Instagram Captions: 100+ Best, Cool & Unique Captions For Your Instagram Post

Take a look at these best Instagram captains for all occasions.

Instagram has emerged as one of the best photo-sharing apps over the last few years. What started as a teenage-centric app for charging photos has now expanded to a larger app, which now allows you to share stories, short videos, music, reels, and much more. Also, the app is now not only used by youths, but it is also being used by many adults and brands who even use the platform for marketing these days.  

While posting an image of a video or a reel on Instagram, the Instagram caption will define the content you are posting on the platform. It might be a funny laptop, a long insightful one, or maybe you are wishing someone on their birthday or a special occasion. These captions usually create a deep connection between you and your followers. 

A good caption and a unique caption on Instagram will often get good engagement in the form of more likes, comments, reach, and shares. In case you are running out of ideas for a good caption or you want to get some new captions for your content on Instagram, here are some of the best Instagram captions you can use for different occasions. 

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What is an Instagram Caption?

The Instagram caption essentially describes the photo/video you post on the platform. It gives the followers more context from the few words or lines you add to the media. It can be a picture of your wedding, your solo trip or something funny you spotted on the road. You can write captions using alphabets, numbers, and special characters, use hashtags and even tag other people or accounts. A good caption creates a good memory. 

100+ Best & Cool Instagram Captions to Use for Your Photos

Now that you know what a caption is, let’s take a look at some of the best Instagram captions. For those who are now aware here are quick steps on how to insert a caption on Instagram. 

  1. Open the Instagram app on your phone
  2. Tap on the “+” icon at the bottom of your screen
  3. Select or record the image/video you’d like to post
  4. Tap on the right arrow mark in the top right
  5. Add filters if you’d like to enhance your media (optional)
  6. Tap on “Write a caption… and start writing your caption for the Instagram post
  7. Once you have written the caption, select the right arrow on the top right corner to post it

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Instagram Captions for Best Friend

  1. A good friend knows all your best stories, but a best friend has lived them with you
  2. Friends are the family you choose
  3. Friends buy you lunch, best friends eat your lunch
  4. Few best friends have matching tattoos, we have the same mental issue 
  5. God knew we should be best friends and not siblings as one mom couldn’t handle us
  6. What’s the point of friendship without any trouble?
  7. Our friendship isn’t an accident
  8. We’ll be friends forever because you know too much
  9. Friends are like Oreos, the good stuff is on the inside
  10. I never asked God to take my problems away because I always want you as a friend 

Motivational Instagram Captions

  1. Every Setback is a setup for your comeback
  2. You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win
  3. The little things in life matter
  4. Dreams don’t expire dates, keep going
  5. If you can’t, you must. If you must, you can
  6. Life is short. Live it up and live it in the moment
  7. Live for today, plan for tomorrow
  8. You were not given this life to be Average
  9. The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake
  10. What doesn’t kill you, will make you stronger 
  11. Follow your heart, but take your brain with you
  12. A problem is a chance for you to do your best
  13. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
  14. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines
  15. Every exit is an entry somewhere else
  16. The road to success is always under construction
  17. Well done is better than well said

Nature Captions for Instagram

  1. I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods
  2. Get outside and shine like the sun above your head
  3. Breath in the wild air 
  4. If you love nature, you will find beauty anywhere
  5. Go to the place where you feel most alive
  6. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin
  7. Life is a collection of moments like this
  8. Colors are the smiles of nature
  9. Let the adventure begin
  10. With a view like this, I’m never leaving
  11. Slow down and enjoy the view
  12. This is my happy place
  13. Nature’s beauty, frame by frame
  14. More adventure, less worry
  15. Live in the sunshine
  16. Never stop exploring
  17. Nature is my medicine
  18. Escape the ordinary
  19. I got nature vibes
  20. Green vibes only
  21. Feel the magic of the forest

Instagram Captions for Food

  1. If I share my food with you, it’s a big deal
  2. I saw it, I liked it, I ate it
  3. Joey and I even I don’t share food
  4. DND unless you have a bunch of chocolates to offer
  5. Every meal would be better if it were pizza/ or insert your favourite food
  6. Whatever the question, food is the answer
  7. Anytime is a good time for ice cream
  8. I eat Biryani only on days that start with T (Today/Tomorrow)
  9. I lost some weight once, but I found it again in the fridge
  10. Good food, good life
  11. count the memories, not the calories
  12. The rule about eating fries is that you never count how many you’ve had

