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“Honey Tasting”

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
Auckland
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Honey Tasting”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

This was a great place to go and try all of the different honeys available. Really interesting to see the bees making honey and it would be a great attraction for a family.

Visited February 2014
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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review, April 1, 2014
Isn't it great to see the Bees going about their "Buzziness". I'm glad you found our centre interesting and want to thank you for your great review. I hope you get the chance to visit us again.
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San Francisco, California, USA
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“A Sweet Place for a Rainy Day Visit”
Reviewed February 7, 2014

If you want to learn about 99% of what you might like to know about bees and making honey, this is a wonderful place to spend
a rainy day hour. And you can shop to see lots of NZ products and certainly try those made with honey. Plus there are at least 6-8 types of honey to taste and compare.

Visited January 2014
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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review, February 9, 2014
Thank you for your great review I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to us. Maybe we'll see you again one day?
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Wellington, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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“lots to learn about bees and free honey tasting”
Reviewed January 31, 2014

the honey center is very informative have lots of information about honeybees behavior how they collect honey. there are variety of honey for tasting and then you can buy.

Visited January 2014
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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review, February 9, 2014
I was delighted by your excellent review of our Visitor Centre. I'm glad you enjoyed finding out all about the honeybee and tasting our honeys.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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“Definitely worth the visit”
Reviewed January 24, 2014

A definite stop really interesting loved tasting all the honey. The health and beauty products were in abundance . The education area was really good and the video very entertaining

Visited January 2014
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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review, January 25, 2014
Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to give us such a great review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your visit!
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Napier, New Zealand
1 review
“BEST IN THE BAY!!”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is a very interesting and informative visitor's centre. Great for children and adults. Free entry and free honey tastings. Got to ''bee'' the best tourist attraction in Hawke's Bay!!

Visited January 2014
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Thank John S
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Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this review, January 25, 2014
Hey, What a fantastic review. What a BUZZ!. Thank You!
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