Yorkeys Knob


Yorkeys Knob – March Gatherings 2017


Yorkeys Knob Beach is arguably one of the best beaches in Far North Queensland, only a 15 minute drive from Cairns International/Domestic Airport and a 20 minute drive to the city centre of Cairns. Palm Cove and Trinity Beach are just minutes away to the North.


The beach offers over a mile of secluded golden sands fringed by swaying tropical palms and the blue waters of the Coral Sea, which has a patrolled and netted swimming area during the summer months, making the beach swimable all year round.


Secluded and quiet, but offering all modern conveniences and proximity to the most popular activities, Yorkeys Knob is the perfect place for a Summerlove Gathering and tropical beach holiday.


Getting here:


Taxi from cairns or airport is about $50 during the day

Shuttle bus Sunpalm is $20 per adult





All accommodation listed here is within 15 – 20 minutes walk from the Gatherings.


Please know that I am not affiliated with any of these places and I do not receive any remuneration from them in anyway.


Prices were correct at writing as of 1st day of January 2017, please check websites for latest rates.


Also check out www.booking.com and www.airbnb.com.au and  www.stayz.com.au websites for more great places and rates.


Here are a few to get you started:


  • The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments – 4 star


1 BEDROOM apartment with swimming pool and ocean views – $679 for 7 nights. They also have a special pay for 7 nights and get 2 nights free! (see website for details)


This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Directly overlooking the beach and the Coral Sea, featuring self-contained units with balconies or terraces and free Wi-Fi.

York Beachfront Apartments come with kitchenettes, (no full cooking facilities only microwave) seating areas, and air conditioning.

Also includes a large saltwater pool with spa.





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  • Half Moon Bay Resort


1 BEDROOM APARTMENT with views over looking the salt water swimming pool -  $840 for 7 nights


Apartments are one bedroom with queen size bed in the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and double sofa bed in the lounge. Features a balcony with views of the pool and has a full kitchen and offers laundry facilities.

Half Moon Bay Resort is a 2-minute walk from Yorkeys Knob Shopping Centre, a 10-minute walk from the Beach and a 15 minute walk to the Gatherings.



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  • Family Friendly Tropical Flat


2 BEDROOM Unit – $475 for 7 nights


Modern fully self contained, eco, 2 bedroom flat in Queenslander style house overlooking lush tropical rainforest gardens and a short stroll to the tropical palm fringed beach.This flat is downstairs and has 2 air conditioned bedrooms and wall fans, kitchen, dining, bathroom and tropical garden outside setting.

There is easy independent access to your accommodation through a separate gate on the side of the house and side pathway that lead to the entrance of your unit. Guests are able to come and go privately from the rest of the house.

Owner lived in the Cairns area for 27 years, worked as a tour guide and if she has time, she will pick you up from the airport for half the price as a taxi charges. ($25)




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  •  Hipsters Paradise


2 BEDROOM, 2 Bath Apartment with swimming pool and beachfront views – $952 for 7 nights


Hipsters Paradise, is a 1980’s  stylish and comfortable beachfront apartment with a queen bed with ocean views and second room with 2 singles.

Guests can catch the local Sunbus directly outside the apartments, for service to Cairns or Smithfield Shopping Centre. Easy walk to shops, or ride the bikes available for you to use, enjoy a welcome pack of local quality tea, coffee, milk and fresh fruit.




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  • Beach Haven 


2 BEDROOM Apartment with salt water swimming pool and absolute beach frontage – $1043 for 7 nights


A two bedroom self contained holiday unit with absolute beach frontage no roads to cross is nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac at the southern end of Yorkeys Knob beach and a private path leads to a secluded beach. 1 queen and 2 singles.