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Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds with the indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise, featuring freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match.

This is a truly unique wine and food cruise experience in the tranquil Marlborough Sounds.

The Greenshell Mussel Cruise operates year round as a group charter tour, and daily as a regular public tour from October through to mid-April. Forward bookings are essential.

Daily Itinerary:

1.30pm Cruise departure from the Havelock Marina

An afternoon cruise through the inner Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds. Two of the main Sounds that make up the Marlborough Sounds. Take in the natural beauty of the native bush and the tranquility of the Sounds.

Learn from your experienced Skipper the history of the Marlborough Sounds and the history of the pioneering families who have settled in the Sounds over 6 generations.

Visit a Greenshell™ Mussel farm where your skipper will explain why mussels grow so well in the Sounds. While at the Mussel Farm you will get to taste a local favourite – freshly steamed Mussels matched perfectly to a complimentary glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. A stunning wine and food match in a beautiful part of Marlborough.

4.30pm Arrive back in the Havelock Marina.

Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence" for 2015.

NZ$125 per adult

NZ$45 per child (5-15 years)



MV Spirit

Scenic cruise

Wine and food

Large stable vessel

EFTPOS onboard

Bar & food available

Private cruises available year round

Pick up/drop off Raetihi Lodge

Havelock Marina - "C" Pier, Havelock

Phone: +64 3 577 9997

Fax: +64 3 577 9979




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