Paradise Found At Australia’s Silky Oaks Lodge
By Everett Potter
I’ve just returned from Australia’s Silky Oak Lodge where my idea of an eco-lodge was turned on its head. Maybe it was because I could splash in the warm waters of the tropical Mossman River under the canopy of the Daintree Rainforest. Sit on my treehouse balcony undisturbed while a riot of birdsong echoed through the forest as red-throated Mistletoe birds and black cockatoos darted past. Enjoy a cocktail made with local Wolf Lane Tropical Gin and the dehydrated finger lime, typically used by Indigenous peoples. Or dine on Chef Mark Godbeer’s inventive cuisine in a dramatic space that would raise the eyebrows of any visiting architect.
Silky Oaks Lodge sits in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest … continue reading