SILKY OAKS LODGE

Luxury in the Daintree
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
FEATURES

Riverhouses
Set in prime riverfront locations, spectacular rainforest views and the soothing sounds of the Mossman River are key elements of the Riverhouses. Generously spacious, with polished timber floors and elegant interiors, room appointments are stylish and comfortable. An oversized spa bath, with uninterrupted rainforest views, is one of the many special inclusions offered in addition to standard room features. Riverhouse guests also enjoy premium sparkling wine and a deluxe tropical fruit basket on arrival.

Treehouses
At Silky Oaks Lodge, guests are accommodated in beautiful timber Treehouses. Set into the rainforest and surrounded by lush gardens, each has been carefully designed to offer privacy and maximum comfort. Treehouses have an understated tropical style with natural tones and timbers used to create a relaxed, soothing living space. Floor to ceiling glass doors open onto a wide verandah where a hammock is perfectly positioned to make the most of picturesque views. Air-conditioned, interiors are spacious and attractively furnished with a range of contemporary comforts including a daybed. Large bathrooms, including a spa bath, CD player, phone, coffee and tea making facilities are among some of the in-room features.

Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
ACTIVITIES

Self Guided Walks
All the walking trails are natural under foot, with tree roots and rocks present, thus becoming slippery in wet weather. The Mountain Trail can be quite steep in sections and crosses several rock streams and will be slippery in wet weather. Suitable footwear is advised. Take a picnic hamper and visit one of our picnic spots along the Mossman River or up to Figtree rapids.

Guided Walks
Guided walks normally start just before dusk, along one of the walking trails into the Daintree National Park. On scheduled days & subject to weather conditions. Please contact Reception for further details as prior bookings are advised.

Yoga
Scheduled yoga classes are held in the Pavilion or Riverside. Enjoy an authentic spiritual yoga experience in our natural tropical rainforest setting.  Prior bookings are advised.

Daily Shuttle to Port Douglas
Take advantage of our daily scheduled shuttle to Port Douglas. The main attraction is Four Mile Beach, a pristine strip of palm-fringed, white sand which begins at the eastern end of Macrossan Street. Macrossan Street also offers boutique shopping, wining and dining. On the western end you’ll find the picturesque Dickson Inlet and Reef Marina.

Kayaking/Canoeing/Snorkelling
Our canoes and kayaks are located in front of the main Lodge near the main billabong. The Billabong, just past River Treehouse 14, is excellent for snorkeling and is home to freshwater turtles, eels, Jungle Perch as well as our shy resident platypus. The river in front of the main Lodge is also suited for snorkeling and make sure you wear fins for swimming against the current.

Mountain Bikes
Cycle to Mossman Township or Mossman Gorge, or head down Syndicate Road towards Miallo and take in the Tropical North Queensland landscape, maps are located at Reception. Be sure to take plenty of water with you, wear a helmet and inform Reception of your route.

Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours
At nearby Cooya Beach, brothers Linc and Brendon Walker, will take you on an adventure of discovery to experience indigenous story lines of living and hunting on the coast and among the mangroves. You will collect traditional food, and try your hand at spear throwing. This tour is best at low tide.

Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime Walk at Mossman Gorge
The true rainforest people live in harmony with their environment and invite you to share it with them. During your 1.5 hour walk your experienced interpretive guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, take you to another world with their dreamtime legends in an enchanting narrative of the rainforest people.

Walkabout Adventures
Juan Walker is a local Kuku Yalanji guide and will take you on a tour of Cape Tribulation that is a little bit different then your normal Cape Tribulation tour. This full day experience will encompass both traditional and modern day tales of this old land. Juan is an extremely passionate guide, sharing his traditional knowledge and experiences with others.

Janbal Gallery
More than just an art gallery, Janbal art gallery is indigenous owned and houses their own artist in residence. It is also home to one of the largest displays of local Kuku Yalanji art and artefacts. The gallery also has painting classes on offer.

Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
THE ENVIRONMENT

Silky Oaks Lodge has Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation from Ecotourism Australia and is an Ecotourism Australia Green Travel Leader.

Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge

What we love…

Silky Oaks Lodge offers beautiful Treehouse style accommodation which has been exquisitely designed to offer you complete peace and privacy within a stunning Daintree Rainforest location.


Tell me more…

Silky Oaks Lodge is a member of Luxury Lodges of Australia. This boutique luxury Lodge comprises just 36 secluded Treehouse rooms and 4 breath taking suites, placed discreetly in a stunning riverside location adjoining one of the oldest living rainforests the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park, and is an ideal base from which to explore Far North Queensland.


Get the Facts

Where is it?  Mossman, Tropical North Qld

What?  Boutique Eco Resort

Styles of Accommodation?  Forty standalone Treehouse style rooms

Who?  Not suitable for children under 12 years

Accessible? Not accessible

How much? From $410 per night depending on length of stay room type. Check rates here…


Sounding Good?  Read on…

Silky Oaks Lodge is spectacularly situated on the Mossman Gorge River, and is the ideal location to appreciate the natural tropical environment. The contemporary accommodation – encompassing both custom designed and furnished Billabong, River and Treehouses – features individualised touches. All accommodation retreats have wall to ceiling windows leading to spacious balconies with lush garden, rainforest or river panoramas.

