New Super Mario Donkey Kong Expansion Sets

Where there’s Mario, there’s Bowser and also, Donkey Kong. Speaking of Donkey Kong, LEGO has, in recent days, announced that the LEGO Super Mario franchise is expanding to include yet another Nintendo gaming icon, Donkey Kong, along with Cranky Kong, Diddy Kong, Funky Kong, and Dixie Kong, in brick-built form. Altogether there are four sets that you can integrate into your existing LEGO Super Mario interactive sets, including LEGO Super Mario, Luigi, and Peach Starter Course.

The four sets include Donkey Kong’s Tree House Expansion Set, Diddy Kong’s Mine Cart Ride Expansion Set, Dixie Kong’s Jungle Jam Expansion Set, and Rambi the Rhino Expansion Set. Skip ahead for the details of each set.

LEGO® Super Mario™ Donkey Kong’s Tree House Expansion Set (71424)

LEGO® Super Mario™ Donkey Kong’s Tree House Expansion Set (71424)
  • Number of pieces: 555
  • Price: US$59.99
  • Availability: August 01, 2023
  • Minifigures: Includes 2 LEGO® Super Mario™ figures (Donkey Kong and Cranky Kong)
  • Highlights: Combines with other LEGO® Super Mario™ toy playsets to create unlimited unique levels. Kids can use LEGO® Mario™, LEGO® Luigi™, or LEGO® Peach™ figures (figures not included) to jump onto Donkey Kong’s back and also explore Kong’s colorful tree house. The set further features a buildable TV and radio, along with the option to play the conga drums, visit Cranky Kong to earn some digital coins. There is also a secret compartment to discover and a hammock for dear old Donkey Kong to rest in. Note: the 71360, 71387, or 71403 Starter Course is required for interactive play.
  • In its basic formation, the set measures 7.5 in. (19 cm) high, 18 in. (46 cm) wide, and 6.5 in. (17 cm) deep.
  • Recommended for ages 8 and up.

LEGO® Super Mario™ Diddy Kong’s Mine Cart Ride Expansion Set (71425)

LEGO® Super Mario™ Diddy Kong’s Mine Cart Ride Expansion Set (71425)
  • Number of pieces: 1,157
  • Price: US$109.99
  • Availability: August 01, 2023
  • Minifigures: Includes 4 LEGO® Super Mario™ figures (Funky Kong, Diddy Kong, Snaggles, and Mole Miner)
  • Highlights: The set can combine with other LEGO® Super Mario™ toy playsets to create unique levels but on its own, the set lets kids recreate one of the most iconic Donkey Kong™ levels. They can place a LEGO® Super Mario™ in the mine cart to ride around the track, flip the Snaggles out of the way (poor Snaggles!), fix the broken section of track, defeat the Mole Miner, and ‘explode’ the rock to reveal a bunch of bananas. There is an option to “buy” balloons from the airplane shop and “fly” the plane to earn more digital coins. Note: the 71360, 71387, or 71403 Starter Course is required for interactive play.
  • In its basic formation, the set measures 4.5 in. (12 cm) high, 20 in. (51 cm) wide, and 19.5 in. (50 cm) deep.
  • Recommended for ages 8 and up.
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LEGO® Super Mario™ Dixie Kong’s Jungle Jam Expansion Set (71421)

LEGO® Super Mario™ Dixie Kong’s Jungle Jam Expansion Set (71421)
  • Number of pieces: 174
  • Price: US$26.99
  • Availability: August 01, 2023
  • Minifigures: Includes 2 LEGO® Super Mario™ figures and accessories (Dixie Kong with a guitar element and Squawks the parrot with a buildable microphone, along with buildable bongos and an amplifier)
  • Highlights: Combines with other LEGO® Super Mario™ toy playsets. Features a buildable stage, jungle scenery, and musical instruments and equipment. Kids can place LEGO® Mario™, LEGO® Luigi™, or LEGO® Peach™ figures (figures not included) on center stage and turn them to make the connected stage platforms rotate, activating musical sounds. Note: the 71360, 71387, or 71403 Starter Course is required for interactive play.
  • In its basic formation, the set measures 5 in. (12 cm) high, 9.5 in. (24 cm) wide, and 4 in. (10 cm) deep.
  • Recommended for ages 7 and up.

LEGO® Super Mario™ Rambi the Rhino Expansion Set (71420)

LEGO® Super Mario™ Rambi the Rhino Expansion Set (71420)
  • Number of pieces: 106
  • Price: US$10.99
  • Availability: August 01, 2023
  • Minifigures: Includes 1 LEGO® Super Mario™ figure (Rambi)
  • Highlights: Can be added to other LEGO® Super Mario™ sets. LEGO® Super Mario™ figures can jump on Rambi’s back and ride into action. When Rambi walks, charges into the included stackable rock elements, and makes other movements, sound effects are activated in the interactive figure. Note: the 71360, 71387, or 71403 Starter Course is required for interactive play.
  • Rambi measures 2 in. (6 cm) high, 4.5 in. (11 cm) wide, and 1.5 in. (5 cm) deep.
  • Recommended for ages 7 and up.

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