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Yorkeys Knob Beach

Address: Wattle and Sim Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Cairns, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a family beach and not touristy at all. There is one cafe across from the beach which epitomises the relaxed lifestyle of Yorkeys by often being unattended as the owner is on the beach! The playground and free bbq's are very clean and well maintained. The walk from here along the beach to Holloways is enjoyed by many... More 

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Thornbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Quiet and unspoiled, but has a lifeguard if you want to check out the surf. There are quiet areas at back of beach full of wildlife such as Bush Stone Curlews, Scrub-fowl and Lizards.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A high class harbour, with plenty of the top range of vessels moored within its confines. Some truly tremendous sights to be seen of how the 'other half' live!

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Alderley edge
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Good beach with soft sand & gentle waves. A good size car park, play area, BBQ areas and picnic tables plus a large cafe set back from the beach.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Great find this one. Perfect location right on the harbour. Watch the boats come & go, while enjoying a drink & a bite to eat. Nice food that is reasonably priced

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Port Douglas, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice, pleasant and pacefull beach. But do not be surprise when you meet a crocodile or just a jelly fish! Friendly specious! :)

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very little there in terms of scenery or facilities. Rather breezy and bleak. Much better beaches nearby. OK for a walk

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Cary, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Nice walk on the beach. Swimming area roped off to keep away the stringers. Loved the shops around the beach! Great ice-cream places :)

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Perth, Australia
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917 reviews 917 reviews
379 attraction reviews
540 helpful votes 540 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Its a beach, but by Australian standards I don't get too excited about it. Quite a quiet spot, there is a simple cafe here.

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Madrid, Spain
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134 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Yorkeys Knob Beach is a pretty windy though nice beach. As most of Queensland beaches you should not bath (unless between the net marks), which lowers any beach rating in my opinion. A great place to go with a dog or just for a relaxing time.

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