Role in the series
Castaway Cove first appeared in the episode "Hook Seals a Deal!", Jake and his mateys prepare for a beach party when they find that some of their beach toys were missing. At first, they think it was Captain Hook, who finds that his rubber ducky was missing too. So, while the Jolly Roger is being repaired, Jake and Hook team up to find whoever it was who's been taking their things from them. They find that a playful Never Land seal has been stealing the toys. Jake and his crew pursue the seal through the Mysterious River all the way to Castaway Cove, where they learn the only reason Lucille the Seal took their toys was to perform tricks. Captain Hook soon reveals his true colors after reclaiming his rubber ducky he decides to take all the other toys for himself. But Hook is soon foiled by both Jake and Lucille tossing various other objects slowing the captain down allowing them to save the toys.
Castaway Cove makes a minor appearance in the Disney Junior online game "Jake's Treasure hunt." Jake and his crew have to journey through the maze to uncover a treasure.
Castaway Cove reappears in the "Jake's Never Land Pirate School App." It is the third stage in the Map & Spyglass class segment. The player learns to navigate Never Land with Cubby and then use the spyglass to find exciting treasures with Jake.