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Greenshell Mussel Cruise from Havelock

 

 

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Join us for a truly unique Marlborough Sounds cruise experience.
Daily Marlborough Sounds cruises from Havelock Marina out into Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds.    This popular cruise has been operating over 8 years and consistently receives rave reviews.   Check out the fantastic feedback on Tripadvisor.

  

A Greenshell Mussel Farm in the Pelorus SoundEnjoy an informative, relaxing and fun afternoon cruising the inner Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds,  two of the main Sounds that make up the Marlborough Sounds.

Take in the natural beauty of this stunning environment, learn about the history of the Marlborough Sounds and the pioneering families who have settled here. Visit a Greenshell Mussel farm where your launch captain will explain how and why this delicacy grows so well in the Marlborough Sounds.  While at the mussel farm we serve freshly steamed mussels with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, a wonderful wine and food match in a beautiful part of Marlborough.

Daily Cruise departures from the Havelock Marina


Departing each day from Havelock Marina over the summer season  at 1.30pm.   This is a short stroll from the Slip Inn Cafe in the middle of the marina.  This is a superb place to have lunch prior to departing on the cruise. 

Cruise on the Marlborough Travel luxury launch Galileo.     This wonderful vessel is large and stable with all the home comforts of lounge areas and multiple viewing decks. A very nice way to cruise the Marlborough Sounds.  

 MV Galileo on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise in the Marlborough SoundsMV Galileo on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise in the Marlborough Sounds

As we cruise out into the Marlborough Sounds you will be taking in the natural beauty of this stunning area.  Your experienced skipper has a wealth of knowledge about the Marlborough Sounds and the people who live here.  This informative commentary will keep you entertained as you cruise through the inner Pelorus Sound and into the Kenepuru Sound.         

Cruise through a Greenshellâ„¢ Mussel farm where your skipper will explain why this delicacy grows so well in the Sounds.  See the Mussels growing on longlines in the clean waters and learn how the mussel farmers get the mussels to grow on the ropes.  

Greenshell Mussels growing in the Kenepuru Sound Skipper Aussie Vale samples a few fresh Mussels

While at the mussel farm your will get to try the freshest steamed mussels, served with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.  This is a fantastic wine and food experience in a beautiful part of Marlborough.   It really is a real "Taste of Marlborough" ..

Enjoying the scenery and sunshine on the Greenshell Mussel CruiseEnjoying the scenery and sunshine on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise



   The brilliant match of fresh steamed mussels with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise Mussel tasting on board the Galileo for the Mussel Cruise from Havelock marina into the Marlborough Sounds  


 Pricing and Details (Greenshell Mussel Cruise ex-Havelock Marina)

Check in:   1.15pm

The freshest mussels possible on the Mussel Cruise in the Marlborough SoundsCheck in Location:   MV Galileo at Havelock Marina - Jetty 1A

Cruise Departure:   1.30pm Daily

Cruise Duration:   3 Hours

Season:  Daily from 1 Oct to Mid-April    (Exception - Christmas Day, 25 Dec). 
              
                 March 2014  - Cruises daily (Subject to availability) 
               
                 April 2014 
              

  • 1,2,3, April - Mussel Cruise daily from Havelock
  • 4 April - Mussel Cruise sold out but Seafood Odyssea Cruise (Picton) available
  • 5 April - Mussel Cruise and all other cruises sold out
  • 6 April - Mussel Cruise sold out but Sounds Salmon and Songbird Cruise (PIcton) available
  • 7 & 8 April - Mussel Cruise daily from Havelock
  • 9 April - Mussel Cruise sold out but Seafood Odyssea Cruise (Picton) available
  • 10, 11, 12 April - Mussel Cruise daily from Havelock
  • 13 April - Mussel Cruise and all other cruises sold out
  • 14 April - Mussel Cruise available from Havelock
  • 15, 16 & 17 April - Mussel Cruise not available but Seafood Odyssea Cruise (Picton) available
  • 18 & 19 April - LAST TWO Mussel Cruises available for the Season
  • 20 April - Sounds Salmon and Songbird Cruise (Picton) available
  • 23 April - Seafood Odyssea Cruise (Picton) available
  • 27 April - Sounds Salmon and Songbird Cruise (Picton) available

Cruise Pricing:   Adult $115.00 per person,   Child $39.00 per person (5 - 15yrs)*
Cruise operates on strict minimum and maximum numbers 



Bookings are essential.

Taking in the Marlborough Sounds scenery on the Greenshell Mussel CruiseEnquiries info@marlboroughtravel.co.nz



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Group bookings and private group departures by arrangement.

 

For More Information on the Cruise Including Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q) Click Here

For More Information on Mussels and Mussel Farming Click Here

For More Images of the Mussel Cruise Click Here

For a Map of where we go in the Marlborough Sounds click here

             

 Finding Havelock

Map of the Marlborough and Nelson Regions

    

 

 Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Jetty 1A, Havelock Marina, Marlborough

Phone +64 3 577 9997

Freephone 0800 99 0800 (Within New Zealand)

Email info@marlboroughtravel.co.nz


 

 



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