Most Overrated Mario Kart Courses

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The Top Ten

1 Rainbow Road (N64)

I honestly love this track. It was the first Rainbow Road I ever played, and it is nostalgic for me. However, I do think that it is the most overrated Mario Kart track of all time. People hate on Mario Kart 8 Rainbow Road, but I feel like it did a better job at being a Rainbow Road than this track seeing how that track actually has some challenge. There are barriers all around this track, and it is very long and tedious for the most part. I will say, though, the MK8 remake of this track is honestly one of the best Rainbow Road tracks in the entire series, but the original version is just straight up overrated.

It's long, tedious, and the Chain-Chomps are annoying. It's only redeeming factor is its music, which you can't hear in 3-4 players, and I prefer Double Dash's Rainbow Road music.

Guys, it's 6 minutes of complete boredom with nothing other than the Chain Chomps for improvements. And the gravity scheme is glitchy.

The only thing it really has going for it is the music, otherwise it is too long, and so boring.

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2 Waluigi Pinball (DS)

I agree that Rainbow Road 64 is overrated, but Maple Treeway? Seriously? Coconut Mall and Baby Park also shouldn't be in the top ten but Waluigi Pinball is all the way down at #18? I have never heard someone say they do not like this track. Definitely should be higher.

Why isn't this higher? Maple Treeway is the best track but Waluigi Pinball is pretty bland. The scenery is alright but the track design is lame and boring, yet everyone loves Waluigi Pinball.

This was the track that started the Waluigi fame, *sigh*. - darthvadern

It's a good track, but very overrated. Great part of the track is bland and boring, and the final part is not as beautiful as all say. The music is also overrated, yeah it's catchy but nothing else.
Honorable mentions: N64 Rainbow Road, Wii U Mount Wario and GCN Wario Colosseum.

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3 Wario Colosseum (GCN)

Definitely favorite GCN track. Along with RAINBOW ROAD too. They should add it as retro track in Mario kart 9

I love this track one of my liked track in double dash

4 Coconut Mall (Mario Kart Wii)

I am so serious everyone hates it but me

Good stage just so annoying that it comes up so often online

I like the music and the ramp at the end, that's about it. - KennyRulz244444

Who cares if this is overpicked online? It deserves to be. - greenshyguy

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5 Rainbow Road (Wii)

This course is difficult, but that isn't why it sucks. The track looks like Double Dash's Rainbow Road only tedious and frustrating, the music isn't that catchy either. - KennyRulz244444

If you have tough drift bike you should be fine

6 Maple Treeway (Wii)

It deserves the love. It's not overrated - Berger

Idiots, try practicing.

This tracks annoys me so much! That trunk ( I think that's what it is) is impossible to stay on, those fat wigglers block 99 percent of the track and CPUs will knock you off!

This track is excellent but higly overrated, I can't understand why people put this course in their top 5, I don't find this the best track ever.

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7 Bone Dry Dunes (Wii U)

It's not overrated at all, it's more underrated because everyone hates it. - JThrill

It's fun but it is the worst stage in the game

Nothing special about it


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8 Daisy Hills (3ds)

I couldn't say its overrated. I don't see any votes online about it. PUT NEO BOWSER CITY/KOOPA CITY on 3ds

You drive on grass for. The first three quarters of the track and then ramp off into an extremely blunt city.

Yeah, but remember this is the second track of the mushroom cup, and I know they usually are bland, but if you compare it to Yoshi Falls or Moo Moo Meadows, it has a lot more to it, in my opinion - purpleracer

Daisy Hills! Whatever, Princess Daisy's brothers would be ungrateful for this ridiculous course.

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10 Desert Hills (DS)

The design is more blunt than a year old pencil, it's slow and boring and just an orangish hell! It's my least favorite track in ds and wii!

I hate dessert hill one lamest tracks ever

I love this this track.

I've never liked desert stages, and this is probably the worst.

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The Contenders

11 Peach Gardens (DS)

How about a track for a newcomer that rocks like Dry Bones, King Boo, Rosalina, Funky Kong, Honeybee Queen, or Shy Guy? Peach doesn't deserve all the tracks.

Why is peach getting every race track in every game?! She doesn't deserve them all!

