The Mayan Adventure
Airdate Monday, November 17, 2008
Season 5
Episode 8
Previous Dora Saves the Snow Princess
Next Bouncy Boots

The Mayan Adventure is the 8th episode of Dora the Explorer from season 5.

Characters present


Dora & Boots jump into a book about the Mayans to help two brothers win a Mayan ball game against one who cheats.


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Places in this episode

  1. Pyramid
  2. Starry Jungle
  3. Ball Game


  • When Dora jumps into the book, she is not seen in her casual garments.
  • Benny, Tico, Isa, and Swiper don't appear in this episode.
  • This is the 109th episode of the show.
  • The background used for this episode is from Go, Diego, Go!
  • It is unknown how the Fiesta Trio got into the book.
  • Dora and Boots don't sing the Travel Song in this episode, they instead sing a song about going to the ballgame with the twins Hoon and Balan and winning it.
  • The Pyramids appeared in this episode is a Mesoamerican pyramid.
  • The Ball Game is a reference to the Mesoamerican ball game or the Tlachtli.
  • Backpack is never used.
  • Dora mentions that Pech is sneaky. Swiper is also a sneaky character.
  • Dora broke the fourth wall in this episode. The viewer was counted as the fifth player.


Dora the Explorer Season 5
First Day of School | The Backpack Parade | Benny's Big Race | Isa's Unicorn Flowers | Dora's Jack-in-the-Box | Bark, Bark to Play Park | Dora Saves the Snow Princess | The Mayan Adventure | Bouncy Boots | The Big Red Chicken's Magic Show | Dora Saves Three Kings Day | Benny's Treasure | Dora Saves the Three Little Pigs | Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom | The Super Babies Dream Adventure | Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure | Dora Helps the Birthday Wizzle | Pirate Treasure Hunt | Boots' Banana Wish | Dora's Big Birthday Adventure
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