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California Balboa Island
Balboa Island
410 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, California, 92662 |
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Shop, DIne & Explore on Balboa Island, CA

Visit this gem of a destination, located in the heart of scenic Newport Beach. Filled with interesting shops, clothing boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants, Balboa Island is popular with both visitors and locals, who flock to the island for its fun attractions and outdoor activities. Rent a boat and go for a ride on Newport Bay or hire a charter boat for an exciting deep sea fishing trip or a fun whale watching excursion. Take the kids to local sweet shops like Small Cakes or Sugar 'N Spice, visit the Fun Zone, then stop by the Once Upon an Island attraction, where kids of all ages can enjoy a magical experience with mermaids, makeovers, crafts, and tea time stories. Balboa Island offers visitors plenty of fun ways to spend a day in sunny Southern California. 


Prices -

 Varies by attraction.

Hours -

 Varies by attraction.


  • Halloween Costume Ball
  • Taste of Balboa Island
  • LobsterFest


  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Whale Watching
  • Fun Zone
  • Boating & Fishing
  • Once Upon an Island


  • What are the best things to do on balboa island?

    From fishing, boating and whale watching to shopping, dining and kids activities at the Fun Zone, visitors of all ages will find plenty of fun attractions and activities to enjoy at Balboa Island. 
  • What types of restaurants does Balboa Island offer?

    If you're looking for a great place to eat on Balboa Island, you'll find everything from ice cream stands, candy stores and coffee shops to restaurants serving Mexican fare, Italian cuisine, and fresh seafood. Some local favorites on the island include Ciao, Basilic Restaurant, and Amelia's Seafood & Italian Restaurant, Trattoria and Wilma's Patio.

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