Balboa Village

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 97 Reviews Yelp

Had an amazing time with the family here .. Toured stars homes off the coast and watched dolphins and sea lions play .. was really nice to be treated has if... More

Rode the Ferris wheel. It was actually pretty cool, but the operator HATES his job. We cut our party's rides short because we refuse to give this guy any... More

Sure, it's small but it's a small area! There is plenty to do in the fun zone and if you let your inner child out, you will have fun. If a short walk from... More

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