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“mussel farm”(24 reviews)
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
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

Staff were more than helpful and knowledgeable and shared with all of us. Popular tour to do and extra nice on a sunny day.

Thank ozdrifter
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Take a super comfortable boat trip through some of the Marlborough Sounds to first enjoy the scenery and second, to learn about mussel farming there. The launch crew are knowledgeable both verbally and visually and the fresh steamed mussels laid on with a glass of...More

2  Thank laurelmacdonald
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great Landscape, very educational, fresh boiled Mussels with wine and a lot of fun with our enthusiastic hosts – a great idea how to spend a wonderful afternoon in this region. I booked this tour spontaneously when travelling by. We were only four guests on...More

2  Thank Swisskiwi1215
Reviewed May 6, 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

1  Thank Nixy33
Reviewed March 28, 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

1  Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed March 14, 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

2  Thank WonderGey
Reviewed March 5, 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

2  Thank MotownMo
Reviewed March 1, 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

2  Thank Niamb
Reviewed February 7, 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.

Thank kerryandleanne
Reviewed February 7, 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

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