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Address: The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4044 3715
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Muddy's playground is open every day of the year between 9am and 7pm...
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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Great place for the kids

Great little water park and playground for the kids. My son spent plenty of time getting wet here and it is a nice place for the parents to chill out and chat to other parents.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great little water park and playground for the kids. My son spent plenty of time getting wet here and it is a nice place for the parents to chill out and chat to other parents.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great thought has been put into creating such a wonderful play area for children and a pleasure for people walking past and seeing them having such a fantastic time. The little ones squealing in delight while trying to capture the water jets shooting up in front of them and hearing their laughter brings joy to one's heart. Great fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Travelling the world and this has to be one of the best children play areas. The water features are fantastic, and the other play areas are great even for the toddlers. Only issue is the prices charged in the shop.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Quite possibly the best playground we've ever been too or ever will go to! A must go to if you have kids...

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Muddy's playground is amazing. It has an adventure playground for the younger kids and one for the older kids too. It also has a water play area for the younger kids so make sure you pack their bathers or a change of clothes. We have spent many hours here with our 3 year old grandson and will continue to do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to take the kids for a morning or afternoon. There is plenty of shade, it's a beautiful area and quite large. They have some areas with water and many with slides and other things. Also a nice bit of sand. We wish more places we visited had places like this for kids.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Our first experience of Muddys was awesome! Our 1 1/2 year old loved it! Its FREE and in a great location in central Cairns on the esplanade. Highly recommend for those needing to get the little ones out of the hotel room!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Our kids loved this spot on the Cairns promenade and we highly recommend this beautiful spot for kids to burn their energy and their boredom.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is a good place for families, and within easy walk from most accommodation on the esplanade. I would like to see more shaded area for young children as I'm sure the sun is fierce in summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The kids had a great time. However, it was looking a little unloved and uncared for. There was a lot of litter around and the toilets were in need of a good clean

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