Private Bee Tours
Meet the bees that make your honey!
Whether you live in Ottawa or are visiting our Nation's Capital, a visit through our honey farm will make a memorable experience.
In this 1 hour tour, you guide will meet you in the Pollinator Garden where you will see many species of bees, including honey bees, pollinating the flowers. Your guide will then lead you through the orchard to one of our beeyards, where you will learn about honeybees and beekeeping.
Here you can get up close and personal with the bees and see them in action, either behind the safety of our outdoor screened viewing area or wearing a bee suit (steam cleaned before every visit). Our expert beekeepers will provide and up close and personal tour through a live beehive. We'll show you the various parts of a beehive and point out the Queen bee, worker bees, and drones.
Available starting July 31st, 2020 - September 6th, 2020
$99 (incl. HST), 1 hour private bee tour
Dates & Times: Fridays-Sundays 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm
Participants: 2 adults and up to 4 children.
Location: Gees Bees Honey Company, 538 River Rd Ottawa
Requirements: We ask that all participants wear pants and closed-toed shoes. Due to Covid 19, we also ask that participants wear a mask. A long sleeve shirt is recommended. A signed waiver is required.
Cancellation policy: You may cancel your registration for a tour up to 48 hours in advance of the tour day and receive a full refund or transfer to another date (subject to availability). No refund or exchanges will be given on tours that are cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the class or tour. Gees Bees Honey Company reserves the right to cancel any class or tour due to inclement weather. We will contact you by telephone and issue a full refund or you may request to be transferred to another class or tour of your choice (depending on availability).