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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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| C Pier, Havelock Marina, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank karenzals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Kim J
Reviewed July 27, 2018

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

Thank Casinoshoppe
Reviewed July 7, 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

Thank AGEDNOMAD
Reviewed May 22, 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
ScottM_NZ, General Manager at Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 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 March 27, 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
Reviewed February 9, 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
Reviewed February 3, 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
Reviewed January 22, 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
Reviewed January 22, 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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