Weddings Yorkeys Knob Cairns

Weddings Yorkeys Knob Cairns – getting married at Yorkeys Knob? Yorkeys Knob Beach is one of the best places in Cairns to tie the knot. Its ideal for small intimate weddings. Yorkeys Knob beach faces the Coral Sea with 3 km of spectacular beaches. This location makes for a great beach wedding. Close to Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach and Palm Cove, which are popular beach wedding locations, but Yorkeys is more natural.

This is a beautiful place to really celebrate and enjoy your special day. Have an intimate ceremony on the beach or along the Esplanade and parklands. This is a wedding location you will always remember for the right reasons.

Yorkeys Knob Esplanade and beach is one of the very best in the Cairns region. The esplanade makes for great wedding photos whether it is under the coconut palms or out on the promenade leading out to the ocean. With the new $1 million upgrade with new facilities, new public toilets, free gas BBQs. These facilities are great for getting together after your function, for a very relaxed and informal wedding get together.

The northern headland (the Knob) offers a nice setting especially for spectacular sunsets with the Coral Sea as a backdrop. Yorkey Knob beach is scenically beautiful and ideal for wedding photos.

Beach weddings Cairns

Guests love attending tropical beach weddings as it makes it easier for them as it is a less formal occasion and they can choose a more casual outfit to wear. Also, the fact it is being held in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland means your guests can combine the wedding invitation with a holiday in the tropics.

Wedding Reception Venues at Yorkey Knob

An ideal option for your Wedding Reception would be to stay close to the beach and your accommodation and use the following three venues: Yorkeys Knob Yacht Club, a family-friendly restaurant in a seafront boating club at 29 Buckley Street – phone 07 4055 7711. A very popular location for both small & large wedding receptions, if your guests are staying at Villa Marine, the Yacht Club has a free bus pick up and drop off.

Boat Club Yorkeys Knob

Half Moon Bay Golf Club, an 18 hole golf course at 66 Wattle Street – phone 07 4055 7933 website –  Hire the Golf Club Restaurant.  We’ve had many guests use this facility for wedding receptions and celebrations.

Yorkeys Knob Community Centre, 58 Wattle Street. To book the Yorkeys Knob Community Hall please download and complete the booking application form, and then phone 0448 635 376.  The most affordable wedding reception venue and just a 5-minute walk from Villa Marine.

The tropical gardens of Villa Marine Holiday Apartments are often utilised for Wedding photographs. Contact them on 07 4055 7158

Pool and rainforest Villa Marine YK

Yorkeys Knob is only a 15-minute drive north from the Cairns International Airport and the public bus service runs on a regular basis.

Weddings Yorkeys Knob Cairns a lot of people always ask if you need permission for a beach wedding in Cairns.  Please keep in mind all beach weddings and public space weddings require a permit from the Cairns City Council.

Yorkeys Knob Accommodation for wedding guests

Villa Marine is a popular venue to stay when getting married in Cairns. Villa Marine Holiday Apartments have apartments to suit all your guests from a romantic honeymoon suite privately tucked away amongst the rainforest for yourself or a range of apartments to suit families, single and couples. The self-contained apartments that are within walking distance to shops and restaurants, with the beach only 50 metres away. The boutique resort has been awarded best standard accommodation for the region three times.

Romantic accommodation Cairns

Alternatively, there is accommodation at Cairns Holiday House.

Cairns Celebrants & Cairns Wedding Planners

Weddings Yorkeys Knob Cairns, if you need a Cairns Wedding Planner to look after absolutely everything on the ground here, while you relax and enjoy your special day. The following are some current Cairns wedding planners and Cairns celebrants:

Ella, Michael, Trinity Beach – 0421 745 435

Gina’s Cairns Tropical Weddings, Whitfield – 0417 753 371

Cairns Celebrant, Smithfield – 07 4038 1354

Cairns Ceremonies, Cairns – 07 4055 2399

NQ Celebrations, Cairns – 0409 380 864

Cheryl Turnbull, Palm Cove – 07 4031 7788

Personal Ceremonies, Trinity Beach – 07 4057 5441

Defferrard, Jan, Smithfield – 0400 263 403

Rhapsody Ceremonies, Earlville – 0423 132 864

Cairns Celebrations, Whitfield  – 07 4032 3939

Meakin JC & JA, Redlynch – 07 4039 0275

Fantasea Weddings, Palm Cove – 07 4059 0903


The sleepy little beach town of Yorkeys Knob makes for a great wedding location being close to Cairns and the Northern Beaches and is blessed with restaurants, cafes, takeaway shops, bottle shop, post office and a small supermarket. There is also a golf course, yacht club and the destination for kite surfing. Weddings Yorkeys Knob Cairns is ideal for large and small intimate weddings.