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Address: 600 E Bay Ave Ste R, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1347
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Fun for kids but pricey

The fun zone was fun for the kids but definitely pricey. The area around fun zone is nice and scenic with boats and seals in the water. This is also around where the Balboa... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
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amityville, ny
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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

First time visited there when I was 17, it was an amazing tiny place for lots of fun things such as the museum, bumper cars, ferris wheel, and arcade! You can take the ferry over to the other side which is the Balboa Island...overall, certainly an amazing place to be on a sunny summer day.

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amityville, ny
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The fun zone was fun for the kids but definitely pricey. The area around fun zone is nice and scenic with boats and seals in the water. This is also around where the Balboa Island ferry launches. I gave it 3 stars only because it was expensive. The kids had a good time.

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Thank humann4
Riverside, California
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Always fun to go watch the kids in the fun zone. Always something going on. They had a field trip when I was there and they were taking the kids out on sail boats around the harbor.

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Thank Chuck W
Tustin, California
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited ocean quest and the kids decided to go on the ferris wheel, it was a decent price, not too much to do but the atmosphere is nice. It gets pricey if you want to do the ferris wheel and the arcade with kids.

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Thank ebaez11
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6 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Being raised in Newport Beach in the '50s and early '60s I grew up with the Fun Zone. If memory serves it "invented" the frozen banana and I ate my fair share of them over the years. It's a bit of a mini-boardwalk with a nice Ferris wheel and great views of the harbor and all the boat traffic including... More 

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Thank Mike S
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is a cool little area to visit before or after some time at the beach. My wife and daughter took the Ferris wheel which had some nice views and after we did the harbor tours and got to see some swanky houses, yachts and sea life. Our tour guides were great.

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Thank Matt F
Temecula, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It was quick and easy to get on the ride. The teens loved it, was a longer ride than we expected. Beautiful day to see the water.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice at the harbor for views and boat departures , and photography. But the sewer gases are so. Bad. You cant breath .people are covering their noses and mouth while walking and complaining about the terrible smell. Which is a health issue for sure . I have writing a report to the news team about this health issue. It's been... More 

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Roseville, California
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469 reviews
251 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a minor fun zone that dates back to early days in Newport Beach. The Ferris wheel has some bragging rights: Longest ferris wheel ride— ANYWHERE. We didn’t time it. There are a few arcades and other rides, nothing stupendous. It offers thrills for the younger set, and seems to be a trip to the past, probably having contemporary... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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180 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This little boardwalk area is kitchy and fun -- but is very, very small. Don't go expecting that you will spend more than about 20 or so minutes before you've seen it all. Not a destination all by itself - just comes along for the ride with the rest of the island experience.

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