Yorkeys Knob Australia


Yorkeys Knob is one of Cairns Northern Beaches.

It is mostly known for its Boat Club in Half Moon Bay that is a popular place to hang out, have a few drinks and a lunch or a dinner.


And it is a nice place too.

   yrokeys knob boat club
   The Boat Club. ©cape-york-australia.com

Like other Cairns northern beaches, Yorkeys Knob is a small community with a shopping centre ...


... with a small supermarket, bottle shop, bakery, a cafe, a pizza shop, car hire, hair dresser, a post office, a few real estate agencies and a tourist information centre.

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   Mum at the sign. ©cape-york-australia.com

If you don't turn in the Yorkeys Knob Boat Club and keep driving, you come to the beach, which is a nice one.

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    The beach. ©cape-york-australia.com

It's not a palm-tree beach, but a casuarina beach, but it is long enough for a half decent stroll and is popular with locals walking and enjoying all kinds of beach activities.

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    The beach. ©cape-york-australia.com

There is a beach front park with toilets and picnic tables but no camping. There is other nice accommodation though.

   yorkeys knob camping
    No camping. ©cape-york-australia.com

Behind the park is a rocky headland nice for fishing.

   yorkeys knob rocky headland
    The rocky headland. ©cape-york-australia.com

On the other side of the headland is Half Moon Bay.

   yorkeys knob half moon bay
    Half Moon Bay. ©cape-york-australia.com

And if you drive up the hill above the bay, there are a few views. It's not a lookout point though, just a local street.

   yorkeys knob views
    Views. ©cape-york-australia.com

In late May/early June the Yorkey's Knob Festival is held at the community centre parklands.

Accommodation in Yorkeys Knob

It's a quiet residential community with a nice beach, a shopping centre, a few places to stay and a lively boat club. 

golden sands resort yorkeys knob

Golden Sands Yorkeys Knob
Golden Sands has self contained units with kitchenettes, mini bars, TVs, DVD players and internet.
There is a bar, a restaurant,
a swimming pool, a spa, a private beach, tennis courts, a gym and a fitness room; room service, a tour desk, parking and laundry service.
 

the york beachfront holiday apartments

The York Beachfront Apartments
These apartments are on the Esplanade in Yorkeys Knob.
They have fully equipped kitchens with stove, oven, dishwasher, and of course fridge and freezer; and fully equipped laundry in each apartment.
There is a saltwater lap swimming pool, spa, a BBQ area and off-street parking. 

villa marine yorkeys knob

Villa Marine
Villa Marine is a block back from the beachfront of Yorkeys Knob Beach.
 
It has self contained apartments with air conditioning, kitchenettes, TVs, and guest laundries.
There is a swimming pool in the lush tropical rainforest gardens.


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