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Havelock and Marlborough Sounds: Greenshell Mussel Cruise

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Havelock and Marlborough Sounds: Greenshell Mussel Cruise

From £69.55 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of Marlborough Sounds on an afternoon cruise and enjoy some freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wine as you sail.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Cruise the picturesque Pelorus Sounds and Kenepuru Sounds at Marlborough Sounds
  • Enjoy some freshly steamed Greenshell mussels paired with a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Visit a mussel farm and learn about marine farming in the Marlborough Sounds
  • Take in the gorgeous scenery as you cruise across the pristine waters
  • Benefit from daily departures from Havelock Marina all year round
Full description
Climb aboard the MV Spirit at Havelock Marina, and set sail across the shimmering waters of Marlborough Sounds at 13:30. Indulge in some freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc from the area. Experience the ultimate food and wine pairing as you take in the spectacular views. Cruise across the tranquil waters of Pelorus Sound and Kenepuru Sound, and learn about the local history. Visit a mussel farm to experience the green-lipped mussel fishing industry first hand. Make use of the on board licensed bar, serving a good range of Marlborough wines, along with beers, juice and bottled water. A range of light snacks, including chips and peanuts, are available to purchase. Enjoy the boat's indoor and outdoor areas for views of the forested hills and clear blue waters from different perspectives. Then, journey back to Havelock Marina for an estimated arrival time of 16:30.  
  • Cruise aboard the MV Spirit
  • Freshly steamed mussels and a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wine
  • Commentary
  • Tea, coffee and water
  • Beverages and food, other than those mentioned in "what's included" (wine, beer, orange juice and snacks are available to purchase on board)
  • Transportation to Havelock
Not suitable for
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Pier C, Havelock Marina.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The MV Spirit is docked at Pier C at Havelock Marina. Turn towards the water from Havelock township and drive down to the dock. You can park near the Slip Inn Café. Pier C is directly to the right of the café when you are facing the water
  • Please arrive to check-in by 13:15 for the 13:30 departure
  • Please note that from Monday, May 29 until Saturday, July 1, the MV Spirit will depart from Pier B at Havelock Marina
  • EFTPOS, Visa, and MasterCard can be used onboard the boat at the licensed bar
  • Please note, this tour requires a minimum of 4 people to operate
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Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Great day our grandchildren loved it and really lovely staff.

18 July 2018

Excellent trip and the mussels were delicious

8 October 2018

17 May 2021

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