Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Your excursion starts with a coach ride to Havelock Marina where you will board a catamaran and travel through Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds. Havelock is the Greenshell Mussel capital of the World with more Greenshell mussels processed than any other port in the world. Take in the natural beauty and tranquillity of this fantastic area and enjoy a commentary on the history of Marlborough Sounds and the pioneering people who have settled here over six generations. Visit a Greenshell Mussel farm where your experienced launch captain will explain why this delicacy grows so well in the Marlborough Sounds. While at the mussel farm, the group will taste delicious, freshly steamed mussels matched with a glass of crisp Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. For non-mussel eaters, fresh breads and local olive oils will be served.
  • Tour Code


  • Location


  • Activity Types

    Sightseeing / City Tour

  • Experience Types

    Special Interest

  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Fitness Level


  • Price

    Adult from $249.99
    Children (12 & under) from $249.99

  • Snack included!
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Tour offers spectacluar photo opportunities out over the Pelorus and Queen Charlotte Sound to Havelock


Upon visiting the Mussel farm will have the opportunity to taste the delicious - freshly steamed Mussels matched to a glass of crisp Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. For the non-mussel eaters, fresh breads and local olive oils will be served. Juice and/ or so

Special Notes

To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, SPF30+ or higher factor sunscreen and bottled water. Wine tasting is reserved for passengers aged 18 years or above.

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