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Yorkeys Knob Beach

Wattle and Sim Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia
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happy fathers day

I took my husband there for dinner on fathers day. We had the $35 specials which came with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cairns Region, Australia
I want to live hete

Yorkeys is a quaint beachside community . Not touristy but quiet and beautiful. I would love to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
sandy e
Ubud, Indonesia
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“northern end” (9 reviews)
“boat club” (7 reviews)
“kite surfing” (6 reviews)
Wattle and Sim Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my husband there for dinner on fathers day. We had the $35 specials which came with schooners of beer and cider. The food was really very good. The service was fantastic , very friendly staff . The venue was amazing, sitting on the...More

Thank didey02
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Yorkeys is a quaint beachside community . Not touristy but quiet and beautiful. I would love to live here.

Thank sandy e
Reviewed 4 August 2017

With a child's playground, several easy access points to the beach, and ongoing improvements, this is a great little beach. No crowds while we were there. With a lifeguarded area, this is a great place to take kids when the surf is calm. We stayed...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

What can I say it is a sandy beach quite long and soft sand but watch out for the crocodiles. Make sure if you swim go between the flags there ae life guards present

Thank David H
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Very long and relax beach to spend few hours. People doing Kite surfing nice to watch. Sand is good better than others northern beaches. Pretty good to walk through. It's a quiet beach for relaxing. BBQ area, Bathroom, workout activities available. No Restaurant or cafe...More

Thank dobexAle_1
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 4 days at a condo across the street. The access and parking are great. The place has lots of people out walking -- a lot have dogs but were not a bother. You can walk a long way East and see some nice...More

Thank Christy012
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The best beach in Cairns for walking (but check the tides). The other beaches are quite steep, but Yorkeys is really long and flat. Dog off lead area at the southern end is great for the hounds. Cairns Council has recently installed long cement path...More

1  Thank KenandBarbiedoBali
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We heard this place is great for kite flying. There wasn't any kites in sight when we visited as we came on a rainy afternoon. The rocks by the beach makes it a beautiful shot. If you are a photographer, this will make one great...More

Thank travellingbeebee
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Having visited Trinity Beach shortly before Yorkey's beach did not cut it. Nothing very special about it at all.

Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Yorkeys Knob now has a magnificent walkway from the northern end to the southern entrance to the beach. With great barbecue areas, improved toilet facilities and a playpark for the kids, it really is a very special place to go for a nice shaded walk,...More

Thank Michael S
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Response from SandraTroughton | Reviewed this property |
Sunbus operates a service in Cairns, many designated pick ups or you can wave the driver to board the bus. Check out the sunbus website for timetable.