31 Sea Otter Gifts That Will Make a Splash

By Meghan Thomson | Updated: November 24, 2023

    Otters are adorable, playful animals even as they become adults, and the moms take great care of their babies. They have the thickest fur of all animals, and sea otters are known to use kelp as a blanket. Also, did you know there are 13 species? Gifts featuring sea otters and other species are included to help you find the best gift for your otter-loving loved one.

    Stay with us as we dive into a curated list of otter gifts that promise to make any otter aficionado’s day utterly unique!

  1. Notepad
  2. otter-gifts-notepad

    Notepads make an excellent gift for anyone who loves list-making. This not only has a cute otter pun but also has an adorable mama and baby otter. Since there are three areas, everything can be organized neatly for the day or week.

  3. Wine Glass


    Wine glasses and bottles of wine can make a great Valentine’s Day gift. This stemless wine glass displays an adorable otter who will be your wine o’clock friend! 

  5. Sterling Silver Necklace
  6. otter-gifts-sterling-silver-necklace

    A delicate sea otter pendant holding a starfish is displayed on an 18″ chain. This sterling silver otter necklace is adorable and packaged perfectly for easy gift-giving.

  7. Throw Blanket
  8. otter-gifts-throw-blanket

    Any friend or family member who is always cold or blanket-obsessed will love this throw blanket. It has otters floating along and even some holding hands. Also, three sizes are available, so you can pick what is best for their space.

  9. Friendship Bracelet


    Otters are symbols of friendship and unity. This friendship bracelet features two adorable otters and is the perfect holiday or birthday gift for your best friend. She will love that it is such a cute design and hypoallergenic so that it will be safe on her skin.

  11. Gift Card
  12. otter-gifts-gift-card

    Gift Cards can sometimes seem impersonal, but this cute otter design will add a special touch that your loved one will surely enjoy. Whether for your BFF, significant other, or close family member, they will love getting this gift card from their other half.

  13. Kitchen Towel
  14. otter-gifts-towel


    A kitchen towel can be gifted alone or with other exceptional kitchen items. Any otter lover will also love how cute this animal is and appreciate the saying. Since this towel is made of durable material, they’ll even be able to use it to clean up a mess.

  15. Otter Pens


    They will be utterly delighted with these adorable otter-topped pens. The pens are fine, and the ink is non-toxic and quick-dry, so it doesn’t smudge. 

  17. Pool Float
  18. otter-gifts-floater

    This little guy is more than a pool float; he’s a floating bar and buffet! He can hold four cups, bottles, or cans, has a groove for snacks or ice, and two slots for sunglasses, phones, or sunscreen. He’ll be the most popular guest at your next pool party. 

  19. Key Chain


    This adorable 3D otter keychain is handcrafted in Japan and made of genuine leather. The stain to color it is non-toxic. 

  21. Christmas Ornament 


    Ornaments are an excellent item for a white elephant exchange. This ornament shows the love between otters, floating through the water and the world hand in hand. 

  23. Blanket


    This pretty blueish-green hooded blanket features sea otters holding calming floating in the water. Since it is made of polyester microfiber, the blanket is super soft and will always be used.

  25. Popsocket
  26. otter-gifts-popsocket

    Popsockets are great stocking stuffer items and are perfect for teens, too. The two otters hold hands and adorn cute smiles as they float along. Since the top is swappable, they can quickly get other tops to swap out with their mood and add character to an iPhone.

  27. Pill Case


    Three compartments are in this pill case to keep things organized. The top features two sleeping otters holding hands as they float. Since compact, it can easily fit into almost any bag for easy travel.

  29. Kids Pajama
  30. otter-pajamas

    Pajamas are great holiday or birthday gifts. This two-piece set explains why otters sleep holding hands. It’s so they don’t float apart from one another. Awwww! The pajama set is made of flame-resistant fabric. 

  31. Keychain
  32. otter-gifts-keychain

    Keychains are a great small gift or can be used to add detailing to the wrapping of another gift. When your friend is going through a tough time, this keychain can remind them of how amazing they are.

