Tropical Refresher

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This article is about Tropical Refresher, a level in New Super Mario Bros. U. For other uses, see Sparkling Waters-2.
Tropical Refresher
New Super Mario Bros. U
Level code World 3-2
World Sparkling Waters
Game New Super Mario Bros. U
Time limit 400 seconds
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Tropical Refresher, or Sparkling Waters-2, is the second course of Sparkling Waters in New Super Mario Bros. U. It is unlocked via completion of Waterspout Beach, and its own completion unlocks a green Toad House and Giant Skewer Tower.


The level begins on a beach area with some wooded platforms and a Warp Pipe leading underwater. Multiple red Warp Pipes are found, along with a yellow Warp Pipe that can be pushed to cause coins to appear. Big Cheep Cheeps are found, along with a ? Block. A Blooper is found, along with more Big Cheep Cheeps. Some moving Warp Pipes are found, with an Urchin in between them. More Big Cheep Cheeps, a Blooper, and yellow Warp Pipes that can be pushed. A pit with a current leading into it is found, and Big Urchins, Urchins, Big Cheep Cheeps, and Cheep Cheeps are in the areas above. Before the Checkpoint Flag, another group of Big Cheep Cheeps. Another pit with a current is found, surrounded by Warp Pipes and Big Cheep Cheeps. More Big Urchins are found, one of which is above a Warp Pipe. The Warp Pipe leads to a ? Block containing a Super Star, two Urchins, and a Big Urchin. A line of Big Urchins is found in the main area. In an area with an incline, Big Cheep Cheeps and Bloopers are encountered, with a Spiny Cheep Cheep near the top. A Blooper is found at the top next to a Warp Pipe, which leads above the water and to the Warp Pipe.

The player can skip the underwater sections by using the P-Acorn to fly over the wall at the beginning of the level.

Star Coins[edit]

  • Star Coin 1: The first Star Coin is found sliding up a red Warp Pipe behind a group of three Cheep Cheeps.
  • Star Coin 2: Between two Big Urchins is a hidden wall with a ? Switch in it. The player should hit it to make the second Star Coin fall near one of the Urchins.
  • Star Coin 3: Near the end of the course is a green Warp Pipe beneath a Big Urchin. Invincible Mario or any form except Super Mario and Small Mario are required to get pass the Big Urchin within that guards the final Star Coin.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese みなみの島の 海中さんぽ
Minami no shima no kaichū sanpo
Undersea Stroll of the Southern Island
Chinese 南方岛屿的海中散步 (Simplified)
南方島嶼的海中散步 (Traditional)
Nánfāng Dǎoyǔ de Hǎizhōng Sànbù
Undersea Stroll of the Southern Island
Dutch Tropische diepzeeduik Tropical deepsea diving
German Tropische Tiefen Tropical Deeps
Italian Immersione ai tropici Diving in the tropics
Korean 남쪽 섬에서의 해저 산책
Namjjok Seomeseoui Haejeo Sanchaek
Underwater Stroll of Southern Island
Portuguese Mergulho Tropical Tropical Dive
Russian Дайвинг в тропиках
Dayving v tropikakh
Diving into the tropics
Spanish Inmersión tropical Tropical Inmersion

Level map[edit]

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