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Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise

| C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9997
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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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| C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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"sauvignon blanc"
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"fresh mussels"
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"marlborough sounds"
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"mussel farm"
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"new zealand"
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"wine tasting"
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"marlborough region"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"great memory"
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"fantastic afternoon"
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"morning excursion"
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"quiet bay"
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"boat skipper"
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"humorous anecdotes"
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"wealth of information"
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"freshest and tastiest"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Casinoshoppe
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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

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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

Thank CJMchch
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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

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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

Thank pcraike
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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

Thank ParisVimi
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

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 23 January 2018

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

Thank david p
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 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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