Swain Destinations uses cookies to enhance your Browsing experience. By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy. Close
Swain Destinations
Start Planning Today
or Call Your Travel Advisor

Silky Oaks Lodge

Experience the soothing sights and sounds of the rainforest at this lodge, nestled on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. The Lodge blends casual and contemporary design, amongst the most tranquil surrounds. 50 Treehouses and Riverhouses each feature wide verandas and spa baths. The lodge adjoins the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest National Park, on the northern bank of the Mossman River Gorge.

Enjoy fine food and wine at the Treehouse Restaurant - one of Northern Queensland's premier dining experiences. This unique open-sided restaurant features unobstructed rainforest and river views set above the trees.

The menu showcases the freshest local produce and Australian wines. Only 20 minutes from Port Douglas, this lodge provides the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tablelands, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree River. Take a relaxing stroll along the lush riverbanks, explore the local area by bike, paddle a canoe on the Mossman River or join a guided rainforest walk. Whichever pursuit you choose, the end of vigorous activity demands rest and rejuvenation at The Healing Waters Spa.
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge

Room Information

Rainforest Retreat
Overlooking tropical rainforest floor-to-ceiling windows, the spacious Rainforest Retreat offers king or twin bedding and a king single daybed. Outside on the deck, a double hammock invites idyll hours with a cool drink, a book or a loved one. The ensuite bathroom with rain shower and deep spa bath is perfect for soaking in the views.

Treehouse Retreat
The generous Treehouse Retreat offers an open plan king bedroom and lounge including a king single daybed, while an outdoor balcony features a range of seating options for reclining in the cool of the afternoon. The bathroom includes a double vanity and shower while glass doors open to a private deck with large bathtub and freestanding shower for a truly sensory bathing experience.

Treehouse Premium
Set among the cool green of the rainforest, the Treehouse Premium suite offers open-plan sleeping and lounge areas with king bed and two king single daybeds – ideal for families or those seeking extra space in which to relax. Step outside onto the expensive balcony with daybed and hammock to relax among the treetops. The bathroom features a rain shower, double vanity and spacious bathtub, creating a day-spa vibe.

Welcoming spectacular views of the Mossman River, the Riverhouse features an open-plan bedroom with king bed and king single daybed, while a hammock on the balcony invites a dreamy retreat. The bathroom features a freestanding shower and opens to a private deck with outdoor bathtub overlooking the waters cascading below.

Billabong Suite
Generously spacious, the Billabong Suite offers a large lounge with integrated desk and adjoining king bedroom, both flowing outdoors to an extensive outdoor living area with custom-made curved lounge and hammock overlooking the Mossman River. The bathroom features a freestanding shower and opens to a private deck with open-air bathtub completing a premium rainforest bathing experience.

Daintree Pavilion
The Daintree Pavilion is designed as the ultimate tropical luxury retreat. Set beneath a dramatic skillion ceiling held aloft by glass walls, two sleeping areas each offer an ensuite bathroom opening to an outdoor atrium with bath under the treetops. Flowing from the shared central lounge with dining area and dedicated bar, extensive decks feature open air lounging options with fireplace and tiered infinity pool and plunge spa floating among the cool of the forest. Ideal for families or friends travelling together.

Things To Do

Treehouse Restaurant
The Treehouse Restaurant is one of Northern Queensland's premier dining experiences and the open-sided restaurant offers sensational rainforest and river views. The menu showcases the freshest local produce and fine Australian wines.

Jungle Perch
Extending out into the rainforest treetops, the open-air Jungle Perch delivers bird’s eye views of the Mossman River. Guests at Silky Oaks Lodge ease into dinner with complimentary evening drinks hour served in the lounge or in the Jungle Perch, with its prime positioning over the Mossman River. Enjoy the day’s signature cocktail or a refreshing tropical ale.

Silky Bar
A list of premium Australian wines complements a swagger of local beers including Hemingway’s tropical ale, while gin and tonics take on a new twist with a menu of locally produced small-batch spirits. For Baillie Lodges friends, the exclusive Baillies 9 gin is ready to pour.

Kubirri Lounge
Air-conditioned and light-filled, the Kubirri Lounge is a comfortable area in which to relax, read and play boardgames. Private dining is available on request for up to 12 guests, additional cost applies.

Healing Waters Spa
Set among lush rainforest gardens, the Healing Waters Spa is inspired by ancient beliefs that celebrate water in the Mossman River as a renewing and life-giving force. Six treatment rooms offer jungle or river views, including a couples’ room and Vichy shower.

Guided morning yoga classes take a gentle pace and suit all fitness and experience levels. Held in an open-air pavilion, cares slip away with the gentle sounds of the Mossman River.

Kitchen Garden
A walk through the Kitchen Garden is a wonderful way to learn about the diverse range of tropical produce cultivated on-site and to witness its short journey from plant to plate.

River Explorations
Exploring the natural oasis of the Mossman River is as easy as sinking into the billabong, floating along in a kayak or taking snorkel and fins for a closer look down below.

Self-Guided Rainforest Walks
Adjoining the lodge in the Daintree National Park, find a series of marked walking trails including exclusive access to the Fig Tree Rapids. Perfect for the adventurous to undertake at their own pace.

Explore the Region by eBike
Slow down to the pace of the tropics and cycle along quiet country roads fringed with fields of sugar cane to explore the nearby towns of Mossman and Cooya Beach.

A fully equipped and air conditioned guest gymnasium overlooks the garden, ready for a work-out.

Port Douglas Transfers
Silky Oaks Lodge offers guests a daily courtesy shuttle service to and from Port Douglas, located 20 minutes from the lodge. It’s an easy option to explore the pretty resort town with its strip of restaurants and shops.



Daintree Rainforest, Queensland, Australia



Available Amenities:

Business Center

Currency Exchange

Fitness Center

Internet Access

Laundry Services

On-Site Activities

On-Site Parking



Swimming Facilities

Start Planning

Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.