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Whaling Wall

7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Islands
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West
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Whaling Wall is a beautifully painted mural but that is all it is. I don't think it should be listed as a separate attraction but part of the nature trail.

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Really just a pretty mural by the entrance to the Laguna Madre Nature Trail. Has killer whales and other wildlife depicted.

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Woodway, TX
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This huge painting can be seen from the main road. It is very well done and interesting to look at. The reason I only gave 3 stars is that it is not a great 'destination', but the great thing is that it is right next to the Nature Trail. They go together well for a nice place to visit.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

whailing wall its really beutiful, they really take care of it, we took lots of picture on it, its fun we love SPI

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Cambridge, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Whaling wall was very pretty to go visit with me and my husband. we were impressed at the detail in it!

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Hudso WI
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We got some fun pictures of the kids being 'attacked' by the whales. It's a fun photo op if you're doing the nature trail that is next to it. I wouldn't exactly call it a destination though.

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Corpus
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This wall art has been in place at the So Padre Island Convention Center for at least 10 years and each time I go to the convention center It re-captivates me as something identifying this part of Texas as something special. This is not a destination point it is wall art on the exterior of the building. You will find... More

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Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Quite a lovely and colorful mural, and it makes for a quick stop. Not really an attraction, per se, but the mural is nice to see!

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Spring Valley, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

drove by it, saw it from the road. Big O Mural, but nothing special. Not technically an 'attraction' but OK.

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Galion, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is a very large and very well done painting on the side of the convention center building. It is so large that one might miss it. Beautiful

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