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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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"wealth of information"
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"freshest and tastiest"
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

As a part of a tour group we used the Marlborough Tour Company on a tour of Marlborough Sound. It included wine paired with fresh mussels grilled salmon and ham all produced fresh and locally. The scenery was fabulous and our host, Ryan, was professional...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

My wife and I did the Greenshell Mussel Cruise in late November. We had the whole boat to ourselves. The staff onboard were very welcoming, friendly, and super informative throughout the cruise. Their broad experience in the industry and the area was very evident as...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We literally added this cruise to our itinerary an hour before it took off and I'm so glad we did. The boat, Foxy Lady, is owned by Bruce and Suzanne. They also live on it. It really felt like we had been invited aboard a...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

One of my great regrets is that after having one of my best experiences while travelling is that it has taken almost a year to write a review. My travelling companion and I had booked an excursion on the Greenlip mussel tour as a side...More

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Greenshell, Manager at Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

Thanks so much, great review. Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed the day in the Marlborough Sounds on board our Greenshell Mussel Cruise. October and Spring brings on the start of another cruise season so we look forward to showing lots of visitors our beautiful...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

While in Picton, the green-shell mussels cruise was something that I really wanted to do. The weather was the best you can get, the boat is a beauty, the scenery amazing and the crew excellent and experienced guys that made the day a memorable one....More

Thank Camelia C
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Greenshell, Manager at Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

Great stuff, thanks for a wonderful review of our Greenshell Mussel Cruise.. Yes we can always assist with transport requirements to get through to Havelock Marina or a very popular option is to take our Marlborough Icons Tour which includes collection in Picton or Blenheim,...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2015

We were staying in Picton and having booked places for the cruise the previous afternoon, travelled the scenic (think narrow, winding, pot holed) road to Havelock. Was it worth the journey? Most definitely. It was a glorious afternoon out on the Sounds with watching the...More

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Greenshell, Manager at Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

Fantastic, 5 stars, great review.. So glad you enjoyed our Greenshell Mussel Cruise and its so great you assisted the NZ economy with your consumption of Mussels and Sauvignon..

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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We were lucky to have a glorious day for our Mussel trip, but what made it really enjoyable was the knowledgable skipper Del ably assisted by Matt on the classy yacht Galileo. We learnt so much about the local area and the mussel business. We...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

It doesn't get much better than this! The operators warmly welcome you aboard for their 3 hour trip around Pelorous Sounds visiting a large Green Lipped Mussel farm. The boat is spacious and offers spaces with plenty of shade which is important on the stunning...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2015

We were visiting Havelock and didn't want to spend a whole day on a tour. We chose the half day cruise from Havelock which took us into Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds. This boat was beautiful and the captain and crew were very knowledgeable and friendly....More

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

My wife and I recently visited New Zealand on our honeymoon. Traveling the country we had some adventure, some relaxation, but we were most excited for some wine tours and mussel tasting. This tour was PERFECT. Our guides were fantastic and very knowledgable. We went...More

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