Half Moon Bay Resort is situated directly opposite the Half Moon Bay Golf Course at Yorkeys Knob. The golfing enthusiast will appreciate the first tee is only 65 metres away and the 19th hole is 55 metres away.
We are a short 10 minute stroll to Yorkeys Knob Beach, which is a safe swimming beach with a lifeguard present. Yorkeys Knob shopping centre is 5 minutes walk away, with access to a small supermarket, liquor shop, bakery, take-away and eat in food shops, beauticians and hair salons.
Smithfield Shopping Centre is only 7 minutes drive and has major stores, banks and supermarkets under the one roof, with free parking. A local bus service takes you into the shopping centre or into Cairns.
Yorkeys Knob is on the Northern Beaches of Cairns, a 15 minute drive to the international and 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.
Port Douglas is only a 45 minute drive up the scenic Captain Cook Highway, and with a 2.5 hour drive you will find yourselves in Cape Tribulation crossing the famous Daintree river where you can spot crocodiles out in the wild.
Going South with just a 2 hour drive you can find yourself at the grounds of Paronella Park which is a Spanish Castle and gardens built at the turn of the century. Your journey will take you through the Southern townships of Gordonvale and Innisfail. You can enjoy the scenery at the beautiful waterfall circuit on the Tablelands and on your return journey take in the sights of the Josephine Falls and The Boulders.
There is so much to see and do around the Cairns area - see our Activities page.
With an abundance of sunshine, warm seas, refreshing sea breezes and a warm climate all year round, Tropical North Queensland's weather is hard to beat. The Cairns region has 2 distinct seasons:
Winter: A period of warm temperatures and low rainfall from May to November and an average temperature of 17°C to 25°C.
Summer: From December to April with balmy temperatures and higher rainfall. Average temperatures are 22°C to 33°C.