Updated January 24, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

The 10 Best Survival Whistles

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Plenty of situations can arise where you’re in need of a device to signal for help. Whether you got lost in the wilderness while hiking or backed into a dark corner in a rough part of town, having a way to call for assistance is paramount. These survival whistles are not only practical for safety but can also be used in any non-emergency scenario for bringing attention to yourself. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best survival whistle on Amazon.

10. Acme Authentic Metropolitan

9. Jetscream Floating

8. Fox 40 Classic

7. Coghlan's Four Function

6. Heimdall Safety Signaling

5. Slim Rescue Howler

4. Acme 636

3. Shoreline Marine Emergency

2. Fox 40 Sonik Blast

1. Storm All-Weather


Gia Vescovi-Chiordi
Last updated on January 24, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

Born in Arizona, Gia is a writer and autodidact who fled the heat of the desert for California, where she enjoys drinking beer, overanalyzing the minutiae of life, and channeling Rick Steves. After arriving in Los Angeles a decade ago, she quickly nabbed a copywriting job at a major clothing company and derived years of editing and proofreading experience from her tenure there, all while sharpening her skills further with myriad freelance projects. In her spare time, she teaches herself French and Italian, has earned an ESL teaching certificate, traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and unashamedly devours television shows and books. The result of these pursuits is expertise in fashion, travel, beauty, literature, textbooks, and pop culture, in addition to whatever obsession consumes her next.


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