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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  • The beach walk is great with mountain views. At one end you have the pier and the other end a river mouth. One of the cleanest beaches I've been too. Lots of windsurfing but small waves compared to th...  more »
  • Highly recommend the Information Centre at 8 Rutherford St. It was rather hard to find as we had lost the address and had to ask the locals. The owner was very welcoming and generous and was a wealth ...  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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