Expert Bee and Wasp Removal in Cairns

Bee and Wasp Removal Services for Cairns and Surrounding Areas

Ridapest Termite & Pest Control: Your Local Experts for Bee and Wasp Removal in Cairns

Got a buzz problem in Cairns with wasps or bees? Whether they’ve set up shop in your home, shed, boat, or caravan, we at Ridapest Termite & Pest Control have got you covered. From individual insect control to full hive removals, we’re your go-to for all things buzzy. But here’s the best part: your family and pets’ safety is our top concern. So, before the buzz becomes a bother, dial 1300 007 308. We’re here to ensure your space is sting-free!

Identifying the Right Bee: Asian vs European Honey Bees

Asian Honey Bee European Honey Bee
Size 10mm long 15-20mm long
Color Yellow with brown stripes Yellow with dark brown stripes
Appearance Less hairy, shiny Hairy, golden
Flight Behavior Fast, erratic Slower, more composed

Asian honey bees are smaller and can be easily confused with their European counterparts. They often form swarms that may range in size from hundreds to thousands, as they seek new nesting sites. If you spot a swarm on tree branches, house eaves, gutters, or fences, they could be encircling a queen bee.

Note: Swarms may remain in place for a few hours to one or two days, dispatching scout bees to look for suitable nesting sites.

Our Wasp & Bee Removal Prices

Wasp & Bee Removal & Inspection

  • Minimum Charge: $80 (includes FREE Proposal and Service Call-Out Fee)
  • Hourly Rate: $110 per hour. (capped at 2 hours)

Service Call-Out Fee: $80

  • Included in the minimum charge.
  • Covers the first 50km from Cairns.

Additional Distance Fee:

  • $0.86 per kilometre after the first 50km.

Note: Distance fee and call-out fee combined will not exceed $135.

Cooktown Residents Fixed call-out fee rate of $100

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Customer Reviews

Excellent
Based on 18 reviews
M S
M S
2023-10-16
10/10 service, timing, knowledge and price. Will definitely hire again.
kerriann caelli
kerriann caelli
2023-09-21
Or & his Apprentice did a great n thorough job. I live remote and this was not a problem for them. I will keep using this service.
Catherine Ryle
Catherine Ryle
2023-09-12
Fantastic Service. Highly Recommended.
Bailey Maree
Bailey Maree
2023-05-23
Or, the owner of Ridapest has done an excellent job, he offers professional, friendly service at a great price! He was very informative and helpful, I will definitely recommend Ridapest to other people who are in need of their services :)
Elijah Jones
Elijah Jones
2023-05-23
The owner of Ridapest, Or, was professional and polite he was extremely knowledgeable and did an excellent job. He returned a second time and was yet again very professional answering all my questions and concerns. Or was also extremely well priced for the work he has done. Overall I would highly recommend Ridapest and I will be using his services if needed in future residences.
Amanda Godfrey-Roberts
Amanda Godfrey-Roberts
2023-05-11
I cannot rate Or from Ridapest enough. He has thorough knowledge of pests and how to combat them, as well as using high quality products that give me piece of mind that my home is protected until his next scheduled visit. He is flexible in his schedule to achieve the best results for his clients and accommodates adhoc visits for pesky critters. Thank you so much Or for helping keep my home protected.
Tony Barber
Tony Barber
2023-05-02
Amazing guy service as promised

When to Call Ridapest for Bee and Wasp Removal in Cairns

If you notice bees or wasps in or around your property—be it in your roof, wall cavity, or a tree—stay calm and keep a safe distance. Wasps can be more aggressive and might sting multiple times, whereas bee stings, though less frequent, can be painful and may cause swelling.

Steps to Follow:

  1. Don’t Panic: Keep calm and make sure to alert everyone in the vicinity.
  2. Safety First: Keep children and pets at a safe distance from the area.
  3. Call Ridapest: Contact us for immediate bee or wasp removal.

Did You Know? Some bee stings can cause severe allergic reactions and can be life-threatening. Prompt action is essential, especially if you have young children or are a child care provider.

