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Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Yorkeys Knob

Enjoy the culture and other features of Yorkeys Knob. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the rafting, fishing and zoo. Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Yorkeys Knob a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 88°F.

Natural features

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 vacation in Yorkeys Knob. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Yorkeys Knob

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

How many vacation rentals are available around Yorkeys Knob?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 605 house rentals around Yorkeys Knob. From 226 Houses to 318 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Yorkeys Knob is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Yorkeys Knob?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Yorkeys Knob. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 596 home rentals
  • Kite Rite Australia: 603 home rentals
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Course: 597 home rentals
  • Marineland Melanesia: 232 home rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 599 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Yorkeys Knob?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 226 Houses in Yorkeys Knob. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yorkeys Knob include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 318 lodging choices
  • Villas: 9 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Yorkeys Knob?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 473 vacation homes with pool available in Yorkeys Knob.