Island Beehive

Visit Island Beehive to learn about Ligurian Bees. Kangaroo Island was declared a sanctuary for this docile bee in 1885 in order to protect the bee's purity.

See the production factory, take a guided tour, and enjoy free tastings of organic honey. Enjoy delicious scones in the cafe and visit the shop for bee products, beeswax candles, souvenirs, health products and local arts and crafts.

Island Beehive is a Tourist Centre on the outskirts of Kingscote, established by Peter Davis and is committed to the protection of the Ligurian Bee heritage. It has excellent facilities including conference, information technology and is wheelchair friendly throughout.

Island Beehive is very proud of its organic honey, which won "Best Organic Product" in the national, Audi sponsored, Vogue Entertainment plus Travel Awards announced in November 2005.

Guided tours operate every 30 minutes. Coach, group and after hours tours are available on request. Phone bookings are essential. See website for all tour prices. Free admission to the information centre, shop and cafe.
Contact Details
Island Beehive
59 Playford Highway
South Australia 5223
Toll Free Number
Not Available

08 8553 0080
08 8553 0010

0428 532 586
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