Best Island Adventure in Walking Distance Balboa Island Where: Balboa Island Ferries on the peninsula (Palm Avenue, by the pavilion) shuttle people to the island Call Balboa Island Ferry (949) 673-1070 for latest in pricing and availability.
Hours: Ferries leave every few minutes
Sunday through Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to midnight,
Friday and Saturday nights until 6:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
SUMMER HOURS 6 am to 2 am Daily
Car and Driver: $2.00;
Motorcycles and Mopeds: $1.50;
Adult with Bicycles: $1.25 cents;
Children with bicycles $.75 cents
Adults: 1.00 cents, Children 5-11 .50 cents; Children under 5: free.
A five-minute ferry ride to Balboa Island, in the middle of Newport Bay, transports visitors into a precious island village chock full of charm and friendly locals.