Remember, all the kids in your class were obsessed with that book series called "Diary of a Wimpy Kid." Greg was big of a deal, wasn't he? Millions have loved middle schooler Greg's funny adventures since the release of the first best-selling book by Jeff Kinney. Wimpy Kid Greg's fame extended books and inspired an even more wonderful series in the virtual realm: Poptropica!

Poptropica is an online adventure game in which kids play, travel, solve mysteries and complete quests on islands. At each level, islanders suffer from a shared problem and wait for their hero to rescue them. Some islanders complain about thieves, while others are looking for their lost kids.

In each world, walk around, jump, climb, talk with locals, seek hints and solve puzzles. Endless possibilities are ahead of you. Now, hop onto your balloon! We will write a heroic tale of your adventures! Play the epic game Poptropica for free on now!

How to Play Poptropica?

  • In this game, everybody goes on their own adventure. You can take on a number of challenges and write your own story. 
  • First, you will spawn on the Home Island, where you can customize your avatar, purchase costumes, and even adopt pets. 
  • While you may encounter a few side quests at home, the adventures are mainly on other islands.
  • Find the hot air balloons to travel to other worlds or click on the map from the menu. Pick an island from the map and fly there.
  • Walk, jump and hide by using your mouse or WASD keys. 
  • Understand the islander's problem. Find hidden items, costumes, and jewelry. Get acquainted with NPCs, trade items, or solve mini puzzles for them to complete each quest.
  • If you need further guidance, keep reading this post to learn Poptropica tips and tricks. 
  • Remember to create a Poptropican account if you'd like to save your progress and continue where you left off next time.


  • Move around: WASD or mouse
  • Interact: Left Click

Poptropica Islands

Learn about levels, quests, and difficulty levels. choose the one that appeals to you and start your journey.

Poptropica Islands Map

Home Island

  • Adopt a pet, customize your avatar, make a few friends and get a home. It's all chill here.

Arabian Nights 1 & 2

  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Find the thieves' cave and bring back his most cherished possession!

Fairytale Islands

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Someone has stolen the happy endings of the people. Solve the mystery and create new happy endings. 

24 Carrot

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Kids, carrots, and a cat have gone missing! Find the cat, and it'll help you rest! 

Poptropican 1 & 2

  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • PoptropiCon is the hottest ticket in town. It'll take all your wits- and a few masks to crash the party!

Survival 1 & 2

  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Night has fallen, and you're alone in the Yukon forest. You need to build a fire quickly as the temperature is dropping.

Timmy Failure

  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • If danger is lurking and criminals are hiding around every corner, you require the services of the most skilled detective money can buy. However, Timmy Failure is not the one you're looking for, even though he may disagree. You're on the verge of encountering the most bizarre group of individuals ever to appear on a Poptropica Island.

Escape From Pelican Rock

  • Difficulty Level: Hard
  • Pelican Rock is the toughest prison ever built. And after you're framed for a crime you didn't commit, it's your new home! Use your wits to devise an escape plan and your nerve to pull it off. But getting out is just the beginning -- because the real criminal is still out there!

Time Tangled

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • A malfunctioning time machine has messed up history! Go back in time and set things right. Because if you don't, who knows what the future will hold?


  • Difficulty Level: Hard
  • Zeus is seeking a champion for a mission to battle monsters, swim the ocean depths, and descend into the underworld. Will you be the hero of the Mythology island? 

Tips and Tricks

Each move you make changes the ending of the game. A wrong choice, even at the early stages, might cause you to lose it in the end. Some of the missions might be very complex. However, following this guide will help you complete them easily.

Meet with Islanders

While seeking hints to solve out the quest, your primary source of information is islanders. Click on people, animals and even skeletons to interact with them.

First, find out what the problem is and who may have caused it. After learning what's going on, seek guidance from some of them. Certain characters will help you a lot in this challenge.

Take a Tour

It is crucial to know which is where on the island. Explore the area thoroughly, and learn about certain places that might help you in this journey. While completing a quest, you need to re-visit certain areas a few times. For example, in Arabian Nights island, you should know how to go to the bazaar and the lady with the spyglass. 

Collect Items

You will need a bunch of items to solve puzzles. Click on them to collect. Trade them with better items or use them strategically to achieve your goal.

Some of the levels include roadmaps where you view which items to collect and steps to follow. Roadmaps are wonderful assistants in your journey. However, if there is no road map on the level you play, learn some tips from islanders about where you can find the necessary items.

To access or use an item acquired before, click on the menu at the top right of the screen and pick the handbag.

Gather All the Pieces Together

All the pieces of information and items are meant to serve a certain purpose. Figure out how you can combine them. Put them in order. Gather all the pieces together to solve the mystery.

Remember, the game has a massive playground and exploration takes time. Poptropica is not just about completing quests, but discovery, social interaction and unique stories you create. Have fun and enjoy your journey!

Arcade Mode

If you'd rather play a quick game instead of jumping into adventure, go home and select arcade from the main menu.

You'll see a few multiplayer mini-games that you can play with online players. Sky Dive, Balloons, and Star Link are some of them. Play them all, chat and become friends with other Poptropicans.

Is Poptropica safe for my kid?

Poptropica is not only safe for kids of any age, but it also features great educational elements. The game allows kids to have fun while improving their cognitive skills. Solving puzzles improves kids' problem-solving skills and creativity, while completing quests provides a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence. On the top of that, social interactions develop kids' vocabulary and literacy skills.


Jeff Kinney Group created this game. Pearson Education published the game.

Similar Games

If you've completed all the levels, worry not! Poptropica gets regular updates and new levels. Keep coming back to see if anything is new. Until then, you can play other free adventure games online on our platform. For a quick, fun puzzle with an original storyline, visit Help the Hero!

Poptropica Online Game