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Muddy's Playground

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

So many activities and plenty of space, close to skate park and rock climbing walls for older kids... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Breakfast with the Kids "Fathers Day"

Breakfast at Muddies with Grand Children was a treat for Father's Day. Breakfast with eggs, bacon... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 3 days ago

So many activities and plenty of space, close to skate park and rock climbing walls for older kids. Great café but you could also bring a picnic with lots of shady seating areas as well. Cairns council has done a great job with the whole...More

Thank NgaireDaz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Breakfast at Muddies with Grand Children was a treat for Father's Day. Breakfast with eggs, bacon and toast with coffee was great and kids had pancakes. Afterwards was fun with children playing in the water park area and enjoying the climbing and swings. Was a...More

Thank CairnsAussie52
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This a great place for young kids to come and have fun in relative safety, and at the same time keep cool. There are water activities and normal playground equipment, my kids loves the rolling barrels and the wire climbing frame. The also enjoyed the...More

Thank C3888KLmarkc
Reviewed 4 days ago

we didn't visit with children but have recommended to many with children, its very colourful and natural, different to other playgrounds which makes it special.

Thank Julie-Ann D
Reviewed 1 week ago

a fantastic 1/2 day tour had a ball nice a gentle great tour guides hot as energetic as rafting but just as good for this 60 year old, wear reef shoes. thumbs up from me to Aussie Driffers

Thank cazza1301
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Muddys is a great free play water park for kids, we go there everytime we're in Cairns. The kids love it in summer and its lovely and cool with plenty of shade. Also the parents can enjoy a lovely coffee while the play.

Thank wymbspaula
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this play ground and facilities. There are lots of things to do and the kids are safe. There is also water play for those hot days

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was opposite the hotel in which we stayed. It was well used and appeared to be excellent for children.

Thank Maurice C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids and parents would appreciate this nice place. There is a fast restauration point for some drinks and snacks.

Thank Freetobemyself
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grab a coffee while your kids enjoy this fantastic play area. Great little spot and totally free! Accept for the coffee...

Thank Mcphersonmatt
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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 !