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Muddy's Playground

The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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Great place for the kids

Clean, safe and plenty of shade for the kids. Located on the esplanade. Cafe for coffee and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cairns, Australia
via mobile
Best Playground water play fun!

This place is awesome for younger and older kids, be prepared for kids to get wet! The different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Country Aussie
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Muddy's playground is open every day of the year between 9am and 7pm (including public holidays and weekends). Sections of Muddy's are closed for maintenance on Tuesday and Thursday mornings until noon. Even when maintenance works are being carried out, Council aims to have at least half the playground available for use. Muddy's is a modern, fun, safe, splash playground and parkland. It incorporates active, passive, interactive and educational facilities with a combination of play equipment. Muddy's playground is themed "Life in Trinity Bay" and the playground includes water play areas plus a flying fox, sound chimes, track ride, rope bridge, slides, play houses, story telling areas, see-saw, trick track and puzzle games. Please note that the disabled-use Liberty Swing uses the MLAK national keying system. For access please ask at Muddy's cafe. Muddy's has two toilet facilities one at the north end of Muddy's near the cafe and one at the southern end of Muddy's. Muddy's has barbecues, picnic tables and an on-site cafe.
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The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Clean, safe and plenty of shade for the kids. Located on the esplanade. Cafe for coffee and food.Plenty of water games for the kids. Worth a visit

Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome for younger and older kids, be prepared for kids to get wet! The different options for play areas and water play was fantastic and the cafe in the middle for coffee, snacks and meals!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love that we have this free waterpark for the kids in the City. Took a visiting friends twins here for the day and they loved it. Its got a couple of BBQ around too

Thank Niki I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This free playground has many different types of swings and slides as well as lots of water features for children to play in. There is also a cafe there and toilets. If you have young children I would certainly recommend it.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Among the various interesting things along the Cairns Esplanade is Muddy's Playground which is great fun for children while parents can sit and watch while enjoying the surrounds.

Thank Peter_ZZZ111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

took my grand daughter of 18 months loved it loved the water loved the walking loved the bridges was so tired that she stoped and enjoyed her drink while i have a Tumeric Latte.... Weeks later we went back for my nephews Birthday Party in...More

Thank martina p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Muddies has grown to become a all round must visit for families. There is a huge variety of activities and interactions for kids of all ages to enjoy. They always want to go back as well. In summer there are water areas to splash under...More

Thank Joshua F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect playground for kids 18 months to 9 years. Take their cossies to play in the fountains. Swings, climbing frames, coffee shop, all safe, all great for the littlies to burn off some energy while being watched by parents and friends in safety.

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kids will love the water play ground on hot days and parents can relax at the coffee shop. It's a must when visiting Cairns with young kids.

Thank Tkurt56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great cafe combined with great playground and water park. What more could you ask for? Parking can be tricky

Thank davethecat222
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20 October 2016|
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Response from Achillies2016 | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere Along the esplanade is good. From harbour lights to muddys its a 10 minute walk. Big rooms there. Easy order coffee downstairs at dundees real real early in the morning !

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