5.8 out of 10

Yorkeys Knob

Ranked 20th best suburb in Far North
-16.8091271258295 145.717746955001
Great for
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Safe & Sound
  • Clean & Green
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

1/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 1/5
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 1/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
  • Schools 1/5
  • Childcare 2/5
Feb 07, 2017

"Planes overhead all day and most of night"

If you like planes all day and night this is the suburb for you. Dirty and nothing to do. Terrible traffic morning.
Pros
  • 15 mins from international airport
  • friendly people
Cons
  • Traffic in morning
  • Planes flight path
  • Building of oversized developments
  • The name
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Students
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"The hidden gem of far north Queensland"

The suburb has the best beach and foreshore in the cairns region. The lower density of housing, wide streets and convenient local food retailers make life easy for visitors and residents, throw in a world class yacht club and outstanding golf club to complete perfection in the tropics. The homes on the knob at yorkeys offers world class seaside living with breath taking views of the surrounding natural beauty. World travellers who love Hawaii for it constant sea breezes and mountains find living high on the Knob to be equal or better. Constant sea breeze cool no matter how tropical the day. This is the hidden gem of Queensland.
Pros
  • 15 mins from international airport
  • world class marina
  • friendly people
Cons
  • The name
  • Building of oversized developments
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"great for kids....."

Good schools, handy local shops, huge yacht club with good meals and facilities, good beaches and a trouble free suburb makes this area great for all kinds of families.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Small Suburb - Big Community!!!"

One of those Cairns sleepy beachside suburbs that thrives in it's isolation. Not yet a commercially developed suburb, the future for Yorkeys is bright and has nearby access to major shopping at Smithfield and a short journey 'up the hill' to Kuranda and the Tablelands and away from the highway.

Golf course, fishing, marina and parks make this a top leisure spot. Local state school as well for the young family.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Retirees