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Read this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide about Tarantula Island. Find out how to get & farm Tarantula, Tarantula Island geography, and tips to spawn Tarantula.

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What's Tarantula Island

tarantula island

The tarantula island is a rare island you can visit from Mystery Island Tour. In this island, tarantula spawns unlimitedly so you can catch as many tarantulas as you want. You can earn up to 312,000 bells if you have 40 pocket storage.

Tarantula Island Available Month

North HemisphereJan~April, Nov, Dec
*Only at night
South HemisphereMay~Oct
*Only at night

How To Get To Tarantula Island

Go On Mystery Tours

Mystery Tour

Tarantula Island can be accessed by going on a Mystery Tour from the Airport! However, getting to Tarantula island itself seems to be entirely random. This means that you'll have to keep going on tours until you eventually get it.

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Requires A Nook Miles Ticket

Mystery Tour

In order to go on a Mystery Tour, you'll need to buy a Nook Miles Ticket. These cost 2,000 Miles & are purchasable from the Nook Stop Shop. This is a hefty sum, so weigh the pros and cons before buying one!

Find Out If You Should Buy A Ticket Or Not Here!

Tarantula Island Farming Tips & Guide

Empty Your Inventory Before Going

Each Tarantula you catch can be sold for a massive 8,000 Bells, so you'll want to have as much free space as possible before going!

You Can't Come Back

This goes for all Mystery Island Tours, but once you leave the island, you cannot come back to Tarantula Island! You cannot leave mid-way to sell items.

Tarantula Island Geography

Tarantula Island will have a random villager on it. The island itself seems to have a large central area where tons of Tarantula roam around. This area is surrounded by a river, on the other side of which there is a beach.

Island Scenery

Tarantula Island

↑ The left side of the island.

Tarantula Island

↑ The right side of the island.

Dig A Perimeter Of Holes

Holes

When catching the Tarantula, it can be helpful to establish a perimeter of holes around yourself, as this will block the Tarantula from approaching you but still let you catch them with your net!

Check Out How To Catch Tarantulas In Detail Here!

Approach Carefully

Tarantula Island

As always, it's important to be careful when catching Tarantulas. Don't approach them too aggressively or you'll get bitten.

Once They Jump, They Dash Straight At You

tarantula jumping

If you approach the Tarantula (while holding a net only!) while in its threatening pose and you see it jump, that means you're about to be attacked. You probably can't outrun it at this point!

Tarantula Island Video Guide

Japanese Video Guide

For those of you who prefer watching a video (and don't mind one in Japanese), take a look at the above! It will help you get a handle on how to build your moat of holes and how to lure Tarantulas in!

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Kd 3

I got there tonight and there was no villager. None of my islands did today.

Anonymous 2

Can you go back to the island after leaving it? or is it a one chance/one time only?

Anonymous 1

I have searched like 15 islands and I haven't found it once. So many Nook Miles...

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