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Yorkeys Knob Beach

Wattle and Sim Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia
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Large Relax Beach

Very long and relax beach to spend few hours. People doing Kite surfing nice to watch. Sand is good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TD_Team
via mobile
Very nice quiet beach

We spent 4 days at a condo across the street. The access and parking are great. The place has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christy012
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“southern end” (5 reviews)
“great beach” (6 reviews)
“boat club” (6 reviews)
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Wattle and Sim Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 21 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 17 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
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Love walking the YK beach. Always a few locals but never crowds. Nice little cafe in one of the apartment buildings thats open early if you want a coffee during your morning walk.

Thank Flax4Sue10
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The park and adjacent beach are beautiful, clean toilets at the northern end with an enclosed swimming area. Good playground with modern equipment and well maintained paved walkways . Great for the entire family

1  Thank Allan H
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach to go for a walk on. Take the dogs for a walk. Good kitesurfing when the wind is right.

Thank Irwin J
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We enjoyed a delicious seafood meal which sitting out on the deck watching the boats come in. Great setting, good food and service. Will definitely come back.

Thank dianalloyd6
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Ezetrol
13 March 2017|
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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.
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