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Balboa Fun Zone, Newport Beach

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  • We visited ocean quest and the kids decided to go on the ferris wheel, it was a decent price, not too much to do but the atmosphere is nice. It gets pricey if you want to do the ferris wheel and the a...  more »
  • Being raised in Newport Beach in the '50s and early '60s I grew up with the Fun Zone. If memory serves it "invented" the frozen banana and I ate my fair share of them over the years. It's a bit of a m...  more »
  • This is a cool little area to visit before or after some time at the beach. My wife and daughter took the Ferris wheel which had some nice views and after we did the harbor tours and got to see some s...  more »
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  • Well, I have to admit, the second time here was a better experience - namely that the air quality is great and no smells out in the hallway. Air conditioning works great too. Arcade kind of sucks though. They're also real sticklers about the height of kids and for some reason ID grownups.
  • Balboa Fun Zone is a charming destination for families, friends and romantics. It has a ferris wheel, bumper cars, arcades, photo booths, ice cream, pizza and nice restaurants, harbor tours, bicycle rentals. beach walks, fire pits on the beach, pier fishing, and a park. I hosted a small birthday party there! Take the ferry to Balboa Island for a scenic walk to the main street where you will find a variety of shops and eateries.
  • So much room for activities! From food to arcades to just strolling along this is a surefire way to have a good time. There are some pretty sweet events taking place in this area depending on the season as well.
  • Grew up in Newport, always loved visits to the Fun Zone. Iconic trend of the 50's, and just so nostalgic. My cousin champ at the grab a toy arcade game, we always came home with goodies, and full of all the great carnival food offerings.
  • love the balboa fun zone. spend a few quarters in the arcade, ride teh best ferris wheel ever and get some treats. I also like to walk out on the public dock with the kids located near the catalina flyer.