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Sustainable Bee Removal in Cairns

While Asian honey bees are considered pests due to their negative impact on native fauna and potential to spread Varroa Mites, European honey bees play a crucial role in pollination and sustaining our ecosystem. We recommend contacting a local beekeeper for European honey bee relocations. Most bee-related calls in Cairns, however, concern Asian honey bees, which need to be managed swiftly.


Our Comprehensive Service Warranty

At Ridapest, we use specially formulated, pet-friendly products to handle bee and wasp infestations. Our skilled technicians will treat the hive with insecticide and then carefully remove as much of the honeycomb as possible to prevent future swarms.

For outdoor bee swarms, we deploy a bag-and-dust technique to minimise further stinging incidents, while wasps are managed using specialised sprays suitable for wasp extermination.

Contact Us for Immediate Bee and Wasp Removal: Call us today on 1300 007 308

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Why Choose Ridapest?

Fully Licensed & Insured!

Our operators are highly skilled with an attention to detail and undergo frequent training to maintain, update and refresh their knowledge.

Environmentally aware!

Our number one goal is to reduce environmental impact while providing you with effective treatments for all your pest requirements.

Quick, Effective & Safe Service!

Our services are completed on time, provide instant relief to pest pressure and a long lasting residual barrier to ensure your property is pest free year round. Most of our products are eco and pet friendly, quick drying, odorless and non-staining.

12 Month Warranty on Gold Packages.

We proudly offer a 12 month warranty on our Gold Packages, where we schedule visits at a fixed price to ensure your property remains pest free year round!

Competitive Pricing

We provide flat rate pricing, paperless and detailed quotes, invoices and reports as well as automated reminders of when your service is next due.

Why Choose Ridapest for Your Bee and Wasp Removal Needs in Cairns?

When it comes to bee and wasp removal in Cairns, Ridapest Termite & Pest Control stands out as the go-to service provider for a multitude of reasons. Here’s why you should consider us for your next insect control project:

  1. Expertise in Local Pest Challenges: We have in-depth knowledge of the specific types of bees and wasps common in Cairns and its surrounding areas. From Asian honey bees to European honey bees, we know how to handle them all.
  2. Swift Response Time: Our team is well-equipped to provide immediate solutions, ensuring that you don’t have to live with the discomfort of a bee or wasp infestation for long. We understand that prompt action is essential, especially in cases where there’s a risk of allergic reactions.
  3. Pet-Friendly Solutions: Our specially formulated insecticides are not just effective; they are also safe for your pets and family. This ensures that you can return to your normal life as quickly as possible post-treatment.
  4. Sustainable Practices: In line with Cairns’ focus on environmental sustainability, we offer sustainable bee removal options where possible, including relocations for European honey bees.
  5. Comprehensive Warranty: Our comprehensive service warranty gives you peace of mind, knowing that our work is designed to last and keep future infestations at bay.
  6. Localised Service: Whether you’re situated in the bustling center of Cairns or in surrounding neighbourhoods like Freshwater, Redlynch, or Smithfield, our localised service ensures we reach you in the shortest time possible.

For reliable, effective, and environmentally responsible bee and wasp removal in Cairns, look no further than Ridapest Termite & Pest Control. Contact us today to experience the benefits of a pest-free environment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We specialise in the removal of both Asian and European honey bees as well as various types of wasps. Our team has the expertise to identify and handle local pest challenges effectively.

We pride ourselves on our swift response time and we are available 24/7. Whether you’re in Cairns or surrounding neighbourhoods like the Cairns Northern Beaches, Redlynch, or Smithfield, our localised service ensures we reach you in the shortest time possible. We also service the Atherton Tablelands, Mareeba and all the way up to Cooktown.

Yes, our specially formulated insecticides are both effective and pet-friendly. Our priority is the safety of your family and pets.

Absolutely. For European honey bees, we recommend contacting a local beekeeper for relocations whenever possible. Our focus is on environmentally responsible and sustainable bee removal in Cairns.

Our comprehensive service warranty provides peace of mind, ensuring that our treatments are designed to last and minimise the risk of future infestations. It covers the effectiveness of the insecticides used and the complete removal of the hive or nest, as per the situation.

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