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Perfect for sunset walks.

Sunset walks are beautiful watching the sky change colours. Beach itself is nice, clean and rubbish... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yorkeys Knob, Australia
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Doggie heaven

Down to southern end of Yorkeys Beach lies a stretch of beach just for doggies to romp and play... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2019
Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunset walks are beautiful watching the sky change colours. Beach itself is nice, clean and rubbish free! Dog friendly at the southern end of the beach. Toilets are clean and convenient, there are also exercising equipment, BBQ areas provided.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

Down to southern end of Yorkeys Beach lies a stretch of beach just for doggies to romp and play till the hearts content. So joyful to see dogs being dogs. Then you can take your pooch to Hidden café for a late. Perfect start to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Nice outlook, with plenty of boats to view, Nice cold beer, Nice lunch menu with plenty to choose from but your order just does not arrive no matter how much you try to prompt them.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thuruna
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Relaxation. Physical activity on the installed free exercise equipment. Free BBQ's with shelter & seating. Wide sandy beach with safety netting. Beach Lifeguard with shelter. Pleasant scenic walking on beach or footpaths. Treed foreshore for shade & wind protection. Abundant bird life. Friendly safe area...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dean K
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Excellent week spent at Villa Marina. Did all the local trips - Skytrain, snorkelling on the coral reef, Australian Tank Museum, wonderful local nature reserve & Bird Sanctuary & butterfly sanctuary were amazing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hottubwitch
Reviewed December 22, 2018

I like to come to Yorkeys Knob to relax and just watch the kite surfers. Its just so relaxing. The water is not so nice for swimming for that I prefer Kewarra or Trinity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jooonnyy
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Visited on Monday 10th September. This was the last beach we visited heading back into Cairns, suggest you go there first if heading north looking for a beach to spend sometime at..

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

Walking along this beautiful beach calms the mind and time and worries disappear. I recommend a nice walk along this beach at dawn or sunset

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Local_Trinity
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Yorkey's Knob is a beachside suburb of Cairns located 13 km north. Has a beautiful beach and is dominated by the hill called Yorkey's Knob. The name derives from an early resident George Lawson a Yorkshireman by birth. George, a beche-de-mer (sea cucumber) fisherman referred...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed October 31, 2018

A pleasant little stop on the way to Cairns with fantastic views overlooking the Knob. It is a perfect place for young families to holiday with a patrolled beach and a great shaded park with toilet amenities near by.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.