- The beautiful unspoiled Northern Beaches
of Cairns Stretch for more than 26km . Small seaside
townships close to each other, they each have there own unique
character and atmosphere. The palm tree lined beaches and calm
waters makes them ideal for a relaxing holiday. The wonders of
The Great Barrier Reef on one side and The Rainforest on the
other. The Beaches provide a whole range of
with many wonderful attractions and BBQ facilities and have
regular bus services.
- On this Route you will find the suburb
of Smithfield and one of the gateways to the village of
- Heading North From Cairns they are:
- Machans Beach: Is the first
beach heading North out of Cairns just a few kilometres.
- Holloway's Beach: Is
the second Beach from Cairns with modern accommodation
facilities and activities such as Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing,
Hiking trails, Swimming pool Sailing, Shops, Horseback riding.
Only a few minutes drive from the cairns airport.
- Yorkeys Knob: 10 minutes
drive from The Cairns Airport. This beach has 200 berth
International marina that can shelter up to 80 boats.
Yorkey's also has its own boat club with bistro and breathtaking
views of the Coral sea. It also has all the modern accommodation
and facilities such as restaurants, shopping centre, water
sports and other sporting activities along with a fantastic golf
course. Also known as York Beach and Yorkeys' Beach.
- Trinity Beach: Is
a 15 minute drive from the Cairns International airport. Trinity
has modern accommodation from budget to luxury.
Facilities include beachfront restaurants, eateries, takeaways,
TAB and Shopping Complex. Also wave ski's, windsurfing,
sailing, beach volleyball and boogie boards. squash courts a gym,
tennis courts and lawn bowls club.
- Kewarra Beach: 20 minutes
drive from the Cairns International airport. This beach has
modern accommodation from budget to small luxury.
- Clifton Beach: 20km
North of The Cairns International airport and 40 km south of Port
Douglas. Clifton Village Shopping cent-re has a supermarket,
chemist, liquor store, bait / tackle shop, post office,
petrol, and a takeaway. This beach has all the modern
accommodation from budget to luxury.
- Palm Cove: 25 minute Drive
from the Cairns International airport. At this beach you
will find restaurants, bars eateries, boutiques gallery, fashion
shop, golf course and a fabulous jetty great fishing. With all
the modern facilities from budget to luxury resorts
accommodation and a multitude of activities including water