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Address: 7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7719

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Nice photo op!

This was such a nice photo op and very quick as well! The wall itself is very huge so you can easily fit a huge family in one picture!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 August 2016
Hazel B
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Mansfield, Texas
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Mansfield, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This was such a nice photo op and very quick as well! The wall itself is very huge so you can easily fit a huge family in one picture!

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Thank Hazel B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Just a painting wall. If you by any chance pass by during the sunset, I recommend you can stop and take pictures there. Otherwise, it is not a MUST place.

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Thank Haolang W
Pottsboro, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great stop. We walked the trails and took pics here and it's free. I would definately recommend this for families visiting with small kids.

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Thank williamrigs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful. And it's free. Located at the convention center and has a nice nature walk. The mural is beyond artistic. Especially if your a whale lover.

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Thank Philip G
Duluth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We went to this wall for the photo op. It's a whale painted life size on a large wall. Interesting to see how big they really are. Colors were very vibrant!

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GRANGER
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

It was nice to see this had been beautifully repainted (and signed) since we were here in 2005. It's great that the community sees the value in maintaining this beautiful artwork.

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

The Whaling Walls are by the side of the Convention Center and near the parking area. It is so beautiful and so relaxing to look at and very well kept. There are three walls painted with orcas, dolphins, turtles and fish. It makes you feel like you are in the water with them.They were painted by the well known american... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Stopped by for a quick picture of this wall it is on 3 sides of the building and excellent painting.

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Thank Lise P
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is on the wall at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. It is visible from the parking lot and as you move closer to enjoy the nature walk you feel like you are in the ocean. The mural is now over 20 yrs. old and has with stood hurricanes and life on the beach...just like the whales. It is... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Pretty impressive! This has been refurbished since the original painting... Passed this on the way to a free boardwalk for birding.

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