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Address: 410 S Bayfront, Newport Beach, CA 92662
Phone Number: (949) 673-1070
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We've taken this many times. Nice to get to the other side of Newport. A convenient shortcut. A good way to explore the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've taken this many times. Nice to get to the other side of Newport. A convenient shortcut. A good way to explore the city.

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drkhan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Good experience, just a dollar per person. The sourrounding view is awesome from the ferry. cars are 3 dollars.

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Bristol, CT
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Low fee and friendly people. The only way to get the island and gets you in the right mood to enjoy a whale watch. Loved it.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Only $3.50 for my son and I to drive the Honda on the ferry to take across to Balboa Island. Something cool to do when you are in the area. Weird feeling being in the car when the ferry leaves the pier - very cool.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

it's worth taking a drive down the main drag of Balbo and off to the Peninsula by Ferry. If you live close enough, bicycle riding is that much more fun. This darling little ferry holds 3 cars and usually have 2 running during the summer so the wait is never that long. The kids that work it are all really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Clean boat and it's a quick ride to Catalina Island - a little over an hour. Long line to get on and a super long line to get off the boat (longer then an airport security line).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Just such cool scenery amazing stuff. Just way too cool to pass up. Everytime i am down here I am for sure going to come here.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
55 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Small ferry carries 3 cars for quick 5 min journey to balboa and back. We went with our bikes for $1.25 each and in doing so jumped the queues. There is a road to balboa as well and seems balboa to newport is a busier route.

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Anaheim Hills, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The ferry has been running way before I first moved to the area in 1965 and moves 3 cars and people across the bay from the Balboa Peninsula to Balboa Island. it is a short ride, maybe 1-2 minutes depending on the traffic in the bay and the number of ferries running (up to 3). The wait to drive a... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The best way to get from one shore to another and avoid all the traffic from driving around to get to Balboa Island. Be sure to watch the pelicans accompany the ferry. It is inexpensive and totally worth the experience.

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