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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...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group was the only group booked for the trip(4), so plenty of room. Views are pretty special and commentary informative. No problems with sea sickness even though it was a bit windy and one of our group is a bit on the soft side....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip well worth doing . Very informative and knowledgeable not only on the mussels and their farming , but of the history of the local area , and of the sounds and surroundings. The cooked mussels were divine , and interesting seeing American tourists...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank virtueleighanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable afternoon on the mussel cruise & impressed the tour went ahead with only 4 people - other companies would cancel. Skipper Tristan was a very knowledgeable & passionate about marine life & industry and provided plenty of good information about the Sounds....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomotravel
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We did this cruise as part of a Marlborough Icons tour. And it was simply beautiful. We boarded our boat just after lunch at the wharf and set sail for our cruise around the Marlborough sound. The scenery, tranquility and peace has to be seen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenzals
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We really enjoyed the afternoon we spent on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise. The tour is interesting and informative. We enjoyed learning about the sound and the mussel farm. Guests were provided with a generous amount of the delicious green shell mussels to feast on! This...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kim J
Reviewed 28 July 2018

What a fabulous day enjoying the Marlborough Sounds , more fresh mussels than we could eat, Wonderful guides and beautiful scenery

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Casinoshoppe
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This was a seriously good tour. The trip started with a drive of about 45 minutes from the port of Picton to Havelock where we transferred to a catamaran for a three-hour sail up Pelorus Sound to the mussel farm. We were blessed with wonderful...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 23 May 2018

we had a lovely informative Sounds trip & Mussel farm viewing... Lovely lunch of cooked mussels, Bread & Dukha, with a wine or OJ.. (inclusive) we thought the trip of $135 each was quite expensive for such a basic lunch.. (we've been on many in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CJMchch
ScottM_NZ, General Manager at Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi CJMchch, thanks so much for your review. Really glad to hear that you enjoyed your cruise with us. However just to clarify every piece of advertising and promotion that we do is very clear that this cruise includes a tasting of freshly steamed Greenshell...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Did this as a tour from Celebrity Solstice. We weren’t sure what to expect, but everything exceeded our expectations. The catamaran was beautiful and spacious. Plenty of room to move about. The commentary was first class and we got some amazing views in Marlborough Sound....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pcraike
Reviewed 10 February 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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