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Muddy's Playground

The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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One for a relaxed evening with family. Activities for young kids. Relaxation for the parents. Has... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
via mobile
The water novelties for kids of all ages are many and varied.

This extensive water playground is only a hundred metres from the much larger 'lagoon' (swimming... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Greater Melbourne, 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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The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One for a relaxed evening with family. Activities for young kids. Relaxation for the parents. Has washroom facilities to clean up as well. The sprinkler play area is great fun for kids. Carry your swim wear off you intend to go around

Thank ivarhens
Reviewed 4 days ago

This extensive water playground is only a hundred metres from the much larger 'lagoon' (swimming pool). Both are located is series along the Esplanade, and both are safe for children (both are completely separated from the actual sea by a medium height wall.

Thank lgplswift
Reviewed 1 week ago

All sorts of water sprays, pools, slides swings. Fenced off area for tiny tots with parent supervision. Situated on the Cairns esplanade and totally FREE. A kiosk / cafe, toilets are part of the scene. It is totally family orientated. Depending on your patienc e,...More

Thank Noel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Muddies is an iconic playground nestled in the middle of the Esplanade walking track, facing the Coral sea. Over the years the attraction had undergone many revamps, and keeps up Nicky with the changing wants of children play. I'm always impressed with the cleanness of...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kids loved playing at Muddy's, which is a short walk from the CBD. Good choice of playground options for toddlers through to older kids. Visited twice during our short stay in Cairns.

Thank ExplorerGabor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a fantastic place for small kids, they simply love playing in all the water spouts. It is not fenced off, which makes it terribly difficult to keep your eye on more than one child at a time. Food options are good - there...More

Thank misslisrocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A sensational free playground with attractions for all ages, including a splash park. The kids happily spent a few hours climbing, sliding, splashing, swinging and making new friends in this shaded and adventurous space. There are ample facilities and a coffee shop/cafe for a longer...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free for the children to play with climbing and water play areas, café next to it so ideal for children to play whilst you have a drink.

Thank smart5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have young kids this is a Cairns must do. We have been in Cairns for 12 months and the kids continue to request trips to muddies. They can splash, swing, fly through the air and then get treats from the shop. A true...More

Thank Sirnimian68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this has to be one of cairns best keep play grounds way kids water parks for young kids and a good place to unwind or just get wet have spent many a hot day here just cooling off

Thank Mick O
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Any suggestions on the best family friendly accommodation near Muddys? :)
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 !