Balboa Fun Zone, Newport Beach

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Balboa Fun Zone is located in Newport Beach. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Newport Beach holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Balboa Fun Zone and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 9, 2017
    The smallest Ferris wheel I've seen some small rides and a few tourist shops and restaurants make for a good time. With the beach a short walk away it makes for a family fun day.  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    I've been coming here for over 50 years. I came when I was a kid, I took my kids, and now I go with my grandkids. There used to be lots of things to do, including bumper cars and a carousel. There was...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    Good fun little places and small fairground rides with plenty of little food stops and wonderful views.  more »
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  • June 25, 2017
    Before riding the ferry we stopped at the Fun Zone not a different things to do and play but I like the pinball machine
  • January 18, 2017
    Love the ferries wheel ride. The staff are super friendly and supportive. Wish that the two arcades combine tickets for our young ones. Visit The Mermaid store and get a slice of pizza near by. Best thin slice I have eaten in a while.
  • March 10, 2017
    Went here with my family had a great time! The little shops were unique and interesting. If I had to remove one star as I did, it was the parking and confusion... Worth a visit just be prepared to get stuck with people all trying to get in and out with a one lane road!
  • January 22, 2017
    Great place for fun with the family or a date. From the Ferris wheel you can see the ocean and pier over the rooftops as well as one of the best views of Newport harbor and all of the boats. For a great meal I recommend Balboa BBQ right across the walkway from the Ferris wheel.
  • November 28, 2016
    Very small cute place for kids to get on the few rides. Nice Area to walk around and have a day out. Beautiful beach views and Pier across the street...

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