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Arataki Honey Visitor Centre

66 Arataki Road, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
06 877 7300
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 « less
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Havelock North, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A group of friends and I recently went to Arataki Honey to taste the delicious honey, learn about Arataki honey and purchase honey. The overall experience was superb and it will be definitely recommended.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A little out of the way and thought we were heading for a farm, but our sat nav got us there eventually. Well worth the effort and very educational. The kids and grandkids will love this place. You start with a video presentation and then travel round the centre sequentially seing all aspects of bee life (live bees) and also... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

When you are caught in one of the worst storms in New Zealand history, what do you do? Stay indoors! Well, we did just that! Arataki is a great place for young children about the buzzing bees. The free sampling of honey is a bonus. Manuka seems to be their favourite. Good thing that we stocked up quite a few... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A great place to visit and buy New Zealand honey to bring home. Informative displays tell you all about honey production. The best thing is the sampling....over half a dozen different kinds! Other products are also available....lanolin creams and souvenirs. Well worth the stop.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Arataki is both a great visitor attraction and activity centre for the family. Yummy honey tasting bar, great shop and very friendly, informative staff.

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Ohaupo, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Lots of 'hands on' activities for the younger kids to do. Very educational in a fun way for them. They loved seeing all the bees at work.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Lovely products. Hope there will be no issues with the bee venom and propololis products as we re enter Sydney. Will keep you posted on this. Lovely fragrant soaps and room fresheners too. A great place to visit

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Norwich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A well set out centre with a broad range of honey products. We regularly take our honey jar and fill it with clover honey. A great place to buy New Zealand type gifts.

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Beenleigh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

In Napier for the day, and after getting a hire car had no trouble finding Arataki Honey at North Havelock. The visitor centre had many interesting and educational displays about bees, flowers attracted by bees, and the honey making process. You could also sample many varieties of honey so you could choose the best to buy to take home or... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Just love the Clover Honey and other samples from this honey centre. Bought honey to take back to Australia, no issues with customs.

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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Good to hear that you love our honey and got it back to Australia safely! Thank you for taking the time to review us. More

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