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Muddy's Playground

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Address: The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4044 3715
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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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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Time for the kids to play !

Sit back and watch as the kids are amused for hours on end. Be prepared for an argument when it is time to leave though as they won't want to leave. So much fun for kids.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Yungaburra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sit back and watch as the kids are amused for hours on end. Be prepared for an argument when it is time to leave though as they won't want to leave. So much fun for kids.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walked past and saw heaps of kids playing and having fun. very nicely set up with plenty of shade. Cafe's and restaurants nearby for the adults. All facilities looked to be in good condition

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Being a playground, this is pretty nice for the kids to play in. But in my opinion i would rather take my kids to the beach or to the pool rather than this playground. If you have older kids and you would like to walk around while they play this is a good option.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently held a get together for a child's 1st birthday and utilised the 'Curlew' facility. BBQ is free to use and was very clean. As a courtesy, we left it as we found it, very clean! Plenty of shade, table and seating spaces, loads of places to put rubbish after the clean up and of course Muddy's Children's Playground, a... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best playgrounds for kids of all ages, and it's FREE! Bring the kids and the grand kids to the Esplanade on a hot day. You won't regret it, but don't forget the slip, slop, slap!

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Cleveland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I personally did swim at the muddy;s playground but there were plenty of people of all ages great spot

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fun and cool place for the kids to play and enjoy themselves and for adults to catch up either playing with kids or sitting in shade to talk. Kids had a blast, and they get to be right on the esplanade with a beautiful view. Cant wait to go back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This playground is beautiful, right on the esplanade. It is amazing for adults and children to spend a few hours playing together. It is well shaded, safe and pleasant.

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Romsey, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the kids for a swim and they had a great time. Sand on the shore just like you are at the beach. You can sit on table and chairs or on the grass. You can even have a BBQ and although we didn't have one they looked extremely clean and well maintained. Highly recommend for a day out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though I have no kids I was very impressed with the playground as I was walking along the Promenade. It was very big and had a lot of fun looking things for kids to do. I was commenting how great it would be to have a kid in Cairns and have access to this playground

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