Yorkeys Knob Beach

Yorkeys Knob is the third beach suburb from Cairns and is about 13km from Cairns, and just 15 minutes from the Cairns Airport. Yorkeys Knob is a great place to live, holiday or visit. There are great facilities and attractions, including Yorkeys Knob Boat Club, Halfmoon Bay Golf Course, restaurants, cafes, supermarket and visitor information centre. There is a wide range of Yorkeys Knob accommodation, from self-contained apartments, resort and motel accommodation, holiday rentals and holiday homes, as well as Cairns first solar powered holiday hotel.

Yorkeys Knob Tourist Information Centre

  • Address: 10 Rutherford Street, Yorkeys Knob
  • Phone: (07) 40557158

The visitor centre has all Yorkeys Knob tours and activities for you, as well as over 300 Cairns tours which they can book for you. With free wi-fi, free maps, discount vouchers and great local knowledge this is often a visitors first stopping point for a visit to Yorkeys Knob. they are open 7 days a week. For more information, click here.

Travelling to Yorkeys Knob

Catch the Yorkeys Knob local Sunbus from Cairns or from Cairns Airport take a taxi, airport bus or car hire. The Yorkeys Knob Visitor Information Centre can make airport bus booking and car hire booking for you.

Tours from Yorkeys Knob for cruise ship visitors

white water rafting, half day green island, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre, horseriding, Cairns Tropical Zoo and the Hartleys Crocodile farm.
Contact the Yorkeys Knob Visitor Centre for information and bookings.
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Yorkeys Knob Campervan hire

Yorkeys Knob campervan hire is available from Yorkeys Knob Visitor Centre. They have camper van rentals to suit all budgets and requirements, including manual, automatic, small and large cars, campervans and motorbikes. For more information, click here.

Yorkeys Knob Campervan hire

Holiday and stay at Yorkeys Knob with a wide choice of holiday rentals from self-contained holiday apartments, resort and motel units, and holiday homes to suit your budget.
Yorkeys Knob is home to Cairns first solar powered holiday hotel.

Yorkeys Knob Attractions

Yorkeys Knob Boat Club

Yorkeys Knob Boat Club

Address: 25-29 Buckley Street
Phone: (07) 4055 7711

This is one of the most beautiful settings you will find on the coast with a 197 berth marina, home to luxury yachts, cruises and game fishing boats. The view over the Coral Sea is stunning. With a excellent restaurant, bar and gaming facilities, is a great place to visit.
Free courtesy coach picks up at Cairns Holiday House.

Yorkeys Knob Golf Course

Address: Wattle Street
Phone: (07) 4055 7933

The Half Moon Bay Golf Course at Yorkeys Knob is at the end of Wattle Street, have a lesson with the golf pro, or just enjoy a relaxing game of golf. This is a very scenic golf course abounding with native wild life, lagoons and waterways. Even the occasional croc has been spotted there. Cairns Holiday House has ideal accommodation for golfers wanting to stay in Yorkeys knob.
Discounted golf fees for Cairns Holiday House guests.

Yorkeys Knob Beach

As locals we consider Yorkeys Knob the best of the Cairns Northern Beaches, with a long expanse of golden sands for several kilometers all the way to Thomatis Creek. Yorkeys has swimming enclosure over the summer months. Yorkeys Knob also has great fishing with good catches made.

Yorkeys Knob Kite Surfing

kitesurf yorkeys knob beach cairns

Yorkeys Knob is known as one of the best kite surfing beaches in the world and kite surfers from inter-state and around the globe come to kite surf at Yorkeys. Even if you are not a Kite surfer it is amazing to sit and watch them. Cairns Holiday House is very affordable kite surfing accommodation.
The Visitor Information Centre can put you in touch with kite surfing instructors like Kite Rite.