Love the Ferris Wheel. One can see the Bay and the Ocean. The Pavilion has been near there for many years. We used to take our 4 children to the fun zone when we rented on the Island.
On four occasions, I traveled to Balboa Island by walking from my work place at Costa Mesa, CA (an easy 20-mile round trip walk from Bristol Street). On two other occasions, I drove to Balboa Island, and found parking on the mainland, in order to avoid the congestion found on…
What a blast on a corny and cute little ferris wheel that is classic and fun and delivers a wonderful view of the water and surrounding environment. You can't be the nostalgic ride for the price!
Fun playing some old games and the noise of the bells and things . People Laughing kids running around a festive atmosohere.
A wonderful throwback to another era, but sadly, some of the old shops and amusement rides have been removed.