Planet Bee Honey Farm and Meadery

5011 Bella Vista Rd.
Vernon, BC V1H 1A1- Map It
Phone: (250) 542-8088

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Planet Bee Honey Farm and Meadery, 1 km (.6 mi.) w. on 25th Ave. from jct. Hwy. 97, just n. on 41st St., then w. to 5011 Bella Vista Rd., provides a variety of tours at several apiaries. Visitors may witness the complex societal structure and diligent work habits of more than 10,000 bees in indoor and outdoor observatories. Visitors can don gear and explore a working hive. Free taste samples of honey are available from a selection of global sources. Special 50-minute educational presentations are offered daily in July and August and on weekends in May, June and September. A nominal fee is applicable and includes a personalized sample jar of honey. Picnicking is permitted.
Free. All About Bees presentations $2.50-$7; $5.50 (ages 0-15); $25 (family, five people, with no more than three adults). $2.50-$20 for other presentations.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8-7, Sun. 9-6, July-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 8-6, Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9-5, May-June and Sept.-Oct.; Mon.-Sat. 8:30-5:30, Sun. 9:30-4:30, rest of year. Educational presentations daily July-Aug.; Sat.-Sun. in June. Hours vary; phone ahead. Closed Christmas and day after Christmas. Allow 30 minutes minimum.