Learn about honey making, dress up as a beekeeper or a bee and see through the eyes of a bee. Whether visiting as an individual, a family, or as part of a group, there’s plenty to explore, lots to do and entry is free.
There is something for everyone.
Finish off your tour of the centre by tasting for yourself the 10 distinct and delicious varieties of Arataki Honey, gathered from New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna. Which is your favourite?After tasting the honey you will probably wish to visit our enticing honey and gift shop where you can select the different types of honey. Take care of and pamper your body with the healthy and healing products from the honey bee. We have an extensive range of natural New Zealand products from Wild Ferns, Apicare, The Honey Collection, Banks & Co., The Aromatherapy Company, The Great Barrier Island Bee Company, Comvita and many more. Other bee products include Beeswax candles, Propolis, Pollen and Royal Jelly, all key ingredients in our health and beauty area. Together with a great gift and souvenir selection, there is something to suit everyone.
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre
66 Arataki Road
Tel: 06 877 7300
Free call: 0800 ARATAKI
(0800 272 825)
Ample parking including Coach and Campervan parking
Disabled parking space and wheelchair access
Visitor toilets including baby change station and disabled facilities