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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
| C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9997
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

John & Georgi you were fabulous. Thankyou for a fantastic and relaxing afternoon out in the magnificent Marlborough Sounds. We loved this trip and have nominated our afternoon with you as the highlight of our time in the North of the South. The mussels were...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Nixy33
Reviewed 28 March 2016

While the cruise does emphasize mussels, it also offers a spectacular way to cruise in the Marlborough Sounds, which has fabulous scenery. Even if you don't like mussels, though, you should try some of these (my husband doesn't and he still ate several) as they...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

a good 30 minutes cruise through Marlborough sound enjoying the magnificent view before we reached the mussels farm. Learnt about the greenshell Mussels industry in NZ and we were lucky to see the process of harvesting Mussels from the sea. The smell of mussels and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank WonderGey
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Four passengers and two crew in a 50 foot boat cruising the magnificent Marlborough Sounds! It was a delightful afternoon of fresh air, gorgeous sights, and wind in our hair. We pulled up to a greenshell mussel farm and learned about the industry while the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank MotownMo
Reviewed 2 March 2016

As part of our tour we cruised beautiful Marlborough Sound. They took us out to a green mussel "farm." We were educated in aquaculture and then the crew harvested and prepared a feast of delicious green shell mussels. The were large and sweet and juicy,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Niamb
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Really enjoyed this trip. Friendly and humorous guides, small group of passengers and the mussels and wine were excellent. Just the right length of time on the water.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

I took this tour on a sunny Saturday afternoon and enjoyed an idyllic experience taking in the beautiful scenery from the 20 metre catamaran. The tour staff had really good knowledge of the landscape, the Sounds ... and most importantly the green shell mussel industry....More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 February 2016

As you are passing through Havelock when you travel between Picton and Nelson, this 3 hour cruise is a great way to learn more about the sound and what the area is famous for - green shell muscles. The boat is comfortable, crew very friendly...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We really enjoyed the tour with Matt and Matty...they showed us the mussels farm and answered all our questions about the region and the business. They were courteous, knowledgeable and fun. We were very lucky to have great sunshine that day. It seems other travelers...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank kbandme
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

Date of experience: November 2015
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