Dining at Silky Oaks Lodge celebrates the bounty of local ingredients harvested in Tropical North Queensland’s rich food bowl, from seafood, nuts, chocolate, coffee and tropical fruits. These are combined with local native ingredients and the nation’s finest premium produce to offer guests an innovative, contemporary Australian menu. Founded on a commitment to deliver a real ‘sense of place’ for guests, the Baillie Lodges’ Culinary Philosophy is essential to the dining experience at Silky Oaks Lodge. Chef Mark Godbeer and his team in the kitchen deliver a menu complemented by an enviable wine list that connects guests with the country from the restaurant to the in-suite bar. 

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Taste of
the tropics

Cuisine at Silky Oaks Lodge is designed to be refreshing and light, ideal fare in tropical temperatures. Contemporary Australian in style, menus have an Asian influence and incorporate traditional Indigenous flavours as well as ingredients from the region’s tropical food bowl. Breakfast includes à la carte menu options, while lunch is available daily in the restaurant or as take-away explorers’ packs. Guests can enjoy sunset drinks at the bar followed by an à la carte dinner showcasing fresh, local produce. 



Beverages at Silky Oaks include a range of premium Australian wines with a selection from south-west Queensland’s Granite Belt, a swagger of locally crafted beers as well as the state’s iconic XXXX beer for true local flavour. Baillies 9 gin with premium mixers is on offer at Silky Oaks as at the sister lodges. A menu of locally produced small batch spirits includes the delicious Mount Uncle Distillery’s Botanic Australis gin. From reopening, rates at Silky Oaks Lodge will include evening sunset drinks, matched wines with dinner and a select in-suite bar. 

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Seasons of the tropics

Part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area, the Daintree climate is characterised by two distinct seasons: the dry season and the green season.

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Unforgettable encounters

A stay at Silky Oaks Lodge includes a range of signature experiences, while guests can tailor-design an itinerary including special interest tours to discover the mysteries of the ancient rainforest and richly diverse tropical landscape.

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Our Luxury

A stay with Baillie Lodges is about the connection with the landscape, its culture and wildlife, a celebration of superb regional cuisine and luxurious lodgings to sink into at the end of the day.

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