- “ Look alive, me hearties.Sandbar Straits, dead ahead. ”
Sandbar Straits is a long river that flows through Never Land featured in the Disney Junior animated series, Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Sandbar Straits is said to be very hazardous, those who sail through its waters must be wary of its fast-moving current and vast sandbars littered with shipwrecks.
Role in the series
Sandbar Straits first appeared in the episode "Izzy's Trident Treasure", Jake and his crew once had to sail through the Strait when they were recruited by Marina and Stormy to find the mermaids lost treasure Neptune's Trident. While sailing through the sandbars the path proved to be far too narrow and treasonous for Bucky so the crew was forced to leave him behind and continue onward in their raft with the help of Marina and Stormy leading them through. Captain Hook tries to follow them but the Jolly Roger gets stuck in a sandbar forcing Hook and Smee to give chase by rowboat.
Sandbar Straits makes a brief appearance in the episode "Go, Bucky Go!", Jake explains to the viewers how to sail Bucky through the various hazards of the Never Sea while trying to evade Captain Hook.
Sandbar Straits appears as the third and final level in the Disney Junior online game "Izzy´s Pet Puzzle". Izzy has to catch Patch the Pirate Pup who steals one of Captain Hook's boot and has fled into the Never Land Jungle.