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

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Not much to see but still worth a driveby

Not much to see here but still definitely worth a drive by and a picture. It's brightly and beautifully painted and you don't even have to get out of your car to admire it.

Reviewed 1 October 2015
Jennifer H
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Not much to see here but still definitely worth a drive by and a picture. It's brightly and beautifully painted and you don't even have to get out of your car to admire it.

1 Thank Jennifer H
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Nothing there to see. The wall has whales painted around and there is a small display inside that tells you about the history of the island. But that was that.

Thank Alina I
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

This was our last stop before departing SPI on Friday June 12. The wall is cool if you are into murals. It's pretty basic, but it does make for a nice backdrop for a family photo or group pic. We literally went there just to take family pics but it was so hot that it wasn't even enjoyable (5 kids... More 

1 Thank Brandon W
Grand Junction, Colorado
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199 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Large murals like this are seen all over big cities. This doesn't appear to be anything out of the ordinary.

1 Thank Nate K
South Padre Island, Texas
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102 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Visited whaling wall with an 8 year old girl and it was a fun experience. We both enjoyed the huge life sized paintings of whales, fish, turtles, etc. Our 8 year old loved posing in front of the painted animals and they made great photos:-)

Thank Diane M
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

If you like Murals and/ or Whales, this is great! They had some scaffolding around the building, probably so they can touch some things up. Either way is was fun to see!

Thank Natalie L
Galion, Ohio
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190 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

This wall art is very, very good and should not be missed. It is free and should be viewed from several different spots. I understand that the artist is trying to paint walls in most of the United States. There is nothing to dislike about this excellent art work. I understand that it has been touched up by local artist... More 

Thank RobertShroyer
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 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.

Thank KR0820
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 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

5 Thank Cornfantastica
New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

It is a good drive by attraction....the building is beautifully done but that is all there is to see there

1 Thank Mayasmommy05

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