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Big Island Bees

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Fabulous Tour

Love the place! Very informative and interesting tour; love the many flavors of honey. They do an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Juslyn I
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Captain Cook, Hawaii
Random but Awesome Part of Our Trip

I planned our first Hawaii vacation for 6 months, and visiting a bee farm" was never in the plans... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Expand your knowledge of our environment and go on an exploration of bees! TOURS: Join our beekeeper for a fun & educational exploration about bees, beekeeping, & honey. During this open beehive demonstration, you will see a live beehive opened...more
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82-1140 Meli Rd Ste 102, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8121
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the place! Very informative and interesting tour; love the many flavors of honey. They do an excellent job providing you with history and tastings!

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Juslyn, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil

Reviewed 9 September 2018

I planned our first Hawaii vacation for 6 months, and visiting a bee farm" was never in the plans. This place just happened to be by our AirBnB, so we gave it a shot. Our guide was so funny and the info about bees was...More

Thank James K
Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, James, and thank you for visiting and taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We are delighted you decided to take a chance on us! We hope you will visit us again on...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience at the bee farm. The two people working there were so knowledgeable and excited to teach us about their apparent love of bees and beekeeping, Joe especially. They were also really nice and respectful. Such a pleasure to meet people...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Aloha, Diego, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff, especially Joe! We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Go straight to the bay and snorkel instead. Our guide made us feel stupid. He spoke at hyper-bee speed. It's really not a tour, but a look at their hives.

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Aloha, Jenni, and thank you for taking time to inform us about your disappointment with our tour. We'll review your comments with our staff to make sure they are aware of them. Mahalo, Phil

Reviewed 17 August 2018

The tour includes a short video, a snack and a bit of tea as well as a guide. Most importantly it includes lots of detailed information about the life of bees. The guide was very responsive to.questions and easily incorporated them into her talk. The...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Aloha, KSUgrad, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We are glad you found it to be so informative. We hope you will visit us again on your next...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

It was a fabulous visit, note that 10 minutes is a video about how the honey is made etc then you get to watch the beekeepers in action playing with hives. They are knowledgeable, courteous and very attentive, especially to children which makes it fabulous...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Aloha, Jonathan, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough about how amazing Big Island Bee’s is. My family and I did the tour at $10/person for adults which is totally worth it. The person that showed us the bees was Joe O’Brian, which was absolutely amazing. I think the company...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Aloha, John, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff, especially Joe! We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil

Reviewed 4 August 2018

We had a great visit to learn about the different types of types of honey and honey products that are specific to the Big Island of Hawaii. You get an opportunity to taste any of the honey you might be interested in tasting. The staff...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Aloha, Charles, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was just a little curious about honey making but was so glad we stopped at Big Island Bees. The two staff members (and their dog) were super friendly, welcoming, and knowledgeable. They were passionate about their bees and the production of their honey. Their...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Aloha, Hank, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff, especially Jillian and Joe. We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo,...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We made a wrong turn and ended up here. What a fun little place! The bee keeper/owner is super friendly and loves talking about her bees. The honey tastes amazing! If you’re in the area, stop by and you will be treated to multiple samples...More

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Philip G, Owner at Big Island Bees, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Aloha, Elliot, and thank you for visiting and taking time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate it very much, as will our staff. We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to the Big Island. Mahalo, Phil

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arivas2017
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Response from sungitbabies | Reviewed this property |
we went as part of a Wasabi tour.
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