Silky Oaks Lodge

Superb Unique Rainforest Resort

  • Breakfast Daily | Iconic Spa
  • Tennis Court | Canoes | Bikes
Inc. all levies & taxes

Silky Oaks Lodge Info

Silky Oaks Lodge will be closed for renovations from 23rd April - 11th October inclusive, reopening to welcome first guests on 12th October 2020


Silky Oaks Lodge is the ultimate rainforest experience where you can relax to the soothing sights and sounds of the rainforest and Mossman River. 

Silky Oaks Lodge is a 5 star self rated property situated on the Mossman River just downstream from the Mossman Gorge and offers complete privacy within a stunning location yet only a short 20 minute drive from Port Douglas.

Why we like it? 

  • Member of Luxury Lodges of Australia
  • Iconic ECO Lodge
  • Riverside location & rainforest surrounds
  • Many complimentary activities

Nestled on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park, the lodge blends casual and contemporary design with Treehouse accommodation overlooking the Mossman River and rainforest.


  • Full gourmet buffet breakfast daily
  • Riverhouse and Lodge Suites includes welcome bottle of wine on arrival
  • Complimentary mini bar for Billabong Suites
  • FREE Wi-Fi in lodge area
  • Complimentary Transfers:
    * Complimentary return transfers, once daily to Port Douglas

Complimentary activities include:

  • River canoes
  • Mountain bikes
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis Court
  • Swimming Pool
  • Yoga Classes (seasonal and subject to availability)
  • Self guided rainforest walks


Room Features:

  • Air Conditioning & Ceiling Fans
  • King or 2x single beds
  • Ensuite bathroom, bath robes & slippers, hairdryer
  • Private Balcony with day bed and outdoor table & chairs
  • Coffee & Tea making facilities
  • IPod music system/ CD player
  • Direct dial Telephone
  • Work desk
  • Evening turn down service
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Fully stocked mini bar (charges apply)
  • Aromatherapy Oil burners
  • Daily room service
  • Torch
  • Umbrella

Daintree Treehouse (2):

  • Contemporary, cosy ambience and luxury en-suite marble bathroom with walk in rain shower.
  • Each room has its own private balcony with lush rainforest views of the Daintree National Park and are located around 250 meters from the main lodge.
  • Rooms are 44 sqm including balcony.

Garden Treehouse (11):

  • Bathrooms have separate shower and large spa bath.
  • Floor to ceiling windows open out to a private balcony with double hammock.
  • Rooms are in close proximity to the main lodge.
  • Rooms are 47 sqm including balcony.

Deluxe Treehouse (9):

  • High set and elegantly styled with a beautiful private setting in the rainforest and tropical gardens.
  • Spacious en-suite marble bathrooms with a walk-in rain shower and large corner double spa bath.
  • Balcony with double hammock.
  • Rooms are 49 sqm including balcony.

River Treehouse (11):

  • Set in prime riverfront locations, spectacular rainforest views and the soothing sounds of the Mossman River.
  • Polished timber floors and elegant interiors make these rooms stylish and comfortable.
  • Enjoy uninterrupted rainforest views from the large spa bath.
  • Rooms are 47 sqm including balcony.

Lodge Suite (1):

  • Newly refurbished and enlarged Deluxe Treehouse, with open plan lay out.
  • An extra large balcony overlooks the rainforest with its own outside king size four poster day bed and outside sitting area.
  • Large en suite bathroom with marble rain shower and double corner spa bath.
  • Perfect for a Honeymoon retreat or a family of 2 adults and 2 children with King bed + two single beds.
  • Rooms are 88 sqm including balcony.

Billabong Suite (2):

  • Newly refurbished and extended, with an open plan lay out including separate lounge area, with both rooms opening onto a spacious double balcony with hammock and day bed overlooking the Mossman River in a very private setting.
  • Large ensuite marble bathroom with rain shower and large double spa bath.
  • Inclusive mini bar
  • Flat screen television/DVD, reference library
  • Rooms are 75 sqm including balcony


  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Boutique
  • Business facilities
  • Day facilities including showers are available for late departures
  • FREE WiFi in lodge area
  • Media Room with DVD library
  • Free guest laundry
  • Free car parking
  • Valet service
  • Check-in 2pm, check-out 11am

Treehouse Restaurant & Bar - This open-sided restaurant offers sensational Daintree rainforest and Mossman river views.
Open for breakfast (7.00am-10.00am), lunch (12noon-2.30pm) and dinner (6.00pm – 8.30pm)
Treehouse Bar – open 11.00am – 11.00pm
Jungle Perch & Kubirri Room – open for afternoon tea from 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Healing Waters Spa - this award winning spa facility offers first class spa treatments including facials, massages, steam sessions, body wraps, hand and feet therapy etc. Reservations are essential and treatments are offered to those 16 years of age and over.

