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52 Ocean Jokes That Are Shore To Make You Chuckle

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Did you know that 70% of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans and a massive 95% of the ocean remains undiscovered?!

There is no wonder kids are so fascinated by the world under the sea! We’re sharing 52 ocean jokes that are ‘shore’ to give the kids a good giggle!  So, ‘water’ you waiting for?!

Knock Knock Jokes

Let’s dive straight in with these ocean-themed knock-knock jokes!

52 Ocean Jokes That Are Shore To Make You Chuckle

1) Knock knock

Who’s there?


Kelp who?

Kelp me! I’m drowning!

2) Knock, knock

Who’s there?


Water who?

Water you waiting for? Open the door!

3) Knock, knock

Who’s there?


Fish who?

Bless you!

Question And Answer

These fin-tastic ocean jokes will ‘reely’ get the kids chuckling!

52 Ocean Jokes That Are Shore To Make You Chuckle

4) How do you make an octopus laugh? With TEN-tickles!

5) Why did the lobsters blush? Because the sea weed!

6) What does a dolphin say when he’s confused? Can you please be more Pacific?!

7) What did the ocean say to the shore? Nothing it just waved!

8) What kind of hair do oceans have? Wavy!

9) Where does a mermaid keep her money? In the riverbank!

10) Where is the ocean the deepest? At the bottom!

11) Which are the strongest creatures in the ocean? Mussels!

12) What lies at the bottom of the ocean and twitches? A nervous wreck!

13) Why are goldfish orange? Because the water makes them rusty!

14) Who keeps the ocean clean? The mermaid!

15) Why don’t mermaids play tennis? Because they might get caught in the net!

16) What kind of horse can swim underwater? A seahorse!

17) Why do whales swim in salt water? Because pepper water makes them sneeze!

18) What did the sand say to the ocean? What are you dune tonight?!

19) How do fish get to school? By octobus!

20) Where do fish sleep? On the sea bed!

52 Ocean Jokes That Are Shore To Make You Chuckle

21) Why did the fish blush? Because it saw the oceans bottom!

22) Why don’t fish play football? Because they’re scared of nets!

23) What is the worst thing about sea sickness? It come in waves!

24) Why are pirates called pirates? Because they arrrrr!

25) How do you cut the ocean in half? With a sea-saw!

26) What kind of fish goes well with ice cream? Jellyfish!

27) What do mermaids sleep on? Water beds!

28) What is the best tool in the ocean? A hammerhead shark!

29) Why does it take pirates so long to learn the alphabet? Because they spend years at C!

30) Where does a killer whale go for braces? The orca-dontist!

31) What is the difference between a piano and a fish? You can tune a piano but you can’t tuna fish!

32) What do you call a lazy crayfish? A slobster!

33) Why can elephants swim whenever they want to? They always have trunks!

34) Where do ghosts like to go swimming? Lake Eerie or the Dead Sea!

35) What do mussels do on their birthday? They shell-ebrate!

36) Why do scuba divers fall backwards to enter the ocean? If they fell forwards they would just fall into the boat!

37) Why are octopuses good in war? Because they are well armed!

38) Why did the crab never share? Because he’s shellfish!

39) What did the magician say to the fisherman? Pick a cod, any cod!

40) What is a pirates favourite letter for the alphabet? The C!

41) What fish costs the most? A goldfish!

42) Did you hear about the robbers who fell in the sea? They started a crime wave!

43) Who held the baby octopus at ransom? Squidnappers!

44) Why  couldn’t the pirate crew play cards? Because the captain was standing on the deck!

45) What do fish and maps have in common? They both have scales!

46) What do you find in the middle of the ocean? The letter “e”.

52 Ocean Jokes That Are Shore To Make You Chuckle

Ocean Puns

These clever puns are ‘shore’ to be a big hit with the kids!

47) Whale, hello there!

48) Lost at sea? I’m not shore!

49) I whale always love you!

50) I know a whale joke.. it’s a real killer!

51) I think you’re fintastic!

52) I’m ready to make waves today!

Written By
Sarah Nyamekye

An outdoor pursuits person at heart, raised in the East Midlands countryside, Sarah now lives in Surrey with her two daughters aged 3 and 9. She loves to travel and spend her days outdoors finding new and exciting places to explore with her girls. If she’s not outdoors then you’ll likely find her at home baking, crafting, gardening as well as exercising to keep fit.

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