In the historic town of Havelock you can enjoy green-lipped mussels, browse art galleries and organise a boat trip for fishing or sightseeing.

Located at the meeting point of the Pelorus and Kaiuma Rivers on the coast northwest of Blenheim, Havelock calls itself the "green-lipped mussel capital of the world". Once a gold mining settlement, the town has many quaint colonial buildings which today house boutique galleries and eating places (be sure to order the mussels). The Havelock Museum has interesting displays that explain the town's past.

At Havelock's marina there are water taxis and charter boats ready to take you fishing or show you around Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds. Sea kayaks can also be hired here for guided or independent paddling tours.

Local accommodation includes private holiday homes, a camping ground, lodges, B&B's, homestays and motels.

Functional facts: Approx. population 490, good range of shops and services.

Content courtesy of Tourism NZ

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Blue Moon Lodge - Accommodation in Havelock New Zealand
Built in the 1800s, this 2-storey lodge offers free WiFi and free use of bicycles to explore the area. Guests enjoy BBQ facilities and free mussel tastings each night throughout summer. Located in the historic gold mining town of Havelock, Blue Moon Lodge is 15 minutes' drive from popular swimming and fishing spots at Pelorus River. Guests of Blue Moon... (more)
Havelock Garden Motel - Accommodation in Havelock New Zealand
Family-run motel offering traditional hospitality in a tranquil 5-acre garden setting in the heart of the town. 3 new and 9 recently updated, well-appointed, spotless, self-contained units. A comfortable base from which to explore Marlborough. Ample parking for cars and boats. Bookings arranged for local excursions include fishing, mail and mussel boat runs,... (more)
Havelock Motels and Motor Lodge - Accommodation in Havelock New Zealand
The Havelock Motel and Motor Lodge is Kiwi owned and operated and offers a selection of accommodation suites to suit all budgets. Choose from our spacious family or cost-effective studio units or treat yourself to one of our luxury spa suites with marina views. Alternatively book Havelock Views Cottage, our self contained cottage, located just a short distan... (more)
Mount Richmond Estate Motels - Accommodation in Rai Valley New Zealand
Rai Valley
Imagine 10 acres of parkland in the countryside! This is Mount Richmond Estate with fully equipped, newly refurbished motel units. Set on a plateau, just a couple of kilometres from Rai Valley township, with excellent access from Havelock (20mins), Blenheim (50mins), Picton and Nelson (50mins). Eight individual motel units are 2-bedroom with modern, well ... (more)
Okiwi Bay Holiday Park - Accommodation in Okiwi Bay New Zealand
Okiwi Bay
Okiwi Bay is located within "Croisilles harbour" (Whangarae), and was named after Dumont D'Urville's uncle the Abbot of Croisilles in 1827. An area rich in history - D'Urville also passed through and named "French Pass" (Te Aumiti) which is about a one hour drive from Okiwi Bay. Many of New Zealand's early explorers came here, and it was visited by whalers &... (more)
Okiwi Bay Holiday Park and Lodge - Accommodation in Okiwi Bay New Zealand
Okiwi Bay
As featured on Gone Fishin', Okiwi Bay is a special hideaway for relaxation and leisure activities. Our skippered dive charters will introduce you to the wonderful scenery, fishing, scalloping and diving on our doorstep. Okiwi Bay is en route to scenic French Pass and D'Urville Island. On-site fuel, shop, scuba fills, LPG, guest on-licence, BBQs. Accommodati... (more)
On The Track Lodge - Accommodation in Tennyson Inlet New Zealand
Pelorus Sound, Tennyson Inlet
On The Track Lodge is situated half way on the beautiful 2 day Nydia Track, a five hour walk each direction. It is a peaceful place to rest for a few days. Arrive by boat, walk or mountain bike(grade 4)the remote Nydia Track Marlborough Sounds Walkway.No need to carry that heavy pack-we will look after you!We can provide everything you need. We are open all ... (more)
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