Balboa Island Ferry55 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 305 Palm Street, Newport Beach, CA 92661, United States
- Timings: 06:30 am - 02:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-9496731070
- Ticket Price: 1 USD
- Time Required: 00:40 Mins
- Tags: Family And Kids, Ferry
Offering ferry rides from the Balboa mainland to the Balboa Island and back, the Balboa Island Ferry provides a trip through the Newport Bay. The rides cover a distance of 800 feet and has a ferry ready every 5 minutes. Currently, it is the most preferred way to travel to the island since the road route stretches for about 6 miles. The beginnings of the ferry started in 1919 when a small wooden rowboat was introduced after Joseph Allan Beek got the rights to provide a ferry service in Newport. In 1921, the first vessel was introduced that could carry 20 people at a time.
Today, the Balboa Island Ferry has completed almost 100 years of service and has multiple boats- some of them even have double decks only for passengers while others are used for transporting vehicles. Tourists love to take a small ride here to see the island but the view of the gorgeous Balboa mainland from the ferry-especially after dark, is what makes these ferry rides a must!
Entrance Ticket Details For Balboa Island Ferry
- Child (5 through 11): $0.50
- Child (under 5): $0.00
Vehicles (Passengers are extra):
- Car and Driver: $2.00
- Motorcycle and Driver: $1.50
- Bicycle and Adult: $1.25
- Bicycle and Child: $0.75
For other prices, visit the official website.
How to Reach Balboa Island Ferry
- By Bus: Balboa-Adams
- By renting a Car/ Bike
- By hiring a Yellow Cab Taxi
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