We are on Holiday! Handling and Shipment of orders are on hold from now until the 16th of January 2019.

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Native bee colonies are available all year round. No waiting period.

A Workshop in keeping Australian Stingless Native Bees

This 4 hour day will include both theory and practical demonstrations.


Zabel Beekeeping Australia Pty Ltd

3597 Warrego Highway

Hatton Vale, Qld., 4341


$100 (inc GST) pp

For group bookings on other dates please contact us at bees@zabel.com.au

Program Brief

Morning tea and lunch provided. If you have particular food requirements, you are asked to provide your own.

Water bottle, pen, bee veil and note book.

Respectable clothing suitable for outdoor exposure. Covered shoes.

Maximum of 15 persons, with a minimum of 10.

Booking Details

Payment by EFT, Credit card or PayPal

Program Outline

  • Introduction to property and people.
  • COVID requirements and general safety and housekeeping.
  • PowerPoint presentation with full student-presenter interaction.
  • Breaks for morning tea and lunch.
  • Practical demonstration of splitting a colony of Native Bees.
  • Transfer a colony of Native Bees from a log to a Zabel box.
  • Practical demonstration of making Zabel boxes.
  • Tools and equipment that we use.
  • Full access to public parts of our property. Be mindful of stinging honey bees as we keep honey bees too.

For general information or queries, you may contact Russell 

100% Australian Family Owned and Operated Company


Australian Family Owned and Operated Company

100% Australian Family Owned and Operated Company

ABN: 35626630082
ACN: 626630082

ABN: 35626630082
ACN: 626630082