LEGO City: Seven playsets have been released for the brand new Jungle sub-theme

By ·June 2, 2017 10:52 am

LEGO City has introduced the new Jungle sub-theme as part of it’s summer releases, and this is a sub-theme you can be excited for you as it can serve as a real jumping point for your imagination.

In the seven new Jungle themed playsets you will find ancient ruins, overgrown jungles, hardy exploration vehicles, carnivorous plants and the brand new big cat figures that come in Tiger, Leopard and Panther flavours. As is to be expected with a new sub-theme we have a good spread of RRPs for the sets, from the very affordable £4.99 Jungle Buggy (60156) up to the impressive £109.99 Jungle Air Drop Helicopter (60162) set.

Without a doubt this theme fires of the imagination with all the MOCs these sets can inspire. You could easily do a Mayan or Aztec build or perhaps something more action with a Predator/Rambo inspired build. Ultimately there a lot of great parts to be utilized in this sub-theme.

Take heed the Jungle Air Drop Helicopter (60162) set is exclusive to and Smyths.

You can find all of the information you’ll need for the new sets below, enjoy!


Jungle Buggy (60156) – RRP £4.99

Go exploring in the wilds of the LEGO® City jungle with the Jungle Buggy featuring a minifigure cockpit and space in the back for machete and binoculars elements, plus a buildable statue with hidden diamond element, moving leaf and a red spider figure. Includes an explorer minifigure and a spider figure.


Jungle Starter Set (60157) – RRP £8.99

Discover what lurks on the banks of the river in the LEGO® City jungle with the Jungle Starter Set, featuring a boat with space for gear and 3 minifigures, a tree with hidden treasure, camera and a working magnifying glass. Includes 3 minifigures: a jungle explorer, scientist and a boat pilot, plus crocodile, snake and frog figures.


Jungle Cargo Helicopter (60158) – RRP £15.99

Head deep into the LEGO® City jungle with the Jungle Explorer Helicopter, featuring an opening minifigure cockpit, spinning rotors and working winch, an ATV with space for a minifigure, a treasure box and a temple with moving leaf revealing a gold-colored chalice. Includes 2 minifigures: a pilot and an explorer, plus a spider figure.


Jungle Halftrack Mission (60159) – RRP £24.99

Explore what lies within the LEGO® City jungle on a Jungle Halftrack Mission, featuring a truck with tracks on the back wheels, storage space for the chain and tool elements, plus an ATV with removable crate, a buildable campfire and a buildable temple with diamond element and moveable stone that releases a spider. Includes 2 minifigures: male and female explorer, plus panther and spider figures.


Jungle Mobile Lab (60160) – RRP £39.99

Discover exciting things in the depths of the LEGO® City jungle with the Jungle Mobile Lab, featuring a truck with opening sides and roof, a waterfall build with a crocodile and temple with a moving leaf that hides a treasure, plus a buildable Venus flytrap plant with closing ‘mouth’ and a kayak. Includes 4 minifigures: female explorer, male explorer, scientist and a mechanic, plus crocodile and spider figures.


Jungle Exploration Site (60161) – RRP £84.99

Uncover amazing things at the Jungle Exploration Site, featuring a plane wreck with opening cockpit, amphibious helicopter with minifigure cockpit, spinning rotors and winch, heavy observation truck with minifigure cab, folding crane arm, observation room and space for the included motorbike on the back, plus an amphibious vehicle with minifigure cab, and cave and temple build. Includes 7 minifigures: a pilot, 2 drivers and 4 scientist/explorers, plus leopard, crocodile, snake, frog and 2 spider figures.


Jungle Air Drop Helicopter (60162) – RRP £109.99

Keep your camp well-supplied in the LEGO® City jungle with the Jungle Air Drop Helicopter, featuring 2 spinning rotors, a clamp system to carry the pallet platform or truck, work tower with rotating crane, riverboat that holds 2 pallets or motorbikes, a temple, collapsible bridge, movable statue, buildable Venus flytrap and a 4×4 truck with winch. Includes 7 minifigures: riverboat captain, helicopter pilot, 3 explorers and 2 base camp workers, plus tiger, crocodile and 2 spider figures.

All of the new LEGO City Jungle sets are available to purchase now from and all applicable retailers. Will you be purchasing any of the LEGO City Jungle sets? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by Michael James Ilett


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Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

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