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Panama City Beach, Florida: Big Willy: Killer Whale

A souvenir shop that you enter through the mouth of a hungry-looking killer whale, a scary counterpoint to the lovable Free Willy.

9703 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
On the south side of Hwy 30/Front Beach Rd about a mile east of where it turns inland. Just down the street from Big Gus the Steer.
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Big Willy: Killer Whale.

Big Willy

Big Willy's Surf and Swim shop has a wide variety of souvenirs.

[Tisha Brown, 09/12/2023]

Big Willy the killer whale was created as a scary counterpoint to the lovable Free Willy. Another souvenir shop in town has an identical sculpture-entrance, but it's painted as a shark.

Killer Whale entrance.

Big Willy's Killer Whale

A giant concrete killer whale at the entrance of Big Willy's, which is a beach shop. There are 2 other similar shops in the area that have a shark, and one has regular whale, or it might be a dolphin. You can stand in its mouth and get your picture taken.

[Cathy Tenaglia, 04/02/2008]

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