Yorkeys Knob Beach, Yorkeys Knob

#15 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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  • 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 als...  more »
  • After a little searching we came to the beach. Quite Long Beach, but a fenced area for swimming. Excited in mind, we jumped into the sea. After an hour it was time to bathe again. Now it had gathered people on the beach and the lifeguard was there and announced that it was bathing ban. It had been sighted havskrokodiler nearby. Terrible......, but it was wonderful with a dip.
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  • 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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