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Whaling Wall

7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
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Type: Islands, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is a good drive by attraction....the building is beautifully done but that is all there is to see there

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Port Isabel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

When you look at the Wailing Wall the painting shows a lot of activity and it is the entry to a great birding and butterfly area with lots of trees and shrubs planted for various people from the area with their stories shown

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West
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
17 helpful votes 17 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
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3 helpful votes 3 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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137 reviews 137 reviews
20 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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