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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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Honey fix

Good place for the quick tourist fix. The honey and samples were fantastic (as all KI honey is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
noolywooly
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great presentation for a visitor

Don't want to compare with Cliffords, but I will! It's very well presented and has lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
galyanak
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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%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (28 reviews)
“honey tasting” (20 reviews)
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Kingscote SA 5223 Australia 59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 0080
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place for the quick tourist fix. The honey and samples were fantastic (as all KI honey is!). Though, it felt more of a showcase gift shop on a tourist route rather than a personable and interactive experience.

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

First off, thank you for your review. I am glad you made the stop with us. It is unfortunate you did not find us personable or interactive. We do personalised tours and try to make these as interactive as possible. Your feedback is much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't want to compare with Cliffords, but I will! It's very well presented and has lots of things to look at and buy but more expensive than Clifford's. I think a visitor from interstate would be more impressed with this shop. Cute looking building too!

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

Thank you for your review. I am glad you found us well presented and made the time for a visit. Safe travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First stopover upon landing at Kingscote Airport was a sweet spot Honey turned into pleasurable highs defies description, but Ligurian honey is my new rave. Noticed a lot of people tucking into the scones which had a bewitching aroma. Try not to take a couple...More

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

Hello! Thank you so much for your review - this definitely brought a smile to our dial! We are so glad you enjoyed the honey and time spent with us. Hope to see you again or at the very least tantalise your tastebuds with our...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Free honey sampling, a great gift shop and offcourse honey scones from the coffee shop. Bought two jars of sugar gum honey and hoping that my diabetes does not go out of whack.

Thank Bobby K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our tour guide stopped at the Island Beehive. It was one of many places we visited on our day tour of Kangaroo Island. I enjoyed sampling the many varieties of honey on display. Naturally one could purchase jars of honey. I was more interested in...More

Thank JenniL990
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hello! Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you appreciated our range of products and staff. Enjoy your travels!

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Scones are excellent and coffee is good. Lots to buy and there is both a mini interpretive (self guided) or a guided tour for $4-15

Thank Todd R
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hello there! Thank you very much for reviewing us. We are very happy you enjoyed the scones (secret recipe) and coffee.

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Located on the main road just outside Kingscote township, it was easy to find. The shop offers free honey tasting of local honey from hives spanning across the island. The layout was well organized with parking, cafe, stocked with souvenirs and health supplement products.

Thank Letsgoway
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Hello there. Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 25 May 2017

It was quiet when we stopped to avoid the rain. We were left to wander the shop, and learn from the information posted. No hassles. Kids loved the honey ice cream. We've really been enjoying the wax cappings since being home - yumMore

Thank Monica282
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hi there. Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review. Secondly we are glad you learnt something from the information and found your visit hassle free. Wax cappings are a lovely treat to take home with you. Try not to eat them...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We dropped in for some honey tasting and ended up going on a brief tour which was really insightful and run by Jackie whom obviously loved her job and Honey! A really cool spot for children to learn and to also taste the different varieties...More

Thank moorejamie618
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hello. Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Jacky and found it insightful. Safe travels.

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great selection of honeys, tastings and nice coffee. We went each morning for morning tea. Very friendly quick service

Thank Robzmob
andthenkylieee, Manager at Island Beehive, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed morning tea so much that you visited us each morning. Hope to see you again.

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