Havelock is a picturesque town in the Pelorus region, and is renowned as the greenshell mussel capital of the world. You can drop in and sample this local delicacy at one of the local eateries, or you can come and visit the annual mussel festival. Havelock is the gateway to the rest of the Pelorus region, and includes an information centre where you can find out about activities and services available. It's also the service centre to the region, where you can purchase food, fuel, and other supplies. Whether you're planning a fishing charter or cruise, or have your own boat, Havelock offers the main water access to Pelorus and Keneperu Sounds. A variety of accommodation providers catering to different budgets and styles, including camp sites, backpacker hostels, motels and B&B are available.