[Top 10] Minecraft Best Exploration Maps

Minecraft Best Exploration Maps
Explore the dark and mysterious Herobrine Mansion

Minecraft is already a game with a very heavy emphasis on exploration, and these Minecraft maps are no different. This article will take you through the top 10 best Minecraft exploration maps

10. Herobrine’s Mansion

Herobrine’s Mansion is an adventure/horror map themed around the infamous Herobrine. Explore the eerie “abandoned” Herobrine mansion and uncover the secrets found within

What’s Great About Herobrine’s Mansion:

  • Being able to travel through a heavily detailed mansion filled to the brim with puzzles to solve and easter eggs to discover
  • Find deadly dungeons at the bottom of the mansion and fight strong bosses with custom weapons

Download Herobrine’s Mansion: https://www.minecraftmaps.com/adventure-maps/herobrines-mansion-remaster...'s%20Mansion%20was%20originally%20created,original%20experience%20of%20the%20map.

9. The Tourist

The Tourist is an exploration map set in Paris, with some stunning builds for you to look through and experience

What’s Great About The Tourist:

  • Huge, stunning, and detailed builds are all around this map and it’s a huge map that will take hours to fully explore
  • Custom soundtracks and texture packs to help add to the overall atmosphere of the map

Download The Tourist: https://www.minecraftmaps.com/adventure-maps/the-tourist#:~:text=The%20T....

8. Kingdom Of The Sky

Kingdom Of The Sky is an exploration themed map with some beautiful settings a unique take on the narration

What’s Great About Kingdom Of The Sky:

  • Super impressive builds that capture the fantasy atmosphere that the map is trying to emulate
  • This map uses in-game videos that act as narration, so as you explore the map you can have some narration telling you about the map as you explore

Download Kingdom Of The Sky: https://www.minecraftforum.net/forums/mapping-and-modding-java-edition/m...

7. Wrath Of The Fallen

Wrath Of The Fallen is a gorgeous map with many RPG elements, with an emphasis on the exploration and fighting aspects of RPG games

What’s Great About Wrath Of The Fallen:

  • Custom weapons, potions, armor, and other RPG elements such as skill trees to add to this hack and slash experience
  • Almost a dozen different challenging bosses that are sure to challenge you

Download Wrath Of The Fallen: https://hypixel.net/threads/wrath-of-the-fallen-minecraft-adventure-map.488

6. Pokemon Johto

Pokemon Johto is an absolute must-play for fans of the series, faithfully recreating the story and journey found in Pokemon Gold and Silver

What’s Great About Pokemon Johto:

  • Plenty of custom textures, music, and mechanics to bring Johto to life in Minecraft
  • Pokemon games are all about the journey and exploring while you do it. This map is the same, with plenty of opportunities to explore and discover new things to do

  Download Pokemon Johto: https://www.planetminecraft.com/project/pokemon-johto-project/

5. Astral Adventure

Explore the galaxy in this Super Mario Galaxy-inspired map and explore the map to find magic capsules that you’ll use to fight off fearsome enemies

What’s Great About Astral Adventure:

  • Really beautiful maps and settings to explore, with space and galaxy themes being taken full advantage of
  • Super fun mechanics, such as using magic gained from the cosmos to fight off fearsome foes

  Download Astral Adventure: https://www.minecraftmaps.com/adventure-maps/astral-adventure

4. Criswelvania

 This is a must-play for fans of old NES games, as this map is a Minecraft recreation of the classic Castlevania games that you can experience in all their blocky glory

What’s Great About Criswelvania:

  • Nearly all aspects of the original Castlevania have been creatively implemented into Minecraft
  • Some fantastic custom items, monsters, and puzzles all based on the classic NES game

Download Criswelvania: https://www.minecraftforum.net/forums/mapping-and-modding-java-edition/m...

3. Deep Space Turtle Chase

 Deep Space Turtle Chase is a space-themed map revolving around exploring and solving puzzles in an underwater setting

What’s Great About Deep Space Turtle Chase: 

  • Tons of customized features to set this map apart from regular Minecraft, including custom textures, narration, and music
  • Some cool and imaginative builds that take full advantage of the galaxy theme

Download Deep Space Turtle Chase: https://www.minecraftforum.net/forums/mapping-and-modding-java-edition/m...

2. Asleep


Asleep is an interactive story map that allows you to explore a wide variety of different places that are all themed around different dreams

What’s Great About Asleep:

  • Many different scenarios, each of which themed around a different type of dream. Good dreams, nonsense dreams, and even nightmares
  • The interactive part of this map lets you and a friend experience parkour, puzzles, and even boss battles

  Download Asleep: https://www.minecraftmaps.com/adventure-maps/asleep

1. Zombie Apocalypse

  Explore a run-down city in a post-apocalyptic world, fighting back hordes of the undead and solving the puzzles to unlock the secrets of the map

What’s Great About Zombie Apocalypse:

  • Many new textures have been added for the zombies themselves, ones that are far more terrifying than what you would find in vanilla Minecraft
  • Filled to the brim with nail-biting terror, including survive the night horrors and surprise zombie ambushes

Download Zombie Apocalypse: https://www.minecraftmaps.com/survival-maps/the-zombie-apocalypse

There are a huge amount of different Minecraft maps that are themed around exploration, and so many of them are worth playing for their own reasons. I hope this article helped you to decide on what map you would like to play next

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