Light and Strong

With over 30 years of development, these incredible robust Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) with a density of over 100 kg/m³ and tested in large 3000+ hive beekeeping operations proving the test of time

Widest Range of Poly Hives in Australia

Covering everything from your larger 10 Frame Langstroth, right down to
the smaller Queen Bee Mating NUC's

Insulation is Essential

Hive insulation is important for several reasons:
Temperature regulation
Moisture control
Energy conservation
Pest prevention
The average Australian house has a insulation R rating of R2, where these Paradise hives have a insulation rating of R7.

Paradise Polystyrene Beehives

Paradise polystyrene beehives are becoming increasingly popular among beekeepers due to their numerous benefits. At Buzzbee, we’re proud to offer a wide selection of polystyrene bee boxes and hives from Paradise Honey, including 10, 9/8 and 6 frame polystyrene hives. These Paradise bee hives combine quality with affordability and are available in a wide range of options, helping both new and established beekeepers to find the best poly hives for their needs.

Wondering what makes Paradise one of the most trusted polystyrene beehive manufacturers? Here are some reasons to consider using Paradise poly bee hives:


Polystyrene or Styrofoam bee hives provide excellent insulation, helping to regulate the temperature inside the hive. This insulation can help to keep the bees warm in the winter and cool in the summer, which can improve their overall health and productivity.


Paradise Honey polystyrene beehives are durable and long-lasting. A Paradise bee hive made from polystyrene is less likely to crack or break compared to traditional wooden hives. These Paradise bee hives are also less susceptible to damage from pests such as mice and other rodents.


Polystyrene beehives are lightweight, which makes them easy to move and transport. This can be especially useful if you need to move your hives to a different location.


Poly bee hives are easy to clean and sanitise, which can help to prevent the spread of disease among your bees.


Paradise Honey NUC boxes and hives made from polystyrene experience less condensation than wooden hives, reducing the risk of mould and fungal growth.


While polystyrene bee hives for sale may be more expensive than traditional wooden hives initially, their durability and long lifespan can make them a more cost-effective option in the long run.

If you’re looking for a more durable, lightweight and easy-to-maintain beehive that provides better insulation for your bees, shop our range of Paradise polystyrene beehives in Australia today. We’re sure to have the best Paradise bee hives for sale to suit your needs, with a wide range of Paradise Honey bee box dimensions available to choose from.

Learn More About Paradise Honey Polystyrene Beehives

Recent tests in Australian rainforests have shown that bees produce up to 37-45% more honey annually in Paradise Honey beehives than in traditional wooden beehives. To learn more about the benefits of polystyrene Paradise bee hives in Australia or for a more in-depth polystyrene bee hive review, contact the team at Buzzbee today.

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Questions About Paradise Hives?

Paradise hives are a type of vertical hive that is designed to provide a more natural environment for bees to live in. They are made from sustainable materials and are designed to be easy to manage.

Traditional hives are usually made of wood and have a rectangular shape, while Paradise hives are often made of eco-friendly materials and have a more rounded shape. They however use exactly the same frames used in a standard Langstroth beehive.

They have been tested in harsh environments facing ± 50°C in Northern Europe, arctic Russia, Australia and New Zealand.

10 Frame

Paradise hives are made from high-quality Expanded Polystyrene (EPS), including additional parts that use a range of recycled plastic materials.

Why Buy Paradise Hives?

Many beekeepers believe that Paradise hives provide a more natural environment for bees to live in, which can lead to healthier and more productive colonies. However, it ultimately depends on the individual needs of your bees and your personal preferences as a beekeeper.

Yes, Paradise hives are a good option for beginners as they are easy to use and maintain. However, it's important to do your research and learn about beekeeping best practices before getting started.


As most of the parts of a Paradise hive are made from Polystyrene or PTFE, they are totally recyclable. Even if you paint your beehive, the paint can be burn off during the recycle process. This make Paradise hive one of the most sustainable you can buy.

Some beekeepers may find Paradise hives more difficult to manage than traditional hives, especially if they are not familiar with working on vertical hive systems like the Langstroth/ Flow hive or National bee hives. However, with proper understanding of the various parts of the hive and education, Paradise hives can be just as easy to manage as any other type of hive.

Depending upon which Paradise hive you choose, typically come in 6, 8, 9 and 10 frames.

There are now two methods in how honey can be harvested however depends upon your choice of which Paradise Honey hive you choose.

Standard Method of Extracting Honey:
If choosing one on the standard Paradise Hives, harvesting honey from a hive is similar to harvesting from other types of beehives.

You will need to remove the frames with the honeycomb, extract the honey from the comb using a honey extractor/spinner, and then bottle and store the honey.

Smart Hive:
The clever guys at Paradise Honey have now developed an easy to extract honey system that can not only be stacked on top of each other, thus providing multiple supers but a bee secure method of removing the honey out of the hive using a specific drainage system. This method does not need the frames to be removed or placed into an extractor.

Economics of using Insulated Hives

The cost of a Paradise hive can vary depending on the size, material, and features. Prices can range from a few hundred dollars to over a thousand dollars.

A Paradise hive can support up to 60,000 bees, which is comparable to a traditional Langstroth hive. However this number can be increased by simply adding more Brood and Super boxes on your hive. Consideration no matter of the hive design and type, needs to be given of an acceptable working height.

Paradise Honey Hives Comparison by Buzzbee Beekeeping