| "The trouble with you kids, is that you're all too soft!"
|Boss(es)||Mole Train and Mole Miner Max|
The Cave is the fourth world in Donkey Kong Country Returns and its port, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. It has six levels, all of which are centered around vehicles, including the boss, Mole Miner Max and his Mole Train. As the name suggests, this world takes place in a mining cave. Enemies found in this world include Mole Guards, Mole Guards, and Squeeklies. The Tiki of this world is Banjo Bottom.
|Donkey Kong Country Series Worlds|
|Donkey Kong Country||Kongo Jungle • Monkey Mines • Vine Valley • Gorilla Glacier • Kremkroc Industries, Inc. • Chimp Caverns • Gangplank Galleon|
|Donkey Kong Country 2||Gangplank Galleon • Crocodile Cauldron • Krem Quay • Krazy Kremland • Gloomy Gulch • K. Rool's Keep • The Flying Krock • Lost World|
|Donkey Kong Country 3||Lake Orangatanga • Kremwood Forest • Cotton Top Cove • Mekanos • K3 • Razor Ridge • Pacifica (GBA) • KAOS Kore • Krematoa|
|Donkey Kong Country Returns||Jungle • Beach • Ruins • Cave • Forest • Cliff • Factory • Volcano • Cloud (3DS)|
|Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze||Lost Mangroves • Autumn Heights • Bright Savannah • Sea Breeze Cove • Juicy Jungle • Donkey Kong Island • Secret Seclusion|