Things to do near Balboa Island

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    0.13 miBalboa Island Ferry

    Balboa Island Ferry

    Ranked #4 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.13 mi from Balboa Island
    9.543 reviews
    Transportation, Ferry
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    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 ...

  • 2
    0.35 miBalboa Island

    Balboa Island

    Ranked #3 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.35 mi from Balboa Island
    9.454 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Fishing, Beach
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    Balboa is a peninsula that is part of Newport Beach and probably our favorite beach in Orange County. It is home to multimillion dollar mansions, a huge yacht harbor and ...

  • 3
    0.35 miBalboa Fun Zone

    Balboa Fun Zone

    Ranked #5 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.35 mi from Balboa Island
    8.646 reviews
    Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    If you have kids, for sure a fun place to come. There's a small area with boardwalk games and carnival rides and has that old-timey boardwalk feel. It's nice to ...

  • 4
    0.43 miBalboa Island Museum and Historical Society

    Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society

    Ranked #7 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.43 mi from Balboa Island
    9.129 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    I love little museums like this one! The small, cozy building holds a number of photographs, documents, and models that detail Balboa Island's history. While it's only open a few ...

  • 5
    0.65 miBalboa Peninsula

    Balboa Peninsula

    Ranked #11 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.65 mi from Balboa Island
    9.218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach, Neighbourhood
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureFoodies

    Balboa is a great place for the whole family. You have the Balboa Fun Zone (one of my favorite places) with two arcades and ferris wheel. There are shops, restaurants, ...

  • 6
    0.53 miBalboa Pier

    Balboa Pier

    Ranked #12 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.53 mi from Balboa Island
    8.918 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach, Pier
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyNightlife

    Much cleaner than Newport Pier!!! Sit on the top deck of Ruby's for a nice view and delicious burgers, shakes and fries! Their clam chowder is surprisingly thick, creamy and ...

  • 7
    0.35 miDavey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportfishing

    Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportfishing

    Ranked #13 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.35 mi from Balboa Island
    9.314 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Cruise, Fishing
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure
  • 8
    0.35 miNewport Landing Whale Watching

    Newport Landing Whale Watching

    Ranked #14 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.35 mi from Balboa Island
    8.414 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Rental Boats, Cruise
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure
  • 9
    0.34 miCatalina Flyer

    Catalina Flyer

    Ranked #17 overall in Newport Beach things to do
    0.34 mi from Balboa Island
    8.99 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Rental Boats, Cruise
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Catalina Flyer is one big catamaran that leaves Balboa at 9am and leaves Avalon at 430pm. If you are trying to ride standby you'll need to get to Balboa Pavilion ...

  • 10
    0.85 miSouthwind Kayak Center Rental Base

    Southwind Kayak Center Rental Base

    Ranked #6 overall in Irvine things to do
    0.85 mi from Balboa Island
    9.77 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Rental Boats
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyWellness

    I really like kayaking at Newport Harbor! This was my first time kayaking here and thanks to Southwind Kayak center, my friend and I got to enjoy a relaxing 1 ...

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