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Clean well cared for. Convenient toilets and exercise equipment. Top walking paths with convenient seating & BBQ,s.

Relaxation. Physical activity on the installed free exercise equipment. Free BBQ's with shelter... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2019
Dean K
Yorkeys Knob, Australia
Excellent week spent at Villa Marina - visiting all local attractions

Excellent week spent at Villa Marina. Did all the local trips - Skytrain, snorkelling on the coral... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice outlook, with plenty of boats to view, Nice cold beer, Nice lunch menu with plenty to choose from but your order just does not arrive no matter how much you try to prompt them.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thuruna
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Relaxation. Physical activity on the installed free exercise equipment. Free BBQ's with shelter & seating. Wide sandy beach with safety netting. Beach Lifeguard with shelter. Pleasant scenic walking on beach or footpaths. Treed foreshore for shade & wind protection. Abundant bird life. Friendly safe area...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dean K
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Excellent week spent at Villa Marina. Did all the local trips - Skytrain, snorkelling on the coral reef, Australian Tank Museum, wonderful local nature reserve & Bird Sanctuary & butterfly sanctuary were amazing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hottubwitch
Reviewed 22 December 2018

I like to come to Yorkeys Knob to relax and just watch the kite surfers. Its just so relaxing. The water is not so nice for swimming for that I prefer Kewarra or Trinity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jooonnyy
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Visited on Monday 10th September. This was the last beach we visited heading back into Cairns, suggest you go there first if heading north looking for a beach to spend sometime at..

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Walking along this beautiful beach calms the mind and time and worries disappear. I recommend a nice walk along this beach at dawn or sunset

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Local_Trinity
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Yorkey's Knob is a beachside suburb of Cairns located 13 km north. Has a beautiful beach and is dominated by the hill called Yorkey's Knob. The name derives from an early resident George Lawson a Yorkshireman by birth. George, a beche-de-mer (sea cucumber) fisherman referred...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A pleasant little stop on the way to Cairns with fantastic views overlooking the Knob. It is a perfect place for young families to holiday with a patrolled beach and a great shaded park with toilet amenities near by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue T
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Stayed at Golden Sands for family function. Close to the beach and easy access to local area. Rooms clean, spacious and impressed with stylish features within apartment. Friendly family environment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn E
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Yorkeys Knob beach is a great spot, quite, wide and safe. People respect the access points and the foreshore is recovering. Picnic and barbeque facilities are good. We stayed at Villa Marine which was a short distance to the beach and the self contained unit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from SandraTroughton | Reviewed this property |
Sunbus operates a service in Cairns, many designated pick ups or you can wave the driver to board the bus. Check out the sunbus website for timetable.