Best Minecraft Island Seeds for Java & Bedrock (November 2023)

Escape civilization and strand yourself on a deserted island!

Island biomes are one of the most appealing attractions for different types of Minecraft players due to their versatility, making them one of the best biomes. Islands can be used as an easily defendable home base for survival players, the site of a creative player's tropical-themed builds, or even as the start of an adventure-mode story.

Whatever your reason, we've put together a list of the best Minecraft Island Seeds that you can use in your next Minecraft experience!

Best Minecraft Island Seeds List for Java and Bedrock

These are the best Island Seeds we can find for the newest version of Minecraft. It's important to mention that structures generate differently on Java and Bedrock. Because of this, some of the key locations for each seed will be different.

Sunflower Isle

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Seed: -6415078357810576242

This island is perfect for players who want to try their hand at island living but don't want to stray too far from the mainland. The Stony Shores surrounding the island contain ores to get you started, while the Sunflower Plains has two trees for wood. Bedrock players can find three different buried treasure chests hidden within the Stony Shores. In contrast, Java players have a nearby mainland Plains Village to trade with.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Sunflower Island: SpawnSunflower Island: Spawn
Shipwreck: -568, 248Buried Treasure: -440, 72
Shipwreck 2: -232, 136Buried Treasure 2: -424, 200
Plains Village: -784, 48Buried Treasure 3: -504, 200

Twin Giants

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Seed: -5756917515740605476

In this seed, you spawn on the rightmost island near the island's inlet. The island itself contains a Forest biome with shipwrecks off the coast in both Bedrock and Java. The Stony Shores of the island contain plenty of coal as well as some iron and copper ore. Traveling a short distance to the east will bring you to a large Jungle and Birch Forest island. There are smaller stone and sand islands sprinkled around the two, providing places to place bridges between the two largest islands.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Forest Island: SpawnForest Island: Spawn
Jungle Island: -252, -513Jungle Island: -252, -513
Shipwreck: 72, -296Shipwreck: 216, -520
Shipwreck 2: -216, -376Buried Treasure near Ravine: 8, -376

Fox Island

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Seed: 6266576197377263527

This island is covered in a Taiga biome with a small sliver of Forest towards its northern edge. Upon spawning, one of the first things you see are foxes! The island would be perfect as a remote fox sanctuary, or simply as the home base for a fox lover. Both Bedrock and Java players will find a Large Cold Ocean Ruin cluster and a shipwreck near the island, providing them with plenty of treasures to start out with.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Fox Island: SpawnFox Island: Spawn
Large Cold Ocean Ruin Cluster: 392, -312Large Cold Ocean Ruin Cluster: 360, -248
Shipwreck: 136, -200Shipwreck: 296, -329
Pillager Outpost: 544, -688Plains Village with Ruined Portal: 824, -424

Flora and Fauna Filled

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Seed: -2475264046802683271

This giant island is absolutely teeming with life. It contains multiple biomes, including Windswept Hills, Taiga, Forest, and Plains biomes. The Plains biome takes up a large portion of the island and serves as the home for pigs, cows, horses, and more. There is a cavern at the right edge of the island leading down to deepslate for when you need to start gathering underground resources. This is the perfect island for those who want to self-sustain in their games.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Ruined Portal: 212, -477Village: 328, -328
Buried Treasure: 345, -567Buried Treasure: 456, -376
Shipwreck: 425, -624Buried Treasure 2: 408, -440
Warm Ocean Ruin: 648, -488Buried Treasure 3: 264, -568

Amidst Icy Seas

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Seed: -3880255023582247058

This seed starts you off on a Snowy Taiga island amidst a Frozen Ocean. Be careful, as a lava pool on the edge of the island will begin setting trees alight. Once you've gathered the resources available on the island, you can head out to either the north or south for more adventure. In Java, both directions contain Ancient Cities and Trail Ruins, but only the south has a Pillager Outpost nearby. in Bedrock, they both have Trail Ruins, but the north now contains the Pillager Outpost while the south is more village-heavy.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Ocean Monument: -296, -248Buried Treasure: -440, -168
Shipwreck in Iceberg: -360, -72Trails Ruin: -504, -280
Pillager Outpost: -192, 736Pillager Outpost: -984, -1,848
Ancient City: -1,384, -42, -344Taiga Village: 360, 664

