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Fun Zone Boat Company

600 E Edgewater Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92661-1345
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More fun than I thought it would be!

We chose to do both trips. There is a trip for in the harbor to hear about and see the homes of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pspoker
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Great Harbor Tour

We had 2 adults and 3 teenagers take the 45 min seal lion tour on the Queen. Everyone that we... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
KristyGo
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Tucson, Arizona
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600 E Edgewater Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92661-1345
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"minute tour"
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"harbor tour"
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"sea lions on a buoy"
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"fun zone"
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"interesting stories"
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"open water"
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"hour cruise"
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"newport beach"
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"all ages"
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"great tour"
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"an affordable price"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to do both trips. There is a trip for in the harbor to hear about and see the homes of the Rich n Famous. A second trip to go out in the harbor and a little into the open sea to see the...More

1  Thank pspoker
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

We had 2 adults and 3 teenagers take the 45 min seal lion tour on the Queen. Everyone that we interacted with was professional and fun - from the ticket seller, to the gentlemen running the boat! Thoroughly enjoyable, entertaining and informative!

Thank KristyGo
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

The price for seniors was a great bargain, a nice overview of the bay. We had absolutely fantastic weather so that made it extra special.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Our family has taken these boat rides many times. They are always so pretty and relaxing. Lots of fun for all ages. There are always sea lions close by and sometimes pelicans and osprey. Beautiful yachts and homes. Captain Jim and crew were helpful and...More

1  Thank Linda W
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife and took the boat tour after reading the reviews in TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. We got there early and found a good seat on the bow. The tour guide was very knowledgable about all the sights to see and the history of...More

2  Thank knowbe4eyougo
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

The fun zone itself was very unimpressive. Don't bother going if you are only going for the arcades and few lame rides. It was a waste of time. Had I done any of the actual boat tours perhaps I'd feel differently. The fun zone itself...More

Thank MMaldo2014
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

What a great exposure to the famous and not-so famous people who live in the Newport Beach and Balboa area. Very knowable tour guide. The price is right. Multiple times so it is very easy to schedule. Staff is very flexible for group use. If...More

2  Thank vermeling
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

We took a combined 1.5 hour cruise with Fun Zone Boats on May 8th. My husband and I were the only passengers and we were grateful that the cruise took place. It actually turned out to be to our benefit because the Narrator came up...More

2  Thank pqjb2016
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Wasn't expecting much from tour;just a little cruise around the bay. What a pleasant surprise to see the seals and lovely homes. The guide had some interesting stories and the tour was very relaxed and enjoyable.

2  Thank normanf230
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Did this tour as our last thing on Balboa. This was perfect for a family with a toddler. 45 minutes total, we saw sea lions, everyone was happy. The captain narrated the entire trip, a few random fun facts and some really interesting tid-bits. Very...More

1  Thank Ryan B
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