Silky Oaks Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Day two at Silky Oaks.........
Yesterday the weather forecast said we should expect thunderstorms and rain, which we got through the night, so this morning was bright sunshine but very very humid.
I had not realised breakfast was included in our accommodation so very pleased to find it was, and we are miles away from anywhere. Breakfast was …
... finished off at a freshwater pool (no crocs here!) so we went for a swim. When we arrived as walked past there had been about 20 people swimming, splashing and jumping off rocks- now we had it to ourselves which was much quieter! We had missed the last bus back, so walked the 30 minutes back down the road to the visitor centre. Luckily they hadn't shut our car in the car park! Back to our hostel in the evening to cook tea and chillax by the pool ...
Still feeling the effects of jet lag, we took advantage of our crack of dawn wake up's to get an early start to the day and catch the sunrise over the ocean at four mile beach. Admittedly, although our jet lag lasted for a couple weeks, this was the only morning we actually got ourselves out of bed early enough to do this. But the views were definitely worthwhile! After breakfast we headed out for the day to explore the ...
... which were stunning. We visited the Daintree Icecream Company that was recommended by one of our friends traveling Australia also and so glad we called in. Home made icecream that they make from all the fruit they grow right there on their farm from bananas and coconuts to wattle seed and soursop! Wattle seed was my favourite, with a coffee flavour to it! We stayed at the Cape Trib Beach House for 2 nights enjoying the serenity before heading back down to Cairns once ...
... with Dad, with stopped a creek flowing and we eventually went fishing off the beach.We ended up spending hours here in this beautiful spot. From a day that was going to be boring, we had the best time. Dad even decided to stay right here next to the beach for the night! ...