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Stunning and fun photo op

These murals are stunning. My 16 year old and I had fun doing fun photos here. Doesn’t take long to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
binkaui
,
Columbus, Montana
Very nice painting

From Trip Advisor reviews we knew this was not must see item. However, when one considers the skill... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ronald T
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Lake Mills
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“nature trail” (12 reviews)
“killer whales” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7719
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These murals are stunning. My 16 year old and I had fun doing fun photos here. Doesn’t take long to see and was a fun diversion on a chilly day.

Thank binkaui
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Trip Advisor reviews we knew this was not must see item. However, when one considers the skill in paining the walls and amount of paint used, it is quite impressive. It is great for photo ops in front of it. Three is also a...More

Thank Ronald T
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Wanted to see this as I have been to his gallery in San Francisco and we have one of his works here in NH, loved the wall and the nature trail we took afterward, even saw an alligator! Great time!

Thank Belinda W
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Very colorful and detailed art work. Covers two walls outside the convention center. We enjoyed seeing it

Thank mfolsom
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I have always appreciated art. This is 1 of 100 of this type of mural in the world. Life size and on a wall of the convention center. Read about it first to really appreciate it's significance. There is a cool hibiscus walk we enjoyed...More

Thank Cooper3339
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I have visited at least 30 Whaling walls throughout the world and this is as good as any. It is easy to close to as it is at ground level. I have appreciated Wyland's art for 20+ years and several of his pieces. He is...More

2  Thank Tomga13
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Odd to list this as an attraction. If you go to the nature trail, part of the convention center has a wall painted with whales. Sure they are nice, but don't go there special for the wall.

Thank Rich S
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

These murals are beautiful. There is also a nature path to follow that tells all about the vegetation on the island. Good learning experience for families.

Thank acopeland2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We enjoy this each time we come to birdwatch along the Laguna Madre Nature Trail. The individual who repainted it did an excellent job.

Thank SueBee46530
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Although I found the wall to be interesting, we walked from the birding center, and it wasn't worth the walk.

Thank ACS672015
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Yes, this is one of his many works throughout the country.
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