Da Vine Climb

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Da Vine Climb
Da Vine Climb from Mario Party 5
Appears in Mario Party 5
Type Donkey Kong mini-game
Time limit 10 seconds
Music track DK Chance!
Music sample

Da Vine Climb is a Donkey Kong minigame found in Mario Party 5. The name is a play on "divine climb."


This minigame consists of climbing vines and collecting bananas within a ten-second limit. Each banana awards the player one, two, or three coins, while Banana Bunches award the player five, ten, or fifteen coins. The main obstacle is the several spiders located in the vines. Spiders stun players for a few seconds, and this subtracts from most of their minigame time. Any player who has collected at least one banana wins the minigame.

The background features a wooden treetop house, which belongs to Donkey Kong. He can be seen climbing a ladder and pounding his chest after he reaches the tree house's balcony. Da Vine Climb takes place in a jungle, which is a staple for Donkey Kong minigames.


The players who collected bananas celebrate with Donkey Kong. Anyone who did not collect any bananas instead performs their losing pose. If no one collected any bananas, Donkey Kong will also look dejected.


  • Hold A Button – Climb vine
  • Hold B Button – Descend vine
  • R Button – Move right
  • L Button – Move left

In-game text

  • Rules"Collect as many bananas as you can while climbing the vine."
  • Advice 1"Scoring: Small Bananas: 1 Point. Large Bananas: 5 Points."
  • Advice 2"If you touch a spider, you will freeze temporarily. Avoid them if you can."

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese のぼってバナナ
Nobotte banana
Climb and Banana

German Lianen-Bananen
Banana Vines
Italian Liane di banane
Banana vines
Spanish ¡Hay que ser trepa!
You Have to Climb! Pun on ser un trepa (to be an opportunist)