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WELCOME TO BALBOA ISLAND


THIS IS THE UNOFFICIAL - FUN - FUNKY - LOVING - MOSTLY HUMOUROUS - WEBSITE OF BALBOA ISLAND!!  SINCE 1990

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EDUCATE YOURSELVES AND VOTE ‘NO” ON MEASURE Y” 1 Million more square feet of space at Fashion Island - Traffic and Congestion!!!

For Driving Directions to Balboa Island please Click HERE: MAP QUEST and enter your starting location. AND DON’T FOLLOW ANY DIRECTIONS USING THE FERRY UNLESS YOU HAVE AN HOUR TO WAIT IN LINE TO TAKE A THREE MINUTE RIDE ACROSS THE BAY (The Ferry Line can be HOURS long in the summer).  USE THE BRIDGE AT THE END OF JAMBOREE ROAD!!!

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Welcome to Balboa Island...where the cats are numerous fat and lazy, the dogs are spoiled, the houses are quaint and enchanting, and the living is creative and carefree. You can spend your day walking around our beautiful boardwalk, boating, biking, shopping, or lounging.
Don’t be surprised when you can’t choose between mouth watering mandarin, authentic mexican, spicy italian, premium prime-rib, rack of lamb, or good ol’ broiled burgers. And as your fun-filled day comes to a close and you watch the sun gently set in glittering hues of orange and red.... .. . . . . . . .


HALLOWEEN, THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st
8:00 pm to 11:30 pm
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THE RICK SHERMAN DUO (Rick and Alan Remington)
Giving another “Monster Performance” at
THE VILLAGE INN
127 Marine Avenue, Balboa Island, 92662 (949) 675-8300

Join us back at our old haunt for a fun night of Halloween revelry,
with the ever-popular ANNUAL V.I. COSTUME CONTEST!!!
GREAT COSTUMES AND GREAT
PRIZES IN SIX (6!) CATEGORIES!





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“Giant Blue Whale Watching Summer/Fall 2014. Enjoy $16 Whale Watching Special”

Giant blue whales were once considered quite rare off Newport Beach, but over the last five years this has changed dramatically with hundreds-thousands of giant blue whales spotted each year.  Over 1100 giant blue whales were viewed from May-October with multiple blue whales sighted during one whale watching cruise, a regular occurrence.  Along with viewing blue whales, finback whales (second largest whale) are also frequently viewed as well as the smaller minke whales.  Humpback whales and even killer whales are also possible during the summer and fall months. Giant pods of common and bottlenose dolphin are also very common with mega pods numbering a thousand or more dolphins quite frequent as well and amazing to witness.
Join Newport Landing’s whale watching cruises offered multiple times daily from Balboa Penisula in Newport Beach and view the largest creatures on earth.

Phone 949-675-0551
Address 309 Palm Street Suite A Newport Beach Ca 92661.
Times 10 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, & 6:00 pm daily. (2 1/2 hour whale watching cruise)
Price $16 Whale Watching Cruise Special
Website http://www.newportwhales.com,
Offer http://www.newportwhales.com/newport_beach_whale_watch_offer.html



GREAT VIDEO OF NEWPORT BEACH, THE PENINSULA and LITTLE BIT OF BI - But Well Worth Watching
Sent to me By Our Friend and BI Resident Greg Topper
http://vimeo.com/39403905
http://www.gregtopper.com



THIS IS THE GRAND CANAL IN ALL ITS FULLNESS!! Thanks again to Gar Travis http://www.garphoto.com )

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http://www.balboa-island.com
Carolyn Carr Communications
PO Box 5930
Balboa Island, CA 92662
949.422.8570


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