Banana Fairy Bonuses:
When you catch a certian number of banana fairies, you will get
bonuses in the mystery mode option on the main menu.
2 fairys= DK theater; watch the cinematic sequences all over again.
6 fairys= Bonus levels
10 fairies= Battle the Bosses
15 fairys= Activate a bonus character in kong battle
20 fairys= Cheat menu, unlimited crystal coconuts, homing ammo, and
Remember to go see the fairy queen when you rescue them all for
To refill your health jump in a Tag Barrel to change your
character when you come out your health will be full.
use Tiny and shrink to go into the stone building shaped like a
fairy to get the camera to be able to photograph the fairies
Get unlimited life:
Die with your first life, while the game is loading, probably
like 5 sec, press A, keep pressing it until the game starts and then
you will see that you have unlimited life.
Get 40 blueprints and take them to Snide to get 8 new bonus
levels - Batty Barrel Bash, Beaver Bother, Big Bug Bash, Krazy Kong
Klamor, Kremling Kosh, Peril Path Panic, Searchlight Seek, and
Teetering Turtle Trouble
If you're running low on watermelons, and there are no enemies
around you, all you need to do is: 1. Go into a barrel where you
choose your character. 2. Choose the same character, and when you come
out, your life will be refilled!
Play Original Donkey Kong:
In the Frantic Factory area use the Gorilla grab to operate the
lever and play the original Donkey Kong. Finish 4 stages then 1 more
to get the Nintendo coin. Now photograph 6 fairies to get the Donkey
Kong option on the Mystery Menu
Get 15 banana medals and visit Cranky and play the jetpack game.
Obtain a scoreof at least 5,000 to get the coin. Now photograph at
least 6 fairies to get the jetpack in the Mystery Menu
Find and photograph two fairies to unlock the DK Theater option
at the "Mystery Menu". This option allows all the animation sequences
to be viewed.
DK Bonus stages:
Find and photograph six fairies, then locate Rambi the rhino, and
Enguarde the swordfish to unlock their bonus stages.
Find and photograph ten fairies to unlock the Boss Battle option
at the "Mystery Menu". This allows any Boss that already has been
defeated to be fought again.
Krusha In multi-player:
Find and photograph fifteen fairies to unlock the Krusha In
Multi-Player option at the "Mystery Menu".
Find and photograph all twenty fairies to unlock the Cheat Mode
option at the "Mystery Menu". This allows unlimited items during game
Find and collect forty Blueprints and bring them to Snide to
unlock eight bonus levels (Batty Barrel Bash, Beaver Bother, Big Bug
Bash, Krazy Kong Klamor, Kremling Kosh, Peril Path Panic, Searchlight
Seek, and Teetering Turtle Trouble).
Go to the first level in adventure mode, where you find Diddy.
Locate the big pad with King K. Rool's face in front of Funky's Place.
Stand on the pad and press Z. You will be transported to a "battle
arena", where you must defeat a group of small enemies. Once the timer
runs out, you will receive a crown and have ability to play two
multi-player games -- a third-person death match-like game, and a
multi-player version of the Battle Arena.
K. Rool doors:
There are some doors that have pictures of items in the last
level to get to K. Rool. To past them, you need those items. The first
door has a picture of four Battle Crowns and the next door has a
picture of the Rareware and Nintendo coins. You cannot ignore the
Donkey Kong and Jetpac games. They must be completed to get the coins
to open that door.
Look at the hair color of a Kasplut when one is encountered. The
color will reveal what color Blueprint he is holding. Green hair
indicates a green Blueprint). If the Kasplut has white hair, then he
does not have anything
Hidden bonus barrel locations:
Select Diddy and go to the entrance of Fungi Forest. Go in
Diddy's Barrel and get his jetpack. Fly to Donkey Kong's head and go
to the end of his hair curl. You have to get very close to see the
barrel. The bonus level is where you help the fairies get past the
Select Lankey and climb to the top of the huge 1000 feet tall
mushroom. Use Lankey's Hand Stand (hold Z and press Attack). Walk to
the top of the head and stomp on the button. You now only have ten
seconds to find one of the two doors that opened. A hidden bonus
barrel is inside one of the doors.
Collect all 200 known Bananas so that Donkey Kong gets his hoard
back. After collecting all 20 Banana Fairies, a message requesting you
to visit the Head Fairy will appear. You must have Tiny to visit her.
She will show you the way to the 201st Banana.
Alternate costumes in multi-player mode:
Press Analog-stick Up or Down after selecting a character. This
is in the instruction manual, but may be useful to gamers that have
rented the game.
When swimming above water, hold B to swim faster
Front flip as Diddy Kong:
Press A, then quickly press A again to make Diddy Kong do a Front
Long jump as Donkey Kong:
Press B to do the jump-kick move, then press A while still in the
air. When he is high as possible press B again for the air attack
Locate the dirt mounds marked with "DK" scattered throughout the
game. Stand on top of a mound, then hold B to attack and send a
shockwave to destroy the mound. A large Rainbow Coin will appear that
results in five Banana Bunch Coins for each Kong.
Reload ammunition without crates:
Go to Funky to fill your fruit guns without using the ammunition
Restore musical instrument energy:
Another way to restore your musical instrument's energy is to go
to Candy instead of going through her headphones.
Some ways of moving are faster than others. You can roll around
by running while holding Z and pressing B. You can also long jump, by
running while holding Z and pressing A.
After the camera is collected, hold B for a few seconds as any
character. Release the button for the shockwave.
Diddy's double somersault:
While using Diddy you can stand in one spot and do a double
somersault. Just stop and stand where you are and then rapidly tap the
A button until he executes this move. It can surely come in handy at
times helping you reach seemingly unreachable areas..
