Whitsunday Snorkel & Dive Liveaboard | Whitehaven & Outer Reef | 3 Day 3 Nights

Tour Code: 1129

Departing: Airlie Beach

  • Experience the ultimate combination of luxury and natural beauty onboard a recently renovated maxi yacht that offers 3-day livaboard sailing holiday showcasing the unspoiled Whitsunday Islands.
  • This is one of the rare livaboard sail boats in the Whitsundays which visits the best dive locations on the Outer Great Barrier Reef as well as a vist to Whitehaven Beach.
  • This is a dive and snorkel boat so if you have never dived before then jump onboard and give it a go.
  • 3 days and 3 nights bobbing around on the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands is what dreams are made of.

Included In Price

  • All meals (unless you require gluten-free, vegan or dairy-free meals)
  • Snorkelling equipment, including masks and snorkels.
  • Diving gear if you decide to dive
  • Linen
  • Bath towel
  • Skipper and crew
  • Marine Park fees

Experience the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation onboard a recently renovated maxi yacht that provides 3-day tours amidst the unspoiled Whitsunday Islands & Outer Reef!

Sail Vessel Summer Jo is one of the very few sailing liveaboard tours in the Whitsundays that allows you to explore both the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach. Revel in the beauty of Whitsunday Islands, Blue Pearl Bay, Whitehaven Beach, and other amazing destinations!

  • 29.9m (98ft) steel hull designed to accommodate 32 guests
  • Dive & Snorkel tour
  • Maximum 10 dives per guest
  • Night diving
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Whitehaven Beach 
  • Departures: Wednesday & Sunday
  • From Airlie Beach
  • All cabins air-conditioned

Unwind and relax in the spacious and luxurious interiors of the yacht, the vessel has recently undergone a $1 million facelift. You will also have the opportunity to explore the underwater world by scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef. Please ensure you read our scuba diving and medical requirements before booking your dives.

Whether you're a solo explorer, part of a group of friends, or a family with older children, this Whitsunday Liveaboard offers an ideal platform to satiate your thirst for adventure and relaxation.

View all liveaboard dive and snorkel boats in the Whitsundays.

Read about diving and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Sample Itinerary

Each trip itinerary is unique and tailored to the current weather and tidal conditions. This guarantees that no two trips are the same! However, you can rest assured that your journey will include visits to the famous south end of Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef.

Take in the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands, Blue Pearl Bay, Whitehaven Beach, and other stunning locales. Enjoy the newly renovated, spacious yacht's interiors, and explore the underwater world by adding some scuba dives to your trip and make the most of the Great Barrier Reef.

Whether you're an adventurous solo traveler, part of a group of friends, or a family with older children, this whitsunday 3 day 3 night liveaboard offers the perfect fusion of excitement and relaxation.

Visiting the Outer Reef is weather-dependent. Even if we are unable to visit the Outer Reef, there will still be chances to scuba dive on the Inner Reef!


We offer novice and certified divers an incredible opportunity to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef with the guidance of the onboard dive instructor, your diving experience will be smooth and comfortable. Your diving gear, wetsuit, and fins are all included. If you wish to undertake more dives you can book and pay for these onboard. No matter what level of diving experience you hold, this is an unforgettable opportunity to explore the incredible underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef.

Certified divers can dive multiple locations including inner fringing reef and Outer Great Barrier Reef diving between the Whitsunday Islands. If you lack diving certification but want to explore the thrill of scuba diving, the ship's fully qualified and professional dive instructors will gladly introduce you to it (subject to age, medical requirements, and other conditions).

Intro dives: Prices from

1st dive $150

2nd dive $120

3rd dive $99
Certified dives:

1st dive $99

2nd dive $85

3rd dive $75

any dives after that is $55

Sample Menu

Day 1 - On Arrival

  • A platter of seasonal, tropical fresh fruit 
  • Sunset Snacks
  • A selection of homemade dips, accompanies by crudités (fresh, raw vegetables) and crackers


  • Australian-style BBQ of fresh meats produced locally
  • Homemade coleslaw
  • Olive oil and herb new potatoes 
  • Vegan sausages or patties
  • Bread
  • Fresh salad


  • Apple and berry crumble with custard or cream

Day 2 - Breakfast

  • Scrambled or fried eggs
  • Sautéed mushrooms
  • Grilled tomato
  • Bacon
  • Beans
  • Fresh bread (can be toasted)
  • Cereals with a selection of milks
  • Fresh fruit

Morning Tea

  • Cookies


  • Selection of cold meats and cheeses
  • Frittata 
  • Bread and crackers 
  • Pickles
  • Couscous salad and a miscellaneous salad