Savannah Survival

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Seed: -4893590359128864319

Spawn is set on an island made up of mostly a Savannah biome. It also contains a small Forest biome with birch and oak trees, a couple of Stony Shores biomes, and a large cave underneath going toward deepslate. On Bedrock, the island's edges contain plentiful amounts of buried treasure as well as shipwrecks. On Java, a mineshaft is hidden in the caverns beneath the island.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Ruined Portal: 372, -567Buried Treasure 1: 88, -376
Mineshaft: -10, -27, -383Buried Treasure 2: 136, -376
Shipwreck: -157, -304Shipwreck: -104, -344
Shipwreck 2: 489, -528Shipwreck 2: -88, -456
Plains Village: 208, -1,024Plains Village: -312, -936

Related: Best Minecraft Beach Seeds (Java and Bedrock)

Lush Cave on Coral Island

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Seed: -950547527103331411

In this seed, you spawn on top of an island that is more akin to a plateau, thanks to its impressive verticality. While the top of this island is covered in a Wooded Badlands biome, the center is completely hollowed out by a Lush Cave. The large area is perfect for building a secret superhero hideout with the beautiful vista of Corals surrounding you in all directions.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Hollow Lush Cave: SpawnHollow Lush Cave: Spawn
Pillager Outpost: -512, -464Shipwreck: -264, -648
Shipwreck: -168, -472Mineshaft: -616, -360
Ruined Portal: 8, -456Ruined Portal: -424, -600

Ice Islands

Seed: 4705313819365089365

Genuinely one of the most breathtaking seeds we've ever seen, this frozen ocean has more than a few surprises in it. From underwater Ocean Monuments intersecting with giant icebergs to free-floating shipwrecks and incredibly mind-boggling terrain generation, this seed provides beauty and danger in spades.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Ocean Monument: 152, -472Village: -408, -936
Snowy Village: 816, 352Pillager Tower: 376, 360
Floating Shipwreck: -1,416, -344Ocean Monument: 248, -376
Ruined Portal: -1,128, -536Shipwreck: -696, -312

Mini Island Spawn

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Seed: 2014039421894521690

A tiny island in the middle of nowhere with a single house. It's as if you've come across the island base of a fellow adventurer from long ago. Live quaintly, expand upon the existing structures, or tear them down and create something entirely new—the choice is yours. To amp up the difficulty, play on Java as there will be no starting structure on the island.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Island: 116, 111, -207Island: 116, 111, -207
Shipwreck: -152, -280Shipwreck: -184, -150
Plains Village: -528, 800Plains Village: 136, -184
Ruined Portal: 248, -296Shipwreck 2: 120, -360

Perfect Multi-Biome Island

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Seed: -3960560437398758448

An incredible island containing five key biomes, including a Dark Forest, a Bamboo Jungle, a regular Forest, Birch Forests, and a few Beach biomes. This is a great seed for an island base as it will provide access to multiple types of wood and other fantastic resources. It also features a ruined nether portal, and the ocean around it contains both Cold and Warm Ocean Ruins and shipwrecks. Java players will also have easy access to an Ocean Monument.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Island: -310, 50Island: -310, 50
Ruined Portal: -379, 68Beach with Buried Treasure: 136, -184
Village: -192, 881Ruined Portal: -296, 163
Shipwreck:  8, 152Pillager Outpost: 600, 362

Adventure Archipelago

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Seed: 3898290374

Spawning on a big Jungle biome, swimming out to sea will allow you to quickly find a half dozen islands perfect for setting up shop! There are shipwrecks and other structures on the way, providing plenty of resources for your adventure. Live out your island dreams!

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Main Island 1: 117, -310Main Island 1: 117, -310
Main Island 2: -79, -684Main Island 2: -79, -684
Shipwreck: 109, -871Ruined Portal: -536, 88
Underwater Ruins:  313, 86Shipwreck: -600, -152

Mini Island Start

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Seed: 5410842429551422910

A tiny island with some cows, sand, and trees makes the perfect place to set up shop in Minecraft. Lighting the island will take only about a dozen torches, so it would be a great place to make an initial survival base while you gather resources before moving to the mainland. There are plenty of areas of interest to explore nearby, and you can expand quickly with bridges or boats!

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Island: -133, -131Island: -133, -131
Shipwreck:  -314, 133Village: 76, -365
Ruined Portal: 277, -333Cave Leading to Geode: 104, -504
Underwater Ruins:  142, -4Savana Village: -330, -873

Dark Forest Island

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Seed: 3173619876402734856

A not-so-isolated island that screams "Build a castle on me!" Surrounded by cliffs and valleys, you'll find lots of wood, access to caves and stone, and just a general plethora of supplies nearby. This isn't exactly your desert island in the sea, but it's a great location to start in Minecraft.

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Island: 167, 95Island: 167, 95
Shipwreck: 52, -541Ruined Portal: 19, -1
Ocean Temple: -115, -738Villages: -6, 630
Double Village: -454, -683Pillager Tower: 665, 505

Lush Mountain Island

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Seed: -5774183300065244295

This seed is ideal for players who like Lush Caves and cold biomes, but don't want to give up one to have the other. It is rare to see a humid biome and a cold biome so close together, but this seed stacks them right on top of each other! Spawn is set on a survival island containing a mountain with incredible views. A short walk away on the same island is a beautiful exposed Lush Cave with axolotl pools and waterfalls!

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Woodland Mansion: 168, 136Ancient City: 24, -51, 72
Ancient City: 200, -136Ocean Monument: -376, -344
Woodland Mansion 2: -712, 280Village: -744, -408
Shipwreck: -216, -360Pillager Outpost: -856, -536
Ocean Monument: -264, -360Shipwreck: -248, -232

Wooded Badlands vs. Jungle Island

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Seed: 7850875

This seed gives you two rare biomes right when you spawn into the world! You start your adventure on a moderately sized Jungle Island with a small (but tall) Wooded Badlands biome nearby. Surrounding the Wooded Badlands is a beautiful Coral Reef you can dive into. The Jungle Island has a peculiarly placed ruined portal off its shore as well as a couple of small exposed Lush Caves around its border!

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Jungle Temple: 120, 152Ocean Monument: -296, -200
Wooded Badlands Plateau: -30, 270Wooded Badlands Plateau: -30, 270
Ruined Portal: 168, 360Ruined Portal: 168, 360
Shipwreck: 168, 168Shipwreck: 248, -216
Shipwreck 2: 72, 456Village/Stronghold: -744, -424

Best Minecraft 1.18 Island Seeds

Minecraft 1.18 is not the latest version, but many players who still use this version are on the hunt for the best island seed. Below, you'll find our favorite island seeds that we added to the list when 1.18 was released!

United Kingdom

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Seed: -7096828587805744419

Related: Best Minecraft 1.18 Seeds (Java and Bedrock)

On this seed, you start on a large Plains island with three Plains Villages. While it's not identical to the United Kingdom, it doesn't take a huge stretch of imagination to draw the comparison! This is not only a great survival seed with plenty of resources and biomes nearby, but it also provides you the opportunity to create some real-world roleplay!

Key Locations JavaKey Locations Bedrock
Village: 48, -208Village: 40, 296
Village 2: -176, 80Shipwreck: -376, 40
Village 3: 64, 144Buried Treasure: 136, -56
Ocean Monument: -360, -392Buried Treasure 2: 136, -120
Shipwreck: 248, 104Buried Treasure 3: 136, -184

Quaint Island

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Seed: 11020382

This seed represents the epitome of the phrase 'basic survival island'. It is the optimum seed for the true vanilla Minecraft fan who simply wants a chill survival experience on a quaint island. When you spawn on the island, you have access to plenty of trees and a small village, giving you all the crops and wood necessary to establish your own community. This is also a great seed to use if you want to host a small survival server with a couple of friends!

Key Java LocationsKey Bedrock Locations
Village: -320, -400Village: -408, -408
Ruined Portal: -424, -312Buried Treasure: -312, -312
Shipwreck: -200, -488Buried Treasure 2: -440, -440

If you don't want to limit your best seeds list to just island seeds, check out our Best Minecraft Seeds List (All Platforms)! Or, if you just want to add some additional excitement to some of these seeds, check out our Best Minecraft Mods post!

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Best Minecraft Island Seeds for Java & Bedrock (November 2023)

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