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Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise

| C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9997
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Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock
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Enjoy an afternoon scenic cruise on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise from the Havelock Marina into the Marlborough Sounds. Departing daily at 1.30pm this cruise visits a Greenshell Mussel Farm for freshly steamed mussels and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a wonderful wine and food match in a beautiful part of Marlborough.Greenshell Mussel Cruise operates daily from October through until mid April each year. Please check our Website for seasonal information, daily departure information, availability and pricing. Bookings are essential so please book online, email or phone our reservation team.
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“steamed mussels” (12 reviews)
“mussel farm” (20 reviews)
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| C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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"marlborough sounds"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a fantastic afternoon despite a cloudy sky. The crew was very nice, friendly, with excellent commentaries regarding the area and, of course mussels. The fresh cooked mussels were excellent as well as wines, especially Sauvignon white wine. All perfect ! Congratulations to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a wonderful day. The crew were friendly, genuine and enthusiastic, with excelllent commentary as we cruised around the serenely beautiful Marlborough Sounds. There was something pretty special about seeing the mussels harvested and minutes later enjoying them cooked fresh on the boat...More

Thank Siobhan G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this trip in UK over 5 months ago and we were not disappointed from start to end. Part of the trip was visiting two wineries with tasting and over a 3 hour cruise with more wine and mussels (freshly caught and cooked) for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best trip today! Highly recommend Hamish n Gary from Green Mussel Cruise in Havelock. Two very dedicated and humorous gents to guide tourists on a boat trip up Kenepuru Sound from Havelock! A wonderful day with a feast of Green Shell Mussels ...a...More

Thank Ngaira W
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We booked this trip last minute knowing that it was going to be a bit grey and drizzling but hoping for the best.... what a gorgeous way to spend an afternoon!! John and Andrew were wonderful, they sailed us around the beautiful coast line and...More

Thank sazzles2015
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The cruise was fantastic from start to finish. The hosts Hamish & Ryan was funny and had lots of local knowledge of the area and mussels. The mussels were delicious and so was the wine couldnt of asked for a better afternoon.

Thank Dan H
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Wonderful lunchtime cruise and amazing food and cheeses with beautiful mussels cooked by staff. Excellent service wonderful cruise

Thank karenpjackson
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day out on the water cruising in the sun. My wife and I chose to finish our honeymoon holiday with the Mussel cruise and had a great time! Highlights were an up close look at the mussel farms, workers harvesting the crop and a...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a lovely way to see the Marlborough sounds and also gain knowledge into the green shell mussel industry. Fresh cooked mussels and some Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc finished the afternoon off perfectly. Skipper Matt was very entertaining and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Christine H
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Our hosts Andrew and Matt have just given us a beautiful day out. Weather was stunning, mussels cooked beautifully and Framington sauvignon blanc chilled perfectly. We learnt a lot about mussel farming and the local region. I recommend lunch at Slip Inn beforehand too.

1  Thank Jessica N
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