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For the lover of all things Honey

If your a honey person then this stop is a must. Easy access, 10 mins from Taupo and an great range... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
DanEames
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Wollongong, Australia
via mobile
Honey honey honeymoon

Did you know honey is linked to honeymoon? Just one of the fascinating facts. A big range of honey... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Janet T
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Perth, Australia
via mobile
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FREE ENTRY into New Zealand's largest showcase of honey products. Enjoy free tastings of honey, mead, liqueurs and fruit wine while you explore. Immerse yourself in all things honey with live beehive viewing, interactive displays, wellness products...more
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65 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

If your a honey person then this stop is a must. Easy access, 10 mins from Taupo and an great range of honey tasting. Tons of products well presented

Thank DanEames
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We just happened upon the Honey Hive during a brief stay in Taupo and were delighted with what we found. Honey and mead tastings, plus ice cream and coffee and a bunch of bee-related products for sale. Plus a bunch of educational stuff for kids....More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It's so nice to be able to try most of the honeys on sale here. We had a ball! It was hard to choose, so we might have to go back and buy some more. I noticed some children enjoying themselves learning about bees -...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Did you know honey is linked to honeymoon? Just one of the fascinating facts. A big range of honey and honey products. Look out for NZ famous Manuka honey and check out ambrosia with 23 carat gold flakes. Cafe good especially but brittle biscuits. Enjoy

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This place is where one can buy honey or honey product. But you can try many honey products for free. There are some unique flavours such as strawberry, lavendar, etc. One shot of mead is free as well. Honey ice cream is on sale.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 28 May 2018

... but ended up spending a fair bit of time trying all the creams and soaps. Then tasting the honey, then tasting the liqueurs and mead. Definitely a fun place to stop at. Bought some Bourbon Bacon Jam!! Yum. And have tried the suggestion of...More

Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We saw this place on the way to Huka falls and stopped for a look. Lots of yummy samples to try including honey mead and liquor (which was quite cheap). The lavender honey was delicious. We saw the bees in their hive.

Thank KBlakeNZ
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is a very bright, colourful place to visit with cheerful and helpful staff. Lots of beautiful honey products to sample, from skin care to food. I highly recommend the honey and lemon sorbet (all of the ice cream flavours looked good). A bit pricey...More

Thank kiwitash2016
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I just have to say the staff that work here are friendly, helpfull, knowledgeable, and just toped of the great experience. Could not thank you enough. The place is a awesome visit.

Thank SCOTT M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

You may not realize this but local honey is very expensive. This place has just about every type of honey you may ever want, including honey infused beauty products and liquor, but it comes with a price tag. This is a good place if you...More

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Huka_Honey_Hive, Manager at Huka Honey Hive, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi there Thanks for your review, it is unfortunate that you have missed all the amazing varieties we have on offer that 100's of visitors, local and abroad make such special mention of time and time again. From Learning about bees, getting up close and...More

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