Hire a Hive

TUI BEES HIVE HIRE is a Cambridge based bees and beehive company that makes having a hive in your backyard easy. With over 15 years experience, one of their specialities is the annual rental of fully managed beehives to clients with domestic gardens and lifestyle blocks and rural property. 

As part of our service we provide top quality boxes and equipment  in varying shades of a calming green that will blend in with any garden. A beehive can be a thing of beauty and a real treasure and talking point. For this reason all of our hives are high quality, painted timber.

Our Hire Plans

Tui Bees is a Cambridge based bee and beehive company. One of our specialities is the annual rental of fully managed hives to clients with domestic gardens and lifestyle blocks.

Please note: All prices exclude GST.

Receive a 15% discount if paid annually in advance.

10KG Package

$59

PER MONTH

10kg of Honey/Year

1 Hive

Regular Hive inspections

Disease Monitoring

Registration

Emergency Response

15KG Package

$69

PER MONTH

15kg of Honey/Year

1 Hive

Regular Hive inspections

Disease Monitoring

Registration

Emergency Response

20KG Package

$99

PER MONTH

20kg of Honey/Year

2 Hives

Regular Hive inspections

Disease Monitoring

Registration

Emergency Response

30KG Package

$109

PER MONTH

30kg of Honey/Year

2 Hives

Regular Hive inspections

Disease Monitoring

Registration

Emergency Response

Pollination Package

POA

Services

Individual pollination or cropping contract.
Depends on hive numbers and the crop in question.

How does it work?

1.

Property Visit

We visit your property to confirm suitability and exact location.

2.

Hive Delivery

We deliver and install a complete hive with a healthy colony of bees on your property.

3.

Honey Extraction

Honey is extracted in late summer and you will be provided with your first lot of delicious homegrown honey!

OTHER INCLUSIONS:

  • Your hive will be registered for you and TUI BEES pays the government fees.
  • Regular hive inspections for bee health and hive requirements. This includes treatment for Varroa and checking for American Foulbrood and other bees diseases.
  • Supplementary feed for hives during the winter months to ensure hive strength.
  • TUI BEE HIVE HIRE will re-queen hives if it is considered necessary during the rental period.
  • You will be supplied with as many honey boxes as are required. 
  • Your hive will be assessed after honey harvest for wintering down. This includes foodstore checks, Varroa treatment and vermin protection. This ensures the strength of your hive during the colder months.
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What do you get

With the plan you select, you will receive 1 or 2 healthy, working hives, registered,  regularly serviced with Emergency response and disease control. Secure knowledge that together we’re helping the environment, enabling our bees to live in peace and safety!

Optional extras

  • Creamed (set) honey - we can take your raw, golden honey and process it into long lasting creamed honey, ensuring that your honey is good for years to come!
  • Cut comb honey is available by prior request, as it requires a fine foundation for the bees to build on.
  • We also have an emergency swarm collection and removal service, please contact us for details.
  • Cut comb honey is available by prior request at an extra cost of $7+gst per frame.

Book a Garden Visit

TUI BEES is based at Bruntwood, between Cambridge and Hamilton. Our TUI BEE HIVE HIRE covers a 25km radius. However, we will take enquiries outside of this, on a logistical basis. Just fill in the form to enquire and our experienced beekeepers will arrange to call around at your property and with your help, will decide the very best location for your bees.

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Want Delicious Honey?

Needing that sweet taste of honey on your morning toast or as part of your next master creation in the kitchen? Tui Bees honey will be perfect for you.