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“Good choice”

Arataki Honey Visitor Centre
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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
Raglan, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good choice”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Good choice of honey, but staff were not so knowledgable on their products, particularly when I asked about heat treatment etc.

Visited February 2013
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Picton
Level 6 Contributor
72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Loved it, especially the live bees on display. Bought some beautiful honeycomb too. So much to look at there, you could spend an hour easily.

Visited November 2012
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Napier, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“An Old Childhood Haunt”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Recently took my grand daughter there, she had also been there with her day care group last year and remembered many of the interactive displays. Always an interesting place for young and old, well set-up. Well worth a visit.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Adrienne F
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Havelock North, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Honey - sticky and sweet and a wonderful experience”
Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

Visited here with nieces
First of all it's free, which is great
It has samples of all their honey flavours
It's educational for everyone
It has activities for young and old
Great way to pass a few hours of the day

Oh and of course you can buy Honey and souvenirs as well as a whole slew of honey related paraphernalia

Most enjoyable

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Thank Grant N
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Napier, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Educational, Fun and Yummy”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Wonderful facility for children of all ages to experience the wonder of bees. Our grandchildren were enthralled by the short film, loved dressing up and tasting honey! The adults also enjoyed the different displays and of course sampling the honey! Wonderful way to buy!

Visited December 2012
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Thank Starlightncalley
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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Thank you for bringing your grandchildren out to visit us. It sound like you had a fun visit and of couse enjoyed the Honey.
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