Yorkeys Knob Beach, Yorkeys Knob

#16 of 33 in Parks in Cairns Region
Fringed by beach almonds and coconut palms, Yorkeys Knob Beach is a world-class destination for kite and windsurfing, also popular with campers. You'll easily find a quiet spot on this wide stretch of golden sand, as well as public restrooms, showers, barbecue, and picnic facilities. The main swimming area at the northern end of the esplanade offers the protection of stinger nets and lifeguards in the high season. The nearby amenities include a boating club with a bistro overlooking the marina. A visit to Yorkeys Knob Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Yorkeys Knob road trip app to plot your vacation.
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  • This was the last beach, near Cairns that I had not checked out yet. Once again, i took their great public bus system there and checked it out. There is no where close to get any food, beverages or....  more »
  • Went for the beach but stopped by the tourist information on Rutherford. Tucked away on a side street so not too obvious if you are only staying on the beach walk but so worth it. We knew there were.....  more »
  • My favourite beach to take the dog too, see the same friendly faces and it’s even better at sunrise.
  • Love this beach! Great 4 dogs, excercise stations, bbq areas, playground....😊😊😊
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