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Balboa Fun Zone

600 E Bay Ave Ste R, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1347
+1 949-673-0408
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Very small theme park

The Balboa Fun Zone is a family friendly attraction located on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
tommomelbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
Tired has been place

My 9 year old had fun blowing through the usual 20 bucks at the arcade to win tickets to "win" a... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
traveler5555512
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“ferris wheel” (85 reviews)
“arcade games” (9 reviews)
“cotton candy” (6 reviews)
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600 E Bay Ave Ste R, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1347
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Balboa Fun Zone is a family friendly attraction located on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach Its one of Southern California’s oldest coastal amusement park. There is a Ferris Wheel, arcade games or one can visit the nautical museum The area is also a...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My 9 year old had fun blowing through the usual 20 bucks at the arcade to win tickets to "win" a prize....but after that 20 minutes she was bored of the area. There just isnt that much to do other than rent water crafts. The...More

1  Thank traveler5555512
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a fun day trip kind of place. There is a "Fun Zone" with arcades and old fashion games. You can rent boats, power or sail, Jet Skis, Para Sailing, day fishing trips and whale watching. There are restaurants from mid-upper scale, frozen banana’s,...More

1  Thank Troy-Wo
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good pizza, fair-like food, great views of the water, and plenty of fun places for little children. Truly a fun place!

1  Thank Dario_Espinoza
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I love this iconic attraction on the Balboa Fun Zone. Ride it at night and look at all the lights or in the day and take in the scenery. So very happy they haven't ruined the Balboa Fun Zone by getting rid of it. I...More

1  Thank dawnb843
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The smallest Ferris wheel I've seen some small rides and a few tourist shops and restaurants make for a good time. With the beach a short walk away it makes for a family fun day.

1  Thank scottclark760
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I've been coming here for over 50 years. I came when I was a kid, I took my kids, and now I go with my grandkids. There used to be lots of things to do, including bumper cars and a carousel. There was also a...More

2  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Good fun little places and small fairground rides with plenty of little food stops and wonderful views.

1  Thank tryforyourself
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to the fun zone many times. It's a wonderful place to eat a chocolate covered banana or chocolate covered ice cream bar. Wonderful bungee cord bounce and human size hamster ball. Lots of fun here but can get very crowded in the...More

1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Riding the Ferris wheel, walking past all the boats and looking at the arcades brought back a lot of memories of my In-Laws who lived here for 40 years. It is still a fun place to go but there are not as many rides as...More

1  Thank Diane D
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