Silky Oaks Lodge
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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 …
Both Steve and I hate goodbyes...................
After getting up early ( circa 7:00am) and packed the rest of our bags we left Jim and Karin's house complete with our two new hats, over stuffed suitcases and cabin bags en route for Brisbane airport ready to start our next part of our journey.
It was very bizarre as Brisbane has a …
... of the Mossman. When the bridge was rebuilt in 2010 all the materials were flown in by helicopter. Again it is made from stainless steel.
Once we completed the walk we caught the bus back and had lunch in the modern restaurant again run by the local tribe. As part of this place there is a training centre for members of the local mob.
I would recommend everyone to visit the Mossman Gorge. The art on display was an additional treat.
... coast there is no head chef and only one lady working who is now leaving her post in order to come and pick up her only 4 customers for the evening in the managers car. Hilarious. Mum made it even funnier by asking if the chef was at work yet? Whether the courtesy car gets used very often and whether the restaurant had busied up yet? Haha. Nice one ma. Leech and I were cracking up in the back of the car. So the restaurant was empty apart from one other couple but in the end this ...
... we nearly did, with the bewildering number of boats that tour to the reef we can recommend Quicksilver for their professional and relaxed trip. Its expensive and a touch on the touristy side, but you really can’t get away from that unless you know someone with a boat to have a private trip. Whatever you do its well worth the effort, the experiences and memories you take away are priceless.
That was it then, mission ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet