The ninth season of Dora the Explorer is the final season of the animated series. This season follows Dora Marquez and Boots on a journey that will complete her adventures and learning to speak English. It premiered on the Nickelodeon on August 14, 2021.

The series was originally concluded on Nick Jr. Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes and Eric Weiner, the series' creator, returned as executive producer for this season. The season received wide acclaim from critics, praising it for its more intense and mature tone.








  • Fátima Ptacek - Dora Márquez
  • Koda Gursoy - Boots
  • Alexandria Suarez - Backpack
  • Skai Jackson - Isa the Iguna
  • Jean Carlos Celi - Tico the Squirrel
  • Matthew Gumley - Benny the Bull
  • Jacob Medrano - Diego
  • Elaine Del Valle - Val the Octopus, various
  • Eileen Galindo - Mrs. Márquez
  • Chris Gifford - Big Red Chicken, Grumpy Old Troll, various
  • Adam Sietz - Boots' Daddy, various
  • Marc Weiner - Map, Swiper
  • Esai Morales - Mr. Márquez


On June 8, 2021, Nickelodeon announced in an interstitial bumper that the show will debut on August 14, 2021. The original eight seasons are rated TV-Y, while the final season is lated TV-Y7.

Home media

Each episode in the season becomes available in HD and SD in 2D for digital purchase as it airs on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Video, and Microsoft Store.



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