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Address: | C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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+64 3-577 9997

Enjoy an afternoon scenic cruise on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise from the...

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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Super fun and informative

Had a great few hours with the crew and learned a bit about mussell farming. Enjoyed this tour. The local wine is good and the mussells were delicious and obviously the freshest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rick C
Tustin, California
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Tustin, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great few hours with the crew and learned a bit about mussell farming. Enjoyed this tour. The local wine is good and the mussells were delicious and obviously the freshest ever.

Thank Rick C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a rainy and miserable day and we were the only two people booked on the trip, but Matt and Georgia still took us out. The trip was a bit condensed due to the weather but we still got to see the mussel farms and learned about how mussels are grown. We then ate 3kg of fresh mussels and... More 

Thank Supers_2
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people were very friendly and knew a lot about what they were talking about. The scenery was amazing it was cool seeing how the mussels grew and was really good trying them, they were cooked amazingly! Highly recommend

Thank Rebeccacjg
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This was a last minute choice, tried to go on the Seafood Odyssea but the day we were going to go, it was out on a private charter, so decided to try this and it was great. Matt our skipper and Graeme his 2IC did a great job and kept us entertained, cooking up the mussels and filling our glasses... More 

1 Thank Chris G
Havelock North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We struck a fine calm day which made the experience all the more pleasurable. We had a skillful skipper and a personable support person. The fresh steamed mussels were divine. I don't want to be too negative but on the down side we felt the trip was overpriced.

Thank TykeHBNewZealand
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Nice trip friendly comfortable, we were given an insite to an industry of muscle farming from start to finish ad we got to tast the muscles fresh with a nice glass of wine to help the day unwind. It would of been great to see the muscle strings being worked on sadly there were else where working. And the scenery... More 

Thank John M
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to take the trip to understand about the mussels, had an enjoyable time, sailing through the sound to the farms, friendly team, good commentary and explanation of process, followed with sampling of fresh caught mussels and local wines. Highly recommended and only sorry our stay does not allow time for more samples.

Thank AndrewLJ17
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently took this cruise and really enjoyed it. We learned a lot about mussels, ate mussels and had a nice cruise around the sounds. The skipper was very informative and entertaining. A very good value and a good use of 3 hours. Highly recommended.

Thank Jeff K
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We chose a morning excursion Mussel Farm cruise tour after our ship The Emerald Princess docked in Picton. We were warmly greeted by the tour bus driver who drove us to Havelock, which was an hour from Picton, and on the way he highlighted the history of the area and told us several humorous anecdotes along the way. On arrival... More 

1 Thank Robert B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A really nice cruise, great crew and lots of delicious mussels. A great afternoon out. Would recommend.

Thank Kim L

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