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Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise

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About Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise
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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this half day cruise and had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. Ryan and his team were excellent and nothing was too much trouble. Brittany even helped us book a restaurant in Blenheim for the evening. Also the mussels and accompanying Sauvignon Blanc were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Done the morning excursion which was new to their itinerary so not many people on board. Brilliant trip, very pleasant, helpful and informative crew. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 975philipr
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Our hosts were Andrew and Tristan. Both of these guys did an amazing job of entertaining, informing and feeding us. The trip is a good length and you learn so much with the commentary. The mussels, bread, dukkah and the beautiful glass of sauvignon blanc...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Inverness1966
Reviewed 9 December 2018

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 19 November 2018 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 14 November 2018 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 27 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 M3961TKkimt
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
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