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Address: 2122 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4322
Phone Number: (949)675-8433
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Good fun for 90 minute tour.

We used a groupon to get a good rate on an 8 person Duffy rental. I only rate this as average because the Duffy was definitely on the old side, looked tired and was a lot noisier... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2016
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San Diego, California
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132 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Celebrated a birthday on a six person party boat. Staff was good and handled several groups at a time. Bring your own food and drinks. Table on the boat was perfect. Easy to drive. Plexi-glass in front and back of boat to break the wind. Minimum speed only. 90 minute ride was perfect to get an overall view of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Really enjoyed my tour of Newport! The guides were helpful and very kind! Make sure you arrive on time so that others are not waiting for you.

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Thank Estatodivertente
Anaheim, California
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127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We bought a coupon through Travelzoo and took the family, all adults, for a ride through the harbor. The weather was great, the boat was clean, and the staff was very friendly and extremely helpful for the novice navigator. Definitely a re-do.

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Thank Billyjoe52
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We used a groupon to get a good rate on an 8 person Duffy rental. I only rate this as average because the Duffy was definitely on the old side, looked tired and was a lot noisier than other Duffy rentals I have had. It was a nice 90 minute trip around the harbor, but definitely make sure to use... More 

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Thank Ndfmcfc
Los Angeles, California
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144 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

There were 8 of us celebrating my son's birthday last Sunday afternoon on the electric boat. It was easy to reserve and had plenty of room. You can bring your own drinks and food....we had wine and appetizer's. The bay was beautiful and we enjoyed boating around and seeing the big homes and even bigger boats. We had a wonderful... More 

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Baja California Norte, Mexico
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

We met at our destination a little early and were surprised with the offer of 'sure take your boat out now," With a thorough explanation on how to run the darling Duffy... off we puttered ( come on... it's electric) into the beautiful Newport Beach Harbor.. we followed the 'map' provided.. for an hour and a half...shared some snacks and... More 

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Thank ladykate_7
Orange, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I've tried to call this "business" 7-8 times and they rarely pick up their phone. They have a deep phone tree. they need to have a person pickup the phone. I'd suggest patronizing another business.

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Thank BobDinOc
Fountain Valley, California
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

First of all this place was a little difficult to find. It seemed they moved office between when I made my reservation and the evening of. No one let me know that. The new location was not well marked, there was an office suite with no sign so getting there was a little frustrating. However once we actually got going,... More 

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Thank tammycameron
Whittier, California
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206 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Newport Fun Tours is a decent duffy boat rental spot in Newport Beach, but I have to say that these duffy boats are extremely slow, so slow that if you ever got carried out to sea or have someone having a medical emergency on the boat, you'd be almost out of luck getting immediate help. The boats are also older... More 

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Cypress, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

PLEASE READ AND CONSIDER YOURSELF. I don't really write 'review' , but today they made to write it. BEWARE. Ripping off awareness for your future visit. there are other good service locations, so don't make a MISTAKE as i did. What is a good with a deal if they charge you and eventually pay same or even higher than normal... More 

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