Silky Oaks Lodge

Location: Queensland | Australia

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Silky Oaks Lodge is an oasis of elegance and wilderness amidst the oldest living rainforest on earth. Draping over the Mossman River banks, its stilted huts protrude through the canopy to offer the ultimate George of the Jungle experience with an added splash of luxury.
Perfect forCouples looking for a romantic forest hideaway.
In the knowDon’t end a stay at Silky Oaks without sampling their delicious hot baked scones.

Recommended for...

  • Romantic
  • Setting & Views
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview


In the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland, on the edge of Mossman Gorge.

Rooms at Silky Oaks

Treehouses and Riverhouses are set into the rainforest and surrounded by lush gardens; each has been carefully designed to offer privacy and maximum comfort. Interiors are spacious and attractively furnished in natural wooden decor with a range of contemporary comforts including a daybed. Each hut opens onto a wide verandah where a hammock is perfectly positioned to make the most of picturesque views

Food and facilities

The resort has several inviting lounge areas and bars positioned above the Mossman River, providing spectacular views of the Daintree Rainforest for afternoon teas and evening cocktails. The open aired Treehouse Restaurant is enveloped by the rainforest canopy, with sensational forest and river views, and offers an innovative menu featuring the freshest local produce and fine Australian wines.

Activities at Silky Oaks

Those wanting to experience the natural surroundings can partake in a variety of activities such as kayaking on the Mossman River to snorkelling on the reef or exploring the rainforests. The more adventurous can try tandem skydiving, horse riding along the beach, hang gliding or early morning hot air ballooning. Cultural types will enjoy the Kuku Yalanji Habitat Tours where you can experience indigenous story lines of living and spear hunting among the mangroves. The Synergy sailing catamaran departs daily for diving on the Great Barrier Reef.

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