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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 Low Depth Pool On The Foreshore. Life Guard Attended.

We never actually used this pool area, but we were fascinated that such a beautiful pool area was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
William B
Perth, Australia
Play your way

What a fantastic play space with climbing areas, mouse wheels, flying fox swing and great water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pascoe Vale South
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“water play”(68 reviews)
“water features”(68 reviews)
“all ages”(103 reviews)
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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All reviewswater playwater featuresall agesgreat for kidsfree funlots of waterflying foxwater funkids paradiseolder kidsmum and dadyoung onesyear oldscool offcairns esplanadelots of funmuddies
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Reviewed yesterday

We never actually used this pool area, but we were fascinated that such a beautiful pool area was free for the public to use all year round. It is mainly a cooling off pool but it has obviouslybeen designed to stop people swimming in the...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic play space with climbing areas, mouse wheels, flying fox swing and great water play. Kids loved it. Only the coming evening and need for food could drag them away.

Thank NeriseC2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot to spend an hour cooling down on a super hot day., Mixture of shade and sun, kids loved it

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic free fun and not a screen in sight. You don't necessarily need to get wet yourself but why not join the kids and get wet.

Thank Kristy_Haze
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this cafe for breakfast while on a cairns family holiday. The food was great and very reasonably priced and the surrounds were terrific. It is surrounded by an extensive child’s playground with great equipment and areas with sprinklers for the kids to run...More

Thank Alana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter loves Muddy's Playground and how could you not. There is so much to do and usually some special activity going on. The restaurant/cafe is really good, with great food, coffee and staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank 1kiwi1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cute place on the waterfront. There are lots of different elements in the playground like a hamster wheel. There are fountains and splash elements and a little river section for kids to get wet. There are lots of trees so there's shade....More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of play equipment and water features. Always full of kids and parents and there is lots of shade and a Cafe. Great fun for younger kids.

Thank HolidayBliss2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to hang out with your little ones for a few hours. Playground and water fun rolled into one. Cafe there also with nice food. Beautiful location.

Thank FNQlder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a hit with kids as I was walking by. Nice variety of things to climb in and on, slides, swings etc.

Thank Laetetia
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6 August 2018|
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Response from Trish M | Reviewed this property |
We had to park at the casino or where the cruise ships come in. Parking is terrible.
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 !