Afternoon Tea

  • Antipasto platter of salami, chorizo, olives, cheeses, dips and crackers 


  • Grilled fresh local reef fish served with lemon, parsley and pepper
  • Stuffed mushrooms or butternut squash with lentils, pine nuts, onion and garlic
  • Homemade spiced wedges 
  • Buttered peas and corn
  • Fresh salad


  • Chocolate brownie with cream or ice cream 

Day 3 - Breakfast

  • Selection of milks and cereals, breads and spreads
  • Yoghurt
  • Fresh fruit 

Morning Tea

  • Selection of biscuits 


  • Creamy chicken and spinach pasta
  • Vegan pesto pasta with spinach and cherry tomatoes 
  • Garlic bread
  • Fresh salad 

Afternoon Tea

  • Selection of pastries 

Sunset Snack

  • Homemade dips with more crudités and crackers


  • Jacket potatoes
  • Beef chilli (and vegan chilli options too)
  • Cheese, nachos, sour cream and salsa
  • Fresh salad


  • Peach and vanilla cake served with cream and ice cream

Day 4 - Breakfast

  • Selection of cereals, milks, breads and spreads 
  • Yoghurt
  • Fresh fruit 

Final Farewell Meal

  • Homemade flapjacks
  • Homemade scones with jam and cream 

Tea, coffee and hot chocolate will be available the entire length of the trip, in the lower saloon. 

Please note:

The menu is subject to change without any given notice
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements at the time of booking. There will be an additional free of $20 to cover these costs. 

Vessel Specifications

Experience a comfortable stay onboard, offering a variety of accommodation styles to choose from.

  • All cabins are air-conditioned and come with en-suite bathrooms featuring a shower, toilet, and basin.
  • The options include two private queen cabins
  • Two private double cabins
  • Two twin cabins
  • Two triple cabins
  • Three quad cabins
  • And a five-bed shared cabin.
  • The yacht's decks are spacious, offering plenty of room for lounging, and the saloon provides ample space to unwind.
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time

4pm on Saturday or 12pm Wednesday

Departure Instructions

Check in is 30 minutes prior to departure - Map with meeting point will be emailed to you once your booking is confirmed

  • Whitsunday Island
  • Blue Pearl Bay
  • Hook Island
  • Outer Reef
  • Whitehaven Beach
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Wednesday, Saturday

Saturday Departures - 4pm Returns 4pm Tuesday
Wednesday Departures - 12pm Returns 12pm Saturday


3 Day 3 Nights

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Diving can be purchased onboard the boat
  • Bottled water, coke, coke zero and sprite can be purchased from the bar onboard
Fitness Level Required



Scuba Diving – minimum age 12


Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: a wait of 12 hours is recommended after one dive, 18 hour after 2 dives and at least 24 hours after multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

  • BYO alcohol
  • Beach towel
  • 1 soft overnight bag
  • Toiletries
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Jacket or jumper for cooler evenings
  • Swimwear
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses)
  • Feel free to bring a reusable water bottle and/or additional snacks.

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

We highly recommends that guests read the following policy:

All future decisions regarding your booking will be guided by the Terms and Conditions outlined in this policy.

Extended / Overnight Tour Cancellations

If you or your guests cancel:

Between 30 and 60 days of departure, you will forfeit 25% of the ticket price.

Between 14 to 30 days before departure, you will forfeit 50% of the ticket price.

Within 14 days of departure, you will forfeit the full trip fee.

Travel Insurance

We RECOMMEND ALL GUESTS have Travel Insurance which covers cancellation for a variety of reasons, including Pre-trip COVID cancellation cover. Cancellation due to contracting COVID or as a close contact will now no longer be considered a valid reason to cancel or postpone a trip.

The Operator strongly recommends that guests have travel insurance to:

Cover valuable items (e.g. Cameras, Luggage)

Protect against unforeseen flight or coach cancellations, road closures or late arrival into Airlie Beach for any reason which subsequently leads to missing the scheduled departure time,

Cover medical conditions that may occur during carriage, and the associated extra costs of accessing medical care around the islands, including returning to port or emergency air evacuation.

Cover against an emergency where you need to return to port urgently, e.g. a family member becomes very ill,

Cover against full ticket refunds, including the agent commissions component

Please ensure that the guests understand the details of the cover included for the Travel Insurance to ensure that it covers the above for their peace of mind.

Whitsunday Snorkel & Dive Liveaboard | Whitehaven & Outer Reef | 3 Day 3 Nights

Tour Code: 1129

Departing: Airlie Beach



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 1129



1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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