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“Nice place to visit and walk”

Balboa Island Ferry
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

If you go to Newport Beach take the Ferry over to Balboa Island. It is nice to see the quaint homes and it is a good walk if you go all the way around the island. The harbor is beautiful. December is a great time because so many homes are decorated for the holidays. It is beautiful.

Thank ChristopherD507
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Reviewed January 23, 2014

This cute three car ferry had virtually no wait, and was a fun, short ride. I think it was $3 for our car and one passenger. We'll do it again next trip!

1  Thank annkr
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

Unless you are dreaming of a ferry ride, skip this outrageously expensive way to cross the water and travel to the other end where you can drive on for free. The ferry ride is about 5 minutes.

1  Thank Yvonne B
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

fun for kids who have never been on a car ferry...nice ride across the water to the main land.........

Thank JKCDMom
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

This was a nice quick way to get you and your car across the bay to Balboa Island. We enjoyed the short trip as it gave great photo ops of both sides. Price is very reasonable and the ride takes no time to get from one side to another. They typically have 2 ferries going at a time so there is practically no wait as long as there aren't many cars trying to get across as each ferry can only hold 3 cars. It was fun.

1  Thank FLVisitors
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