The lush Daintree Rainforest of Far North Queensland harbors one of the world’s premier hideaway luxury eco-resorts, Silky Oaks Lodge – where Tauck guests spend three nights on our 20-day Grand Australia & New Zealand. Learn more below – along with the perfect summertime recipe the resort has shared for “Silky Lemonade”!
- 1.5 oz Lemon Myrtle Syrup
- 1 oz Lemon Juice
- Top up with sparkling water
To make Lemon Myrtle Syrup:
Take 1/4 gallon Sugar syrup ( 1\2 white sugar 1\2 hot water ) and a small bunch of Lemon Myrtle leaves and steep in a pot on stove in the sugar syrup until desired taste is acquired.
Add 2.5 oz of pre-mixed syrup (Lemon Myrtle Syrup and Lemon Juice)
To a flute over ice
Top up with soda water and stir
We had the good fortune to stay there for a couple of days and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is one of our most enjoyable experiences we ever had and would love to go back.