COVID-19 RESPONSE: We continue fulfilling online orders daily and our Captain Cook physical store will also be offering curb-side pickup (check back again soon). Our Beekeeping Tour and museum operation is currently open with updated hours. Learn more

Virtual Beekeeping Tour and Honey Tasting

Click the play button to watch a short video about our highly rated in-person tour that our virtual tour now brings to the comfort of your home.

Reserve Your Spot Today

You can now take a tour of our bee farm without the airfare! Explore a live bee hive and learn where the queen resides, how honey is made, and what makes bees so special and interesting all from the comfort of your own home.

Tour includes a honey tasting of our six delicious honeys that we'll ship to you in advance. Duration of the tour and honey tasting is approximately 1 hour.

Price: $80 per household

Virtual Tour Information

Tour capacity is limited to 5 households. Reservations must be made at least 1 week in advance of tour date.

Tour Schedule

  • Offered 1 day a week: Friday.
  • Tour times: 12pm; 3pm (Hawaii Standard Time)

Tour Pricing

  • $80 per household/address to which the honey is shipped

Included in the Tour

  • Includes six tasting jars of honey (4.5 oz each)
 shipped to you in advance of the tour
  • Access to an exclusive 11 minute video review of our commercial honey operations
  • 1 hour Zoom tasting and beehive demonstration with our experienced beekeepers (includes Q & A)

  • Special discount at our online store

Additional Information

  • Our tours are open to people of all ages
  • Internet access is required to participate in the Zoom tasting and beehive tour
  • A minimum screen size of 13 inches is recommended for optimal viewing of the live beehive

Meet Our Crew

What can you learn online about bees in an hour? A lot! Especially when you explore them in their hive with our experienced beekeepers.

LISA

Lisa is our store manager and has been a commercial beekeeper for over ten years. She is very enthusiastic about introducing visitors to the world of bees and looks forward to addressing your many questions.

Tricia

From the moment Tricia began keeping bees, it was love at first sting. She also has a passion for Apitherapy – using all products of the hive for beneficial health. Wanting to know all she can about our bee friends, Tricia is a currently a student of the University of Montana’s Master Beekeeping Program.

JOE

Our Senior Bee Docent, Joe, has a BS in Zoology, and has extensive knowledge about entomology and arthropods of the Big Island. He has been leading our tours for over six years, with innumerable five star reviews.

Make A Reservation

To reserve your spot on our virtual tour, click the BOOK NOW button below and follow the prompts to select your desired date and time.