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Address: 2122 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone Number: (949)675-8433
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Groupon? Forgadaboutit.

We have been trying to use our Groupon and can never get a reservation before or after the expiration date. The excuse is that all of the Duffys were booked and the Groupon did... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
John C
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So. Cal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great deal for SUP rental. I hadn't yet purchased my Groupon, as I wanted to make sure they were open midweek. They still honored the Groupon rate. Small parking structure is at the location, but there is also a city lot two blocks away. In the office we were shown a map of the waterways and told approximately how long... More 

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Huntington Beach, CA
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204 reviews 204 reviews
85 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have come here many times over several years with groupons. You do have to book a while out and weekends are hard, but we have always had it work out. Can be a bit crazy at the check-in, but it has always been a great experience and have never had a problem with a boat. Staff knows what they... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We rented an electric boat from Newport Fun Tours. It was far more tired than the one showing on the web page. It goes to show that you get what you pay for. Duffy Boats is only a few blocks away costs a bit more but they know what they are doing.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Rob was a great tour guide. He gave us (family of four with two kids, 11 and 12) enough time to get comfortable with the Segways and took appropriately timed breaks. We went at a leisurely pace and enjoyed learning more about Newport. The route was along all the beautiful, unique homes so if you're into HGTV, this is your... More 

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Ontario, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had no trouble reaching office staff for reservations. Parking was ample as we went on a Thursday. Boats are not new but are clean. We brought wine and a basket of treats. Would recommend that you take a tablecloth and a trash receptacle. Boat was easy to navigate and we had no problems. Plan to do this again on... More 

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Balboa Island, California
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226 reviews 226 reviews
87 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Bought a 90 minute Groupon for an electric boat for $69. That's a good deal. I read the fine print and fortunately saw that you need to make your reservation 72 hours ahead of time. I did this and we got the boat mid week. Tiffany, who checked us out,was great. The boat was clean and worked just fine. Parking... More 

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US
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120 reviews 120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Rented an 8 person electric boat for the 4 of us. What a great time. Used a Groupon, but either way, it would be worth it. Boats go 5 mph max. and we toured the harbor at sunset. This is perfect for a group to split the cost too- and they have boats that seat 12. Boats have canopy and... More 

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105 reviews 105 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been trying to use our Groupon and can never get a reservation before or after the expiration date. The excuse is that all of the Duffys were booked and the Groupon did not cover the larger boats which were always available. However, when we paid the full fare for a smaller boat last weekend, we found it to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I found a Group-on for Newport Fun Tour for the electric boat. Being from 2,000 miles away I called to see how things worked... As others have pointed out, it did take calling 4-5 times before getting anyone to answer. Be advised that there isn’t any signage off the main road and passed the address about 3 times before pulling... More 

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los angeles
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204 reviews 204 reviews
107 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was my 2nd time with Newport Fun Tours. The first time I had a travelzoo voucher for kayaking and it was mediocre at best. On Saturday, we rented one of their Duffy boats for my birthday. I had booked this reservation 2 months in advance and it took two days because no one ever answers the phone there. My... More 

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