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The Hover Craft, also spelled Hovercraft, is one of four vehicles that Funky Kong leases to Dixie Kong and Kiddy Kong in Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! The Hover Craft appears to be made from barrel, and it has a large, black floating tube on the bottom. It is an upgrade over the Motor Boat because it moves on the water faster and can travel over rocks. The Hover Craft has a stronger upgrade, Turbo Ski, which can travel up waterfalls.
Initially, Funky cannot construct the Hover Craft because of a hole in its tube. If the Kongs retrieve the Patch for Funky, he can patch the hole and complete the Hover Craft for them to use. The Hover Craft is used to reach the worlds Cotton-Top Cove and Mekanos, the Brothers Bear location Bramble's Bungalow, and the Banana Bird Cave, "Kong Cave".
In the true ending of Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!, there is a brief scene where Baron K. Roolenstein uses the Hover Craft to try and escape from the Queen Banana Bird, who drops an eggshell on him.