The Bee Spot - Tamworth Bee Experience

Tamworth, CanadaPart of the Airbnb Animals collection

Animal experience hosted by Nadine

2 hours, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 10 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

We'll start with a half hour presentation talking about the bees themselves and the details of how the hives operate as well as a break down of all the tools and equipment that we will be using throughout the demonstrations. After that we suit up and head into the yard for the next hour. We'll take you to our hives, open one of them up and do a full breakdown of what's inside as well as run through our typical routine for that time of year, be it inspecting the health of the hive or locating the queen. Giving everyone a detailed look into a day in the field for beekeepers for that time of year. For our final half hour, we will return to the farm and walk through the process of extracting honey from the frames, such as uncapping and spinning, and winter prep.
We'll start with a half hour presentation talking about the bees themselves and the details of how the hives operate as well as a break down of all the tools and equipment that we will be using throughout the demonstrations. After that we suit up and head into the yard for the next hour. We'll take you to our hives, open one of them up and do a full breakdown of what's inside as well as run through our typical routine for that time of year, be i…
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What's included

  • Equipment
    We'll be providing vented bee suits, gloves and beekeeping equipment for th...

Meet your host, Nadine

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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I'm co-founder of The Bee Spot, beekeeping for 3 years and running 60 hives! Selling our product led to opportunity to educate people who are curious about bees and so we decided to open our farm, develop an interactive and fun introduction to the hives and bees to share their importance. after 30 years of supply chain and customer service management mostly in the food industry, came across bees, fell in love! I took a ton of training, volunteered at one of the largest suppliers in canada, got involved with local and provincial beekeeping organization and have an on-going mentor.
I'm co-founder of The Bee Spot, beekeeping for 3 years and running 60 hives! Selling our product led to opportunity to educate people who are curious about bees and so we decided to open our farm, develop an interactive and fun introduction to the hives and bees to share their importance. after 30 years of supply chain and customer service management mostly in the food industry, came across bees, fell in love! I took a ton of training, volunteered at one of the largest suppliers in canada, got i…
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Where you'll be

We'll be touring or own farm and bee yard right in Tamworth Ontario. We have a 32 acre field covered in a vast variety of colorful wildflowers. Our bee yards are near the back of our property just by the treeline. It's right in the middle of a tiny rural town with lots of charm.

Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 96 reviews.

Kamran
August 2021
What a great day trip! My entire family - including our three kids in their teens and tweens - loved the experience! Nadine was incredibly thoughtful as she shared her deep knowledge of bees and their vital role in our ecosystem. Seeing the bees up close after suiting up, including the queen bee, was really cool. An experience we won’t soon forget!! Highly recommend it! And we got some honey from the farm which was soooooo good!! Thanks Nadine!
What a great day trip! My entire family - including our three kids in their teens and tweens - loved the experience! Nadine was incredibly thoughtful as she shared her deep knowled…
Richard
July 2021
Our group had the best time with Nadine (and the bees)! Nadine is charming, funny, and attentive. She answered questions and tailored the experience to our group’s wants and comfort level. The education session was informative and cool, and the hands-on experience was unparalleled. One of the best AirBnB Experiences we have ever done - recommending to everyone. The local honey that everyone purchased is amazing, as well. We loved every second and will do it again!
Our group had the best time with Nadine (and the bees)! Nadine is charming, funny, and attentive. She answered questions and tailored the experience to our group’s wants and comfor…
Jennifer
July 2021
This experience was exceptional. I was enthralled by all of the information Nadine gave us about bees! It was so informative and interesting that time flew by. After an informational session we got to inspect bee hives up close and personal.
This experience was exceptional. I was enthralled by all of the information Nadine gave us about bees! It was so informative and interesting that time flew by. After an information…
Rosita
July 2021
I highly recommend this Bee Tour that allows you to delve into the world of the honey bee. Nadine is so knowledgable, I don't think there is any question you could ask her about the honey bee that she could not answer. Thanks Nadine!
Jeremy
July 2021
What to say about The Bee Spot; such a bee-utiful experience/adventure. From the minute we stepped out of the vehicle we felt welcomed and comfortable from Nadines glowing smile and personable/fun nature. Nadine is incredibly knowledgeable, super informative and respectful. She shared all the Health and Safety guidelines so we were protected and safe. We were provided with the Beekeeping tools and suits to keep us protected from these gentle, kind and humble honey bees. We really enjoyed seeing Nadines passion for being a Beekeeper and how much she loves her bees and genuinely loves helping them thrive in their hive(s). We learned about the Bee Hive Boxes and what to expect throughout the Beekeeping process like; the versatility, honey harvesting, minimal disturbance, temperament, bee roles, production, design, setup, transportation and material quality. Any and all questions were answered with buzzing details so that all person(s) understood. This was such an incredible experience with The Bee Spot and I will definitely recommend this adventure to anyone. Thank you The Bee Spot and Nadine. Stay Safe and Beehive! ;) - Jeremy
What to say about The Bee Spot; such a bee-utiful experience/adventure. From the minute we stepped out of the vehicle we felt welcomed and comfortable from Nadines glowing smile an…
P.
July 2021
A level of detail and fascinating facts more than we expected. Janine doesn't dumb it down and her love of her craft shows clearly.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

What to bring

For hot summer days, it would be advised to bring water

Feel free to bring cameras or phones for taking pictures