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Island Beehive

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Address: Kingscote SA 5223, Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8553 0080
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Island Beehive produces world renowned, Certified Organic Ligurian Bee...

Island Beehive produces world renowned, Certified Organic Ligurian Bee Honey. Complete with Cafe, Gift Shop, Honey Produce and Tours.

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Great spot to stop at and enjoy

It's a free stop and interesting to see the information and how important bee's are to everything. Do the tasting, have a coffee and check out the bee hive inside down the back.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
StephenCr0ss
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a free stop and interesting to see the information and how important bee's are to everything. Do the tasting, have a coffee and check out the bee hive inside down the back.

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Thank StephenCr0ss
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you made the time to visit and review us. Enjoy your travels. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can try various honey flavours before you buy, there's information about beekeeping on the walls of the cafe, and a glass bee hive. Most importantly, there is one of South Australia's "big things" outside in the form of a bee. It's only about 2m in size so you need to think of it in relative terms compared to the... More 

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our big bee is actually not even named as yet! We are going to be running a competition soon to name her so keep an eye on our facebook page to be in the running. She is quite large compared to real Ligurian bees, I swear we don't overfeed her though! Enjoy your travels and #beehappy More 

Perth, Australia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much open for breakfast at Kingscote on a Sunday morningso stopped in for scones and coffee. Fresh from the oven. Great coffee and freindly staff

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Hello. I am glad you enjoyed the fresh scones and coffee. Thank you for your kind review and words regarding our staff. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in, and bought some honey products. One row of honeys, and then plenty of other souvenirs etc. cafe looked cute, albeit prices looked at the higher end. I didn't try any so can't comment on the quality.

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Thank you for making the time to call in and buy some honey. We appreciate your review. More 

Adelaide Hills, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought loads... it's amazing the different flavours in the honey. Came back well stocked and hopefully will keep us going until we get to KI again in March. Service was excellent and the shop has all sorts of lovely goodies... not just honey related :-)

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Hi Baronessvont. Thanks so much for your review. It's great to hear how much you loved the honey. If you run out before your visit in March contact us as we may be able to help you get a little to get you thru. Thank you also for your kind words on our service and other goodies. See you again... More 

Perth, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Beehive is a very interesting place to have a coffee and honey chocolate it has many products for sale and a real beehive in the restaurant. They sell the best honey I have ever tasted and only wish I could have bought it to WA.

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Thank Jan B
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed the coffee, chocolate and of course the honey. We agree its the best honey we have ever tasted also, although we may be bias :) More 

sydney
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140 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of retail therapy on a sleepy but picturesque island. Highlight is the beehive and the honey ice cream

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed watching the bees inside the glass hive as well as the ice cream. Enjoy your travels. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to buy the best honey there is in south Australia have had it once before and have never forgotten it since

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Thank Carlo C
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Wow! The best honey! Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you loved the honey and took your time to review us. We appreciate it very much. You can buy our honey from organicbuyersgroup.com if you cannot make it to the island for your next purchase. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

What an unexpected pleasure. Simple, informative, good coffee, a wide range of local produce and souvenirs, and friendly welcoming staff. Who would have thought that bees could be so interesting.

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andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate the time you have taken to write it. Bee's truly are a remarkable creature and we are happy you could take away some information about them in your visit. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for a coffee and to show youngsters how the beehive works Very interesting & also to pick up local honey which was yummy

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Thank Megan M
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this review

Thank you for making the time to visit and teach the youngsters a bit about bees. We love educating children on the importance of bees as children are our future and ultimately it is in their hands. We are glad you enjoyed your coffee and honey. Thanks for the review! More 

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