The renowned open sided Treehouse Restaurant, one of Northern Queensland’s premier dining experiences, offers fine dining in scenic surrounds. For a special occasion or romantic evening, private riverside dining is available in a secluded setting on the Mossman River. Enjoy a 3 course menu, with your selection of wines, by the glow of candlelight and with the sounds of the rainforest and river surrounding you.

Silky Oaks Lodge has elegantly furnished interiors and spacious open lounge areas, bar, with reading rooms and reference library. The attached Healing Waters Spa offers 7 treatment rooms including Vichy showers, couples rooms, and Sodashi massages, uses the power of water and the tranquil sounds of the rainforest to enhance treatments.

Only 20 minutes from Port Douglas, Silky Oaks Lodge provides the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tablelands, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree River. There are extensive hiking trails leading from the Lodge into the Daintree National Park offering both adventure and education as well as diverse and beautiful locations to photograph or picnic.

Silky Oaks Lodge has advanced eco accreditation.

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Address: Finlayvale Road, Mossman, QLD, 4873

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FEATURES

Riverhouses

Set in prime riverfront locations, spectacular rainforest views and the soothing sounds of the Mossman River are key elements of the Riverhouses. Generously spacious, with polished timber floors and elegant interiors, room appointments are stylish and comfortable. An oversized spa bath, with uninterrupted rainforest views, is one of the many special inclusions offered in addition to standard room features. Riverhouse guests also enjoy premium sparkling wine and a deluxe tropical fruit basket on arrival.

Treehouses

At Silky Oaks Lodge, guests are accommodated in beautiful timber Treehouses. Set into the rainforest and surrounded by lush gardens, each has been carefully designed to offer privacy and maximum comfort. Treehouses have an understated tropical style with natural tones and timbers used to create a relaxed, soothing living space. Floor to ceiling glass doors open onto a wide verandah where a hammock is perfectly positioned to make the most of picturesque views. Air-conditioned, interiors are spacious and attractively furnished with a range of contemporary comforts including a daybed. Large bathrooms, including a spa bath, CD player, phone, coffee and tea making facilities are among some of the in-room features.

ACTIVITIES

Self Guided Walks
All the walking trails are natural under foot, with tree roots and rocks present, thus becoming slippery in wet weather. The Mountain Trail can be quite steep in sections and crosses several rock streams and will be slippery in wet weather. Suitable footwear is advised. Take a picnic hamper and visit one of our picnic spots along the Mossman River or up to Figtree rapids.

Guided Walks
Guided walks normally start just before dusk, along one of the walking trails into the Daintree National Park. On scheduled days & subject to weather conditions. Please contact Reception for further details as prior bookings are advised.

Yoga
Scheduled yoga classes are held in the Pavilion or Riverside. Enjoy an authentic spiritual yoga experience in our natural tropical rainforest setting.  Prior bookings are advised.

Daily Shuttle to Port Douglas
Take advantage of our daily scheduled shuttle to Port Douglas. The main attraction is Four Mile Beach, a pristine strip of palm-fringed, white sand which begins at the eastern end of Macrossan Street. Macrossan Street also offers boutique shopping, wining and dining. On the western end you’ll find the picturesque Dickson Inlet and Reef Marina.

Kayaking/Canoeing/Snorkelling
Our canoes and kayaks are located in front of the main Lodge near the main billabong. The Billabong, just past River Treehouse 14, is excellent for snorkeling and is home to freshwater turtles, eels, Jungle Perch as well as our shy resident platypus. The river in front of the main Lodge is also suited for snorkeling and make sure you wear fins for swimming against the current.

Mountain Bikes
Cycle to Mossman Township or Mossman Gorge, or head down Syndicate Road towards Miallo and take in the Tropical North Queensland landscape, maps are located at Reception. Be sure to take plenty of water with you, wear a helmet and inform Reception of your route.

Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours
At nearby Cooya Beach, brothers Linc and Brendon Walker, will take you on an adventure of discovery to experience indigenous story lines of living and hunting on the coast and among the mangroves. You will collect traditional food, and try your hand at spear throwing. This tour is best at low tide.

Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime Walk at Mossman Gorge
The true rainforest people live in harmony with their environment and invite you to share it with them. During your 1.5 hour walk your experienced interpretive guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, take you to another world with their dreamtime legends in an enchanting narrative of the rainforest people.

Walkabout Adventures
Juan Walker is a local Kuku Yalanji guide and will take you on a tour of Cape Tribulation that is a little bit different then your normal Cape Tribulation tour. This full day experience will encompass both traditional and modern day tales of this old land. Juan is an extremely passionate guide, sharing his traditional knowledge and experiences with others.

Janbal Gallery
More than just an art gallery, Janbal art gallery is indigenous owned and houses their own artist in residence. It is also home to one of the largest displays of local Kuku Yalanji art and artefacts. The gallery also has painting classes on offer.

ENVIRONMENT

Silky Oaks Lodge has Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation from Ecotourism Australia and is an Ecotourism Australia Green Travel Leader.

PRICE RATE POLICY
Every enquiry and booking through GREEN GETAWAYS AUSTRALIA shows your support for the fabulous environmental initiatives undertaken by this property.