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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  • Great playground with plenty of activities and water fun. Lovely and shady. Well worth a visit. Bring swimmers and towel. 
    Great playground with plenty of activities and water fun. Lovely and shady. Well worth a visit. Bring swimmers and towel.  more »
  • Muddy's has delicious food, juices and the coffee is great. The time it took to come tested us though after our fifth visit. yep we ate three breakfasts and two dinners there and got lots of great... 
    Muddy's has delicious food, juices and the coffee is great. The time it took to come tested us though after our fifth visit. yep we ate three breakfasts and two dinners there and got lots of great...  more »
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  • It's a busy place, so be prepared to wait. We were told when ordering it would be around 25 mins or so. This was fine with us as it's lovely to sit outside and watch people go by on the boardwalk, walking, running, exercising dogs..ours wanted to take off too! Excellent Fish. If you are less keen on salt ask them to leave it off the Chips. Very good fresh salad. Kind staff brought a water dish over for Dog 🐕 Enjoyed and would recommend!
  • Nice place by the water, coffee is good. Ordered a Full Monty and Bliss Bowl. Both tasted great, quick service and good quality food. Very busy local cafe so get here early to get a table out of the sun Close proximity to pool means you have a fair bit of background noise from children yelling and screaming. If you can bare the sun and don’t mind the noise it’s a fantastic cafe

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