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

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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 can walk the boardwalk to encounter birds; fish; turtles; crabs etc in their natural habitat.

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Austin
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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

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Thank Anne-GreenEyes
Sherman, Texas
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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!!

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Brownsville, Texas
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Brian A
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Kristi C
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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.

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1 Thank Nathan B
McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Linda R
Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is located at the convention center. We were not able to hang out long outside the center due to the oppressing humidity.This is a nicely painted mural, and there is another located on the property of a large hibiscus. Cool place for a photo op. The center backs up to the Birding Center and there is a wooden walkway... More 

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Thank elizabeth r
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Felt like we were back in Hawaii! Very nice mural; worth stopping by on your way to the "end of the road" or the convention center.

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