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Muddy's Playground

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great location on the Cairns Esplanade. Family friendly and good choices on the menu.

Located right on the beautiful Cairns Esplanade this venue is a great casual dining experience... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cairns, Australia
Water fun

We took our 20 month old to Muddy's Playground and he just loved it. Great for young children and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brooke C
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...more
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The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3715
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Located right on the beautiful Cairns Esplanade this venue is a great casual dining experience. Indoors and outdoors tables are available. The menu is extensive and prices are reasonable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 61jamesiesadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 20 month old to Muddy's Playground and he just loved it. Great for young children and a safe way to cool off. I'm told the coffee's great too, but it was too hot when we were there for a coffee

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brooke C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Muddy's is a large, fun playground for children of all ages. The playground was clean and well kept. It is right in the Esplanade.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bostonfamilydoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good area for young kids to play in the water seeing as they cant swim in the ocean due to crocs. The Muddys cafe also has great food and friendly staff.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JulieD3921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our two year old to muddy’s Playground, even though she had a good time and enjoyed going down the slide the park itself was dirty and very poorly maintained. The toilets were disgusting, the parents room was filthy which made it very difficult...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank georgiapoulson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pool is a great place to play and enjoy the Cairns Boardwalk. Great place to spend time with family and friends. Very enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mario Fiona G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry but my impression of Muddy's was that it was a bit of a muddy old park. It was a bit of a grey day but it didn't really live up to the photos. The water squirters are over stated. There are just a few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anil G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely water park with fountains and playground with a great variety of equipment for all ages which extends over a big distance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank winecountrytraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wowza .. is all i have to say. This place is amazing and FREE .. many a comment were made by my husband and I regarding near our home- country Vic nothing is free and this bloody amazing. Kids lost their minds. So much for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank petetills
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to provide hours of fun to your kids I highly recommend Muddy’s playground. Lot of things to do and lot of fun. Very well maintained and fulfilling all needs of kids at one place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jotpal K
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6 August 2018|
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Response from cairns082018 | Reviewed this property |
There’s no parking area for muddies, just road side parking, which is free for 3 hours at a time.
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 !