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Muddy's Playground

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

Got young kids who need to burn off energy? take them here - its ok you can thank me later... read more

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firautami
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Fantastic playground!

What a wonderful playground, with different zones for different interests and ages. There's even a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bryonia72
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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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 features” (65 reviews)
“all ages” (107 reviews)
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The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4044 3715
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Reviewed today

Got young kids who need to burn off energy? take them here - its ok you can thank me later! ha Very large area where kids can be kids. Nice and safe, and as the name suggests, a little bit muddy from the recent heavy...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful playground, with different zones for different interests and ages. There's even a water play area. There is lots of shade either from shade cloth or wonderful tropical vegetation. A must visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Extremely clean and well maintained with so many free activities for everyone who visits. The Cairns council are to be commended on the facilities and maintenance of the whole esplanade.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Recently we were in Cairns with our children and grandchildren and we went for a stroll along the boardwalk to Muddy's Playground and the kids had a great time playing at all the activities. The facilities appeared to be in good condition and were immaculately...More

Thank Geoffrey P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As simple as Muddy's is, it is one of my kids drawcords to Cairns as its give them freedom to run about without helicopter parents fussing them. Our family can spend hours, the kids really love it on a hot Cairns day. Muddy's has multiple...More

Thank Inga B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This man made lagoon is ideal for all ages, toddlers to adults and has a great view over the ocean. Not to be missed by families.

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was not expecting the size of this playground. It’s huge and kids love it. Cafe attached is great for the parents.

Thank Julie W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited Muddys in July and were impressed with many aspects of it. PROS *Access to toilets and baby change room *Enough up to date play equipment for kids all ages *Cafe nearby is good *Access to Bbq *Access to undercover pergola CONS *Could...More

Thank leilania31
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for kids of all ages and free to enter. You can pack your own food, or BBQ or take advantage of the cafe on site. Areas for bigger kids and toddlers as well as wet play. Heaps of shade and views of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Muddy so cafe a great spot to stop while the kids are playing. Great variety of fresh juices. Good presentation. Each juice cup topped with fresh fruit.

Thank Canberra364
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Jody_Mogo
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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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