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

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Nice painting

Very neat place to take a picture by, but that's about it. You could walk the trails at the convention center, but we had just walked the trails at the nature center.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
KR0820
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Very neat place to take a picture by, but that's about it. You could walk the trails at the convention center, but we had just walked the trails at the nature center.

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Thank KR0820
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Nice to take a picture by - wouldn't consider it an attraction, kids thought it was cool. I don't think trip advisor should list this as an attraction, it's the same thing as a sculpture in a park

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5 Thank Cornfantastica
New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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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1 Thank Mayasmommy05
Port Isabel
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Thank Adamson2014
San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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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Thank Linda6463
Woodway, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 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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Thank corollagirl
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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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2 Thank Ruth V
Cambridge, Iowa
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 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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3 Thank ahackett88
Hudso WI
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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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