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Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa
Why we like it
- All River and Treehouses feature wide verandas and luxurious spa baths
- Spectacularly situated on the Mossman River, Silky Oaks Lodge is the ultimate destination from which to explore Far North Queensland
- The Treehouse Restaurant is one of Northern Queensland's premier dining experiences and the open-sided restaurant offers sensational Daintree rainforest and Mossman river views
- Set in lush tropical gardens, the Healing Waters Spa offers treatments designed to harness the power of nature through the use of clays from the earth, flower and plant essences
- The lodge offers a wide variety of activities and excursions into the surrounding rainforest
Choose between a 3 or 5 hour guided hikes through the bush exploring mountain trails and waterfalls, and don't forget to pack your camera!
First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Hamlin) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.
- GD, Windermere
Accommodation consists of 50 River and Treehouses each featuring wide verandas and spa baths. The Riverhouses are set in prime riverfront locations, and generously spacious, with polished timber floors and elegant interiors. An oversized spa bath, with uninterrupted rainforest views, is one of the many highlights.
The Treehouses are set beside the rainforest and surrounded by lush natural gardens. Their stylish interiors use warm natural tones to create a relaxed and soothing living space. Floor to ceiling glass doors open onto a wide veranda with a hammock, whilst the air-conditioned interiors are furnished with a range of contemporary comforts including a daybed. The rooms have a large bathroom which includes a spa bath.
Best time to be there
All year round; many parts of the country are perfect, even in the middle of the year. The climate ranges from tropical (Darwin) to semi-desert (Alice Springs), humid temperate (Brisbane and Sydney), cool temperate (Melbourne and Hobart) and Mediterranean (Perth and Adelaide).
Sydney/Melbourne/Perth/Darwin (British Airways/Qantas/Emirates/Etihad Airways)
17-21 hours 30 minutes, one refuelling stop
GMT +8 - +10 hours
Visa required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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