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World Crocodile Cauldron
Type Volcano
Music Theme(s) Hot Head Bop
Animal Buddies Rambi the Rhinoceros
Bonus Room(s) 2 (DKC2)
1 (DKL2)
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.

Collectibles and secrets