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If you appreciate art this is cool and not to be missed ...read about it to really get it.

I have always appreciated art. This is 1 of 100 of this type of mural in the world. Life size and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
via mobile
Wyland fan

I have visited at least 30 Whaling walls throughout the world and this is as good as any. It is... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
El Paso, Texas
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7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7719
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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
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

1  Thank Tomga13
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This a quite a mural of various whales adjacent to the SPI convention center. Very detailed. A plaque in front of the creation explains the artist, etc. About a 15-minute stop.

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Nice painting on a building. Paved half circle drive. Free. Located to the side of the convention center. Killer whales aren't seen in this area, but pretty neat scene just the same.

Thank VShelia
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Very worth taking the time to stop and look at before you walk the board walk out to the Laguna Madre where youn can see all sorts of wonderful birds and sea creatures in the shallow waters.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Beautiful art imitating real life. The colors and detail was amazing. The sea creatures were to scale and very realist.

Thank John O
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26 February 2017|
Response from jsbonbay S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is one of his many works throughout the country.