A visit to a bee farm in Cameron Highlands may not strike you as interesting at first!
But bees around the world are currently under serious threat from deforestation and liberal use of toxic pesticides!
Get a new-found appreciation for bees and their significance! At any of the bee farms in Cameron Highlands! We’ve listed them here for your convenience to plan a Cameron Highlands Trip!
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Learn more about bees and where honey production stands in Malaysia!
And while you’re at it, go strawberry picking too!
As some of these bee farms often incorporate a couple of other attractions into their farm to keep visitors as busy as their resident insects (pun intended)!
1. Cameron Tringkap Bee Farm
You can stop here after the Lavender Garden on your way to Brinchang or Tanah Rata!
The apiary is on the main road that runs through Tringkap. Prone to traffic on weekends!
It’s free to enter the small bee museum where you can gain insight on the health benefits of honey and how honey is made!
They even have some tools of the trade on display at the museum! But don’t expect to see too many bees here!
Browse through and sample the GiantB selection of honey and other various honey-based products at their souvenir corner. And maybe pick up some fresh vegetables at their on-site vegetable stall!
Just next door is a small strawberry farm where you can pick your own strawberries. Or try an assortment of strawberry infused treats like cupcakes and tarts!
There are succulents at good prices too!
Note: An apiary is what you call a place that rears bees.
Location: Lot F121, Jalan Besar Bee Farm, Tringkap, 39010, Cameron Highland, Pahang
Opening Hours: 9am to 5pm (On most days – they close at 6:30pm on weekends and open later at 10am on Tuesdays)
Contact: +605-496 1361
Entrance Fees: Free
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2. Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm
35 minutes’ drive from Brinchang and close to the entrance of the road that goes into the most famous Cameron Highlands tea plantation, BOH Sungai Palas Tea Centre:
Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm proudly hosts a million bees at their established apiary farm which they try to keep pesticide free. In order to protect their precious honeybees!
Their bee keepers really know what they’re doing you can learn a thing or two about bees from them while you’re here!
You will see plenty of bees and their highly-prized products – royal jelly and pollen here along with honey! Here, 1kg of pure honey (premium grade) can cost around ~RM100.
There is a little tea plantation in another area of the farm too which adds some scenic appeal!
Note: Fruits within their farm are not for picking!
Facilities and attractions at Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm:
- Indoor maze (fees applicable)
- Vegetable market
- Koi fish pond
- Shopping gallery
- 2 open-air cafés
- Toilets (RM0.30 per entry)
And parking? Is easy to find!
Location: Green Cow, No 75, Batu 43, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang
Opening Hours: 8am to 7pm
Contact: +605-496 1951
Entrance Fees: Free
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3. Highlands Apiary Farm, Bee Farm, Strawberry Farm
Highlands Apiary Farm at Habu, Ringlet combines a bee farm with a strawberry farm. It’s a pleasant enough stop as there are fewer tourists here and it’s on the way to a BOH tea estate.
You can buy their honey products and other souvenirs at their small shop. And pick strawberries at their strawberry patch!
The homemade ice cream is worth a try!
As for the bees, you can see them working from a transparent bee display on a veranda. Which leads out to the breezy garden with a fish pond.
The owners of this farm manage honey stalls at Kea Farm and Brinchang Night Market too.
Note: Uphill walk through the farm.
Location: Jalan BOH, Tanah Rata, 39000 Ringlet, Pahang
Opening Hours: 9am to 6pm
Contact: +605-493 1324
Entrance Fees: Free
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Bonus: Malaysia Organic Honey Producer – Melipoly Bee Gallery
This one’s actually a shop selling pure organic honey of extremely high quality – they even have government lab test results to prove it!
If you don’t know much about honey, don’t fret! The friendly staff know the products well!
Their large farm/ agro park is based in Bentong in the midst of a pristine rainforest that is home to over 20 million bees!
They rear Asian Honey Bees as well as the stingless variety and allow them to forage in the forest to produce their honey as naturally as possible!
Melipoly produces around 10 tonnes of honey every month!
Location: UT/MR F-255, Jalan Sg. Menson, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang
Opening Hours: 10am to 6pm
Contact: +6010-351 2727
Entrance Fees: Free
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Honey Products To Bring Back As Souvenirs
Bee products to look out for include pure honey, propolis, pollen and royal jelly!
There are many different grades and types of honey available. You can find domestically sourced honey or wild honey for sale!
And then there is the high quality organic honey from Melipoly!
EE Feng Gu Bee Farm sells all sorts of beauty and health products made from honey, propolis and royal jelly!
At Highlands Apiary Farm, you can buy honey combs, wild honey, royal jelly, pollen and even fruit-based cider vinegar!
While Cameron Tringkap bee farm has strawberry jams and juices for sale in addition to their unique tasting floral honey, beeswax and beeswax candles.
- Royal jelly is what bee larvae eat and it has multiple health and skin repair benefits
- Propolis (or ‘bee glue’) has anti-inflammatory properties that make it exceptionally beneficial for healing wounds including burns!
- Bee pollen can be taken as a dietary supplement for the liver and immune system
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Getting To Bee Farm Cameron Highlands From Ipoh
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A bee farm at Cameron Highlands can be a refreshing experience as you will likely not come across any if you live in a city!
The bee farms in Cameron Highlands are an effortless way for city dwellers to examine bees and their daily behavior from a safe distance.
It’s an opportunity to pick up some fresh and unusual bee products too!