Island Beehive

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 59 Playford Highway , Kingscote, South Australia, 5223, Australia
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-885530080
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Specialty Shop

If you love honey and if you want to buy some honey jars for your loved ones back home, head over to Island Beehive. An innovative and fun concept, they also have a cafe on premises which sells snacks and coffees that have honey as an ingredient! Island Beehive is owned by Peter Davis, one the first and now the biggest organic producers in Australia. While there, do try their honey ice cream.

  • Do hog on freshly baked scones at their cafe.

  • Entry to cafe, information centre and shop is free. Guided tours may be charged though.

  • The guided tours are conducted every day at 9.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. depending on availability of staff.

  • Drive down in a rented car.

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  • Island Beehive Address: 59 Playford Highway , Kingscote, South Australia, 5223, Australia
  • Island Beehive Contact Number: +61-885530080
  • Island Beehive Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Island Beehive Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Island Beehive(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Island Beehive: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Kingscote include Island Beehive in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Island Beehive visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Island Beehive

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Island Beehive

People normally club together Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery and Cliffords Honey Farm while planning their visit to Island Beehive.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Great selection of honey. Nice place to stop by for a coffee or just to learn a lot about bees. They offer a good selection of gift items too-the price may seem a bit high. We liked the cup gum honey and sparkling honey drink. Very friendly staff. We went there last year and our visit was very pleasant.

  • Very good. The products on sale are excellent and the displays are even better. There is also a Cafe with a well designed indoor / outdoor feel to it. A very worthwhile stop on your way into Kingscote.

  • Very enjoyable visit. Loved the tour behind the shop front. Helps to appreciate how much work goes into a jar of honey. And I'm not just talking about the bees.

  • Island Beehive have their honey and cider available for tasting and there is much on offer. The displays are interesting and bring some importance to the efforts to protect bees and their habitats. Food was delicious and the honey comb ice cream was flavoursome. There is a Perspex bee hive in the room allowing you to get up and close to the queen bee and her drones. The old Austin delivery van out the front has been restored to a beautiful state.

  • The tour was very informative. Really enjoyed seeing how everything worked. Plus the tastings were delicious.

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