|Music Theme(s)||Hot Head Bop|
|Animal Buddies||Rambi the Rhinoceros|
|Bonus Room(s)||2 (DKC2)|
|Notable Feature(s)||Only stage to feature hot-air balloons|
|Enemies Encountered||Klomps, Neeks, Flitters, Krunchas, Zingers, Click-Clacks, Klobbers|
|Game(s)||Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest|
Donkey Kong Land 2
|First Appearance||Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest|
|Latest Appearance||Donkey Kong Land 2|
Red-Hot Ride is the fourth stage in Crocodile Cauldron and the tenth stage in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest and Donkey Kong Land 2. It is precede by Lava Lagoon and has Squawks's Shaft come after it.
This level takes place at a lake of deadly lava which will take a life if one of the Kongs falls into it. The only means of traversing the lake is using a series of hot-air balloons.