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Address: 7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
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Beautiful wall mural

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Lise P
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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47 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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San Antonio, Texas
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Thank Patrice C
Buffalo, New York
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77 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 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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Thank judyjohnf
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Not much to see here but still definitely worth a drive by and a picture. It's brightly and beautifully painted and you don't even have to get out of your car to admire it.

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1 Thank Jennifer H
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nothing there to see. The wall has whales painted around and there is a small display inside that tells you about the history of the island. But that was that.

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Thank Alina I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

This was our last stop before departing SPI on Friday June 12. The wall is cool if you are into murals. It's pretty basic, but it does make for a nice backdrop for a family photo or group pic. We literally went there just to take family pics but it was so hot that it wasn't even enjoyable (5 kids... More 

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1 Thank Brandon W
Grand Junction, Colorado
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Large murals like this are seen all over big cities. This doesn't appear to be anything out of the ordinary.

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1 Thank Nate K
South Padre Island, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Visited whaling wall with an 8 year old girl and it was a fun experience. We both enjoyed the huge life sized paintings of whales, fish, turtles, etc. Our 8 year old loved posing in front of the painted animals and they made great photos:-)

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Thank Diane M
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you like Murals and/ or Whales, this is great! They had some scaffolding around the building, probably so they can touch some things up. Either way is was fun to see!

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Thank Natalie L
Galion, Ohio
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167 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This wall art is very, very good and should not be missed. It is free and should be viewed from several different spots. I understand that the artist is trying to paint walls in most of the United States. There is nothing to dislike about this excellent art work. I understand that it has been touched up by local artist... More 

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