Balboa Fun Zone

Balboa Peninsula Point

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Day at storied harborside amusement park includes boat tour of sea lion & celebrity habitats, spin on ferris wheel, & cheese pizza & soda

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Promotional value expires Nov 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person. May redeem across visits. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like haunted candy stores, amusement parks provide an acceptable atmosphere in which to scream aloud with a mouth full of confections. Get a sugar rush and adrenaline fix in one outing with this Groupon.

$21 for an Amusement-Park Visit for Two (Up to $42.66 Total Value)

  • 45-minute Newport Beach sea lion tour or celebrity homes cruise for two (up to a $14 value/person)
  • Ferris-wheel ride for two (a $3 value/person)
  • Two slices of cheese pizza from Azar's Pizza (a $2.75 value each)
  • Two regular sodas from Azar's Pizza (a $1.58 value each)

Guests must be at least 50 inches tall to ride the ferris wheel without an adult or a convincing pair of stilts. View FAQs here.

Balboa Fun Zone

One of the oldest amusement parks in southern California, Balboa Fun Zone is a harbor-sized time capsule sent from an era when carnival rides were designed with a distinctive panache. The colorful attractions have occupied the Balboa Peninsula since 1936, when the original landowner converted an old boat yard into a seaside carnival. The peninsula juts out from Newport Beach to form the storied patch of real estate that has attracted countless patrons with spinning carousels, arcades, and a ferris wheel known for its longish rides and elevated views of the Pacific's horizon.

The amusement park enjoyed a rebuilding in 1986 and today retains its original elegance despite decades of serial owners and various changes to the landscape and surrounding shops. Although the beloved merry-go-round was retired in 2011, the wooden stallions still drop in once a summer to greet old friends and nibble on cotton candy.

Customer Reviews

Great Deal, Great Service, Great People !!!!!
HIREN B. · August 10, 2014
Great time ...
Richard C. · July 21, 2014
Went there yesterday. Go to the guy in the ferris wheel booth. He's very helpful and very informative. The fun zone is very small but afterwards, you can go to the beach across the street.
Hang M. · July 18, 2014
Merchant Location Map
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    Balboa Peninsula Point

    600 E Bay Ave.

    Balboa, California 92661

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