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Colony Concept store open 7 days 10am - 4pm. Restaurant is closed from May during the winter.

The Colony Concept

Monday - Sunday: 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM
62 Harman's Mill Road, Metricup WA 6280
Through the orange gates, meandering down the long driveway, you will find bus parking, disabled parking and room for the family car!
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Free WiFi
  • GIft Vouchers Available
  • Gluten Free
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Playground
  • Scheduled Demonstrations
  • Special exhibitions (galleries, museums etc)
  • Toilet
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
    Dog Friendly
  • Outdoor Playground
    Outdoor Playground

Set against the spectacular backdrop of Metricup farmland, The Colony Concept a is a specialty Honey and Mead retailer located only 10 minutes from the heart of Margaret River. In store, you will find mead, beer, wine & honey all available for tasting!

Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South West WA region and nestled in the forests against a lake, the focus at The Colony Concept Honeybee Farm is sustainability, and supporting local producers with a "Petal to Pot" and "Paddock to Plate" concept.

The Colony Concept cellar door offers free tastings of over 10 local honey varieties from Southern Forests Honey and of Honey Wine (mead) produced in conjunction with Margaret River Winemakers. There are 5 varieties of Mead and Honey wine all available for tasting - not all of which are sweet!

The retail store covers all of your honey needs with raw, locally produced and sourced honey varieties from creamed honey to medicinal Jarrah and Manuka, all available in multiple sizes and packaging.

Exclusive "Heart of The Hive" natural beauty products can also be found, made with beeswax, native lemon myrtle and essential native oils. The range includes body balms, hair products, soaps and Nannup Tiger Balm - all paraben and SLS free and only available in-store. 

The store  also sells beekeeping tools, suits and hive inserts and during the year they offer a 'Bee Experience', with workshops in beekeeping and sustainable practice that can be booked in advance. Learn safe, ethical and sustainable ways to keep bees at home!

So why not head on in, say hi, taste the southwest and relax!

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Google Reviews

08
Sep
2021
Such an interesting place that sells a huge variety of produce based on honey. The staff are lovely and helpful in explaining all the different products and it really is worth going in person just so you can see (and sample) their ample range of product. If you do happen to be passing by then swing by and have a look, it won’t take long and you really don’t know what you’ll walk away with (in the best way!) Jonathan Quay
21
Jul
2021
So glad we decided to turn in and visit this beautiful place. The staff were very friendly and informative about their products. Will definitely be looking at their online shop. Dale Friis
07
Jun
2021
So cute this place! Great to take the kiddos to show the process! Plus the customer service was perfect, so kind the Spain lady. ♥️ Veronica Medina
11
Apr
2021
Well worth a visit. They produce some great honey products including mead. Mead tasting paddles are $10 and worth trying. Owner is pleasant and always happy to chat. Cool to see the hives too. Ryan Gurney
08
Apr
2021
We enjoyed a lovely lunch here. The service was great and all of the food ordered was delicious. We enjoyed some shared plates to start and followed up with mains. The outlook is lovely and very relaxing and there is a very well stocked honey based shop. Deanna Carter
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