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Introducing Summer Jo – Fresh From A 1 Million Dollar Refurbishment

a body of water next to the ocean

Embark on a captivating 3-day journey through the untouched beauty of the Whitsundays!

Fresh from a remarkable $1 million makeover, Summer Jo combines the iconic Whitsunday hotspots, including Whitehaven Beach and diving on the Great Barrier Reef.

This spacious mega yacht comfortably accommodates 32 passengers in various cabin types, including private, air-conditioned cabins with ensuite facilities.

One of the few overnight trips in the Whitsundays that offer a unique adventure that unveils the wonders of both the Outer Great Barrier Reef and the pristine Whitehaven Beach.

This spacious yacht comfortably accommodates 32 passengers in various cabin types, including private, air-conditioned cabins with en-suite facilities. It’s your perfect home away from home in the Whitsundays.

Summer Jo Unveiled:

– A Million-Dollar Facelift: Prepare to be wowed by Summer Jo’s stunning transformation. A brand-new million-dollar refit has breathed fresh life into this magnificent vessel.

– Dive into Adventure: Dive enthusiasts, rejoice! We offer scuba diving with an incredible free scuba experience. Explore the mesmerising depths of the Great Barrier Reef like never before.

– Private Air-Conditioned Cabins: Retreat to your own cozy haven in our private, air-conditioned cabins. Comfort and tranquility await you.

– Whitehaven’s Southern Charm: Witness the southern allure of world-renowned Whitehaven Beach, a destination that’s nothing short of enchanting.

– Blue Pearl Bay Magic: Set your sights on Blue Pearl Bay off Hayman Island, a pristine oasis brimming with underwater wonders.

– Culinary Delights: Savour mouthwatering meals lovingly prepared by our onboard chef. Culinary adventures await.

– Endless Hot Showers: Thanks to our desalinator, you can relish unlimited hot showers, a luxurious treat after a day of exploration.

Underwater Wonderland: Dive into multiple snorkelling locations and uncover the vibrant marine life of the Whitsundays.

– Outer Great Barrier Reef Expedition: Summer Jo stands among the select few vessels in Airlie Beach with the privilege to journey to the majestic Outer Great Barrier Reef.

– Gear Included: Leave the gear to us! We provide snorkelling masks and snorkels, ensuring you’re well-equipped for underwater escapades.

– Spacious Decks for Socialising: Our expansive, open-plan decks are perfect for mingling and unwinding under the sun or stars.

– Diving Mastery: With a dedicated Dive Master onboard, you’re in expert hands for your diving adventures.

– Local Passion: Rest assured that Summer Jo is a locally owned vessel, driven by a passion for showcasing the beauty of our beloved Whitsundays.

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Here is a sample menu onboard Summer Jo:

DAY 1
Afternoon Tea: Welcome Drinks, Sunset Platter – Dips and Crackers, Vegetable Crudités, Kabana, Olives, Onions, Gherkins
Dinner: Baked Parmesan Fish, Potato Bake, and Garden Salad (Vegetarian Option: Vegetarian “Fish”)
Dessert: Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free)

DAY 2
Breakfast:  Croissants, Fresh Fruit, Cereals, Yoghurt, Toast, Spreads, Scrambled Eggs, Tea, and Coffee
Morning Tea: Walking snacks provided (Fruit, Muesli Bars, Nut mix)
Lunch:  Build your own wraps, rolls or sandwiches With a Selection of Cooked Meats & Salads and Coleslaw (Vegetarian Option: Kofta/ Falafel)Afternoon Tea: Nachos (Vegetarian)
Dinner: Chicken Sundried Tomato Pasta (Vegetarian Option:Tofu )
Dessert: Sticky Date Pudding

DAY 3
Breakfast: Fresh Fruit, Cereals, Yoghurt, Toast, Spreads, Tea, and Coffee
Morning Tea: Walking snacks provided (Fruit, Muesli Bars, Nut mix)
Lunch: Build your own wraps, rolls or sandwiches With a Selection of Cooked Meats, Salads and Potato Salad (Vegetarian Option: Falafel/Kofta)
Afternoon Tea:  Mini Quiches and Corn Fritters (Vegetarian)
Dinner: Shepherd’s Pie with Salad (Vegetarian Option: TVP Shepherds Pie)
Dessert: Cheesecake

DAY 4
Breakfast: Croissants, Fresh Fruit, Cereals, Yoghurt, Toast, Spreads, Scrambled Eggs, Tea, and Coffee
Morning Tea: Walking snacks provided (Fruit, Muesli Bars, Nut mix)
Lunch: Build your own wraps, rolls or sandwiches With a Selection of Cooked Meats & Salads, Pesto Pasta Salad (Vegetarian Option: Kofta/ Falafel)
Afternoon Tea: Bruschetta (Vegetarian)
Dinner: Green Chicken Curry with Jasmine Rice (Vegetarian Option: Green Tofu Curry with Jasmine Rice)
Dessert: Chocolate Cake

DAY 5
Breakfast: Fresh Fruit, Cereals, Yoghurt, Toast, Spreads, Tea, and Coffee
Morning Tea: Walking snacks provided (Fruit, Muesli Bars, Nut mix)
Lunch: Build your own wraps, rolls or sandwiches With a Selection of Cooked Meats & Salads (Vegetarian Option: Falafel/Kofta)
Afternoon Tea: Sunset platter – Dips and Crackers, Vegetable Crudités, Kabana, Olives, Onions, Gherkins
Dinner: BBQ Chicken with Mash Potato and Vegetables (Vegetarian Options: Teriyaki Tofu)
Dessert: Apple Pie with Custard

Our cruise is tailored for solo adventure-seekers, tight-knit friend groups, and families with older children.

Join us in creating unforgettable memories and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

Step aboard the Summer Jo, a vessel of dreams, where vast decks, cabins adorned with whispered breezes, and a crew as warm as the sun’s embrace beckon you.

Embark on a poetic 5-day odyssey through the pristine canvas of the Whitsundays, guided by the Summer Jo’s siren call.

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The Summer Jo stands apart as one of the few overnight journeys in the Whitsundays, offering a singular voyage that unfurls the secrets of both the Outer Great Barrier Reef and the pristine shores of Whitehaven Beach.

Call us to discuss your options on (07) 4967 7555 or email res@explorewhitsundays.com or book online at Summer Jo 3 Day Charter

Duration: 3 days & 3 nights

Ages: 15+

Maximum Passengers: 32

Ideal for those looking for: Ideal for solo adventure-seekers, friend groups or families with older children