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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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We poped in 13/1/18 on the way to get the fairy got there just before 9 to be greeted buy a Lovley... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Scott G
via mobile
Great tour

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex A
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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” (21 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
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Kingscote SA 5223 Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Kingscote SA 5223 Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 0080
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Andrew M
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little spot, greeted at the door & welcomed to taste test various honey, told about the tours and cafe. Facilities were spotless & souvenirs very reasonably priced. Well worth a stop off on the Island.

Thank GinaGTownsville
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It is much appreciated. Thank you for visiting and very happy you found the stop worthwhile. Safe travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped into here on our way off the island. We did the tour, it was very informative and you learned about more than just the beehives. Our guide was very enthusiastic about her work. Had a coffee in the shop, bought a little jar...More

Thank Boswella
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and reviewing. So happy you made time for the tour and found it informative. Hope you can visit again some day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a cruise ship's tour of the eastern half of the Island (from Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula to Kingscote and Districts) and this stop was the last before we were taken back to the tendering point in Penneshaw. They saved the best for...More

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us on your day trip from the cruise. Also glad you were lucky to experience Peters charm and first hand knowledge of the Ligurian bee history on Kangaroo...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

This was not what we had expected at all. Very cool little shop and coffee shop attached. Cosy and warm to sit and relax with a nice play area for children.

Thank Rachel M
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Hello. So glad you found our little shop to your liking! Very happy you made the time to stop in. Hope to see you again in your travels. Thanks so much for reviewing us.

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