SNES Choco Island 1

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This article is about the race course in Super Mario Kart. For the first Choco Island remix course in Mario Kart Tour, see RMX Choco Island 1.
Not to be confused with Chocolate Island 1.
Choco Island 1
Choco Island 1
Information
Appearance(s) Super Mario Kart (1992)
Mario Kart: Super Circuit (2001)
Mario Kart Tour (2020)
Cup(s) Flower Cup (Super Mario Kart)
Extra Flower Cup (Super Circuit)
Tour(s) Cooking Tour
Peach Tour
Pirate Tour
1st Anniversary Tour
Winter Tour (2020)
Peach vs. Daisy Tour
Summer Tour
Autumn Tour
Halloween Tour (2021)
Holiday Tour (2021)
Based on Chocolate Island
Music
Super Mario Kart

Mario Kart: Super Circuit Mario Kart Tour

Course map
Super Mario Kart
The map for Choco Island 1.
Mario Kart: Super Circuit
MKSC SNES Choco Island 1 Map.png

Minimap as seen on the menu.Minimap as seen in the race.
Mario Kart Tour
Map of SNES Choco Island 1 from Mario Kart Tour.

Choco Island 1 is the first course of the Flower Cup in Super Mario Kart, reused as the second course of the Extra Flower Cup in Mario Kart: Super Circuit. Set on Chocolate Island, the course features patches of mud.

Overview[edit]

Koopa Troopa approaching two spots of mud at Choco Island 1

Choco Island 1 is a very short course and one lap typically takes not much more than 20 seconds to complete. Its hazards are Piranha Plants which will make the driver slide once contacted. Another obstacle is slippery mud, which makes it difficult to steer. There are also many small bumps in the road, causing karts to automatically hop somewhat, also increasing control difficulty. When driving off the regular road on the darker ground, the kart slows down extremely, unless a mushroom or a star is used. There is only one place where items can be obtained, just after the start.

Mario Kart: Super Circuit[edit]

Yoshi racing at Choco Island 1.

Choco Island 1 reappeared in Mario Kart: Super Circuit, and is the second track in the Extra Flower Cup. It uses the background from Sunset Wilds. The Piranha Plant hazards were removed from the track, but an item box can be found at the left side of the wide portion near the end.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

The course icon in Mario Kart Tour

Choco Island 1 returns in Mario Kart Tour, making its debut in the Cooking Tour after its map was found in the game's files. Like all other courses, it has a R variant and a T variant. Its R/T variant debuts in the Autumn Tour.

In this version, the starting S-curve's width is evened-out, many of the bumps after the initial set are removed (like with Choco Island 2), the curve with the mud patches is longer and evened-out, and the inside walls are thinner; the wall near the first few bumps has a gap in it, and a new wall is also added near the last turn. In the reverse and trick variant, some of the ramps are partially in the ground. The course is a favorite of Pauline, Nabbit, Mario (Chef), Rosalina (Swimwear), Luigi (Painter), Tanooki Mario, and Dry Bones (Gold). It is also a favorite of Dixie Kong and Baby Peach (Cherub) if they are at level 6.

While many retro courses in Mario Kart Tour uses their original music arrangements, Choco Island 1 reuses Choco Island 2's arrangement from Mario Kart DS.

For this course's tour appearances, see List of SNES Choco Island 1 tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour.

Gallery[edit]

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Course icons[edit]

Screenshots[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese チョコレーとうコース1
Chokorē Tō Kōsu 1
Portmanteau between 「チョコレート」 chokorēto (chocolate) and 「島」 -tō (Island, as used in names); effectively "Chocolate Island Course 1"
Chinese (Simplified) 巧克力岛1
Qiǎokèlì Dǎo 1
Chocolate Island 1
Chinese (Traditional) 巧克力島1
Qiǎokèlì Dǎo 1
Chocolate Island 1
French Île Choco 1 Choco Island 1
German Schoko-Insel 1 Choco Island 1
Italian Cioccoisola 1 Choco Island 1
Korean 초코 아일랜드1
Choko Aillaendeu 1
Choco Island 1
Portuguese Ilha Chocolate 1 Chocolate Island 1
Spanish Isla Chocolate 1 Chocolate Island 1