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“Ferry across the bay” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Balboa Island Ferry

Balboa Island Ferry
410 S Bayfront, Newport Beach, CA 92662
(949) 673-1070
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Type: Ferries/ Boats, Outdoors
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Dallas, TX
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Ferry across the bay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Balboa Island Ferry is a treat not to be missed. 4 cars at a time plus walkers, bikers, and others traverse Newport Bay from the Balboa Pennisula to little quaint Balboa Island. You can drive off or on the island from Pacific Coast Highway but the ferry is lots more fun.

Visited October 2012
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“3-car ferry from Balboa to Spit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Convenient, quick & cheap for the 1000ft crossing - just walk on or drive on, they come around and collect the $1 per person and $1 per car

Visited September 2012
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Eagar, Arizona, United States
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Short and Sweet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

It was fun to travel across bay with vintage convertible on board. Lots of bikes, strollers and pets. Good way to get on the water for just $1 each way.

Visited October 2012
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Santa Monica, CA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“On Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

There always there when you need it and always curtous A pleasant 3.5 minute trip across the bay with all the boats going by and a light breeze in the air. Not too expensive at a $1 per person.

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simi valley
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“Fun to experience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

If you don't have to wait in a line forever its worth it. How often do you get to take your car on the ocean? Its very exciting for kids!! And its cheap.

Visited September 2012
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