Huka Honey Hive, Taupo

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Treat yourself to New Zealand's largest range of honey products at Huka Honey Hive. Learn about the story of honey--from bee, to hive, to jar--in the educational area, with special views inside beehives providing insight into the beguiling lives of one of nature's most important species. Taste a variety of different honeys and honey products before purchasing your favorites at the onsite shop. The knowledgeable staff happily discuss the many uses of honey and the health benefits it provides, including in imaginative skincare products. With so many delights on offer, make sure to try the local favorite: gourmet honey ice cream. Using our custom trip planner, Taupo attractions like Huka Honey Hive can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was interested in learning more about bees so I decided to go on the honey hive tour. Highly recommend, very insightful and you get to take home your own jar of honey that you extracted!  more »
  • We had a BUZZ with this fantastic tour. Truly unique experience to get up close and personal, and learned about all things bees. Our 7 years-old girl can't stop talking about bees for few days even.....  more »
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  • A lovely place to spend some time, learning about bees, enjoying ice-cream, coffee & relaxing. The place is air conditioned. The staff are very friendly. I Learnt about about honey from the demonstration. I didn't realize that honey had different antibacterial grades! Cool! Enjoy and taste!
  • This place showcases a lot of honey and beekeeping related products, both historical and present-day. Many of which I was not aware of existed until I came here. Their honey ice cream was very delicious! The staff were helpful with local recommendations. They have their own beekeeping operation as well, you can see the bees in their honey comb structures. Quite impressive!
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