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Funny Instagram Captions

  1. When nothing goes right, go to sleep
  2. Just want someone to look at me the way I look at food
  3. An apple a day will keep anyone away if you throw it hard enough
  4. We tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of our lives
  5. That awkward moment when you’re wearing Nike’s and you can’t do it
  6. You never know what you have until you have cleaned your house
  7. If I was funny, I would have a good Instagram caption
  8. I do marathons, on Netflix
  9. No, no I’m listening. It just takes me a minute to process so much stupid all at once
  10. Your secrets are safe with me… I wasn’t even listening
  11. Don’t be ashamed of who you are. That’s your friend’s job
  12. Does the problem concern me? No? then suffer in silence 
  13. I am not great at giving advice. But can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?
  14. If you don’t mind, I’d like to stop listening to you

Cool Captions for Instagram

  1. Life is better when you’re laughing
  2. I am not crazy, my mother had me tested
  3. If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude
  4. Those who think it is not cool to be kind are cold-hearted
  5. Weird is the new cool
  6. One does not simply create a clever Instagram caption
  7. So uncool it’s cool again
  8. Friday, my second favourite F word
  9. When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine
  10. Be happy. It drives people crazy

Instagram Captions for Selfies

  1. Confidence level 一 selfie with no filter
  2. But first, let me take a selfie
  3. Classy, but a little bit sassy
  4. Life isn’t perfect, but my selfie is!
  5. Less perfection, more authenticity
  6. Oh, hey there!
  7. All about the vibe
  8. Woke up like this
  9. Crazy hair, don’t care
  10. Confidence comes with a great cup of coffee
  11. Live more, worry less

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Best song/movie lyrics for Instagram captions

  1. Dil ka dariya beh hi gaya, Ishq ibadat ban hi gaya,  Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage 一 Kabir Singh
  2. Ye Babu Rao ka Style Hai…
  3. Kahin pe pahunchne ke liye kahin se nikalna bahut zaruri hota hai 一 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
  4. Amir bano amir! Ye garibon wali baat akb chhodoge? 一 Phir Hera Pheri
  5. Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies 一 Drake
  6. You can’t spell “awesome” without “me” 一 Taylor Swift
  7. We don’t have to be ordinary 一 Shawn Mendes
  8. You’re italic, I’m in bold 一 Billie Eilish
  9. Know yourself, know your worth 一 Drake
  10. I’ll be all you need and more 一 Rihanna
  11. You got friends? well I got homies 一 Kayne West
  12. I will not fall, I will stand tall, Feels like no one can beat me 一 Eminem

Holiday/Vacation  Instagram Captions

  1. Live more, fear less
  2. I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods
  3. Be anything, but predictable
  4. To live is to travel 
  5. Always say yes to new adventures
  6. Work hard, travel harder
  7. Find a beautiful place, and get lost
  8. Travel, because money returns. Time doesn’t
  9. Calories don’t count when you’re on vacation
  10. Keep calm and travel on
  11. Travel Mode: ON
  12. Travel as long as you can, as much as you can
  13. When in doubt, wear Red/Blue/Black
  14. What’s on my bucket list? Everywhere
  15. BRB, going to soak up some vitamin sea

Birthday wish Instagram captions

  1. Happy birthday 
  2. Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake
  3. If you are lucky enough to find a weirdo, never let them go. A big happy birthday to my weirdo, who’s another year older, but not wiser
  4. Happy birthday, can’t wait to celebrate this one and many more!
  5. Don’t worry about your age, you will be older next year. Happy birthday!
  6. Don’t grow up… It’s a trap!
  7. I’m so glad this beautiful human continues to exist for another year
  8. Keep calm and celebrate on
  9. I don’t need Facebook to remind me it is your birthday
  10. Enjoy your last teenage year, kid!
  11. Happy Birthday, mate! Have a blast
  12. It’s hard to find people who will love you no matter what. I was lucky enough to find one of them. Happy birthday to you, <insert name>
  13. Happy birthday to the most amazing man/woman ever


What’s the character limit for captions on Instagram?

Instagram has a character limit of 2,200 for laptops, which includes texts, numbers, special characters, tags, emojis and hashtags. 


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