Muddy's Playground, Cairns

4.5
#2 of 318 in Fun & Games in Queensland
Playground · Hidden Gem · Fun & Games
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Eat, play, and relax at Muddy's Playground, located on one of the city's best-known landmarks, the Esplanade. This popular meeting spot for young families is a modern and safe playground incorporating water play areas, rope bridges, slides, playhouses, storytelling areas, puzzle games, and track rides. Each area is designed to challenge and entertain a particular age group with custom-designed equipment. Adults can barbeque in the picnic areas or drop by the popular on-site cafe, serving light meals and refreshing drinks. Easily accessible from anywhere in the city, the playground is a convenient place for families to play and enjoy the waterfront. Plan to visit Muddy's Playground and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cairns attractions using our Cairns online attractions planner.
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Muddy's Playground reviews

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  • Perfect location for the kids. Safe waterpark beside Muddy’s cafe. Non slip waterpark. Shaded trees nearby. 
    Perfect location for the kids. Safe waterpark beside Muddy’s cafe. Non slip waterpark. Shaded trees nearby.  more »
  • I could not believe how this place has changed. What used to be a public toilet block turned playground cafe used to be a great place for parents to grab a cheap coffee and bite to eat while... 
    I could not believe how this place has changed. What used to be a public toilet block turned playground cafe used to be a great place for parents to grab a cheap coffee and bite to eat while...  more »
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  • Great Cafe on Cairns Promenade with views over the waterfront. Very busy on a Sunday morning. Had their Big Brekky $21.50. A big feed which I was not able to finish. Very friendly staff and food came out quick despite them being so busy! Great coffee too. Also had a tropical fruit mix juice. Very tasty.
  • Great cafe which seems quite popular with locals and tourists. Muddy's is in a great location overlooking the Cairns waterfront and next to several amenities (kids water play areas) that would appeal to families. I didn't have any food but I saw other people's food and it looked appealing but obviously I can comment on the flavour. Instead, I had a freshly squeezed fruit juice. Was tasty but could have had more ice as it wasn't very cold.

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