Honeybee Centre

Honeybee Centre

Discover the buzz: A Must-Visit Destination for Bee Enthusiasts and Families Alike

Nestled in the heart of Surrey, British Columbia, the Honeybee Centre is more than just a charming stop on your travel itinerary—it’s a vibrant hub of honeybee education and a sweet retreat for visitors of all ages. This fascinating destination offers an up-close look at the life and work of honeybees, providing insights into their critical role in our ecosystem.

Explore the World of Honeybees

When you step into the Honeybee Centre, you’re entering a world buzzing with activity and excitement. Bees aren’t just cute, fuzzy insects; they are vital to our survival, pollinating a third of the food we consume. These industrious little creatures are the unsung heroes of our food chain, ensuring that our ecosystems thrive.

At the Honeybee Centre, you’ll learn how bees live, work, and produce honey. Through interactive exhibits and engaging presentations, discover the intricate workings of a beehive and the remarkable social structure of bee colonies. It’s a hands-on learning experience that highlights the importance of bees in sustaining Earth’s biodiversity.

A Unique Shopping Experience

The Honeybee Centre’s shop is a treasure trove of unique British Columbia honey products. From delicious honey types to bee pollen, propolis, royal jelly, and beeswax candles, many of the items are produced on their farm. The shop also features handcrafted goods from local artisans, making it the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts and souvenirs.

What’s more, you can watch the honeybees at work right in the back of the shop! This live display offers a fascinating glimpse into the daily activities of a hive.

Guided Tours and Hive Openings

For an even deeper dive into the world of honeybees, the Honeybee Centre offers guided tours of their beehives. These tours are a fantastic opportunity for groups to learn directly from the experts. You can witness a hive opening, where you can see the bees up close and learn about their roles within the colony. It’s an unforgettable experience that brings you face-to-face with these incredible insects.

Honeybee Festival

Scheduled for the last weekend of July, the annual Honeybee Festival offers two days of fun, education and community spirit and is a must-visit for families, nature enthusiasts and anyone curious about the amazing world of bees.

Plan Your Visit

Whether you’re a bee enthusiast, a curious traveller, or a family looking for an educational outing, the Honeybee Centre promises a day of discovery and delight. Dive into the world of bees, indulge in delicious local honey, and take home a sweet treat.

Visit the Honeybee Centre and experience the buzz for yourself. 

And what about the kids, or adults, with a strong aversion to bees? The team is confident that they’ll be won over, in fact, they’ve seen it firsthand: “Usually with a little information and patience, they come around and realize how gentle and sweet these honeybees are!”