The player starts by choosing either Bunga or Kion, and is then offered a chance at a prize wheel. After this, the game begins.Kion or Bunga will move left or right (and can be moved the opposite way by swiping), and the player must tap the screen to jump. To defeat a hyena, the player must leap underneath one of the brown bricks just as a hyena is passing to stun them, use the Roar of the Elders (Kion) or walk through them whilst invincible (Bunga) to stun them all at the same time. Then, they must pass through the hyena whilst still stunned. The level is complete once all hyenas have been taken care of.
|Hyenas||Hyenas can appear from either side of the screen. They will keep marching along in the same direction. To defeat them, you must use a Roar Box or hit the square underneath them.|
|Porcupines||Hyenas can appear from either side of the screen. They will keep marching along in the same direction. To defeat them, you must use a Roar Box or hit the square underneath them.|
|Crocodiles||Crocodiles remain in their positions at the bottom of the screen, occasionally chomping down when passed by. They can be stunned using the Roar, but not defeated. However, crocodiles can also defeat passing hyenas for you as well.|
|Mzingo||Mzingo will fly by from time to time in certain levels. Once stunned using the Roar, he will fly away.|
|Roar Box||Hitting this box will allow Kion to use the Roar of Elders. It will transform into a flattened box after.|
|Roar Box (flat)||Hitting this box will allow Kion to use the Roar of Elders. It will vanish after use.|
|Bravery Box||Hitting this box will cause Bunga to be invincible for a short period of time. It will transform into a flattened box after.|
|Bravery Box (flat)||Hitting this box will cause Bunga to be invincible for a short period of time. It will vanish after use.|
|Baobab Fruit||Collecting one of these restores one heart.|
|Disney Coin||Collecting one of these gives additional bonuses.|
There are 20 unique levels in the game. Once they have been completed, the game will continue by repeating those levels (for example, Level 21 is identical to Level 1).
- The song is a video game themed version of Here Comes the Lion Guard.