Esperance Whale Tail
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AlbanyRick
Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
This is an interesting piece of art, and it does enhance the foreshore area. But would I make a special trip to see it? No. We just took a walk along the foreshore and passed right by it. There's lots of nice things along the foreshore, and this is just one of many. They've done a good job of including things like this, to add flavour and atmosphere to the foreshore, but I wouldn't consider it a separate tourist attraction.
Written 15 January 2024
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branham2016
Adelaide, Australia6,197 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
Installed in 2014, The Whale Tail is situated on the Esplanade and represents the Southern Right whales that travel in the area in winter. Local artists Cindy Poole and Jason Wooldridge designed the artwork with many tributes tucked into the design.

I especially loved the integration of coloured glass panels into the design and the way the sun light plays with the colours throughout the day. I saw it late one afternoon and the shadows that were caste were awesome – although I could not manage to capture them effectively in photos.

This is a stunning and majestic addition to the public artworks in Esperance and is well worth a visit to see. The superb lawned areas around the work add to the attractiveness of the location.

Return? Yes armed with a better camera to catch all the nuances of the light and the tail.
Written 29 March 2023
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Megan C
Sydney, Australia381 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Interesting sculpture in town. We saw this as we were ticking off some things listed in the area to see. Only need to stop quickly to have a look. Loved the headlight in the top of the tail.
Written 26 December 2022
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Dotty
Omeo, Australia10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022 • Solo
I found it almost comical. Sorry, it is not a good thing, they call sculpture. Public money should not be spent on these things.
Written 22 June 2022
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DadandCab
Coffs Harbour, Australia1,228 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
An attractive addition to the foreshore. Nice to look at and kids seem to love climbing on it. Good photo op too. Worth a look if you're in town.
Written 23 April 2022
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John R
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
This is a picture postcard photo, and the sculpture itself is brilliant. Take the time to wander around this area.
Written 4 September 2021
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gfsc5
Perth, Australia1,531 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
I'm a fan of public art at the best of times so I may be a bit biased. The whale tail is a lovely piece of art taking pride of place on the Esperance foreshore. It's a large piece and stands out - as one would expect of a whale's tail. Well worth taking a close look rather than just driving past.
Written 12 May 2021
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MojiNegro
Perth, Australia1,537 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Lovely piece of art on the foreshore. We didn't make it to the Cindy Poole gallery but this piece of art by Cindy is stunning and in a great location
Written 16 January 2021
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EdiBa683
Switzerland1,245 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
The whale tail at the waterfront is a beautiful sculpture and attracts attention. It is amazing at sunset.
Written 22 November 2020
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caddyandbellA
Perth, Australia4,679 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
We were walking in town and went and had a look at this sculpture.Relevant to the town and the use of the hand made glass was beautiful.Worth a spot on your walk through town.Looks great at sunrise
Written 1 November 2020
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