Role in the series
Monkey Jungle first appeared in the episode "Cubby's Mixed Up Map", Jake and his crew decide to search for the legendary Golden Dinghy while passing Shipwreck Beach Captain Hook and his crew hiding within one of the wrecks overhear the puny pirate team quest.Bones's give Hook the idea to swipe Cubby's map allowing Hook to reach the treasure and replacing Cubby's map with a fake made by Sharky so Jake and his crew won't be able to meddle in h through the jungle path Captain Hook switches Cubby's map with a fake one to keep Jake and his friends busy. True to plan, Hook acts like he accidentally bumps into Cubby while trailing through the Never Jungle when he switches maps. Jake and crew unaware of Hook actions ask the captain would he like to join them find the Golden Dinghy, but Hook nicely declines the young pirates offer as he claimed to be on his own treasure hunt and rushes into the brush with the rest of his crew. Later on, Cubby and the rest of the crew learn that they've been tricked by Captain Hook when they kept going around in circles and that one of the locations on Cubby's map is replaced with an image of Hook. Proving his resourcefulness and keen memory Cubby recalled all the locations leading to the Golden Dinghy. After retrieving his real map after Hook and his bumbling crew lose it to some mischievous monkeys in Monkey Jungle, press onward to Thumbs Up Rock and the treasure.
Monkey Jungle's only appearance in printed media is the storybook adaption of Cubby’s Mixed-Up Map.
- Monkey Jungle shares various similarities with the similar location Have-a-Banana Grove.
- Both locations are lush palm tree forests on Never Land.
- Both location grow bananas and even share a banana icon on Cubby's Map.
- Both locations are home to Jake and his crew's monkey companion.