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Balboa Fun Zone


The Balboa Fun Zone is one of Southern California’s oldest and last great coastal amusement areas and a popular family-friendly attraction for visitors to Newport Beach. Visitors can enjoy rides on the waterfront Ferris Wheel, play games in the arcade or tour the nautical museum while enjoying their favorite beach treats. Balboa Newport Beach is also a popular place to rent bikes, harbor cruises, whale watching or take off for a day trip to nearby Catalina Island on the Catalina Flyer.

Getting to the Balboa Fun Zone


The Balboa Fun Zone is located on Balboa Peninsula across from Balboa Pier off Balboa Blvd. A public parking lot is available across Balboa Blvd next to the pier. Or the Balboa Fun Zone can be reached by the Auto Ferry located on Balboa Island.

Yelp Based on 105 Reviews Yelp

Recently visited here with my kids and we had fun! The fun zone is very big, but it is a nice area to add in some fun and quick activities with your kids.... More

This part of the island has seen better days. I used to come as a kid and loved it but now it's really run down and rather seedy. Not sure why because there... More

This is a great place to bring your family for a few hours to enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere of a bygone era. Most carnival type amusement parks around the... More

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