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A Picturesque Haven in the Marlborough Sounds



Havelock is a charming town located in the Marlborough region, known for its green-lipped mussels, scenic beauty, and outdoor activities. The town is situated at the head of the Pelorus Sound and offers a range of attractions and activities.

Havelock is renowned for its green-lipped mussels, and there are numerous opportunities to sample this local delicacy. The Havelock Mussel Festival, held annually, is a highlight, celebrating the region’s seafood with food stalls, cooking demonstrations, and entertainment.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the nearby Pelorus Sound, which offers world-class kayaking, fishing, and wildlife viewing opportunities. The sound’s scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere make it a popular destination for locals and visitors.

Havelock’s town centre features a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The Havelock Museum provides insights into the town’s history and heritage, with exhibits on early settlement, maritime history, and local industries.

The town also has several parks and reserves, including the Havelock Domain, which offers walking trails, sports facilities, and picnic areas. The Cullen Point Scenic Reserve is another must-visit, offering stunning views of the Pelorus Sound and opportunities for walking, bird-watching, and picnicking.

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