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We went to the museum. We did the tour. It was very interesting. It seemed so real. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Wollongong, Australia
Attractive & appropriate

I think well done to the forethought involved in this attractive sculpture. How fitting for the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Kincumber, Australia
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James Street, south end | The Esplanade, Esperance Foreshore, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We went to the museum. We did the tour. It was very interesting. It seemed so real. The guide was very imformative and well worth doing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wazzab
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I think well done to the forethought involved in this attractive sculpture. How fitting for the town and it caps off a great walkway and gardens along the foreshore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We enjoyed looking at and touching the sculpture in the daylight and later once it was dark, as it was lit up beautifully. It felt like a perfect expression of Esperance and a valuable addition to the foreshore area.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AnnieR437
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Was pouring with rain so i only drove past a couple of times, I liked it, it stands out, looks good and is a perfect piece of artwork for the foreshore area. After reading other people's posts I wish it hadn't been bucketing down so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarsinMandurah
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The designer of the whale tail deserves a pat on the back. It is truly lovely. Set on the Esplanade it really sets it off

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gert61
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Not sure what I thought when I first saw it, but it grows on you, and it is representative of the area. Great landmark though and have taken a few good photos there.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ronp1954
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A really cool piece of street art which captures the old whaling history of Esperance & the region. A combo of Timber, Metal & Coloured Glass with the Tail waving towards the water. A good spot also to stop & enjoy the view.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This piece of public artwork completely blew me away and that takes something. At first it is clearly the shape of a whale tail, albeit nicely done. But then, look closely as you drive or walk by the Esperance Esplanade and you will see that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 20 April 2018

You can't miss this piece of,public art if you walk along the foreshore in esperance. It is very well done with some coloured glass inserts that the sun Haines through just about all day. It's a great photo opportunity and because of this, hard to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We used this location as a meeting place - and it worked fine. Easy walk to the museum and small shopping district from here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SRMueller1
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