How to make a Bamboo Raft in Minecraft

This Minecraft tutorial explains how to craft a bamboo raft with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.

In Minecraft, a bamboo raft is a new item that will be introduced in Minecraft 1.20. It is one of the many transportation items that you can make. A bamboo raft allows you to quickly travel across water. There are different variations of a boat -oak,spruce,birch,jungle,acacia,dark oak,mangrove, and now a bamboo raft.

bamboo raft

Let's explore how to make a bamboo raft in Minecraft.

UPCOMING FEATURE:A Bamboo Raft is not yet available in the official release of Minecraft, but is coming soon in 2023! It will be available in Java Edition 1.20 and Bedrock Edition 1.20.0 (for Pocket Edition, Windows 10, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch).

Supported Platforms

A bamboo raft is available in the following versions of Minecraft:

Platform Supported(Version*)
Java Edition (PC/Mac)Java Edition (PC/Mac) Yes (1.20)
Pocket Edition (PE)Pocket Edition (PE) Yes (1.20.0)
Xbox 360Xbox 360 No
Xbox OneXbox One Yes (1.20.0)
PS4PS4 Yes (1.20.0)
Wii UWii U No
Nintendo SwitchNintendo Switch Yes (1.20.0)
Windows 10 EditionWindows 10 Edition Yes (1.20.0)
Education EditionEducation Edition No

* The version that it was added or removed, if applicable.
NOTE:Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 Edition are now called Bedrock Edition. We will continue to show them individually for version history.

Where to find a Bamboo Raft in Creative Mode

Required Materials to make a Bamboo Raft

These are the materials you can use to craft a bamboo raft:

How to craft a Bamboo Raft in Survival Mode

1. Open the Crafting Menu

First,open your crafting tableso that you have the 3x3 crafting grid that looks like this:

3x3 crafting area

2. Add Items to make a Bamboo Raft

In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3x3 crafting grid. To make a bamboo raft, place5 bamboo planksin the 3x3 crafting grid.

When making a bamboo raft, it is important that the bamboo planks are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there is 1 bamboo planks in the first box and 1 bamboo planks in the third box. In the second row, there are 3 bamboo planks. This is the Minecraft crafting recipe for a bamboo raft that moves in the water.

Crafting recipe for bamboo raft

Now that you have filled the crafting area with the correct pattern, the bamboo raft will appear.

bamboo raft

3. Move the Bamboo Raft to Inventory

Once you have crafted a bamboo raft, you need to move the new item to your inventory.

Completed bamboo raft

Congratulations, you have made a bamboo raft in Minecraft!

Things to Make with Bamboo Rafts

您可以使用竹木筏在Minecraf物品t such as:

Other Transportation

You can make other transportation in Minecraft such as:

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