Staff are helpful and friendly.More

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello. Thank you for your review. So glad you stopped in to see us. Were run tours on every half an hour, every day and they do not need to be booked in advance unless it is a large group (20+ people). Sorry you were...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We poped in 13/1/18 on the way to get the fairy got there just before 9 to be greeted buy a Lovley and cheerful young lady who was more then happy to let us in even tho it was still 5 minutes to 9. She...More

Thank Scott G
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you had such a great experience on your visit. We generally open up before 9am most days, if the flags are out we are open to the public. Next time you visit you will have to...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Nice factory tour, interesting to see how honey is made/ processed / bottled. Great gift shop and coffee

Thank Alex A
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hello, thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the factory tour, gift shop and coffee.

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Never had a honey tasting before, it was really good (and free!). They were selling local honeys and I ended up buying one. Also, they were making honeycomb ice cream and it was divine!

Thank Alexa C
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hello there. Thank you for reviewing us it is much appreciated. So glad you enjoyed the free honey tasting and found one to take home with you. The ice cream is definitely a must try so glad you did so and loved it.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our tour guide took us here as part of our tour program. You can try their honey. Many souvenirs to choose. Orelse, they have a café for you to sit and relax. At the back, there is a working beehive where you can see the...More

Thank Hongkongboy55
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hello and thank you for your review. Glad you had the time to visit and try the honeys. Enjoy your travels.

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We took a guided tour at the beehive and oh my goodness it was interesting. It guide was very informative. There is so much work goes into gathering honey. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Leanne G
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hello there! Thank you fo taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your tour and found it so interesting - we could talk all day about bees and honey!

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly welcome, lots of different honey to try. Extensive bee and honey gift shop. Coffee shuts at 4.30 sharp. Simple working bee display.

1  Thank Andrew M
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad you made the time to visit us and review. It is much appreciated.

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