I know! It's characters like Luigi or Toad that deserve more courses. - KennyRulz244444

This track should be renamed 3 shades of green and unfitting chain chomps

Why is everyone hating on peach and her tracks, they are all great!

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12 Koopa Cape (Wii)

Koopa cape should be respected as it is one of the only courses belonging to my bio kappa troopa

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13 Rainbow Road (Mario Kart 64)

I hate this stupid course. I always get last because I keep falling off the edges.

We're only at the top six and this track is here TWICE!?!? It sucks so bad.

14 Rainbow Road (SNES)

Why was this track picked nearly every round in Mario Kart 7's online mode? WHY WAS IT IN THE Mario KART 8 DLC OVER 3DS RAINBOW ROAD?!

Honestly, I really hope that MK7 Rainbow Road gets added in the next DLC pack, because this track (apart from the music and the nostalgia factor) really, REALLY sucks on numerous levels if you ask me. - xandermartin98

THE MUSIC IS AMAZING but stage itself really?

Best MARIOKART Track in history
Because it has 0 guard rails

15 DK Mountain (GCN)

I don't understand why everyone says this is the best course in Double Dash.

Why does everyone call this the best course in Double Dash? - TheGreenLists

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16 Electrodrome (8)

I USED to love this stage. It was the one stage that I would always play. But as I played more and more online I realized how OVERRATED it is. Once it was Electrodrome,Mute City, and some other stage (let's just say it was Toad Turnpike). So anyways I picked Big Blue and I was the only person who didn't pick Electrodrome. PLEASE STOP PICKING THIS STAGE ONLINE

So N64 rainbow road and Waluigi pinball make sense but how the hell is bone dry dunes at #7 and this stage is at #22? This stage is the most picked online by far it's almost unanimous every time.I mean it's okay but not that good. - Randomator

Almost everyone LOVE this stage, but beside some cool sound effects that influence the music of the stage, koopa and shy guy dancing arround and beautiful graphism (like any MK8 tracks), this stage is not interesting. In fanct, there is not any creative or unique obstacle. Also, the fact that music park (or melody motorway) exist makes it even less original since this stage is the first to create head popping pirhana plants and use the music in a better way then electrodrome for an obstacle. I mean, I'm sorry but a dance stage is not original. Also, if I was doing a top 15 mario kart 8 tracks, Electrodrome wouldn't be there! And all this comes from someone that never played online before. That means that I'm not influenced by electrodorme presence in online

I've never understood why people like this track. It's my least favorite track the the star cup on mariokart 8. I remember seeing top mariokart track lists and it'd be close to the top, but when I played I the first time I thought, 'Why is this so special'! It has a catchy song, but the song is not nearly as good as Cloudtop Cruise, Toad Harbor, Shy Guy Falls, Mute City, Wild Woods, or Big Blue

17 Wario Stadium (N64)

Ds wario stadium is BETTER BY FAR

Wario needs to stop getting more stuff than Waluigi

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18 Yoshi Falls (DS)

This course is trash! No expert shortcuts in this race, average physics, no traction, and nothing but ridiculous heck! If I was captain, I would hit Funky Kong, Dry Bones, King Boo, Toadette, Dry Bowser, Diddy, Koopa Troopa, or Bowser Jr. with any item if any of them were following me. Yoshi doesn't own them all.

Absolutely boring, repetitive and bland, you just go around in a circle three times and you've finished the course. - KennyRulz244444

19 Mushroom Gorge (Wii)

Mushroom physics are inconsistent and bad, racing game = GO FAST, Mushroom Gorge = SLOW DOWN! Stop liking bad tracks.

20 Toad's Turnpike (N64)

This track is hated too much, don't really see many people liking the course. - KennyRulz244444

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List Stats

100 votes
43 listings
3 years, 265 days old

Top Remixes

1. Rainbow Road (Mario Kart 64)
2. Coconut Mall (Mario Kart Wii)
3. Maple Treeway (Wii)
1. Rainbow Road (N64)
2. DK Mountain (GCN)
3. Baby Park (GCN)
1. Wario Colosseum (GCN)
2. Rainbow Road (Wii)
3. Waluigi Pinball (DS)



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