Det skal I lave
Learn the basics of beekeeping and get a behind the scenes look at chimpanzees living in sanctuary in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains! This extra sweet, 2.5-hour experience has two exciting parts: First, we'll share the basics of setting up a honeybee hive. We'll suit up and open an active hive for an up close look at the worker bees, drones and, maybe, the queen. You'll learn the different roles the bees play, some basic bee communication, and see how the bees store pollen and honey. We may also feed the bees a little honey so you can examine a honeybee up close. Then we'll try some for ourselves! The bees at Project Chimps produce wildflower honey and sourwood honey and the excess is used as nutritional enrichment for the former research chimpanzees in our care. Second, you'll have a rare opportunity to see some of the chimps and learn about their unique life in sanctuary. Because we aren't a zoo, you'll see the chimps in a relaxed, peaceful setting, unlike anything you've experienced before. The chimps have access to a 6-acre forest and while chimp sightings are never guaranteed, they usually like to see who has come to visit! The walking tour lasts about one hour and is similar to a moderate hike. There is no contact between humans and chimps, but you will have the opportunity to see them up close and personal for a once in a lifetime experience!
- Ansvarlige udvekslinger
Alle værter skal følge de retningslinjer, der er udarbejdet med World Animal Protection.
- Omsorgsfulde ekspertværter
Lær noget af biologer, naturfredningsfolk, landmænd med mere.
- Forskellige dyr
Mød over 300 slags dyr fra alpakaer til zebraer.
I'm Kathryn, the Volunteer Coordinator at Project Chimps, and I love introducing new guests to our sanctuary for chimpanzees retired from medical research. I am also a beekeeper in my home life and we have an active apiary at Project Chimps that I helped set up too! We harvest the honey just for the chimps. At Project Chimps, I will introduce you to beekeeping followed by a tour to see former research chimps up close in their 6-acre forested outdoor habitat. I started as a volunteer myself before the first chimpanzee arrived at this location and have been here ever since, working part time and now full time. We can't take care of these precious souls without folks like you coming to learn about them, meet them, and help us care for them. We look forward to meeting you!
Project Chimps is the newest chimpanzee sanctuary in the United States and was founded to provide lifelong exemplary care to more than 200 former research chimpanzees at its sanctuary on 236 acres of forested land in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia. Project Chimps is entirely privately funded and supported by other non-profit organizations and caring individuals like you.
Dette er en oplevelse med en social effekt, hvor 100 % af det, du betaler for denne oplevelse, går til Project Chimps.
Det er inkluderet
Honey tastings will be available.
Bottled water for guests.
Golf carts for guests who need mobility assistance. Just notify us in advance.
Protective bee suits, including hats and gloves, will be provided.
Her skal du være
Project Chimps is located on 236 forested acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia, just two hours north of Atlanta. We will visit the Apiary at Project Harvest, the developing farm area of the sanctuary, and then walk around the exterior of the 6-acre chimpanzee habitat.
Ting, du skal huske
En oplevelse kan annulleres og refunderes fuldt ud op til 24 timer efter købstidspunktet eller mindst syv dage før, oplevelsen starter.
Kommuniker altid via Airbnb. For at beskytte din betaling skal du aldrig overføre penge eller kommunikere uden for Airbnb's hjemmeside eller app.
Op til 4 gæster på 14 og derover kan deltage.
While all precautions are taken to prevent bee stings, they may still occur. Be prepared! Please note that Project Chimps is a sanctuary for chimpanzees previously used in medical research. It is not a zoo and the chimps are not on display. Chimps are almost always seen but it's their choice!
Honeybees and Chimpanzees
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