Join us for a truly unique Marlborough Sounds cruise experience. The Greenshell Mussel Cruise departs from the Havelock Marina daily, year round.
Enjoy 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 tranquil 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.
- Check in: 1.15pm
- Check in Location: Havelock Marina - Pier C
- Cruise Departure: 1.30pm Daily
- Cruise Duration: 3 Hours
- Year Round daily departures (Exception Christmas Day)
Bookings are essential.
- Cruise Pricing: Adult $135.00 per person, Child $45.00 per person (5 - 15yrs)*
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.
As we cruise out into the Marlborough Sounds you will be taking in the natural beauty and tranquility of this stunning area. Your experienced skipper has a wealth of knowledge about the Marlborough Sounds and the people who live here. His informative commentary will keep you entertained as you cruise through the inner Pelorus Sound and into the Kenepuru Sound.
Cruise through a Greenshell™ 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.
Cruise operates on a minimum of 2 adults.
Group bookings and private group departures by arrangement.