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Balboa Island Ferry

The dog-friendly Historic Balboa Island Ferry in Newport Beach, CA, provides continuous service for drivers and passengers in vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians and dogs between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach. The crossings are approximate 800 feet. Via bridges, an alternate route is possible; but the traveling distance increases up to six miles. Many choose the ferry's direct route and scenic crossing. Visit Website

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Balboa Island Ferry has received a rating of 5.0 out of 5 bones by 2 canine critics on BringFido and 4.5 out of 5 by 1,934 guests on TripAdvisor.

  • Sandi
    Jul 6, 2023
    Cute Ferry Experience

    We have taken the ferry in the car and as riders onto the ferry. The dogs with us each time and everything went smoothly. The staff were very accommodating and interested in the pups. it is a great way to travel to and from Balboa island.

  • Mike
    Jan 1, 2022
    Balboa island ferry

    3 car auto ferry moves people, bicyclists and dogs. trip is only a few minutes between docks. dogs donor pay to ride but everyone else does.

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