Marlborough Sounds Scenic Cruise | Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Marlborough Sounds Scenic Cruise | Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Enjoy an informative, relaxing and fun afternoon cruising the inner Pelorus and Kenepuru 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 and enjoy freshly steamed mussels with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, a wonderful wine and food match, in a beautiful part of Marlborough.

Cruise on the luxury launch Odyssea or Galileo. Both vessels are large and stable with all the home comforts of lounge areas and multiple viewing decks. A very nice way to cruise the Marlborough Sounds.

As you 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.

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".

Tour Info

Tour Type: Cruises & Sailing Adventures
From: Havelock to Havelock
Price:
From (NZD) $135 per person
Duration: 1/2 Day
Tour Code: MTGMC

Inclusions

Cruise through the Marlborough Sound
Guided tour of a Greenshell Mussel farm
Fresh Steamed Mussels, served with a glass of wine

Highlights

  • Cruise the inner Pelorus & Kenepuru Sounds
  • Visit a Greenshell Mussel farm
  • Enjoy steamed Mussels & a Glass Of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Tour Departures

  • Frequency: Departs daily all year round
  • Departure Point: Havelock Marina Jetty – Pier C
  • Departure Time: at 1:30pm
  • Duration: 3 hours approximately
  • Return Details: Tour returns at 4:30pm
  • Closed: Christmas Day

Important Information

  • Havelock Marina Jetty – Pier C 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.
  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel.
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated.
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher.

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There are 1 reviews of this tour from past clients of Relaxing Journeys, averaging 5 out of 5.


Tour Reviews

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15/03/2016
Very enjoyable afternoon, mega mussels are so tasty. John and Matty were fabulous, good commentary and waiter service.
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Marlborough Sounds Scenic Cruise | Greenshell Mussel Cruise
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Tour Code: MTGMC
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