Balboa Island Adventures

There are limitless options for the adventurous!

  • Riding the Balboa Ferris Wheel is a MUST DO when visiting. You will enjoy the most spectacular bay and ocean views on what feels like the world’s longest ferris wheel ride. They let you take a break at the top to take it all in.......

  • Since 1936, the Fun Zone at Balboa Village has been providing affordable entertainment for all ages. With no admission costs, you can stroll the bayside boardwalk and play as you like. Take a long, relaxing ride on our Ferris Wheel, which offers fantastic views of......

  • Experience the thrill of floating through the air with California’s premier parasail operator. We specialize in providing the safest, easiest and most exciting watersports activity PARASAILING! Breathtaking panoramic views of Newport Beach await as you are gently lifted to your chosen altitude. All flights are......

  • All of the sculptures shown in the pictures are made by Chris Crosson and his family with the help of the amazing Sand Castle Kit! Get yours at www.sandcastlekit.com This is a must have for any resort, hotel, or coastal bed and breakfast and vacation......

  • Catalina Island offers the overnight visitor everything from tent-size camping to cozy beachfront hotels. Whatever your budget, Catalina has a place for you to unwind, rejuvenate, and relax. Many of these hotels have money-saving packages with the Catalina Flyer, so be sure to ask for......

  • Davey’s Locker Sportfishing offers fishing trips open to individuals, families, and all size groups. Trip lengths vary from our popular ½ day (5 hour excursions) and ¾ day (full day excursions) to overnight trips and longer. Davey’s Locker provides everything you need to make your......

  • Have you taken the kids fishing on Balboa Island? There are several public docks where kids can fish for free. We love the dock on Little Balboa Island. We usually buy bait from JD’s Big Game Tackle, however it’s time we invest in the lure......

  • With a fast, fun, and safe military-style Zodiac inflatable boat, we take just six passengers on a semi-private or private 2 hour excursion that is sure to be a highlight of your year. Our boat is twice as fast as the competition, allowing us to......

  • Welcome To Newport Surf Camp Newport Surf Camp provides all the Surfboards, wetsuits and leashes. We offer private lessons for all ages, and summer camps for ages 5-17. Week long or 3 day camps | half and full day. Learn everything you need to get......

  • Once Upon An Island is a one-of-kind wonderland where kids (and parents!) experience magic, mermaids, princesses, makeovers, dress-up, storytime, singalongs, and crafts all in sitting. Come join the princesses at Mermaid Monday, Tea-Time Tuesday, Frosty Friday or Storybook Saturday/Sunday! Daily activities are available by appointment......

  • The Wedge is a spot located at the extreme east end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California known for its large wedge shaped waves that makes it a popular spot for surfing. During a south or south/southwest swell of the right size and......

  • Newport Landing Whale Watching has been offering whale watching cruises for over 20 years from Newport Bay. Our primary whale watching ship was built just for whale watching with unobstructed views from almost any location throughout the ship. Along with our great location and state......