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Whaling Wall

7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7719
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Umm. Sure

Odd to list this as an attraction. If you go to the nature trail, part of the convention center... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rich S
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Austin, Texas, United States
Awesome

These murals are beautiful. There is also a nature path to follow that tells all about the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
acopeland2017
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Red Oak, Texas
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7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7719
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Odd to list this as an attraction. If you go to the nature trail, part of the convention center has a wall painted with whales. Sure they are nice, but don't go there special for the wall.

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

These murals are beautiful. There is also a nature path to follow that tells all about the vegetation on the island. Good learning experience for families.

Thank acopeland2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We enjoy this each time we come to birdwatch along the Laguna Madre Nature Trail. The individual who repainted it did an excellent job.

Thank SueBee46530
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Although I found the wall to be interesting, we walked from the birding center, and it wasn't worth the walk.

Thank ACS672015
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This a quite a mural of various whales adjacent to the SPI convention center. Very detailed. A plaque in front of the creation explains the artist, etc. About a 15-minute stop.

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Nice painting on a building. Paved half circle drive. Free. Located to the side of the convention center. Killer whales aren't seen in this area, but pretty neat scene just the same.

Thank VShelia
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Very worth taking the time to stop and look at before you walk the board walk out to the Laguna Madre where youn can see all sorts of wonderful birds and sea creatures in the shallow waters.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Beautiful art imitating real life. The colors and detail was amazing. The sea creatures were to scale and very realist.

Thank John O
Reviewed 12 January 2017

To see the Whaling Wall is easy and quick, but to fully understand what you are seeing, go the the Website and learn about why the wall is there and where all 100 are located.

Thank Scarletflash600
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Wyland's collection of wonderful walls. Love his work. Looking at the walls at South Padre Island is like being in an art museum. You can't help but stand and watch every detail of the whales and the sea turtles and all sea lWatching the walls...More

Thank irmac213
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bmurner
26 February 2017|
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Response from jsbonbay S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is one of his many works throughout the country.
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