is a project website with a focus on individual design and construction of Native Bee Hives and Hotels… also Photos, Information about Australian Native Bees and a news story thrown in around the place! ( Native Bee Hives / Woodworking / Craft )

New Octagonal Boxes…

Are you new to Native Bees? Looking to buy a new hive or build a second one for yourself? There’s quite a few articles on this site with information on how to get in to, or progress your native bee obsession!


Check out these sections for more information:

  1. FAQs – information about bees to get you started
  2. Info – articles with information about Native Bee keeping
  3. Project Blog – Build articles for different kinds of boxes
  4. Shop – Completely finished boxes available to purchase


Rebated Cypress Observation Hive – Build

Layered Australis Box – Build Page

The Outhouse Project

Treasure Chests – Build Page 

A fantastic Stingless Bee workshop was run by Toby from Sugarbag Bees at the Kumbartcho Environmental Centre at Eatons Hill Qld. Info & Photos

a few Solitary Bee photos…

One of the species of Australian Stingless Bees – Tetragonula Carbonaria 


Australian Native Bee Hives – Design and Construction of Boxes  – Redcliffe Qld