Welcome to Balboa Island
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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.... .. . . . . . . .
Rare False Killer Whales Make For Incredible Viewings On Whale Watching Cruises Weds March 12.
$15 Whale Watching Email Club Special For This Week and Next Week (March 13-23).
Extremely rare viewings of false killer whales on our whale watching cruises yesterday Weds March 12 haven’t been seen locally for over decade. A group of 8 false killer whales were cruising off Laguna Beach on Wednesday. Typically found in the open ocean and in more tropical waters they look very similar to a killer whale even in size. The group of false killer whales were viewed cruising and even feeding on large white sea bass off Laguna beach. A real added treat for our whale watchers onboard those cruises yesterday. Along with false killer whales, gray whales were also viewed yesterday as well as huge pods of dolphin (one pod over 1000 was viewed).
Lets do a $15 whale watching cruise special for remainder of this week and weekend and all next week (March 13-March 22). Great weather lots of whales and dolphin. Just print out email and bring in day of cruise. Your can reserve by calling 949-675-0551 or online at http://www.newportwhales.com/whale_watch_reservation_choice.html .
THE 24th ANNUAL BALBOA ISLAND ALL ISLAND GARAGE SALE
Saturday April 26, 2014
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
IN THE ALLEYS
Click the Following Link to Download the Application Garage_Sale_Application_2014.si.pdf
“Gray Whale Watching Cruise. Over 10,000 Whales Pass During Migration January-April 2014 . Enjoy $16 Whale Watching Special”
The Gray Whale makes the most spectacular and longest mass migration of any marine mammal. Tens of thousands of gray whales migrate annually along the Newport Beach coastline from the summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea to the winter grounds of the Baja California lagoons and back again along the Orange County coast during the months of December, January, February, March, & April. During the gray whale migration it is not uncommon to view 5 or more gray whales a cruise making for excellent viewing opportunities. Other varieties of whales including finback whales, humpback whales, and minke whales can also be viewed along with several species of dolphin
Address 309 Palm Street Suite A Newport Beach Ca 92661.
Times 10 am, 1 pm, & 3:30 pm. (2 1/2 hour whale watching cruise)
Price $16 Whale Watching Cruise Special
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
For Driving Directions to Balboa Island please Click MAP QUEST and enter your starting location. AND DON’T FOLLOW ANY DIRECTIONS USING THE FERRY UNLESS YOU HAVE A LOT OF TIME TO TAKE A FIVE MINUTE RIDE ACROSS THE BAY (The Ferry Line can be HOURS long in the summer). USE THE BRIDGE AT THE END OF JAMBOREE ROAD!!!