30 Orakei Street, Tahunanui
Nelson 7011, New Zealand

Tour 12: Summer Mussel Cruise

Book / Enquire Tour » We pick you up at 11am and take you on a beautiful scenic drive to the quaint village of Havelock. On the way we pass the site of The Hobbit movie "The Desolation of Smaug" scene where the dwarves escape down the river in barrels! A quick stop for morning tea and then on our way to Havelock.

At Havelock marina, you join the Mussel Cruise boat for a breath-taking and educational cruise in the magical Marlborough sounds. You will learn about the mussel industry and taste delicious fresh steamed mussels straight out of the water. These will be accompanied by a glass of our world famous Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

You will be astounded by the scenic beauty on this tour!

summer mussel cruise

At the completion of your tour, we will take you back to Nelson and deliver you to your accommodation at approximately 6.00pm.

Complete Tour is approximately 7 hours long (Mussel Tour 3 hours) Pick up at your accommodation 11am and drop off 6.00 pm
The Greenshell Mussel cruise operates October to April only.

Cancellation Policy: Up to 5 days before = Re-ticketing at no extra cost OR refund less 20% transaction fee. If cancelled within 5 days of tour there is nil refund.

Tour Details

Price NZ$350.00 per person
Departure* 11am Nelson city
Duration 7 hours
Inclusions** morning tea, Cruise ticket, mussel tasting, glass of wine,
Min people required 2
All listed prices are cash prices and valid from 1 November 2018. A surcharge of 5% is applied to credit card payments.
*Departure is timed from first pick-up point. All pick- ups are from clients' accommodation within the city area unless otherwise arranged.
**Unless otherwise stated, all meals at clients own cost.
Child policy: 0-12years half price, 12 years and over, full price.
No tours Christmas day, Boxing day, January 1 & 2, Waitangi day, ANZAC day, Easter Friday and Easter Monday. Winter Hours may vary.