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Balboa Boat Rentals

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic experience

Very clean and reliable electric pontoon boat. Really enjoyable to spend 2 hours around the harbor... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Allan C
Paris, France

Kathy and I took out a boat for an hour and it was so enjoyable as we went around the harbor and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 days ago
“Fantastic experience”
2 weeks ago
“GREAT BOAT RIDE. SEE MIKE(PEG) lol great guy”
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510 E Edgewater Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92661-1274
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very clean and reliable electric pontoon boat. Really enjoyable to spend 2 hours around the harbor seeing all the super yachts. I would highly recommend this to anyone.

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kathy and I took out a boat for an hour and it was so enjoyable as we went around the harbor and even went too far toward the ocean waves. We are not great navigators. It was so fun. We saw a seal and tons...More

Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice experience. Boats are in good shape, clean and taken care of, and the location is perfect. A word of caution: go with enough time prior to the boat ride because finding parking can be difficult (especially on weekends). Also, stay in course and...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Well-run company. Excellent service. Easy to reserve on-line. Convenient. We tried 2 boats (for audio reasons). Everything was great, except our boat was on its last legs. The boat was so slow we jokingly paddled ourselves to try to give it a boost. We've rented...More

1  Thank romangabriel18
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We took a tour of Balboa Island and Newport harbor. It was one of the best things we have ever done. If your in Newport Beach don’t miss it

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We rented a Duffy for 1 hour and enjoyed a ride around most of the marina. The service was excellent and the boat was in great shape! I highly suggest this place if you’re visiting Newport Beach.

Thank mrjuanchoCA
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Very organized and great service. We had a great experience. As locals, Balboa Boat Rentals is our source for a Duffy rental. The crew checking us in and getting us off and on the dock is super friendly and helpful. TIP: Park on Balboa Island...More

Thank bretthemphill
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The boat was new and perfect and the people were great. This was the best Newport boating experience we have had. I highly recommend Balboa Boat Rentals.

1  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Exploring the harbor on a duffy boat is one of the most enjoyable experiences you can have when visiting Orange County. While there are other places that are better known, I particularly like this company because they're superfriendly and the inventory of vessels is wide,...More

1  Thank Nalalita
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Having rented a Duffy boat here a few times I see no reason to go anywhere else. The boats are easy to drive and I haven't ever worried they would break down or run out of charge. They have some minor issues w cushion warped...More

1  Thank scottclark760
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