Clifford’s Honey Farm on Kangaroo Island with Zeb and Eider Duck

It is 6:15 a.m.; ducks and humans are waiting for a bus to the harbor near Adelaide, South Australia.   We will have a 45 minute ferry ride to Kangaroo Island

We will get on the ferry to Kangaroo Island

We will get on the ferry to Kangaroo Island

and then a couple days of tours.   Some people are taking cars on our ferry.

Cars are going on our ferry

Cars are going on our ferry

We are not taking a vehicle.   The ferry has left the harbor and we are sailing.

We love riding on boats

We love riding on boats

The back of the boat is a little chilly.   Not much sun yet.

Very windy back here.   We have to stay on the floor so we don't blow overboard

Very windy back here. We have to stay on the floor so we don’t blow overboard

We are docking at Kangaroo Island.

We are approaching Kangaroo Island

We are approaching Kangaroo Island

We board our tour bus and begin exploring the island.   Driving we admire the green fields.    As we continued, we saw some kangaroos  grazing in the fields and some fields of cattle.   We saw many sheep

We love the sheep

We love the sheep

and some new snow white baby lambs.   Our dirt roads are red.

Red dirt on Kangaroo Island

Red dirt on Kangaroo Island

The color will vary across the island.   This is a grass tree.

A grass tree

A grass tree

Our first stop is Clifford’s Honey Farm.

Clifford's Honey Farm

Clifford’s Honey Farm

This machine separates honey from the hive.

Getting honey from hive

Getting honey from hive

There are three levels of honey in each hive.   Humans only take 2 levels.   The bees need the 3rd level for their food.   Bees are working here.

Bees at work

Bees at work

The farm has Ligurian bees from Italy.   Bees cannot fly far, so the bee line remains pure on the island.   These bees are very quiet, docile and much sought after by bee-keepers.   They are easy to work and very productive.   The queen bees are exported around the world.   We visited the store.   Humans tasted honey.   They liked it.   They bought chocolate coated honeycomb and honey bears.   Both were enjoyed!   However, the honey bears were the favorite.   Yum!  For more information on Clifford’s Honey Farm, visit http://www.cliffordshoney.com.au     On our way to lunch, we passed the Weatherspoon farm with this sign.

Creative sign

Creative sign

Can you read it?   It says:  Did you bring a beer long.   A very clever and original sign!   Next we enjoyed a buffet lunch

Good lunch

Good lunch

at Vivonne Bay Eco Adventures Bistro and Function Centre on Vivonne Bay.

Let's eat at Vivonne Bay Eco Adventures Bistro and Function Center on Vivonne Bay

Let’s eat at Vivonne Bay Eco Adventures Bistro and Function Center on Vivonne Bay

Let’s continue down the road toward our next spot.

Let's continue down the road

Let’s continue down the road

We like our tour so far.   I think you will like what we show you next time.