The Island Hopper is the Crash Bandicoot level hub. It contains entrances to all of the levels in the game, all on 3D models of N. Sanity Island, Wumpa Island, and Cortex Island. The level entrances are represented by red platforms all over the islands. To enter a level, the player must press whilst standing on one of the red platforms. There is also a feature in the Island Hopper to look around the islands which can be used by holding or . If a Gem or Key has been obtained in a level, it will be displayed on that level's platform under its title.