Yorkeys Knob Vacations

Spend a while in Yorkeys Knob, which is located 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the southeast of Cairns and Northern Beaches. This popular part of town is 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Cairns International Airport.

Yorkeys Knob is a great place to stay in Cairns and Northern Beaches as many of the city’s most popular attractions are close. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Tjapukai Cultural Park are amongst the many best places to explore here. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and the Kuranda Koala Gardens.

Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Stroll around the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of the Royal Flying Doctor in Cairns.

For those looking to spend quality time with the kids, make a bee-line for the various child-friendly attractions. Stop by the Cairns Tropical Zoo in Palm Cove, and experience some of the stars of the animal kingdom.

When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Cairns and Northern Beaches, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Stretch your legs and visit a local beach, such as Clifton Beach in Clifton Beach and the Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove. Explore the local wilderness by visiting the Barron Gorge National Park in Brinsmead and the Mount Whitfield Conservation Park in Cairns. Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the sunshine in local parks and gardens such as the Flecker Botanic Gardens in Cairns.

At the end of a busy day enjoying Yorkeys Knob, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Blue Lagoon Resort, Trinity Beach, the ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club Resort, Manunda, and the Mercure Cairns Harbourside, Cairns North.

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