Immerse yourself in the cool tropical climate of Northern Queensland at Silky Oaks Lodge, an eco-luxury lodge wedged in the rainforest canopy over the Mossman Gorge River. Adjacent to the Daintree National Park, a World Heritage Site, the lodge offers plenty of opportunities to get in touch with its abundant natural surroundings—zip lining, safaris, canoe trips down the river, and much more. Nourish body and mind at the Healing Waters Spa, and enjoy complimentary breakfast with a view at one of the lodge’s restaurants. Silky Oaks is committed to sustainability and ensures that each guest has a minimal carbon footprint throughout their stay, creating a getaway you can feel extra good about.
The modern and luxurious treehouse-style accommodations at Silky Oaks Lodge bring childhood dreams to life. The contemporary, airy design and gleaming wood floors reflect the natural splendor of the rainforest right outside your window. With spa-sized bath tubs and private balconies for lounging, choose from six different types of treehouses for your ideal tropical haven.
The charming Daintree Treehouse (144 ft²) is ideal for a couple seeking adventure and relaxation. The comfortable suite-style room features a king bed and fully-stocked mini bar, as well as an oil burner and music player for the perfect ambiance. The fully air conditioned room opens onto a private balcony sheltered by lush, tropical trees. Ensuite bathroom with rain shower and quality bath products. Sleeps 2 guests with 1 King.
You’ll never want to move from the double hammock on Garden Treehouse's (154 ft²) private balcony. Floor-length windows make it easy to take in the views right from the king-sized bed. A luxurious bath with separate rain shower and spa-sized tub make it easy to feel pampered without leaving your room. All treehouses include quality amenities such as a bathrobe and slippers, a stocked minibar, an oil burner and music station, and nightly turndown service. Sleeps 2 guests with 1 King.
The airy Lodge Suite (288 ft²) is an open-plan treehouse ideal for a family of four. With one king bed and two single beds, the luxurious Lodge Suite was recently remodeled with comfort in mind. A spacious outdoor patio features a four poster king daybed and a sitting area for lounging amidst the lush landscape. The fully-air conditioned room includes a large ensuite bathroom with marble rain shower and double spa bath. Other amenities include an oil burner and Bose sound system, stocked minibar upon request, tea & coffee station, and evening turn-down service. Sleeps 4 guests with 1 King and 2 Singles.
As the name suggests, River Treehouse (154 ft²) is set overlooking the Mossman River, with a private balcony ideal for taking in the views. An ample bedroom area with king bed faces the sliding balcony doors, with gleaming wood floors and a comfortable daybed in the corner. Ensuite marble bathroom features a large spa bath. Quality amenities include an oil burner and Bose sound system, stocked minibar, and evening turn-down service. Sleeps 2 guests with 1 King.
Enjoy splendid views from the treetops in a Deluxe Treehouse (160 ft²). The spacious bedroom area with king bed and daybed opens onto a private balcony with a double hammock perfect for listening to the sounds of the rainforest. The ensuite marble bathroom features a double spa tub and walk-in rain shower, as well as bathrobes and slippers. Other quality amenities include a stocked minibar, an oil burner and music station, tea & coffee maker, and evening turndown service. Sleeps 2 guests with 1 King.
For a truly luxurious treehouse experience, choose the spacious Billabong Suite (246 ft²). The open floor plan suite is perfect for a honeymoon or a romantic getaway, with a king bed and separate lounge area with corner booth-style seating. There are two double-sliding door exits onto the expansive balcony, which features a daybed and lounge chairs for enjoying the cool rainforest atmosphere. Ensuite marble bathroom with a large spa tub and rain shower. Other amenities include bath robes and slippers, an oil burner and Bose sound system, stocked minibar upon request, tea & coffee station, and evening turn-down service. Sleeps 2 guests with 1 King.
Dining at Silky Oaks Lodge is yet another way to experience the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest, through a world-class culinary journey. A rich tropical climate allows for endless types of fresh produce, exotic fruits, grass-fed beef, and free-range poultry. Listen to the sounds of the river below and enjoy the breeze from the open-air Treehouse Restaurant. Choose the Kubirri Room for a relaxing indoor experience or the Jungle Perch for a private bird’s-eye view of the forest. After dinner, retire to the Treehouse Bar for cocktails and conversation.
Candlelit dinners at Treehouse Restaurant are a highlight of the Silky Oaks Lodge experience. The pavilion-style restaurant with open sides allows diners to feel connected to the natural beauty of their surroundings. Typical lunch offerings might include a daily catch, barramundi croquettes, grass-fed sirloin steak, or dark chocolate mousse with chocolate from the region. For dinner, sample a more exotic flavor, such as kangaroo or crocodile, or enjoy a fresh beet risotto and prawns. Each menu item focuses on a simple, fresh item with an individual twist and stunning presentation. Dress code is smart casual.
Turn any night into a special occasion by arranging a private dinner. Reserve the Jungle Perch for an intimate, sky-high affair, or enjoy a three-course meal at a specially chosen riverside location. It’s the extra touch that elevates any celebration.
Enjoy a pre-dinner specialty cocktail at the Treehouse Bar, or chat with fellow guests after dessert. Choose a specialty wine from the Lodge cellar, including fine Australian wines and international selections.
At Silky Oaks Lodge, the rainforest is your playground. Snorkel and fish along the Mossman River or take a hot air balloon trip with a loved one. Sail to nearby islands or take a jungle safari—the rainforest is teeming with opportunity. After a long day of adventure, find some quiet time at the Healing Waters Spa. Included in your rate are guided rainforest walks, yoga classes, kayaking and canoeing, tennis, mountain bike rental, and picnics.
Let the healing aura of the rainforest soothe you at Healing Waters Spa. Calling on the ancient traditions of the Daintree, the Spa offers a range of services aimed at balancing mind, body, and spirit. Treatment rooms are dim and intimate with private views of the lush landscape outside. Choose from various facial services, using the renowned Sodashi line of products. Signature treatments include the Detoxifying Marine Body Wrap and the 2-hour Silky Oaks Relaxation Ritual. Finish with a relaxing steam bath or dip in a spa pool. Winner of the World Luxury Spa Award 2011.
*Available for an additional fee.