Other Activities (charges apply):
Please note - Some activities are subject to weather conditions.

  • Guided Rainforest Walks
  • Mossman Gorge visit
  • Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime walk
  • Silky Oaks Safari to Cape Tribulation
  • Private tailor made half & full day tours
  • Riverside picnics
  • Daytrips to the Great Barrier Reef (ex Port Douglas).
  • Quicksilver offers return transfers from Silky Oaks Lodge.
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights
  • Picnic hampers available
  • Therapeutic massage and spa treatments
  • Guided twilight and night nature walks
  • Port Douglas transfers to explore the many boutiques, restaurants and shops
  • Golf at Port Douglas
  • Crocodile and wildlife spotting cruises

Silky Oaks Lodge is located on the edge of the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest National Park, on the northern bank of the Mossman River Gorge.

  • 8km north of Mossman
  • 27km north of Port Douglas (20 minutes)
  • 83km north of Cairns airport (1 1/4 hours)
  • 33km south of the Daintree River Crossing
  • 68km south of Cape Tribulation

Getting there:
Regular shuttles to/from Cairns airport are available however it is most convenient to hire a car. Private car transfers, limousine and heli transfers can also be arranged at an extra charge. Please click here for prices

What to Bring:

Casual resort style clothing for daytime and smart casual for after 6pm. Shirt and footwear to be worn in the lodge at all times. Suitable footwear for rainforest walks.

PACKAGES: (based on 2 people)

Silky Explorer Package:

  • Three nights accommodation
  • Full gourmet Breakfast for two each morning
  • Bottle of Moet Chandon with Canapés on arrival
  • Three course a la carte Dinner for two each evening in the Treehouse Restaurant
  • Complimentary use of river canoes, bikes, tennis court, fitness centre, walking trails in house yoga etc.
  • Return private airport transfers
  • Two hour exploration walk at nearby Cooya Beach (Kuyu Kuyu) with the Kubirri Warra Brothers including transfers
  • Two and a half hours guided walk through Mossman Gorge including transfers
  • 1 Hour Spa Treatment per adult

2 night Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime Package:

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Full gourmet breakfast for two each morning
  • Afternoon Tea for two in the Jungle Perch 
  • 2 course Dinner for two each evening in the Treehouse Restaurant
  • 1 1/2 hour Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime walk at Mossman Gorge including transfers
  • Use of river canoes, bikes, tennis court, fitness centre, walking trails in house yoga etc.

5 night Ultimate Silky Indulgence:

  • Return private Transfers from/to Cairns or Port Douglas
  • 5 nights accommodation 
  • Bottle of Moet & Chandon & Canapes on arrival
  • Full gourmet breakfast for two each morning
  • Gourmet Picnic Hamper for two
  • 3 course a la carte Dinner each evening in the Treehouse Restaurant
  • 3 hour Helicopter tour for two
  • One x 2 ½ hour Spa Treatment for two
  • Full day Silky Oaks Safari for two into Daintree National Park/Cape Tribulation
  • Complimentary use of river canoes, bikes, tennis court, fitness centre, walking trails in house yoga etc.

3 night Rainforest & Reef Retreat Package:

  • 3 nights accommodation 
  • Full gourmet breakfast for two each morning
  • 3 course a la carte Dinner each evening in the Treehouse Restaurant
  • Return private transfers from/to Cairns (or Port Douglas) 
  • Full day Reef Cruise including transfers (includes EMC)
  • Full Day Daintree Park/Cape Tribulation Tour
  • Complimentary use of river canoes, bikes, tennis court, fitness centre, walking trails in house yoga etc.

3 night Silky Oaks Spa Romance Package:

  • Three nights accommodation
  • Full gourmet breakfast each morning
  • Dinner each evening:
  • Dinner on in-room supper tray one evening
  • Three course Dinner Jungle Perch one evening
  • Three course dinner Treehouse Restaurant one evening
  • Four hours of spa treatments per person - Spa menu
  • Sodashi Soa Gift on Arrival

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