Silky Oaks Lodge

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The renowned Lodge blends casual and contemporary design, amongst the most tranquil surrounds. 50 Treehouses and Riverhouses each feature wide verandahs and spa baths.

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, Silky Oaks 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 swim in the beautiful billabong. Experience a rainforest walk from the lodge or hike to within sight of the Mossman Gorge. Perhaps simply relax in the award winning Healing Waters Spa inspired by the spirit of the Daintree.


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.


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.

Room Features

All rooms contain the following amenities and facilities:

Air Conditioning Ceiling Fan CD Player
Direct Dial Telephone Work Desk Spa Bath
Bath Robes Pool Towels Fully Stocked Mini-bar
Tea & Coffee Making Facilities Iron & Ironing Board Hair Dryer
Aromatherapy Oil Burner Outdoor Table & Chairs Hammock
Balcony Evening Turndown Service

Room Configurations

Room Type Bedding Configuration
Riverhouse 1 King bed (twin beds available on request)
Treehouse 1 King bed (twin beds available on request)
Triple Treehouse 1 King bed (twin beds available on request)
Treehouse (wheelchair access)


The nightly rates apply to stays for up to 2 nights

Included in the tariff:

  • Accommodation
  • Full breakfast
  • Lodge activities; selected guided rainforest walks, canoeing and snorkeling on the Mossman River, bicycles, tennis
Room Type Rate per Room
Two Guests One Guest Extra (12-16)
Treehouse $598 ($1,196 for 2 nights) $576 ($1,152 for 2 nights) $62
Riverhouse $798 ($1,596 for 2 nights) $776 ($1,552 for 2 nights) $62

A 15% discount applies to stays 3 nights or more, please contact us direct for further information. Spa, dining and tour packages packages are also available.
Children under the age of 12 are not catered for at this retreat.


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.

Open for breakfast 7.00am to 10.00am, lunch 12.00 noon to 2.30pm and dinner 6.00pm to 9.00pm.

Special dietary requirements and picnic hampers are available by advance arrangement.

Private Riverside Dining

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.

Private dining can be booked on arrival or during your stay at Silky Oaks Lodge. Please note additional costs apply.

Jungle Perch

Positioned above the Mossman River, providing spectacular views of the Daintree Rainforest. Afternoon tea is available in the Lounge or Jungle Perch from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

Kubirri Room

Offers a “Planters Club” atmosphere with inviting lounge chairs. Afternoon tea is available from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

Treehouse Bar

Relax as you enjoy a cold beer or cocktail and swap tales with fellow adventurers. Open 11am to 11pm.

Healing Waters Spa

Set in lush tropical gardens, the Healing Waters Spa at Silky Oaks Lodge has been inspired by ancient wisdoms that celebrate water as a renewing and life-giving force. The Spa is designed with renewal, vitality and well-being in mind and offers a range of signature treatments using the art of aromatherapy.


Silky Oaks Lodge is a popular Port Douglas destination wedding venue.


Join an experienced naturalist guide and visit a variety of different environments including mangroves, rainforest and beach, on a full day adventure to the Daintree River and Cape Tribulation. This experience is famous for bringing visitors from all over the world closer to the wonders of the this World Heritage region. Tours are taken in small groups in the comfort of air-conditioned specailly equipped vehicles. Silky Oaks Lodge


Fantastic holiday in paradise – service, setting and service – outstanding!

An unforgettable experience! Everything was just brilliant – loved every minute of our stay – thanks…


Silky Oaks Lodge is located just downstream from the Mossman Gorge and offers complete privacy and isolation, yet only a 20 minute drive from downtown Port Douglas and 10 minutes from Mossman.