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Wombat Honey Shop, Wombat Creek

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by Tricia Ziemer (subscribe)
Television Producer & Photojournalist with a passion for sharing adventures in and around Melbourne, Australia. See my www.youtube.com/user/tmztvaustralia for other adventures. Subscribe to me so I can tell you of upcoming fab things not to miss.
Published September 29th 2022
I found where Pooh Bear lives in Australia at Wombat Honey
Brisbane from South Bank
Brisbane from South Bank - All Photos Tricia Ziemer


I have been on a road trip to Brisbane and back. I went up to meet with my Greek cousin Zoe Zeniodi and see her conduct Opera Queensland. It was a huge success with standing ovations on opening night.

We also had a lovely meet and greet at the local Greek Club with others from the Greek community. Marina, who was lovely to meet and surprisingly another Weekend Notes writer, highlights it here.

There is a standing joke in my family - my husband likes to travel from one city to another at the speed of light. He does let me take a pee at petrol stops. However, I like to zig-zag and stop to enjoy the actual places I find, explore and take photos. Must be the photojournalist in me.

First water shot on trip
First water shot on trip


Next, I adore local Australian honey - nothing else will do! I feel it is one of the most healing things we can ever eat. So when I drove by this little honey shack, the car just automatically flipped a u-turn. I had not control over it. Really.

The wombat honey shack is a treasure to visit.
The wombat honey shack is a treasure to visit


And what a treat I found. This tiny little honey haven. Honey, honey and more honey. No wonder Pooh Bear was hanging around. I think he has moved in permanently.

Pooh Bear has moved in
Pooh Bear has moved in


It was so beautifully laid out with honey in many different container sizes and styles, beeswax products and candles, and homemade jams. I have never run across creamed honey with other flavours such as blackberry. I would have loved to have tried some.

Wombat creamed honey
Ever tried creamed honey with fruit


It was not hard for me to decide. I did quick calculations of what honey styled or similar trademarked named products (versus real honey) cost in the stores and bought the largest container they had. I would have bought more but I was out of cash.

The honesty box for your cash is watched
The honesty box for your cash is watched


They have video surveillance keeping you honest, but I think they should upgrade to "tap and go" like car washes. I would have bought jam and honey for friends to take back as gifts. And tried some of that creamed honey. Unfortunately, I am not going back on that track. I have more to explore. I would have probably ended up buying $100 or more of the product. This was such a rare and enticing place.

Any size and style to suit your taste
Any size and style to suit your taste


Wombat bees wax
Bees wax candles smell divine


Value for money Honey
Value for money Honey only 7 dollars


This little shack is at 3800 Princes Highway Wombat Creek Nowa Nowa, Victoria 3888. Past Lakes Entrance.

Lakes Entrance view
Lakes Entrance view


And of course, you can order for delivery. But it was so much fun discovering it along my journey.
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Why? You love fresh local honey not fake grocery store substitues
When: 24 hours a day REALLY
Phone: 0409 000 450
Where: Wombat Honey
Cost: $1 to $40
Your Comment
I'm glad that you were able to stop and enjoy this site as well as take in the Opera. Must have been a terrific holiday
by Gillian Ching (score: 3|5778) 63 days ago
A sweet article Tricia.
by Neil Follett (score: 3|4476) 63 days ago
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