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Arataki Honey Visitor Centre

66 Arataki Road, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
+64 6-877 7300
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Lots to do. Like the displays and gifts and products. Called in there for honey. Fabulous range and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
leoniehastings
,
Hastings, New Zealand
via mobile
Very informative and lovely honey!

At Arataki you will be blown-away by everything there. You can learn a lot about bees and honey... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Luke H
,
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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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
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66 Arataki Road, Havelock North 4157, New Zealand
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+64 6-877 7300
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots to do. Like the displays and gifts and products. Called in there for honey. Fabulous range and prices

Thank leoniehastings
Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you enjoyed our visitor centre and thank you fro reviewing us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Arataki you will be blown-away by everything there. You can learn a lot about bees and honey. You can also taste the different kinds of honey they make. It is one of my favourite things to do in Havelock North

Thank Luke H
Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your fantastic review of our visitor centre. I'm so glad you enjoy it when you visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a neat place to visit! If you need to buy honey, you must buy here. It's the cheapest around and well worth the visit. Neat place!

Thank jolene6969
Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place for both young and old alike to learn more about New Zealand's honey industry, and about the many different types. I had never appreciated how unique honey flavours could be until tasting at the honey bar. The food pairings for each...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming a few times, I always find something new to look at! I really love the honey tasting stations as they are handy when buying some

Thank Abby M
Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Its great to hear from a repeat visitor and I'm glad you keep finding new things to see. The tasting bar is so good and a favourite with most of our visitors. Thank you

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Great family friendly addition to our winery tour in the Hastings district. Informative displays, yummy honey tastings and just enough to keep the kids ( and the adults) entertained. Would highly recommend.

Thank NWarner71
Gayle H, Manager at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and recommend a visit to others. Clearly you enjoyed your tour and the time you spent with us. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great place for kids! Bees under the microscope, real bees to look at, bee outfits to dress up, and honey tastings! Lots of visuals for kids to learn about bees. One of the best bee/honey centers we have seen in New Zealand. Super friendly and...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Really loved the experience at the honey centre. The shop was great, the guides were friendly and willing to answer all sorts of questions, the prices were very competitive and the whole experience was an interesting one. I will be visiting again!!

Thank CleverKiwi
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Bees really are such fascinating little magicians. Taking pollen and turning it into deliciousness. Lots of things to learn in the visitor centre including free taste tests. Extensive gift shop too.

Thank Kimberlee84
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We took our two young children to arataki, having been there before and enjoyed it thoroughly. The kids loved seeing the bees and we loved tasting all the beautiful honey. Great visit!

Thank Leigh D
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