Welcome to Golden Sands Beachfront Resort, where tranquility meets nature's beauty just 50 meters from the Coral Sea.

Our prime location is 15 minutes from Cairns Airport and 20 minutes from the CBD.
Nestled at Yorkeys Knob Beach’s southern end, we offer a serene ambiance and a thriving nature reserve nearby, providing a haven for diverse birdlife.
Enjoy the soothing sounds of the sea and the harmonious symphony of birdsong or venture out to explore the diverse and exciting range of activities Far North Queensland has to offer.

Daintree Rainforest

Far North Queensland is a tropical paradise boasting ancient rainforests, with the Daintree Rainforest standing as the oldest of its kind. This lush realm teems with diverse plant and animal species, creating a vibrant tapestry under the canopy. The rainforest provides both a serene escape and a living testament to Earth’s natural history. It’s a captivating destination for those seeking a deeper connection with nature.

Tablelands & Waterfalls

North Queensland’s Tablelands feature a captivating waterfall circuit, with gems like Millaa Millaa and Mungalli Falls. The region offers opportunities for swimming, picnicking, and photography amidst lush landscapes. Beyond the falls, the Tablelands also boast fertile farmlands, ancient volcanic craters, and diverse wildlife, making it a must-visit for nature and adventure enthusiasts.

Great Barrier Reef

Cairns serves as the premier gateway to the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, offering a plethora of island trips and thrilling marine adventures. Expert guides accompany you on immersive diving, snorkelling, fishing, and glass-bottom boat excursions, providing valuable insights into the reef’s vibrant coral and diverse marine life. In Cairns, each aquatic endeavour is a captivating exploration of this renowned natural wonder.

Adrenaline Fun

Cairns beckons adventure enthusiasts with a diverse range of thrilling experiences. Feel the adrenaline rush with AJ Hackett bungy jumping, mountain biking, skydiving, and white-water rafting. For a unique twist, soar through the rainforest canopy with exhilarating ziplining. Cairns is your gateway to an unforgettable blend of heart-pounding activities and the natural wonders that define this vibrant destination.

Outback & Indigenous Culture

Cairns provides access to the Australian Outback and rich Indigenous Culture. Join guided outback tours to explore rugged landscapes and ancient aboriginal art sites. Experience Indigenous Culture through dance, music, and art, gaining a deeper connection to the land and its people. These tours offer a unique perspective on Cairns’ diverse offerings.

Nature & Wildlife

The Yorkeys Knob area is a paradise for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. The Botanical Gardens offer a serene retreat with tropical flora and fauna, while surrounding rainforests and wetlands house diverse wildlife. Explore Kuranda, either by the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for breathtaking aerial views or the Kuranda Scenic Rail for a scenic journey through lush landscapes. Enhance your adventure by visiting wildlife parks for up-close encounters with the region’s unique fauna. Cairns provides an immersive encounter with nature and wildlife.