SANDEE RATING: 82 / 100
87 Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob QLD 4878, Australia
OverviewYorkey's Knob Beach is located in Cairns, Australia and stretches for 1.5 kilometers. The sand is golden, and the water is crystal clear. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, sunbathing, beachcombing, and fishing. There are public restrooms and showers available, and lifeguards are on duty during the summer months. Dogs are allowed on the beach, but must be on a leash at all times. Yorkey's Knob has many amenities, including picnic areas, BBQ facilities, and a playground for children.
ParkingThere is a large parking lot at Yorkey's Knob Beach that is free of charge. However, it can get busy during peak season, so it's recommended to arrive early or carpool if possible.
FunFactFun fact: Yorkey's Knob was named after George Lawson Yorkey Lawson, a famous boxer who settled in the area in the 1880s.
AttractionsAttractions near the beach include the nearby marina, where visitors can go on fishing trips, and the Half Moon Bay Golf Club, which is just a short drive away. Visitors can also take a scenic drive to the nearby Barron Gorge National Park to explore hiking trails and waterfalls.
Activities Attractions near the beach include the nearby marina, where visitors can go on fishing trips, and the Half Moon Bay Golf Club, which is just a short drive away. Visitors can also take a scenic drive to the nearby Barron Gorge National Park to explore hiking trails and waterfalls.
Restaurants There are several restaurants near Yorkey's Knob Beach, including seafood restaurants, cafes, and pubs serving Australian cuisine. Visitors can enjoy fresh seafood while taking in the ocean views.
HotelsNearby hotels include the Yorkeys Knob Beachfront Apartments, which offer stunning ocean views and easy beach access, and the Half Moon Bay Resort, which features spacious suites and a pool.
Stairs To BeachNo
Lounge Chair RentalNo
Beach Mat RentalNo