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Arataki Honey Visitor Centre

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Address: 66 Arataki Road, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 877 7300
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Description: You will be amazed at what you will discover, when you visit Arataki Honey...
You will be amazed at what you will discover, when you visit Arataki Honey Visitor Centre. Here you will be able to explore the fascinating world of the humble honeybee in a modern & interactive environment. With many activities on offer including an extensive retail section, everybody young & old will truly have “A Sweet Experience”. Free Entry Free Honey Tasting Group bookings Open 7 days 9.00am – 5.00pmClosed Christmas DayClosed Good FridayClosed Easter Sunday
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Good selection, friendly staff, good experience

We came to Arataki Honey to buy some Manuka products, among them Honey, but also other things like lotion with active Manuka ingeredients like Lip Balm/Gel, washing lotion, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Longmont, Colorado
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Longmont, Colorado
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We came to Arataki Honey to buy some Manuka products, among them Honey, but also other things like lotion with active Manuka ingeredients like Lip Balm/Gel, washing lotion, and body lotion. Besides different grades of Honey they also have UMF certified Manuka honeys, which we were looking for. We liked that they have all their honeys up for tasting at... More 

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Fantastic honey with lots of information available on bees and honey and the whole process. Interesting and would visit here again.

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We popped in (8 adults, 4 kids) for a quick 30 minute visit. The kids had a ball - they loved looking at the bees and dressing up and tasting all the honey (very cool). Fun for a visit (and we all loved the manuka lolly / lozenges things they sell for $0.20 each) :)

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Last weekend my brother was home for the weekend and his girlfriend and myself with my boyfriend did some galavanting around Hawke's Bay. We definitely made a strong decision that the Arataki Honey Visitor Centre was our favourite place to stop. It was not only informative but also interactive which is a definite must in the current tourist market. Tourists... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed taking a look at this place it was a real hive of activity! Plenty to see and buy. The honey tasting was enjoyable, so many varieties to choose from. I also recommend taking a look at the honey comb hives on display. Very informative. There is a great array of honey and bee products which include the latest... More 

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christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Loads of lovely products to sample and gifts to buy. I love the range of cosmetics etc they have on offer and if you are in the market for an iconic buzzie bee pull along toy this is the only place i have seen one.

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Amphoe Muang Trang, Trang, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Awesome place to take the kids, they can see the bees, look at all the honey! Adults can look around the store, many different things to purchase, especially as a gift for someone if you're on holiday!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Excellent trip great people work there very passionate about bees - very educational - lots to see and do - great support and knowledge by the employees - and a wonderful tasting experience

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

.Excellent honey tasting products were varied. something for everyone. The productsincluded beauty care, healh care baby clothes, honey . The staff were helpful in explaining the health benefits of honey.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

As a regular visitor to Havelock North we often come here on a rainy day, to fill in time with a 3 and 6 year old. On the whole the kids always learn something, and have a taste of some great honey. I would welcome this as a stop for anyone with kids - the staff are always helpful, the... More 

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Additional Information about Arataki Honey Visitor Centre

Address: Address: 66 Arataki Road, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 877 7300
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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