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Beekeeper for a day at Earthbound Honey

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Beekeeper for a day at Earthbound Honey

7 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
animal care

Beekeeper for a day at Earthbound Honey

animal care

Beekeeper for a day at Earthbound Honey

7 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

EARTHBOUND HONEY BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS Have you ever considered what it takes or what it would be like to become a beekeeper ? Are you or a family member thinking about purchasing a beehive and wondering where you could take a look inside a beehive to see if its for you ? Beekeeper for a day taster course is a basic beekeeping course for people who have never been around or handled live bees. You will get to tag along side Father and Son beekeeping team at Earthbound and ask any questions you have before you taking the plunge and buying expensive beekeeping tools and equipment and bees. The topics we cover are: Safety First – personal protective equipment and bee stings. Legislation – what you need to know about complying with beekeeping bio-security requirements. The Beekeepers tools and equipment – smokers, hive tools, beehive parts. Everything you will need and where to get it. Hands on experience – open a beehive and handle live bees. Find the queen and observe the life cycle of honeybees. The cost is $150.00 per person. Children must be 16 years and over and accompanied by an adult. We require a 50% deposit prior to accepting your booking. This deposit is non-refundable. Course times 10am to 1 pm. (custom times available for larger groups)

Your host

Learn more about Terry-Karlene

Terry-Karlene

Terry & Graydon are the father and son team who will be hosting the event. Between us we have over 25 years experience with in beekeeping and honey production.

What's included

Drinks
General refreshments
Equipment
Head veil for protection.

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Where you'll be

You will visit our family farm in the beautiful Bethells Valley, where you will take part in a 3hr experience of a lifetime with our wonderful honey bees.

This experience is available starting May 04, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until 30 April 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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

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 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. You should be comfortable around bees, chickens and dogs :-)

What to bring

Packed lunch

More tips

You should not have any bee allergies.

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Terry-Karlene
Beekeeper for a day at Earthbound Honey
7 reviews
From $150/person
7 reviews
From $150/person