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A Hidden Surprise

I was told to go to the end of the island and look at the convention center where the Wyland Whale... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
jsbonbay S
Alpine, Texas
A Wall with a Whale

It's just a wall with a whale so don't expect too much. The painting was nice though. It's located... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Pearland, Texas
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7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7719
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

I was told to go to the end of the island and look at the convention center where the Wyland Whale wall is. This is one of 100 life size murals in the world to expand appreciation of aquatic wildlife. The wall is stunning and...More

Thank jsbonbay S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It's just a wall with a whale so don't expect too much. The painting was nice though. It's located at the Convention Center.

Thank blw528
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You have to check it out. Wonderful Whales, turtles, fish...Wyland's art mural on the wall of the convention center

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A very realistic full wall mural at the convention center. One side has Orca whales and another dolphins and sea turtles. Makes for a great vacation photo opportunity. Right next to the whaling wall is the entrance to the Laguna Madra Nature Trail where you...More

1  Thank jamz83
Reviewed 29 September 2016

unusual mural wall at the local convention center - also known for birding on their boardwalk which is adjacent to the Birding Center, and their resident alligator

Thank Anne-GreenEyes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is large painting on part of the convention center that wraps around the building. The details in the painting are amazing and the colors are so bright and vivid. Worth a gander if you are in the area!!

Thank txtrvlrs
Reviewed 14 September 2016

What can I say. It's a big mural of whales on the outside of the South Padre Island convention center.

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The artist is amazing and I would recommend seeing this when you are on South Padre Island. Makes for great pictures.

Thank Kristi C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It's a whale with a great mural, but that's about it. The view from the bay at the convention center (where this wall exists) is pretty nice.

1  Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoy going over to the convention center every time we visit Padre Island, and it's just to see that beautiful and unique paining of the Orcas.

Thank Linda R
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was this wall painted by the artist wyland?
26 February 2017|
Response from jsbonbay S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is one of his many works throughout the country.