Rainbow River
Background Information
First appearance "Surfin' Turf"
Latest appearance
Park attractions
Other Information
Other names
Location Never Land
Visitors Jake, Izzy, Cubby, Skully, Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, Marina, Tick-Tock Croc
Final state Still standing
Yay-hey! We found the shortest way to Rainbow River!

Rainbow River is a large multicolored river that flows through the Never Land Jungle. The river ends at Rainbow Falls.

Role in the series

Rainbow River first appeared in the episode "Surfin' Turf" While going down the Blue River Jake and his crew accompanied by Marina needed to find a short cut to catch up to Captain Hook and Mr. Smee who've stolen Izzy's surfboard. The young pirates go down the Blue River in order to reach Rainbow River, when they spot Hook and Smee fleeing down the Red River into the Rainbow River from Tick-Tock the Crocodile. However, the villainous duo gets caught in Rainbow Falls current but quickly grab onto some low hanging vines leaving Izzy's surfboard to the falls. Jake and his crew along with Marina soon arrive. Jake and Marina quickly swim up to the board before it goes down the falls and just before they do Izzy throws her pixie dust onto the surfboard allowing Jake and Marina to fly through the sky on it. After the ride, Jake and his crew drop Marina off back at Mermaid Lagoon and continue surfing. While they're surfing, Hook frees himself from the vine only to be chased away by the crocodile.


Playing with Skully

Rainbow River makes a brief appearance in the final episode "Pulley Hook",Skully ask the viewers to help Captain Hook figure out which hook he should use to reach a treasure on a faraway island.

Printed material

Rainbow River is featured in the storybook adaptation of Surfin' Turf based on the episode of the same name,When Marina giving Izzy surfing lessons only when Captain Hook steals Jake's surfboard, Jake and the crew rush to retrieve the board before it goes over Rainbow Falls and becomes a pile of splintered wood.

In the Disney Junior book Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent's Favorite Fables,one of the stories Mama Hook reminisces about her son and Mr. Smee carrying a large plunder of treasure at Rainbow River.

Video games

Rainbow River appears in Jake's Never Land Pirate School App. It is featured in the Sailing Class segment. Bucky and Jake sail around obstacles and use Bucky’s gadgets to collect barrels and fruit.


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