Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Yorkeys Knob

Enjoy the culture and other features of Yorkeys Knob. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the rafting, fishing and zoo. Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Yorkeys Knob

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Yorkeys Knob a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Course (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cairns Cable Ski (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Yorkeys Knob

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Yorkeys Knob

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Yorkeys Knob. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Barrier Reef (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Cattana Wetlands (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Kewarra Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Yorkeys Knob

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city centre.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Yorkeys Knob?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Yorkeys Knob. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 557 holiday rentals
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Course: 557 holiday rentals
  • Palm Cove Beach: 573 holiday rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 561 holiday rentals
  • Marineland Melanesia: 223 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yorkeys Knob listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Yorkeys Knob?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 221 Houses in Yorkeys Knob. Our other popular types of Yorkeys Knob holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 286 holiday houses
  • Villas: 10 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Yorkeys Knob?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 406 holiday homes with pool available in Yorkeys Knob. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.