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Bee Things

1 Faure Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1432
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Don’t spend too much time, no toilets!

We’ve been staying at Aan de Oewer guest house for 2 days wanting to explore Swellendam with our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
robert2323
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Bellville, South Africa
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Oh honey I was expecting so much more.

I was so looking forward to visiting this shop and it turned out to be the opposite of what I... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Crazyredpepper
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Western Cape, South Africa
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We own the local Honey Shop in Swellendam. Buy anything here from 100% pure unheated & untreated South African honey, beekeeping equipment to gifts and enjoy honey tasting in our tasting room while your children view our live Honeybee Hive. The Bee Things shop is perfectly located on the tourist mile! Surrounded by many fantastic restaurants to visit.
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  • Average44%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1 Faure Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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+27 28 514 1432
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been staying at Aan de Oewer guest house for 2 days wanting to explore Swellendam with our young kids. The bee place sounded great being a bit of an educational experience coupled with stuff kids obviously likes-sweets! It has quite a variety of honey...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

I was so looking forward to visiting this shop and it turned out to be the opposite of what I expected. I liked the idea of being able to view the bees at work behind glass. What I did not expect was to have some...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

I never leave Swellendam without a visit to this little shop. Quality honey at great prices and many types to choose from! I wish there was one closer to home

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Reviewed April 16, 2017

Tasting the different types of honey was very interesting. Would have been fun to get guided. The sales lady was really not in the mood to help us.

1  Thank Skin Care E
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Great for tasting various different types of honey from onion to fynbos, thought there would be more live bees on site but there was only 1 hive that had bees in it, the rest were empty. Nice selection of honey products on sale at reasonable...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2016

This little shop is all about honey and bees and will delight visitors. There are a big variety of products all related to bees and honey. The prices are very reasonable and products are presented in a lovely way. You can try some of the...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

Amazing; honey on tap. Works out cheaper if you bring your own container. Good price then. Various flavours, ready bottled to purchase. You can taste before you buy. Very clean, well displayed shop. Friendly service. We arrived close to closing time on Thursday, 2nd June,...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2016

This specialist shop is well worth a visit, whether you are seriously into beekeeping, or,like me, just like honey! Whatever the case may be, I seriously doubt anyone ever leaves this shop empty-handed! The choice of different types of honey is almost overwhelming - but...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
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Reviewed February 22, 2016

My daughter really enjoyed being able to see how bees live up close. The back room has a few cupboards filled with bees and the buzzing noise led us in from the front of the shop. Good selection of honey available and also - honey...More

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