Mario Party: Island Tour

Mario Party: Island Tour features seven unique boards, a collectibles system, and makes use of the special functionalities of the Nintendo 3DS.

Casually announced during a Nintendo Direct, Mario Party: Island Tour brought the series to the Nintendo 3DS for the first time. Each of the seven boards featured a different objective and playstyle, all while abandoning the car mechanic introduced in Mario Party 9. A roster of ten characters included the first time addition of Bowser Jr. and the 81 minigames make use of the 3DS and its microphone, gyroscope, and 3D functionalities. Bowser’s Tower is a single-player focused mode where bubble version of characters are challenged in minigames as you ascend 30 floors. There’s also a few collectibles you can unlock that feature music files and figurines.

Hit either of the two links below for Mario Party: Island Tour board and minigame lists, along with tips and advice for each. Got a tip of your own? Make sure to submit any helpful advice with the submission form at the bottom of each tip page!

Board Tips  |  Minigame Tips

Release Dates

North America Australia
Friday, November 22, 2013 Friday, January 17, 2014 Saturday, January 18, 2014 Thursday, March 20, 2014

Playable Characters

Mario Party: Island Tour has a total of twelve playable characters.

Mario Luigi Peach Yoshi
Wario Daisy Waluigi Toad
Boo Bowser Jr.*

*This character is playable for the first time and unlockable.

7 Boards

Perilous Palace Path
Banzai Bill’s Mad Mountain
Star-Crossed Skyway
Rocket Road
Kamek’s Carpet Ride
Shy Guy’s Shuffle City*
Bowser’s Peculiar Peak**

*This board is only playable in multiplayer mode.
**This board is unlockable!

81 Mini-Games

General (69) Boss (6) Puzzle (3)
Extra (3)

5 Modes

Party Minigames StreetPass Minigames
Bowser’s Tower Collectibles

Items, Dice Blocks, and More

A list of items only available in Perilous Palace Path:

Setback Shell
Backwards Bill
Blooper Chopper
Lightning Score Striker
Lakitu Leech
Dash Mushroom
Golden Dash Mushroom
Super Star
Custom Dice Block
Crazy Kamek
Chaos Kamek

The dice blocks:

Normal Dice Block
Gold Dice Block
Silver Dice Block
Bronze Dice Block
Banzai Bill Dice Block
Booster Dice Block
Bowser Dice Block
1-6 Dice Block
1-3 Dice Block
1-2 Dice Block

The cards:

Random Cards
Precision Cards
Power Precision Cards
Move Cards
Bowser Cards


Dash Space
Back Space
Item Space
Piranha Plant Space
Dead-End Space
Free-for-All Space
Green Space
Event Space
Lucky Space
Unlucky Space
Bowser Space
Safe Space
Danger Space
Banzai Bill Space
Switch Space
Switch-Place Space
Scramble Space
Star Stage Space
Booster Space
Kamek Space
Just-Right Space