  33. Travel Tumbler
  34. otter-gifts-travel-tumbler

    Any mom who loves otters and tea or coffee will be excited to receive this for Mother’s Day. Since this tumbler is vacuum insulated, it will keep her drink cold or hot for her to enjoy.

  35. Otter Coffee Mug
  36. otter-gifts-otter-coffee-mug

    An animal lover will be happy to receive this mug, which might even lead them to love otters more. It displays a name and photo for each of the six types of otters; I didn’t even know there were so many! Also, this is a great item for gift ideas for coffee and tea lovers or mug collectors.

  37. Birthday Card
  38. otter-gifts-birthday-card

    The perfect birthday card for your significant other does exist. The adorable picture of two otters is showcased on the front, and the inside is blank, so you can include a heartfelt message and some of the included stickers if you’d like.

  39. Made for Each Otter Sock
  40. otter-gifts-made-for-each-otter-socks

    A pair of crew-cut socks with the saying “We were made for each otter” on the bottom would be an excellent gift for your significant other or BFF. This can be a Christmas gift in a stocking, an anniversary gift, or a great item for any otter lover gift guide.

  41. Throw Pillow Cover


    Home decor items such as this throw pillow are excellent additions to a space. The material is durable, and a hidden zipper allows the cover to be easily removed for machine washing.

  43. Otter Space Tshirt
  44. otter-gifts-otter-space-tshirt


    This funny otter t-shirt has two adorable otters off in outer space. Since the t-shirt is lightweight and machine washable, it’s great for kids or adults of any age.

  45. Sea Otter Sticker Pack
  46. otter-gifts-sea-otter-sticker-pack

    A sticker pack can be added to any sea otter gifts or gifted alone. These stickers are perfect additions to water bottles, computers, or other items. Since they are 100% vinyl and durable, they are great for teens who want to personalize items.

  47. Cute Sea Otter Artwork


    Canvas wall art can fit in a home or office setting for any animal or otter lover. This is offered in five sizes and has a hook for easy hanging. Also, this could be great for a Father’s Day gift; Dad can hang this in his workspace or man cave.

  49. Water Bottle
  50. otter-gifts-water-bottle

    My favorite thing about this water bottle is the marks and images to encourage you to drink more water. Hydration is essential, and who better to remind you than a cute sea otter?

  51. Children’s Book
  52. otter-gifts-childrens-book

    Good Night, Little Sea Otter is an adorable story about a baby sea otter who wants to say goodnight to all the creatures in the sea before going to sleep. Any otter-loving parents will love this book you get for their baby.

  53. Personalized Artwork
  54. otter-gifts-personalized-artwork

    If you love unique gifts, look no further! This personalized artwork uses words or names you specify to create a beautiful image of an otter. Since you can set anywhere from 5 to 30 words, this can make a lovely present with all the names of family members included.

  55. Onesie
  56. otter-gifts-onesie

    Onesies are the perfect small gift to welcome a new baby home. This onesie has a cute saying, “I love you like no otter,” and offers a snap closure at the bottom to make changing the baby easy.

  57. Bookend Set


    If your friend or family loves books, this bookend set will be loved. Also, this cute otter will be happy to help keep some shelves organized.

  59. Coasters
  60. otter-gifts-coasters

    Coasters are one of my favorites to include on a list, and these funny animals make a perfect coaster set. These are great for a housewarming or white elephant gift since everyone can use them.

  61. Sea Otter Plush
  62. otter-gifts-stuffed-animal

    The otter gift guide list wouldn’t be complete without a sea otter plush. A plush animal can be gifted to friends or family of any age who loves sea otters.

    What are some great gift ideas for otter lovers?

    Choosing a gift for someone fond of otters can be as delightful as watching these spirited creatures at play. Whether it’s a charming otter plush toy for the ultimate cuddle buddy, a trendy otter-printed T-shirt, or a thoughtful otter-themed calendar brimming with endearing photographs, these gifts perfectly capture the appeal of these captivating animals.

    How about a beautifully illustrated otter-themed coffee mug for a cozy start to the day or a whimsical otter-shaped bookmark for the literary inclined? From home decor pieces like otter-printed throw pillows to whimsical otter-inspired jewelry, otter-centric gifts are abundant.