Donkey Kong's Special Moves:
Receive the following numbers of coins to receive these moves:
3 coins - Simian Slam
3 coins - Baboon Blast (Press Z to use the Donkey Kong Launch Pad)
7 coins - Gorilla Grab (press B to activate levers)
5 coins - Strong Kong (press Z+left C to deactivate)
7 coins - Super Duper Simian Slam (Super strong version of the Simian
Slam. Allows greater shockwave distance and power)
Coin Door Fairies:
Go to the Rare/Nintendo Coin Door near the end of the game. Look
through the window to find two Fairies. They do not move as much if
you keep the door shut.
Aerial Cartwheel attack:
Press B quickly followed by A when playing as Diddy Kong
Stage exit glitch:
Go near Funky's Hut in Jungle Japes as Diddy. Walk to your right.
Stand on the flower. Face the side of the cliff. Press Z + B to do the
Chimpy Charge. You should wind up in a green area. If you have not
fallen off screen yet, walk around. You should fall into the tag
barrel in the stage lobby.
Get inside of a platform glitch:
Play as Chunky Kong in the Frantic Factory level. Go into the
testing level of the place. Find where there are three yellow Banana
Coins (Donkey Kong's) on a stairway. Face the stairway, then go to the
left and you should see a block that has a rising part out of it. Jump
onto the rising part then jump into the little crevice in the wall.
Jump out of the crevice towards the edge of the barred platform (the
upper level of where the yellow Banana Coins were). When you are right
at the edge, do Chunky's aerial somersault towards the edge. If done
correctly, you should be inside of the platform and still able to move
around. To get out, simply jump or move over to the top of the
Discolored banana glitch:
When you are in a Troff n' Scoff room with Diddy, go to the
bottom of the screen where it shows how many bananas each Kong has
given. Stand on one of the pads and wait until the number appears.
Then, before the number disappears, run as fast as you can to another
pad. Everything should appear as usual except the color of the banana,
which will turn to the color of the Kong's pad that you were just on.
Listen to music:
Listen to Diddy's Tiny's, and Lankey's Music whenever you want to
and in a different tune too: Just jump into a tag barrel and look at
Tiny, Diddy, or Lankey. But don't choose the kong. Listen to the music
and you will hear their instrument in a different tune.
Go to Crystal Caves with Donkey Kong, go to the #2 warp (if you
haven't gone through the waterfall, go through it and climb up the
rock "steps" to get to where I mean) and look around. You should see a
lone, elevated cabin that has a musical pad in front of it. Play on
it, go inside, and you will see two switches on the ground in front of
you. Pound the one on the left, and you will see the cabin tilt. Next,
pound the yellow pads. This will start a timer. Then, pound either the
blue or red pad. Finally, pound the switch, and while the cabin's
tilting, push the Controller Stick over to the right as far as
possible. If you do it right, you will see the cabin continue turning
as Donkey runs onto the cabin floor and fall through it to a lit up
Crystal Caves Fairies:
Go to the cabins that are to the left of Candy. Go to the very
top one and play Diddy's Guitar Gazump. Defeat the two enemies with
spiked mallets and use Diddy's Simian Spring to get into the jetpack.
Fly up and collect all the bananas that are on top of the candles. A
Banana Fairy will appear.
Play as Tiny Kong and enter the igloo. Defeat the moving circular
bulls-eye platform, get the Golden Banana, and a Banana Fairy will
Play as Tiny Kong and enter the igloo. Use saxophone slam to open
the gate, and hit the pad to activate the timer. Hit it three times
and you will receive a banana, and a Banana Fairy will appear.
DK. Isles Fairy:
Play as Tiny and go to the Fungi Forest house. As soon as enter,
go to your left until reaching the end of the room. Press C-Up and
look to the left to see Tiny's feather switch. Shoot it to reveal a
Fairy in the small room.
Frantic Factory Banana Fairies:
There is another Banana Fairy located in the room with the moving
dice/domino enemies where the elevator blocks are located. It is
located where Donkey Kong plays the number game, just around the
corner before you enter the room.
Go to the lobby of Frantic Factory as Chunky and break open the
box that is on the right side.
Go to the testing room and go left and jump up on the middle box.
It will shoot you upwards. Then, walk in the tube thing and turn to
find a Banana Fairy.
Fungi Forest Fairies:
Go through the blue door in Fungi Forest as Diddy (or change
there) at nighttime. Then, turn right and enter the medium sized barn.
Go to your left and jump up the boxes. You should now be over a pad
with Diddy's face on it. Hold Z and you should now be in a dark room
with a music pad in front of Diddy. Play his guitar. The parrot should
have brought a light. Walk carefully across the beams to the Golden
banana. After you collect the Golden banana a fairy would come out
Play as Donkey Kong at night. Go to the area with the barn
surrounded by water. Find the spot near that location where the screen
is filled with trees with thorns. You should then see a house (where
you go to play Minecart Mayhem with Donkey Kong). Go to the left of
the house and jump in Donkey's barrel (with his face on it) to become
invincible. Go to the back of the house and press the switch. Go
through the door that opened. Walk forward and climb up the ladder to
the right. Walk on the platform until you see a box with a question
mark on it. Go on top of it and press A, then Z to do a slam to reveal
Gloomy Galleon Banana Fairy:
Get Tiny Kong and go to the cactus near Funky's shop. Go on
Tiny's music pad and play her saxophone. Then, race the time to go
into the bars that opened. When you enter, go to your right in the
main room. The Banana Fairy would be on your right in a cage.