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“Great afternoon!”

Greenshell Mussel Daily Cruise
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$101.04*
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Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock
Ranked #3 of 10 things to do in Havelock
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed December 26, 2013

Ryan - one of the descendants of the families who started the green mussel business is extremely knowledgeable about the business and the area... Lively, entertaining and informative information backed up by Gary.... Beautiful boat. Beautiful scenery - even in the misty rain! Mussels also delicious but not the ones intended for export (pre-cooked etc)!.

A really nice afternoon trip... well worth the money..

Thank AJCG
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Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Had a great time exploring the beautiful sounds and learning about the incredible world ov mussel farming, the trip is fantastic not just because of the scenery and the very generous amount of beautiful fresh mussels and lovely local wine but also because of the fantastic tour guides. You could not meet friendlier, more accommodating individuals , they are true locals with a wealth of knowledge. Their passion for the area and for mussels made the day extra special

Thank Harfly13
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

We had a most pleasant afternoon in the Greenshell Mussel capital. Leaving from Havelock on the Galileo, Ryan, the captain, gave us a most scenic tour in the Marlborough sounds. The water and mountain sides were pristine! We saw the greenshell mussel farms, then ate some steamed mussels with wine from the area. Ryan was very knowledgeable about the area , so we learned a lot while having a good time.

Thank cconn00
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

We had such a good time on this tour and the greenshell mussels served on board were outstanding! The Sauvignon Blanc from a local winery (Framingham) was also delicious!

Thank MapleTravels
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

My wife Lisa and I just returned from a trip to NZ and the Mussel Cruise was fantastic. The Skipper had so much knowledge of the area and the Mussel farms it made the whole trip so interesting. His sense of humour helped also. (Watch out for hitchhiking birds). There were only six of us on the boat and one lady was not sure she could eat one mussel but after a dozen she was a convert. The wine chosen to accompany them was most enjoyable. Will be looking for it back in OZ.
All up a great day. Thanks.
Bryan Bowie Nth Queensland

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