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Silky Oaks Lodge

Renowned as one of Australia’s enduring luxury resorts, Tropical North Queensland hideaway Silky Oaks Lodge is currently closed with a significant refurbishment now underway. The multimillion-dollar project is designed to align the lodge features as well as the guest experience of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest destination with Baillie Lodges’ existing portfolio of Australian luxury lodges. The new-look Silky Oaks Lodge is set to launch on 1 October 2021.

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NEWS

The Gouldian Age

Listed as endangered and declared lost to the Daintree, the Gouldian Finch has made a powerful comeback with reported sightings of flocks 200 strong. Australian Geographic's article highlights what this means for local conservationists.

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PRESS

Holiday Here This Year

Australian Traveller discovers the best ways to holiday in Queensland this year. From the coast to the cape and the savannah to the scenic rim, there's plenty to experience in the sunshine state.

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JOURNAL

Discover the Great Outdoors

Take a guided hike and connect with the region's indigenous culture, sail the Great Barrier Reef, join a cooking masterclass and zip off on a driving safari to Cape Tribulation.

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JOURNAL

The Recipe Files

As things cool down outside it’s time to warm up with some action in the kitchen. From his home base, Silky Oaks Head Chef Mark Godbeer shares his delicious go-to recipe for gnocchi.

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JOURNAL

Green Light the Green Season

Tropical North Queensland is at its prime during this time: the waterfalls are flowing, frogs are chirping, birds are calling, the air is fresh and trees are dripping with sweet, juicy mangos!

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JOURNAL

Chefs Table: BBQ

The newly released episode of Chef’s Table features Kuku Yalanji man Juan Walker, owner and guide of Walkabout Cultural Adventures in Queensland’s Daintree Rainforest.

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COMMUNITY

What Makes Your Summer Great?

Tourism Tropical North Queensland has kicked off its Summer Great campaign, showcasing the amazing and unique experiences this region has to offer during the season. Follow #summergreat for more.

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Reopening

Silky Oaks Lodge is currently closed for a significant refurbishment including the Treehouse Restaurant and Healing Waters Spa.

The new-look luxury lodge is set to reopen on October 1, 2021 and will feature a reimagined main lodge hub with spirited jungle vibe, six stunning treehouse-style suite categories, inclusive rates and a revitalised guest experience of Tropical North Queensland. The magnificent Daintree Rainforest and tranquil Mossman River will of course remain the star attractions!

Reservations from October 1st onwards are welcome, so plan ahead for a luxurious retreat and be among the first to experience a new era of rainforest luxury. Check availability and book online. Alternatively contact Baillie Lodges Reservations via 02 9918 4355 or email reserve@baillielodges.com.au

We look forward to seeing you again soon!