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Learn how to Care for Honeybees

Learn how to Care for Honeybees

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have offered beekeeping classes and workshops on the Big Island for nine years. I specialize in treatment-free hygienic beekeeping. My partner & co-host, John Lair and I offer honey bees, natural-cell queens, top bar hives, and pure hive products. I teach an 8 class course at the University of Hawaii~ Hilo which covers bee biology, hive ecology, hygienic hive management and much more. John…
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What we’ll do

To begin our experience we will go over bee yard etiquette and get dressed in protective bee yard attire. We will take a stroll to the honey bee sanctuary and see bees pollinating the tulsi basil flowers and others along the way. Once we get ready in the apiary we will learn how to light a smoker and begin a hive inspection demonstration. During this time we will identify honey, pollen, nectar,…

What else you should know

Inform us of any allergies you may have to bees or pollen before arriving on our property. A liability waiver must be signed before leaving our carport area since bees are abundant on our property.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Samples of: Honey Mead Bee Bread Nectar

What to bring

Long Pants
Closed Shoes or Boots
Long Sleeve Shirt preferably with a collar
Water
Hat
Veil (we provide if needed)
Camera (optional)

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Where you'll be

Paradise Nectar Apiaries Honey bee Sanctuary Wainaku, Hawaii located 10 minutes from Hilo on the Big Island.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sat, 27th Jul    From 11:00 to 12:00.
₹3,548 per person
6 of 6 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Inform us of any allergies you may have to bees or pollen before arriving on our property. A liability waiver must be signed before leaving our carport area since bees are abundant on our property.
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Learn how to Care for Honeybees
2 reviews
₹3,548 per person
2 reviews
₹3,548 per person