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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have been renting from Newport Fun Tours for years. Almost always with a Groupon to save a few dollars. This time was no exception. I rented a paddle board and my friend a kayak. Both for 2 hours. The staff was very helpful as this was my first time on a paddle board. Next time you are in Newport and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

I have taken about a dozen Duffy boats out through Newport Fun Tours with no problems but today was a disaster. I rented a Duffy for my family along with my two month old baby. About half way through riding around the bay the boat's engine stopped working. We had to wait 30 minutes for someone from the company to... More 

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So. Cal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 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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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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Additional Information about Newport Fun Tours

Address: 2122 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone Number: (949)675-8433
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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