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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
65 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
All reviews honey ice cream manuka honey beauty products free samples related products behind glass great shopping available for purchase free admission cafe on site great for kids on display worth a visit for sale quick stop great place to visit new zealand
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
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
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
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.
... 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
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.
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
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
Thank Alison R
Huka_Honey_Hive, Manager at Huka Honey Hive, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018
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