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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 101 Reviews Yelp

This review is for the arcade specifically. It's not the biggest place, nor does is have the greatest selection of games, but my kids love it! It's rare... More

Not so much fun- super small, outdated and run down. We got some ice cream cones, looked at the small Ferris wheel and hit the road. You won't miss... More

Great place to visit + the Ferris wheel is a lot of fun. It's only 5$ and the line isn't crazy long. + they have a harbor Cruise nearby in which you can... More

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