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Address: 600 E Bay Ave # R, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Phone Number: (949) 673-0408
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Great day of family fun! Fun for the kiddos and take a break from the beach

Great family fun. Can spend a few hours here and be entertained and keep the kiddos entertained. Lots to do. We rode bikes down the boardwalk to the Balboa Island Ferry. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Great family fun. Can spend a few hours here and be entertained and keep the kiddos entertained. Lots to do. We rode bikes down the boardwalk to the Balboa Island Ferry. Great day of fun with the family! Balboa Island has a ton of neat boutiques to shop! And the Original Frozen Banana Place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

There is a lot to do here for any age! There are great little beach walk type food places, a Ferris wheel, boats today rent, boats you can just pay a low fee for s tour of the waterway (we always do this!) and you can sit in the shade or sun and the tour guides tell you who owns... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our grandkids always want to come here to ride the ferris wheel. The view at the top of the island and bay are awesome and the ride is a long one. There are a couple of other kinds of entertainment along with video arcades, souvenir shops and restaurants as well. Visit Harborside restaurant after for the best all-day happy hour... More 

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Orange County, California
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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

AMAZING Place just off the Balboa Pier. Love this place, been coming here for years, just to grab an ice cream or a burger walk the boardwalk, or the beach. Lots of places to park your bike which is huge in the area since there paved is trails along the beach. Lots of fun for kids and adults, cool games,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

After a long day at Disneyland we decided to spend the next day at the balboa beach and fun zone...the pier has lost of shops for kids to by beach wear in. Cute candy stores and snack stores. You can sit and watch the fisherman bring in their fresh catch of the day, take a whale watching trip or a... More 

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Eureka, California
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229 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

You can pack in a full day here. Its transitioning from Arcades to shopping, boating and eating. And there's plenty. Lots of parking across Balboa Blvd at the Pier. Stroll Main Street to The Fun Zone. There are sit down restaurants as well as faster choices. And don't forget to get the famous frozen banana. There are all kinds of... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We hopped across on the ferry and had a quick tour of the Fun Zone area. We enjoyed an excellent lunch in a restaurant on the waterfront, and it was a very short walk to view Newport Beach.

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Newport Beach
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It is good for kids as they get off or on the beach. It is not as good as dave and busters but it is way better than chuck e cheeze. Have a blast with your kids.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great place for your family to go for the day. You can take a trip to Catalina Island out of the fun zone.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A blast from the past with the arcades, ferris wheel, a view of the boats and the bay. A fun way to spend a few hours on a sunny day in Newport!

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Additional Information about Balboa Fun Zone

Address: Address: 600 E Bay Ave # R, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Phone Number: (949) 673-0408
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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