Sustainable Saturdays at 'Our Backyard'- Introduction to Bees

Welcome to Sunshine Butterflies Introduction to Bees event, hosted by registered local Beekeeper with Biosecurity QLD John Writer, who is also a member of the Sunshine Coast Beekeepers group!

During this 2 hour educational event you will learn all about the life of bees and their environmental benefits.

Experience a morning in the Noosa Countryside at Sunshine Butterflies beautiful 5-acre facility, ‘Our Backyard’. 

This is a family-friendly community event and such a great way to kick-off your weekend!

What’s included:

-observation hive for safely viewing our honeybees and Queen Bee.

-Morning tea with coffee, tea and cake (gluten-free and dairy-free options available on request).

-Honey tasting. 

-Small jar of honey to take home (honey will also be available to purchase at the event).

-Authentic Australian countryside setting at Sunshine Butterflies picturesque facility. 

*This is a weather-dependent event, in the case of pouring rain this event will be rescheduled.

*Bees will be present at this facility, if you have any concerns or allergies please do not attend this event. 

*Children under 12 must be supervised at ALL times

* Parking and accessible amenities onsite. 

*This is a Covid-safe event and tickets are limited and MUST be pre-purchased.

Please DO NOT attend this event if:

  •  You have travelled from overseas or from a Covid-19 hotspot in the last 14 days.
  • You have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive to Covid-19.
  • You are currently, or have recently experienced a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.
  • You are an active Covid-19 case.

Upcoming Events

Kids Birthday Party at Sunshine Butterflies

  Saturday, August 22, 2020

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Mum 'n' Me Macrame Workshop

  Saturday, May 8, 2021

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Plant Tour at 'Our Backyard' with Horticulturist Damien Walsh

  Friday, March 26, 2021

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Sunshine Butterflies 'Who's Who at the Zoo' workshop

  Thursday, March 18, 2021

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Sunshine Butterflies Launch of 'Our Backyard' Event

  Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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Sustainable Saturdays at 'Our Backyard'- Introduction to Bees

  Friday, October 16, 2020

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Walk in Wings by Sunshine Butterflies

  Friday, November 19, 2021

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Past Events