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Greenshell™ Mussels

When visiting Marlborough, why not take yourself on a foodie adventure and taste locally grown Greenshell™ Mussels. Seventy percent of New Zealand’s Greenshell™ Mussels are grown here in the Marlborough Sounds as this environment provides a perfect growing space for them.

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Join a local seafood cruise and head to the farms to taste these fresh seafood delicacies while matching it with a glass of award-winning wine. Learn more about they ways in which the mussels grow and are harvested from the locals themselves.

Take a drive to Havelock, also known as the Greenshell™ Mussel capital of the world and have a bowl of freshly farmed mussels at the local restaurants/eateries. Visit Mills Bay Mussels or The Mussel Pot and be sure to try them in all kinds of ways! Or journey further into the Sounds, stay at a seaside lodge and enjoy a bowl over dinner with a view.

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