Muddy’s Playground, Cairns on the Esplanade
If you are looking for things to do in Cairns with kids, Muddy’s Playground should be on the top of your list. Muddy’s Playground on the Esplanade in Cairns is jam packed full of water play and can provide enough fun for a day of play absolutely free.
Muddy’s Playground, Cairns
Muddy’s Playground runs along the Esplanade not far from the Esplanade Lagoon. It is one of Cairns most popular attractions for families and is exceptionally designed for kids of all ages and abilities.
The theme of Muddy’s Playground “Life in Trinity Bay” which is reflected all through. Famous for its water play features, Muddy’s Playground is a super fun and safe playground which is packed full of fun play equipment, and interactive and educational facilities.
You will find plenty of water play areas for kids of all ages, along with various slides, cubby houses, climbing structures, sound chimes, rope bridges, see-saw, puzzle games and of course the flying fox.
While Muddy’s Playground isn’t enclosed, there is a special area for young children which is fenced off giving parents peace of mind knowing your toddler can play independently without running away.
Muddy’s Playground is only a few minutes walk from the Cairns Lagoon, which is a popular swimming spot for families and is free.
The playground is open from 9am – 7pm every day of the year, even public holidays and weekends.
Muddy’s Café is nearby serving up a variety of food and beverages for breakfast lunch and dinner including a kid’s menu. There is also BBQ facilities if you prefer to bring your own.
- Lots of Water Play
- Flying Fox
- Play Houses
- Puzzle Games
- Sound Chimes
- Climbing Structures
- Toilets: Toilets can be found at each end of Muddy’s Playground
- Café: Yes, Muddy’s Café serves up a variety of food and beverages.
- Picnic Area: Yes and BBQ facilities
- Shaded Areas: Yes, plenty
9am-7pm every day
Things to do in Cairns with Kids
Muddy’s Playground is a must do activity on your Cairns family holiday. Make sure to see our main post: Things to do in Cairns with Kids for more fun kids activities. You may also be interested in checking out these Waterfalls near Cairns.
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