All Esplanade playgrounds are open. Gatherings restricted to groups of 100 people.
Muddy's Playground is open every day of the year from 9.00am and 7.00pm (including public holidays and weekends). Sections of Muddy's are closed for maintenance on Tuesday and/or Thursday mornings until noon. Even when maintenance works are being carried out, Council aims to have at least half the playground available for use.
Muddy's is a modern, fun, safe, splash playground and parkland. It incorporates active, passive, interactive and educational facilities with a combination of play equipment. Muddy's Playground is themed "Life in Trinity Bay" and the playground includes water play areas plus a flying fox, sound chimes, track ride, rope bridge, slides, mouse wheels, play houses, story telling areas, see-saw, trick track and puzzle games.
Please note that the disabled-use Liberty Swing uses the MLAK national keying system. For access please ask at Muddy's Cafe.
Muddy's has two toilet facilities, one at the north end of Muddy's near the cafe, and one at the southern end of Muddy's.
Muddy's has a barbecue and picnic tables, an events lawn to accommodate visiting attractions and an on-site cafe. BBQ Egret is located at the southern end, inside Muddy's Playground. Due to its popularity the BBQ is not available for private hire but is free for public use.