Water Sports and Water Activities

Duffy Electric Boat Rentals

Come and relax with your family and friends as you cruise tranquilly through the serene waterways of Newport Harbor. It’s been a lifestyle for thousands of families since the first electric boat was introduced in 1970. No other boating experience makes enjoying the harbor so easy! Our luxurious electric boats are elegantly comfortable, silent and simple to operate. They are all emission-free, require very little maintenance and can cruise practically all day while recharging overnight. You will definitely be impressed by the quiet, tranquil ride they provide and their extreme ease of operation. Our boats have the capacity for up to 8 passengers comfortably, and come fully equipped with stereos including CD and MP3 connections. We have beverages, coolers and ice all available for purchase before your departure from our water-front facility. Our boats blend the legendary sophistication of classically styled boats with today’s modern green-marine technology to evoke all the nostalgia and glamour of simpler times.
Phone: (949) 675 – 8433

Standup Paddleboards & Surfboards

Paddleboarding is the fastest growing recreational water sport in the country. It combines many of the benefits of strength training specifically balance and resistance with a fun and relaxing sport that is perfect for people of all ages and abilities.

World famous for its beautiful beaches and unique surf spots, Newport Beach offers an opportunity for surfers of all skill levels and abilities. From the fun Summer waves of the River Jetties to the natural phenomenon of the infamous Wedge, Newport Beach has some of the World’s best surfing spots all within 5 miles of each other.
Phone: (949) 675 – 8433

Paddle Boards and Kayaks

Can be rented around the corner from Casa de Balboa and DELIVERED to you on our beach in front!! NO schlepping!! YAY
Phone: (949) 675 – 8433


Experience the thrill of floating through the air with California`s premier parasail operator. We specialize in providing the safest, easiest and most exciting watersports activity PARASAILING! Breathtaking panoramic views of Newport Beach await as you are gently lifted to your chosen altitude.

Choose from 600 or 800 foot flights. Share in the fun – bring your friends and family. Flights accommodate one, two and even three at a time. Long Beach Parasail is dedicated to safety, all captains are USCG licensed, tested drug free and members and follow the parasail best practices of the WSIA.
Phone: 949.485.4665

Sea Doo Rentals and Tours

Balboa Water Sports is the only location in Orange County renting the new Sea Doo GTI. Sea Doos are launched directly from our dock in Newport Beach and renters travel through the scenic Newport Harbor out to the open ocean where they ride along the beautiful Newport Coastline.

The 2011 Sea Doo GTI offers incredible maneuverability, control, and safety through a new hull design and features like the Intelligent Brake and Reverse, Intelligent Throttle Control, and Off-Throttle Assisted Steering System.

Whether it is a riders first time on a Sea Doo or they are a veteran rider they are certain to treasure the adventure that awaits them.
Phone: 949.723.5387

Newport Landing Sport Fishing

Phone: 949.675.0550

Whale Watching

Southern California Whale Watching at its finest. Welcome to Southern California Whale Watching Website. Newport Landing provides multiple whale watching trips daily departing from Newport Beach. Newport Landing is centrally located in Orange County and minutes from Los Angeles. Newport Landing offers whale watching tours year around. December through April is the prime Grey Whale migration period. Newport Landing is ideally positioned to take advantage of the annual Grey whale migration, which brings hundreds of Grey Whales along the Laguna Beach coastline and within minutes of Newport Harbor. May through November brings warmer waters and the opportunity to view blue whales to 80 feet, finback whales, huge pods of dolphin that number in the thousands, seals, killer whales, sharks, and many other marine creatures.
Phone: 949.675.0551

Marina Park at the end of our Beach

Marina Park at the end of our Beach

The all NEW Marina Park opened December 5, 2015. It is a 10.5 acre park including our beach with state of the art children`s play are including second floor slide from one of the lighthouses, paddle board, kayak rentals as well as a sailing center all operated by UC Irvine, wedding venue, recreation programs, Light House Cafe, and marina. Come check it out when you stay at Casa de Balboa
Location: at the END OF OUR BEACH!!