GBA Cheep-Cheep Island

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Cheep-Cheep Island
MKSC Cheep-Cheep Island Starting Line.png
Appearance(s) Mario Kart: Super Circuit (2001)
Mario Kart Tour (2021)
Cup(s) Lightning Cup (Super Circuit)
Tour(s) Summer Tour
Los Angeles Tour (2021)
Mario vs. Peach Tour
Space Tour
Wario vs. Waluigi Tour
Los Angeles Tour (2022)
Mii Tour
Mario Kart: Super Circuit

Mario Kart Tour

Course map
Mario Kart: Super Circuit
MKSC Cheep-Cheep Island Mini Map.png
Mario Kart Tour

Map of GBA Cheep-Cheep Island from Mario Kart Tour

Cheep-Cheep Island is a race course in the Mario Kart series. It first appears the third course of the Lightning Cup in Mario Kart: Super Circuit, and later in Mario Kart Tour starting from the Summer Tour. It features a series of islands surrounded by the sea that are connected by seven bridges. It is similar aesthetically to Shy Guy Beach and shares a music theme with it, though it takes place at sunset and has more grass (particularly in the original version). Large Cheep-Cheeps are seen jumping in the background, and Sidesteppers and Goonies appear around the course in its original appearance.

Mario Kart: Super Circuit[edit]

The course starts out by going straight over a bridge that leads to a left turn with grass on each side. The turn leads into another bridge that slightly curves to the right, then left. Past the bridge is a split path with coins on each side and grass in the middle, which leads to another bridge. After that, there is a turn to the left and two more split paths. The player can take the left side which has Dash Panels, or the right side which has more coins. There is another bridge with a left turn. Past that is another bridge with another left turn. After another bridge, there is a right turn with a small bump. After that is another right turn to the final and longest bridge. Players should be careful to not fall into the water. The bridge splits in two for a bit then turns left, then left again. After that is a straightaway to the finish line.


After the fifth bridge, if the player veers to the right and uses a mushroom, they will hit a series of jumps that will cut a lot of time. There is a similar shortcut to the left of the final bridge, but it is not as useful.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

The course in Mario Kart Tour

Cheep-Cheep Island returns in Mario Kart Tour, making its debut in the Summer Tour as its signature course. The course received many notable changes; most of the grass on the course has been removed, the starting line now has a wooden banner with the Mario Kart logo on it, and the second bridge on the course is now straight instead of a zig-zag shape. The biggest change to the course is that the fourth, fifth, and sixth bridges have been removed in favor of having two large, grassy islands separated by a small stream with several large rocks close to where the fifth bridge was. The track itself in this area is now much narrower and no longer features any Dash Panels or multicolored blocks. The three small islands and a section of the first large island now feature a rising and falling tide forming a newly added underwater section (making this course the only retro course in Mario Kart Tour to gain a new underwater section) similar to that of Cheep Cheep Beach from Mario Kart DS, N64 Koopa Troopa Beach in Mario Kart 7 and Mario Kart Tour, and Los Angeles Laps in Mario Kart Tour, which is indicated by the darker-colored areas of the course map. The final bridge now starts off with a right turn into a longer straightaway before the split. Next to the first bridge, an underwater section is added, though it is located off-road. While the large Cheep Cheeps still appear, the Goonies and Sidesteppers have been replaced by jumping and flying Cheep Cheeps. Both shortcuts have also been removed.

The course is a favorite of Peach (Explorer), Fire Rosalina, Penguin Toad, Baby Mario (Koala), Daisy (Swimwear), Peach (Happi), Penguin Toadette, Luigi (Golf), Mario (Aviator), and Donkey Kong Jr. (SNES). It can also be a favorite of Chargin' Chuck if he reaches level 3, Mario (Baseball) if he reaches level 6, and Tanooki Rosalina and the Peach Mii Racing Suit if they reach level 8. Beside Cheep-Cheep Island, the Summer Tour introduced a reversed version and a trick version of this course, titled Cheep-Cheep Island R and Cheep-Cheep Island T respectively. Similar to SNES Ghost Valley 1, the course uses the Mario Kart Wii arrangement of its music, which is heard in Shy Guy Beach.

For this course's tour appearances, see List of GBA Cheep-Cheep Island tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour.


  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter:
    • "The Paris Tour is wrapping up in #MarioKartTour. Next up is the Summer Tour, featuring the new course GBA Cheep-Cheep Island!"[1]


Mario Kart: Super Circuit[edit]

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Course icons[edit]


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese プクプクアイランド
Pukupuku Airando
Cheep Cheep Island
Chinese (Simplified) 泡泡鱼岛 (MKT)
Pàopàoyú Dǎo
泡泡怪岛 (MKSC)[2]
Pàopàoguài Dǎo
Cheep Cheep Island
Chinese (Traditional) 泡泡魚島
Pàopàoyú Dǎo
Cheep Cheep Island
French Île Cheep-Cheep Cheep-Cheep Island
German Cheep-Cheep-Insel Cheep-Cheep Island
Italian Isola Smack (MKT)
Isola di Cheep Cheep (MKSC)[3]
Cheep Cheep Island
Cheep Cheep's Island
Korean 뽀꾸뽀꾸 아일랜드
Ppokkuppokku Aillaendeu
Cheep Cheep Island
Portuguese Ilha Cheep-Cheep Cheep-Cheep Island
Spanish Isla Cheep Cheep (MKT)
Isla de Cheep-Cheep (MKSC)[3]
Cheep Cheep Island
Cheep-Cheep's Island


  1. ^ @mariokarttourEN. (June 24, 2021). Twitter. Retrieved June 24, 2021.
  2. ^ From the iQue localization prototype.
  3. ^ a b Mario Kart: Super Circuit Instruction Booklet (EU), page 93