Couple Costume Idea: Whale Watcher and Whale

Did you see the funny photos captured of a whale watching boat party missing their target earlier this summer? The picture of a boatload of whale safari-goers looking off to the side as a whale breached right by their boat went viral in June 2021. Luckily, the whale hopefuls were able to see their desired charismatic mega-fauna just moments later.  You can recreate this funny viral moment by dressing up as a whale and whale watcher this Halloween. Here are some costume ideas for this couple or group costume.

The Whale

Whale Adult Onesie Costume Jumpsuit

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Be the sought with this adult sized jumpsuit pajama style costume. You'll be cozy inside your one-piece outfit, complete with hooded whale face that even has a water spout coming out of the top! Turn around and show off your whale tail with this fun adult whale costume.

Adult Killer Whale Tunic Costume

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Add more charismatic mega-fauna to your group costume or go with this fun orca or killer whale costume tunic as the wildlife of the group. The simple tunic style costume is worn over almost anything, making it a great choice for a variety of weather options or indoor gatherings. Black or white bottoms would look great, or blue jeans to represent the ocean as seen on the model here.

The Whale-Watcher

Whale safari participants can wear a huge variety of outfits, from simple street clothes to full rain gear and everything in between. Here are some ideas for the other part of your wildlife-watching couple or group costume.

Rough Weather Yellow Rain Suit Whale Watcher Costume

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Maybe your imaginary whale safari takes place in bad weather. Or maybe you're just expecting rain this Halloween. This affordable yellow rainsuit will work either way.

Ship's Captain Costume Hat

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Be the captain of your whale-watching safari with this fun costume hat. The white captain's hat has nautical design elements and has an adjustable strap in the back to ensure a secure fit.

Safari Outfit

Piece together a traditional safari style outfit with different pieces like a khaki field hat, fishing or safari vest, and, or course, a pair of binoculars. The ones featured below are prop flask binoculars you can use to carry your favorite beverage as you chaperone your little trick-or-treaters or as you enjoy your Halloween party.

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Bob Ross & Painting Fun Couple Costume

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Elf on the Shelf Family Costumes

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Hilarious Two-Person Camel Costume

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Creepy Crawly Spider Family Costumes

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