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Balboa Island Ferry

Since 1919, Balboa Island Ferry has provided continuous service for drivers and passengers in vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California. Crossings approximate 800 feet. Via bridges, an alternate route is possible; but the traveling distance increases up to six miles. Many choose the ferry’s direct route and scenic crossing.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Sunday: 6:30 a.m. until 12:00 a.m.
Yelp Based on 286 Reviews Yelp

Recently rode the ferry. Had not hopped on it in almost 35 years. It was a pleasant surprise to go back in time. Not much has changed. Maybe the price... More

Seems you need to be aware of the fare!! Gentleman collecting fares today at around 2:30 attempted to get an extra .50 from us. When we questioned his price... More

2.50 for my family of 4 to cross. Not bad. Nice little ferry for the kids. Also, cars just drive on. 3-4 cars max each ride. More

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