Creepy Cavern

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This article is about a board from Mario Party 3. For the similarly-named level from Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!, see Creepy Caverns.
Creepy Cavern
CreepyCavern MP3.png
Appeared in Mario Party 3
Difficulty 3/3
Availability Default
Description Shining gems & slimy bugs.
Mario Party 3 Music - Creepy Cavern.oga
Creepy Cavern logo

Creepy Cavern is a cavern-based board in Mario Party 3. It is inhabited by Whomps (playing their own game of Mario Party), Thwomps, Lava Bubbles, and a Dorrie. Action Time happens when one of the players is stopped by a Thwomp and accepts its offer to ride on the mine cart for five coins. Players then have to time their jump to get on, or they miss the ride to the other side of the board. The mine carts also appear when players land on a Happening Space that is located on the tracks. In this case, Thwomp rides the cart to the other side, chasing all players in the way to that side as well. Another feature of this board is the Whomp King, who is always sleeping on a rock above the lava flow in the middle of the board. He blocks either the right path that leads upward, or the left path that eventually take players to Boo. Players can land on a Happening Space in front of him to make him turn over, but that is also achieved if a player gives him a certain item that he wants, such as a Mushroom, Poison Mushroom, Skeleton Key, etc..

In Story Mode, the human player goes up against 3 opponents and battles here to get the Courage Star Stamp.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドキドキどうくつ
Dokidoki doukutsu
Creepy Cavern
French Caverne Kikrain Literal translation
German Grusel-Grotte Gruesome Grotto


  • The background music of this board is a partial rendition of the underground level theme from Super Mario Bros.
  • In the right center of the board, a group of Whomps are "playing" in the Rules Land board from Mario Party 2.