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Interactive beekeeping and honey tasting

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Animal experience hosted by Lauren

2 hours
Includes food, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Are you ready to start pollen in love with the sensational world of honey bees? Then hive been waiting for you! Join me as we take a bee-hind the scenes look at one of the thriving colonies at Sneaky Bee Backyard Honey!

We’ll begin this edu-taining, agri-tourism event with a brief introduction of what we’re all about at Sneaky Bee, and what you can expect to see inside the hives (spoiler alert: lots of bees.) Although the honeys typically prefer to mind their own beeswax, you’ll suit up in one of our ultra figure-enhancing, protective bee suits and we’ll do a gear & safety check.

Together, we’ll geek out as we get an up close and personal look at how honeybees team up to rear young, store pollen, turn nectar into honey, and tend to her majesty, the queen! Your hands-on involvement is highly encouraged and I’ll pass off frames of bees to the participation-inclined among us, while teaching you to spot pollen, nectar, and developing bees (with plenty of time along the way for photo ops!)

After desuiting, it's time to put your honey where your mouth is and transition to the ultimate sensory experience...the honey tasting flight! We’ll go over how to examine a honey’s clarity, color, texture, aroma, and taste, just like a honey judge would. Each flight comes with an array of 5-8 honeys, including our own wildflower honey harvested here at Sneaky Bee!
Are you ready to start pollen in love with the sensational world of honey bees? Then hive been waiting for you! Join me as we take a bee-hind the scenes look at one of the thriving colonies at Sneaky Bee Backyard Honey!

We’ll begin this edu-taining, agri-tourism event with a brief introduction of what we’re all about at Sneaky Bee, and what you can expect to see inside the hives (spoiler alert: lots of bees.) Although the honeys typica…

Lauren's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Various honeys to taste
  • Equipment
    Beekeeping protective equipment
From $60
/ person
Sat, Feb 13
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$60 per person
$60 per person
Sun, Feb 14
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$60 per person
$60 per person

Meet your host, Lauren

Host on Airbnb since 2017
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I’m a veteran beekeeper of five years, and one half of the Sneaky Bee Backyard Honey team (the more spirited half, probably.) Through the years, my husband and I have expanded our backyard apiary through lots of elbow grease, some hard lessons learned, and a few “here goes nothing!” experiments. Most of my time is spent as a homeschoolin’ mama to our three wild kiddos, and our family enjoys getting outside as often as possible. I’m looking forward to sharing my enthusiasm and passion for beekeeping with you!
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Where you'll be

This will take place at my home, which is also where my hives are located. We'll be getting up close and personal with the bees!

Choose from available dates

2 available

Things to know

Cancellation policy

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

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

Close-toed shoes that go above the ankle.