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Muddy's Playground

The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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A great playground for children both young and old (like myself)

I recently went here with a friend and her kids and we had an amazing time on the playground, the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joshua S
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Located on the promenade this gem has a lot to offer away from the bustle of Cairns Ample seatind... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Geoffrey L
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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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“water play” (68 reviews)
“water features” (67 reviews)
“all ages” (103 reviews)
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The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4044 3715
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently went here with a friend and her kids and we had an amazing time on the playground, the swing set, and what looked like a hamster wheel large enough for humans. Plenty of space for the kids to run and play and there...More

Thank Joshua S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located on the promenade this gem has a lot to offer away from the bustle of Cairns Ample seatind with a vista second to none Quality food and coffee at great prices Friendly attentive staff A huge shaded playground for kids A gem on the...More

Thank Geoffrey L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice walk along the esplanade and a great spot for light refreshments. Plenty of people to watch passing by and children to amuse you with their antics

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of things to keep the little one occupied here on a good weather day we walked it from coral towers about one Klm but I did notice later driving past later that the car park can get busy

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great park area for kids . Water part plus climbing frames and rope obstacles My kids loved this part. Would recommend

Thank Laura G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our time here. A great way to burn some energy. Between the play equipment and the water parks there is plenty to do! Right on the esplanade with a cafe nearby. Plenty of seating options. And free!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great facilities, quite busy during weekends and school holidays. Cafe located here offers easily accessible menu. They have an IG wall art, be great to have more around the park to for the older kids to take photos while the younger enjoy the park.

Thank MishkiP
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to make do with lovely coffee and breakfast at the cafe instead of playing. Very well maintained.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a wonderful asset Muddy's is to the Cairns Foreshore area, well worth a visit with the kids & an awesome meeting place for friends & family.

Thank Martina M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 5 yr old loved this park as it had water features and also nice park structures to play on. Some of the structures were different from the usual ones you see at the park. It's also a good size so able to stay there...More

Thank gypsy604
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annabartho
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Response from Trish M | Reviewed this property |
We had to park at the casino or where the cruise ships come in. Parking is terrible.
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October 20, 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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